IHE Domain Coordination Committee Teleconference Minutes 2010-07-20

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  • Chris Carr - RSNA
  • Imran Chaudri - Eye Care Tech
  • Tom Dolan - Cardio Tech
  • Ken Fuchs - PCD Plan
  • Rob Horn - ITI Tech
  • Flora Lum, MD - AAO
  • Mike McCoy, MD - PCC Plan
  • Joan McMillen - RSNA
  • Mike Nusbaum - ITI Plan
  • Kevin O'Donnell - Rad Plan
  • Andrea Pitkus - CAP
  • Celina Roth - HIMSS
  • Tone Southerland - PCC Tech
  • Lisa Spellman - HIMSS
  • Karen Witting - ITI Tech


General Committee Business

1. Roll Call: Quorum Attained see Roster

2. Approval of Minutes

  • Motion to Accept Minutes: Approved unaninmously

3. Flag any Future Agenda Topics for Next Meeting

  • None advanced to agenda

4. Review Action Items List

Domain Announcements

1. Domain Milestone Dates

  • Cardiology: Three profiles for trial implementation by 2010-07-23
  • ITI: Five profiles for trial implementation plus white paper for public comment, Technical Framework volumes and ten updated Trial Implementation Supplements by July 26
  • PCC: Eight new/revised supplements and two Technical Framework volumes (18 profiles total)
  • QRPH: Five new or revised profile supplements for publication by Aug. 8

Domain Coordination Issues

1. Outcome of July 12 discussions about Anatomic Pathology content profile and template for content profile supplements

  • Five domains have now created profiles incorporating CDA documents
  • Three needs were identified to ensure that CDA documents are generated and referenced in an efficient, uniform way:
  • Common Template for describing CDA documents
  • Registry where CDA documents and their component modules (sections, subsections, entries) can be published and accessed
  • Cross-domain method for defining, publishing and accessing CDA documents
  • Note that there will be CPs against templates in future
  • Action Item: Tone Southerland will produce overview of process for defining and publishing CDA documents in IHE profiles; Sept-Oct timeframe
  • General consensus that we should try to incorporate all necessary profile components into a single supplement template
  • Action Item: Mary Jungers and Tone Southerland will work on harmonizing current PCC template with general supplement template

2. ITI Cross-domain outreach process

  • No update on previous activities
  • Action Item: Chris Carr, Mike Nusbaum and Kevin O'Donnell to meet to discuss cross-domain strategic vision; call will follow documentation call below

3. HL7 Subgroup: ITI CP 211 Outcomes

  • CP ballot failed, but CP was re-scoped and seven reviewers agreed to comment on authors' work
  • Scope will be limited to HL7 versions 2.3.1 and 2.5; possibly brief notes on other versions
  • Action Item: Chris Carr to forward information about HL7 Review group to Rob Horn and other interested parties

4. Complexity of IHE documentation

  • NHIN Direct has expressed concerns about convenience and organization of IHE documentation: intends to incorporate IHE documentation into its own documents

5. Templates for content and transaction profiles

6. Terminology codes in Trial Implementation profiles

Documentation, Websites and Public Information

  1. Document Publication Schedule
  2. Process Page

Next Meeting

  • August 3, 9-10:30am CDT

Domain Coordination Committee