IHE Domain Coordination Committee Teleconference Minutes 2013-06-25

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  • Chris Carr - RSNA staff
  • Amber Sims - ASTRO staff (representing RO)
  • Flora Lum - Eye Care
  • John Rhoads - PCD
  • Juergen Brandstaetter - Pharmacy
  • Karen Witting - ITI
  • Mary Kennedy - CAP staff (representing AP)
  • Mary Jungers - Documentation Specialist
  • Monroe Pattillo - PCD
  • Laura Heerman Langford - PCC
  • Nancy Ramirez - HIMSS staff
  • Celina Roth - HIMSS staff
  • Tom Dolan - Cardiology
  • Susan Whitt - Dental
  • Amit Popat - QRPH
  • Kevin O'Donnell - Radiology
  • Joan McMillen - RSNA staff
  • La Shawn Edwards - RSNA staff

Absent domains: Laboratory.


General Committee Business

1. Roll Call see Roster

  • Quorum attained.

2. Approval of Minutes:

  • Motion: Approve minutes. Carried with three abstentions
  • Motion: Approve minutes. Carried with four abstentions

3. New Business: from Future Agenda Topics Page

  • Recruitment Initiatives
  • HIMSS staff initiating survey to obtain feedback from co-chairs and other committee members:
  • What is it you gain from being in IHE as a professional?
  • What ROI do companies get from having their employees participate in IHE?
  • What additional materials would you find beneficial?
  • Co-chairs: Launch on July 8
  • Members: Launch third week in July
  • Discuss survey during onsite meeting, week of July 22
  • Will have MarComm review on July 3
  • Consider adding new roles for committee participants beyond co-chairs and profile editors, eg, secretary to support co-chairs; CP manager
  • Consider adding more options to member application form--or add more explicit information about domain committees and roles in follow-up communication to new members;
  • Kevin O'Donnell to send orientation letter from DICOM as model
  • Develop wiki page on committee activities, linked to Participate page
  • Deliverables: Response letter for new members; Committee participation page outline; Promotional recruitment piece
  • Action Item: Nancy, Mary, Kevin and Chris to work on drafting and reviewing recruitment letter, wiki page and brochure.

  • How much detail should they contain?
  • How should the be published?
  • Gather input from deployment committees, those involved in procurement; add discussion to Global Deployment Committee agenda
  • How well is form working? What additional information would you like to have?
  • Should Connectathon participation be required?
  • Set up Wiki page to gather comments on IS template
  • Action Item: GDC will take work item of requesting input. Juergen will begin informal solicitation from user contacts.

4. Review Action Items List

Domain Announcements

1. Domain Milestone Dates

2. Domain Board Reports

  • Eye Care - submitted - review for July 2013 board call
    • Action: Flora Lum will submit revised report updating the activity section for review on the July Board call
    • New report is approved for review on the July Board call
  • Patient Care Devices - submitted - review for July 2013 board call (due 6/7)
    • Approved for review on July Board call
  • Radiology - submitted 6/18 - review for July 2013 board call
    • Approved for review on July Board call
  • Endoscopy - late (due 3/8)
    • No update on Endoscopy

Domain Coordination Issues

  • Cross-Domain Strategic Planning Work Group
    • Mary Jungers reported that all documents have been reviewed and all revisions are final with the exception being the Glossary
      • ACTION: Mary will send around the Glossary to the committee asking for assistance in resolving the remaining conflicts

Next steps and New Actions Items


Domain Coordination Committee