IHE Testing and Tools Committee 2009-09-28 Teleconference Minutes

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  • Bruce Curran
  • Didi Davis
  • Cor Loef
  • Steve Moore
  • Charles Parisot
  • Eric Poiseau
  • Lisa Spellman
  • Nichole
  • Chris Carr


1) Connectathon Guidelines

  • Gather input from national committees
  • Action Item: Chris Carr to distribute for review (allow two weeks for review)
  • Method of distribution after approval:
  • Find place on ihe.net Website: link to Connectathon pages?
  • Make general announcement to ihenews list

2) Monitor Recruitment and Training

  • SIIM has made selections and sent out invitations for scholarship winners
  • Steve, Lynn and Bill Majurski working on agenda for Oct. 21 meeting
  • Need program to recruit monitors in other domains (esp, ITI, PCC)
  • Potential recruiting targets:
  • HITSP Work Group volunteers
  • Showcase attendees: poster with flyer/form
  • Action Item: Chris Carr and Lisa Spellman to work with Joyce Sensmeier to recruit HIT Standards Committee members: Invite them to designate someone from their organization (~25 organizations); listed on Website of ONC; Joyce may have contact info
  • November/December training Webinars for new and returning monitors
  • Action Item: Cor Loef to work with IHE Europe leadership to send similar recruiting letter to EPSOS members

3) Spring Connectathon Manager Training Event

  • Feedback on Spring Connectathon dates
  • Preference is for April-June dates; location to be determined
  • Possibility of doing one European and one North American event
  • Eric's group to provide faculty for European event: probably May in Paris
  • Steve and Bill to be faculty for North American event: probably June dates in Chicago or DC
  • Action Item: Bill, Eric and Steve to determine preferred dates and locations
  • Target participants: IHE National Groups (eg, Japan, China, Australia); "Projectathons": national projects that have their own testing needs

4) Gazelle Status Update

  • Set up call on linking Gazelle information and development pages to ihe.net domain
  • Reviewed list of tasks on Gazelle Progress Tracker

5) Product Registry

  • Volume of statements and traffic growing slowly
  • Action Item: Chris Carr to send reminder messages to testing participants and broader news list
  • Need administration functions, eg, linking or removing duplicate entries from a company (eg, Dejarnette vs Dejanette, inc.)

6) US Federal Health Architecture/NHIN Testing

  • Goal to release technical specs to NHIN board by Oct. 1; testing to be based on NHIN gateway
  • Need to have method of documenting crosswalk of conformance with IHE profiles/HITSP ISes and gaps; NHIN testing group taking back to ONC leadership

7) H1N1 Contingency Planning Update

  • Guidelines confirm policy: no refund based on illness; companies responsible for providing backup
  • Contingency plan for missing key staff/team members
  • Monitors: encourage to get flu shots and H1N1 mist

8) Next tcon: Oct. 12

  • Connectathon Manager testing dates, locations, recruiting message
  • Review outcomes of MITA meeting
  • Gazelle status update
  • Product Registry and Integration Statement Migration

Testing and Tools Committee