IHE Domain Coordination Committee 2010-03-16 Teleconference Minutes

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  • Chris Carr (RSNA)
  • Joan McMillen (RSNA)
  • Nichole Drye-Mayo (RSNA)
  • Bruce Curran (RO)
  • Jason Colquitt (QRPH)
  • John Rhoades (PCD Tech)
  • Karen Witting (ITI Tech)
  • Michael McCoy (PCC Plan)
  • Mike Nusbaum (ITI Plan)
  • Rick Butler (EC TC)
  • Rob Horn (ITI Tech)
  • Sondra Renly (Lab TC)
  • Steve Merritt (PCD PC)
  • Todd Cooper (PCD TC)
  • Tom Dolan (IHE-C)
  • Tone Southerland (PCC Tech)


General Committee Business

1. Roll Call see Roster

2. Approval of Minutes

  • Approved unanimously

3. Schedule Future Agenda Topics for future meetings

4. Review Action Items List

Domain Announcements

  • RAD - Opening Public Comment
    • Chest X-Ray CAD Display (CXCAD) - Specifies how DICOM Chest CAD evidence objects are applied to images for display. Follows similar material in Mammo profile.
    • Deadline: 2010-04-01 (Meeting starts April 6)
    • no specific review requested
  • LAB - Call for Profile Proposals
  • Plan to schedule profile development meeting this summer (in Chicago)
  • RO - Issuing RFP for Test Tools
  • Dose Compositing and Treatment Delivery Workflow Profiles
  • PCC - Perinatal Workflow Profile Published for Public Comment
  • Comments due April 15
  • QRPH - meeting April 25 to review Diabetes White Paper; will issue for public comment

Domain Coordination Issues

  • ITI Strategic Planning Process
  • Effort to rationalize solicitation of profiles to support needs of other domains
  • Initial goal: adopt at least one profile proposal to support another domain
  • Establish liaison relationships with other domains and national deployment committees
  • Developing educational presentation for other committees
  • ITI Liaisons will communicate with domains by early April
  • Meeting next week to complete designation of liaisons
  • Communication will focus on how ITI's long-range planning can meet broader domain and deployment needs

Documentation, Websites and Public Information

  • Namespace Process
  • Rob Horn presented information on ISO RFC 2434 process for assigning consistent values and interpretations
  • RFC 3406 defines structure of URNs; eg ISBN numbers
  • A namespace domain provides unique identifiers within defined domain
  • Need to obtain namespace from Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
  • Define the process by which numbers will be assigned and tracked
  • Define what kinds of resources will be identified
  • Define what kinds of services will be supported
  • IHE naming model: committee name/year of assignment/document name
  • DCC to take committee responsibility for oversight of process
  • Designate a Librarian (and backup) to manage
  • Update data dictionary at time of Trial Implementation?
  • Need a spreadsheet with four columns
  • urn name
  • description, including citation
  • status
  • Process for reporting to DCC
  • Authors responsible for assigning terminal string
  • <Action Item>: Rob Horn will write up description of resources and services
  • <Action Item>: Chris Carr will work with sponsors to name librarian and back up
  • <Action Item>: Chris Carr will develop spreadsheet and a few paragraphs of text describing process for curating URNs
  • <Action Item>: Rob and Chris to present proposed materials to DCC on April 13

Next Meeting

  • March 30, 9:00am - 10:30am
  • Agenda Items:

Domain Coordination Committee