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Chair:  Laura Heermann-Langford

Scribe: Lindsey Hoggle

Standing CIC and Project Calls

Attendance is below Agenda.

To sign up for calls, visit the Conference Calling Center

Regular CIC Calls:

     Second & Fourth Thursdays: 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST

CA Interoperability:

     Every Wednesday: 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST

Common Clinical Registry Framework   (CCRF)

 V2 published in December 2020; now a stable product on the Standards Grid.

HRex: In STU phase; no present calls.

mCODE: (Cancer Interoperability Calls - Wednesday 2-3 PM EST)


Agenda Topics

Agenda Item

 Discussion and Responsibilities

Minutes and Decisions 
 Minutes Approval (3 minutes)

Request to approve by consensus. 

2021-1-14 CIC Conference Call

CIC September 29 (Wednesday) Q2 WGM Minutes

CIC September 29 (Wednesday) Q1 WGM Minutes

CIC September 29 (Wednesday) Q4 WGM Minutes

CIC September 30 (Thursday) Q1 WGM Minutes

Today's Update:

Administrative: Review of Agenda/Key HL7 Deadlines/Business Tasks

  • March 7, 2021 NIB Deadline for May WGM
  • May 24-28, 2021 WGM
  • May 2021 FHIR Connectathon

All HL7 Calendars (Confluence) 

New "HL7 Essentials" Confluence Page

(5 minutes)

  • Proposed New CIC Meeting Structure (Russell Leftwich)
  • Next May 24-28, 2021 WGM Agenda Planning: on UTC time
  • Good turnout on Wednesday Q1, Q2, Q4; Thursday Q1 
    • Q1: 5 AM EST / 2 AM PST
    • Q2: 7 AM EST/4 AM PST
    • Q3: 9 AM EST/6 AM PST
    • Q4: 11 AM EST/8 AM PST

      • Specification Feedback: Once the JIRA projects are rolled out, comments that you wish to make on specifications will be entered into JIRA.  You must register as a user on HL7’s Confluence and Jira systems. 

You can find more information about how to comment in Confluence: Specification Feedback and in these short videos: 

How to Create an Issue - HL7 JIRA

How to Comment - HL7 JIRA 

Today's Update:  

Proposed CIC Meeting restructuring delayed until all Co-chairs can be in discussion. 

WGM Schedule will be created by co-chairs with focus on Q3 and Q4 due to the time zones.

Per Lindsey: will provide JIra guidance on upcoming CIC calls. 

Past Update:

The following specifications have been published: 

  • HL7 DAM: Bipolar Disorder
  • HL7 DAM: Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • HL7 DAM Common Clinical Research Format (CCRF)

Project Proposals - For Review (8 minutes)

Brief review of Project Proposal Process

(Lindsey Hoggle)

Discuss active Project Proposals and Project Scope Statements (PSS)

Integrated Trial Matching for Cancer Patients and Providers PSS-1686 - Getting issue details... STATUS  (Due 2/10/2021)

Vulcan: Vulcan - RWD for Regulator Submissions IG

PSS-1725 - Getting issue details... STATUS   Dr. Jimmy Cheng suggested that CIC sponsor in Jira.

Today's Update:  

Lindsey recommended that Project Proposals be discussed on second Thursday and fourth Thursday due to the need for a group decision on sponsoring, co-sponsoring or becoming an interested party for Project Proposals. 

Project Report-outs 

(8 minutes)

mCODE (May Terry)  Mark Kramer

Target Dates:    

Normative ballot: Jan 2022   

Publication Request: Feb 2022   

Receive ANSI approval/Project end: April 2022

Todays Update:

No updates

Past Update: Report out at January WGM

  • mCODE Report Out
  • CodeX Report Out
(8 minutes)

VANGUARD (Stan Huff Richard R. Esmond Julia Skapik Kevin M. Baskin Marti Velezis)

Target Dates:

Informative: N/A
STU: Jan 2021
Normative: Sept 2022

Today's Update:

No Update.

Past Update: 

VANGUARD Update by Marti Velezis at January WGM

(8 minutes)

CCRF (@Jimmy Tcheng)

Today's Update:

No update

Past Update: 

 Successful publication of the following:

  • HL7 DAM Common Clinical Research Format (CCRF)

(8 minutes)

Cancer Interoperability 

Today's Update:

No update

(8 minutes)

HRex (Da Vinci)

Target Dates

STU2 Period Jan 2020-Jan 2021

Today's Update:

No update

(8 minutes)

Pain Assessment Project (Susan Matney)

Today's Update:

No update.

Past Update:

no one available to report today. 

Next Meetings
  • Thursday, February 25
  • Thursday, March 11
  • Thursday, March 25

Adjournment  Adjourned.





XHealth Project Partners 

XKeith W. BooneAudacious Inquiry

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JP Systems

PJM Consulting


Stratametrics, LLC



@Paul SevilleCerner


@Anita WaldenOHSU

@James Tcheng


Kevin Baskin
      @Karen Thullen
    @James McCLayUNMC


@Michelle BarryDa Vinci

Timothy Bennett
XLinda Chen Cornel Student
XChristina CaraballoAudacious Inquiry
XStephanie Weiner