IHE Domain Coordination Committee Teleconference Minutes 2015-02-24

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  • Monroe Pattillo (PCD)
  • Flora Lum (EYECARE)
  • Antje Schroeder (RAD, CARD)
  • Heinz Lemke (Surgery)
  • Riki Merrick (LAB)
  • Art Amano (ENDO)
  • Mary Jungers (Document Specialist)
  • RSNA Staff: Chris Carr, Jamie Kontos, Joan McMillen


General Committee Business

1. Roll Call see Roster

2. Approval of Minutes

  • Review for approval.
  • Motion: Approve as published. Carried unanimously.

3. New Business: from Future Agenda Topics Page

4. Review Action Items List

Domain Announcements

1. Domain Milestone Dates

  • ITI doing two public comment periods
  • Two were published in January with comments due early Feb; comments being resolved and made ready for publication
  • Update to MHD2 to use FHIR - call going out for New Directions activity at NA Connectathon
  • Update to Dig Sig to work with new templates and other change
  • Comments to be resolved on following supplements:
  • XCDR
  • Supplement to XDW for XCA
  • Cardiology meeting in Mid-March to finalize profile proposals
  • Radiology has published two profiles for public comment; comments due March 21:
  • Web Image Capture: using DICOM STOW RS to capture images/videos on mobile device and send to archive
  • Imaging Clinical Decision Support: Jointly developed with PCC, who is publishing profile covering other half of workflow
  • Endoscopy: Two documents published for public comment
  • Announced through mailing list; comment period ends February 28
  • First profiles to be published by domain
  • EWF: Endoscopy Workflow, similar to Rad SWF
  • ERPO: Endoscopy Report and Pathology Order; defines process utilizing report to trigger order for pathology
  • Action Item: Chris Carr to encourage review and comment by Pathology domain
  • LAB: sending LAW update for publication; fixes issues discovered at Connectathon; adds profiles that analyzer manager can optionally declare and test
  • EYE CARE: new comment for public comment
  • EC-PATSUM: CDA-based patient summary record; comment closes 3/25
  • PCD focusing on updating profiles and framework and working in conjunction with other domains (eg, PCC)

2. Domain Board Reports

Review for Approval

  • Motion: Approve Cardiology report for Board review. Carried unanimously.
  • Motion: Approve Surgery report for Board review. Carried unanimously.

Contacted and pending

  • Dental - In progress; will submit report following F2F meeting at end of Feb
  • Laboratory - In progress
  • Radiation Oncology - Awaiting response
  • Anatomic Pathology - Awaiting response

Domain Coordination Issues

  • Review the current listing of IHE Profiles implemented and in use in major US initiatives
  • Multi-domain content creator/consumer harmonization effort
  • Tone reported that focus for now is on discussion between ITI and PCC to harmonize definitions

Documentation, Websites and Public Information

  • Follow-up on implementing online spreadsheet method
  • New tools and methods for creating technical documentation
  • Review tool evaluation spreadsheet
  • Invite volunteers to provide user input
  • Plan for evaluation and pilot implementation
  • Call scheduled for Tuesday, March 3, 10 am CT

Governance Implementation

  • Link to IP guidelines on Webex sessions
  • Action Item: Secretary to investigate linking IP guidelines to Webex templates, Web pages and meeting invitations. Communicate with HIMSS regarding its Webex sites and CAP about Go to Meeting.
  • Implementation of IHE-HL7 Collaborative Work Group
  • Recognized HL7 TSC at January meeting: Healthcare Standards Integration (HSI) Work Group
  • Role is to coordinate work between HL7 WGs and IHE domain committees; also will manage some resources lacking other home in HL7
  • Action Item: Teleconference to review status of open items
  • Spreadsheet of open items for discussion

Next steps and New Actions Items

  • Next DCC Tcon: March 24th, 9-10:30am CT

Domain Coordination Committee