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AbdulMalik Shakir Shakir Consulting - Hi3 Solutions
Alaina Gregory CDC
Austin Kreisler Leidos
Chrissy Miner CDC
Cindy Bush CDC/NCHS
Craig Newman Altarum
Dave deRoode Lantana Consulting Group
Devann Kirkpatrick TN Dept of Health
Joginder Madra Madra Consulting Inc.
Laura Conn CDC
Laura Rappleye Altarum
Lura Daussat Public Health Informatics Institute
Michael J. Suralik HLN Consulting
Mike Yaskanin Altarum
Nathan Bunker American Immunization Registry Association
Will Rosenfeld IBM

Minutes Approved as Presented 

This is to approve minutes via general consent. "You have received the minutes. Are there any corrections to the minutes? (pause) Hearing none, if there are no objections, the minutes are approved as printed."

Agenda Topics

Agenda Item

Meeting Minutes from Discussion

1Agenda Review and Minutes Approval

Motion:  Approve March 26th meeting minutes

Craig Newman/Mead Walker  22-1-0

2Proposed Situation Awareness for Novel Epidemic Response (SANER) FHIR PSS  - David Pyke
  • The initial scope of this IG is to capture aggregate data on bed availability and ventilators.
  • White House/FEMA lab counts may be considered 
  • Other specifications with related data were reviewed (HAV, eCR)
  • This does not include capturing individual patient data
  • Project moving fast and hope to get approvals by tomorrow
  • Link to project information:

Motion:  Approve the PSS with the PH work groups proposed changes

Craig Newman/Nathan Bunker 33-0-0

3Logica FHIR IG - Susan Matney
  • This FHIR project is not yet an HL7 project 
  • Project introduced to the CIMI work group
  • A shared copyright between Logica and HL7 is in the works
  • Modeling data elements and creating observation profiles that could be used in other IGs, for example, eCR.
  • New value set have been created, all SNOMED
  • This has not yet been harmonized with eCR
  • When becomes an HL7 project, will bring back to Public Health WG for co-sponsorship
  • Link to project information:
4 Vital Records Birth/Fetal Death reporting: Approve publication of V2.6 "dot" release 
  • A copy of the IG was posted 3 weeks ago to members only
  • The announcement of the posting and invitation to review was also sent to the listserv
  • The publication request also includes a 12 month extension request on the existing IG

Motion:  to approve the publication request and extension

Craig Newman/Mead Walker 30-0-0

  • Craig will forward to the V2 management group for approval
5PSS for Vital Records Birth and Fetal Death Reporting FHIR
  • PSS was reviewed
  • There was discussion on the scope of the IG.  Will it include from EHRs to state jurisdictions and from states to NCHS?  The project team will go back and get input from the states.
  • Recommended to harmonize with the birth and fetal death DAM and with the birth defects
  • Targeting a January ballot, will need PSS approval by June 5th

Supporting Documents

Outline Reference

Supporting Document




  1. Craig Newman Is there a calendar invote or listserv that people can be added to for these meetings? 

  2. Will Rosenfeld HL7 maintains a list of all the conference calls at including out public health calls (which happen every Thursday from 4-5 PM Eastern). HL7 also has a listserv for the work group that you can sign up for at