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EST Work Group Agenda / Minutes



Note Taker:  Andrew Statler


David BurgessLabCorp
Lorraine ConstableConstable Consulting
Dave HamillHL7 International
David Johnson (DJ)HL7 International
Wayne KubickHL7 International
Laura MitterHL7 International
Elizabeth Newton

Kaiser Permanente

Brian PechKaiser Permanente
Joshua Procious

HL7 International

Andrew StatlerCerner
Michael van der ZelHL7 Netherlands
Lynn Laakso

Agenda Topics


  • Call to Order
2:04pm ET

  • Approve Meeting Minutes

Minutes were approved - Andrew/Lynn

  • JIRA

Some work around what related pages and artifacts may exist. The CDA and V2 team. Making progress. The PSS form is underway. There are some action items taken away from that.

What is the status on ballot comments for the the Sept voting cycle? Will JIRA be used for that? Good as far as JIRA is concerned. Lynn has not heard anything. We assume traditional ballot practice (spreadsheets) currently.

  • Confluence

No real new spaces. This Friday we will be talking about the rollout of the S3 storage pages. Allows groups to store information on S3 buckets from Confluence in the buckets and folders. 

Links from Confluence to the S3 buckets. Will link from Confluence WG to each S3 bucket in AWS. Will be able to load the documents. It functions the same as the attachments macro on Confluence.

Advantage is that it is a more qualified storage path. Can also hold larger files, videos, and generally more storage. 

This will likely be released before the virtual Working Group meeting, but for now it is still restricted. We still need to work out guidance on what can and cannot be stored in the S3 buckets in terms of what can be made available to the public and what must be secured.

May be able to work on living docs in this space.

  • Website

Multiple things happening.

Updated the trademarks page. Consolidated the HL7 Trademark FAQ and FHIR Trademark FAQs into one.

HL7 Featured Educaters page is updated. - A student page for Marketing. 

Working with Hoova on the DaVinci pages.

We are using a service called to monitor our website that does daily scans and we have made some changes based on the findings. We have moved to a more proactive approach rather than a reactive approach. 

  • New PSS Process Updates
Building out the form and applying logic to some of the fields and that will be under review and ready to rollout.

  • Amazon Hosting Topics
Signed up with a service named BackHub a year ago. They can sync to an S3 bucket. David found out it was something we might be able to do ourselves. Backs up the gitHub repos to S3 ourselves. Not worried about GitHub failing automatically. Microsoft owns GitHub. Drop the monthly fees to BackHub.

  • Project 1370: Tooling Catalog
Not prepared to discuss again today. Will push to the next meeting.

  • Publishing
Lynn - first time to publish FHIR IG in some time. Cleaning up and stabilize FHIR IG publisher. Trying to reflect the new IG. Just to let us know it is still a moving target.

  • Work Group Health
Vote was cast for Virginia for another 2 year term. HQ 

  • Meetings during the September meeting Block? Yes/No? Schedule?
Put a couple of timeslots on the Doodle poll for Sept.

  • GForge
GForge migration - Still not ready. Testing plan. 1 year.

  • Review Action Items

Next call is  

We will have meetings the week of the Working Group and then cancel the . If we are unable to have meetings the week of the Virtual Working Group, we will keep the the regular meeting.

  • Adjourn
2:45pm ET

Supporting Documents

Outline ReferenceSupporting Document

Action items

DescriptionDue dateAssigneeTask appears on
  •  Vote for steering division Co-chair
09 Jul 2019 2019-07-02 Meeting notes
21 May 2019David Burgess2019-05-09 WGM Minutes EST Q2
21 May 2019David Burgess2019-05-09 WGM Minutes EST Q2
21 May 2019David Burgess2019-05-09 WGM Minutes EST Q2
2019-04-17 Meeting notes
  • Review the Tooling Project Selection document for the next meeting.
2019-04-02 Meeting notes
  • Joshua Procious Do we want to move the FHIR wiki materials over to Confluence?
Joshua Procious2019-03-20 Meeting notes
  • Update EST main Confluence page. Still shows 2018 WGM links.
2019-01-17 Meeting notes - Q1
  • David Burgess will take the EST WG side of the Work Group Change Template
David Burgess2019-01-17 Meeting notes - Q1
  • Thursday agenda topic to address meeting schedule
2019-01-15 Meeting notes - Q2
David Burgess2018-12-19 Meeting notes
Demonstration Agenda
  • EST WG to review and provide feedback on the plan. Insights & suggestions.
2018-05-17 WGM Q4 Meeting notes
  • Workgroup health measure around the tooling
2018-05-17 WGM Q4 Meeting notes
  • find better ways to communicate tooling developments with the organization
2018-05-17 WGM Q4 Meeting notes
  • 90 day document concern - @Wayne - Follow up with TSC as needed
2017-03-14 Meeting Notes (EST Work Group Agenda 20170314)


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