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Chair: Joginder Madra

Scribe:  Laura Rappleye 





AbdulMalk Shakir Shakir Consulting/Hi3 Solutions
Austin Kreisler Leidos
Brian Gugerty CDC
Catherine Staes Utah
Chantal Worzala Alazro
Charisse LaVell CSTE
Chrissy Miner CDC
Cindy Bush CDC
Craig Newman Altarum
Dan Rutz Epic
Danny Wise Allscripts
Dave Cassel Carequality
Dave deRoode Lantana Consulting Group
Devann Kirkpatrick TN Dept of Health
Genny Luensman CDC/NIOSH
Jim Jellison Public Health Informatics Institute
Joginder Madra Madra Consulting Inc.
John Loonsk JHU and APHL
John Stamm Epic
Justine Maxwell TN DOH
Kathy Walsh LabCorp
Ken Chen Arkansas
Kevin Snow Envision
Laura Rappleye Altarum
Lori Fourquet ehealthsign
Mariann Yeager Sequoia
Megan Bagaman Practice Fusion
Melanie Epstein-Corbin CA Department of Public Health
Michael J. Suralik HLN Consulting
Mike Yaskanin Altarum
Natalie Viator Collins Public Health Informatics
Richard Hornaday Allscripts
Rick Geimer Lantana
Shaily Krishan CSTE
Tim Morris Solo Informatics
Will Rosenfeld IBM

Minutes Approved as Presented 

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Agenda Topics


Agenda Item

Meeting Minutes from Discussion

1.Agenda Review and Minutes Approval
  • Motion:  approve last week's meeting minutes  Craig Newman/Dave daRoode  26-0-0
  • Co-chair election notice
    • Joginder will be stepping down.  There is an opening.  Nominations are due June 15th.  Please feel free to contact co-chairs with any questions or interest in this exciting, rewarding opportunity to serve public health.
  • Ballot closes on 5/11
2.TEFCA and Public Health Update (Mariann Yeager)
  • High level overview of TEFCA was provided
    • Mariann Yeager presented the high level overview
    • Dave Cassel took a deeper dive on the QHIN Technical Framework.  Key discussion points:
      • Framework defines how to exchange QHIN to QHIN and does not specify the content
      • Supportive of FHIR but first draft does not include FHIR for network to network exchange given the timing of the FHIR progress
      • USCDI minimum exchange requirement includes a clause if laws permit.  If public health does not need or permit all of the USCDI, wouldn't be expected to receive it
      • 42 CRF part 2 is not addressed in the framework
      • Public health is a priority for use cases
      • TEFCA is an opportunity for public health and public health participation is welcomed, reach-out to RCE@sequoia for more information
3.electronic Reporting and Surveillance Distribution (eRSD) and COVID-19 Reporting (Tim Morris and Rick Geimer)
  • eRSD and COVID-19 reporting overview was provided
    • Background of eCR project
    • Existing eCR Infrastructure
    • Purpose and implementation of eRSD
    • Discussed leveraging platform for birth defect reporting, further discussion to come
    • Discussed role of HIE, encouraged HIE participation

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