IHE Domain Coordination Committee Teleconference Minutes 2015-07-28

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  • Amit Popat (QRPH)
  • Antje Schroeder (CARD, RAD)
  • Chris Lindop (RAD)
  • Chris Pauer (RO)
  • Crystal Carter (RO)
  • Denise Downing (PCC)
  • Flora Lum (EYE CARE)
  • Gila Pyke (ITI)
  • Kurt Elliason (PCD)
  • Mary Jungers (document specialist)
  • Monroe Pattillo (PCD)
  • Paul Sherman (PCD)
  • Teri Sippel-Schmidt (RAD)
  • Tom Kowalczyk (PCD)
  • RSNA staff (non-voting): Chris Carr, Jamie Kontos, Joan McMillen, Nichole Drye-Mayo


General Committee Business

1. Roll Call see Roster

2. Approval of Minutes

  • Motion to approve minutes as published - carried unanimoulsy

3. New Business: from Future Agenda Topics Page

  • No new topics

4. Review Action Items List

Domain Announcements

1. Domain Milestone Dates

  • QRPH, ITI, and PCC face-to-face meetings took place 7/20-7/23
  • CPs moved to trial implementation
  • Need to combine ANPATH/LAB domains once finalized

2. Domain Board Reports

  • No reports to review

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
  • This is a work in progress for PCC domain, will provide updates in future calls
  • ITI had made comments which PCC needs to review

Documentation, Websites and Public Information

  • There may be an interest for PCD, PCC, and CARD domains
  • PCD - The challenge is dynamic in nature - would have to update often
  • PCC - would have to check on past involvement with SNOMED codes
  • CARD - there are new SNOMED codes for CDA-based profiles
  • Action: Chris to reach out to John G., Keith B., and Juergen B. regarding potential interest and re-visitation of topic
  • New tools and methods for creating technical documentation
  • Steve Moore is working with QRPH and other domains to gather sample profiles to implement ART-DECOR tool and generate docs for testing
  • Status update of CDA Tool Evaluation Pilot Project
  • Too distracting to place trademark after each mention of HL7
  • Will discuss with HL7 for direction
  • What about copyright requirements for others (e.g., LOINC, IEEE, SNOMED CT)
  • Updating Appendix A (Actors) and Appendix D (Glossary)
  • Forward any updates to Mary; updates should be reviewed prior to publishing

Governance Implementation

  • Membership Update
  • Currently over 50 active members
  • In the process of sending reminders to members to renew
  • Committee participation
    • Observers and chair approval
  • Policy remains unchanged: only a representative of a member organization can become a voting committee member
    • Observer Form, Observer policy language and timelines for observers to participate
  • Chris L.: Indicate for how long the form is to be in effect; is this to be completed prior to each meeting or for a duration of time?
  • Include organization affiliation on form
  • Implementation of IHE-HL7 Collaborative Work Group
  • No updates

New Business

  • Status update after IHE Europe Connectathon -- Invitation Letter: Formal written letter from IHE board for European IHE Intl Members (submitted by Jaqueline Suruge, Pharma)
  • Having a formal letter might help participants receive reimbursement for time off

Next steps and New Actions Items

  • Next DCC Tcon: August 25, 9-10:30am CT