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Chair - Craig Newman

Scribe - Joginder Madra





Alaina Gregory CDC
Craig Newman Altarum
Danny Wise Allscripts
Dave deRoode Lantana Consulting Group
Joginder Madra Madra Consulting Inc.
John Stamm Epic
Lori Fourquet ehealthsign
Mead Walker Mead Walker Consulting
Rita Altamore State of Washington
Sarah Gaunt Lantana Consulting Group
Shu McGarvey NGC


  1. Welcome, agenda review, meeting minute approval - 5 min
  2. BSeR FHIR IG ballot reconciliation (AMS) - 15 min
  3. VRDR FHIR IG ballot reconciliation (AMS) - 15 min
  4. v2.6 VRDR IG ballot reconciliation (Mead) -15 min
  5. Imm CDS NIB (Craig) - 5 min

Discussion items





5 minWelcome, agenda review, meeting minute approvalCraig
  • Motion to approve the 2019-06-06 meeting minutes (John Robert, Mead Walker)
    • Approved (11-0-0)
15 minBSeR FHIR IG ballot reconciliationAbdul-MalikDeferred
15 minVRDR FHIR IG ballot reconciliationAbdul-MalikDeferred
15 minv2.6 VRDR IG ballot reconciliationMead

Discussion - see attached slides

  • What is the appropriate way for MSH-21 to be populated when a message in conforming to a composite profile? 
    • MSH-21 should indicate the conformance profile.
    • This relates to item 44 - Question Answered
    • Motion to approve disposition (Mead Walker, John Roberts)
      • Approved (12-0-0)
  • Do we really want a timezone on every message header (MSH-7)?
    • The data type definition suggests that the timezone is RE
    • This relates to item 52 - Not persuasive with mod. Conformance strength should be R.
    • Motion to approve disposition (Mead Walker, John Roberts)
      • Approved (12-0-0)
  • What happens if a message crosses a timezone ?
    • This relates to item 53 - Question answered.  The appropriate time and timezone is from where the event occurred (Mead Walker, John Roberts).
      • Approved (12-0-0)
  • The spec for OBX_CCDODA04 is very sparse.  A better description of how to use these segment flavors is required.
    • This relates to item 55 - Persuasive. (Mead Walker, John Roberts)
      • Approved (12-0-0)
  • Use alternate IGAMT method for rendering constraint tables
    • This relates to item 62 - persuasive.  (Mead Walker, John Roberts)
      • Approved (12-0-0)
5 minImms CDS NIBCraig

Note: Danny Wise chaired for this discussion

Craig walked through the NIB

  • Motion to approve the NIB (Craig Newman, John Roberts)
    • Approved (11-0-0)

Meeting adjourned at 17:04 (eastern)

Action items