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Aaron Ling CDPH
Becky Angeles Carradora Health
Chinedu Aniekwe CDC/CGH/OD/IIRO
Chrissy Miner CDC/NCIRD/ISD
Craig Newman Altarum
Cynthia (Cindy) Bush CDC/NCHS
Diana Wright Lantana
Forrest White Altarum
Galen Mulrooney VA
Genny Luensman ATL, Inc (Contractor for CDC/NIOSH)
Jamie Parker Carradora
Josh Bagley GDIT
Kathy Walsh Labcorp
Kishore Bashyam Drajer LLC
Kristi Eckerson HLN Consulting, LLC
Laura Rappleye Altarum
Maria Michaels CDC
Ravi Kafle WA-DOH
Sanjay Kumar DOHMH
Sarah Gaunt Lantana Consulting Group
Shirley Burton CDC/NIOSH/RHD/SB
Tony Winters Public Health Informatics Institute


Discussion items





Welcome, agenda review, meeting minute approval Craig Newman
  • Last week's meeting minutes approved as posted

Medicolegal Death Investigation (MDI) IG ballot reconciliation - block vote 3 & 3 single items to voteDiana Wright
  • Block 3 was distributed to the listserv.
  • No requests to pull
  • Motion:  to approve block 3 dispositions  Diana Wright/Sarah Gaunt 22-0-1
  • Jira 37237 The value sets for industry and occupation are not listed
    • Motion:  to approve the disposition of persuasive  Diana Wright/Sarah Gaunt 24-0-0
  • Jira 36810 and 36811

    • Comments on ODH template for the Vital Records use cases
    • The character limitation for Cause of Death and Contributing to Death conditions are needed.  NCHS system has a character limitation.  In order to keep the integrity of the reported conditions a character limitation is needed.
    • The character limitation will remain but a description of the need will be provided in several locations.
    • Motion:  to approve the disposition Diana Wright/Sarah Gaunt 26-0-0

eCR update block vote Sarah Gaunt
  • FHIR eCR (block vote): 20220616_BlockVote_FHIR_eCR was distributed to the listserv.
  • No requests to pull
  • Motion:  to approve the dispositions  Sarah Gaunt/Bryn Rhodes 26-0-0 
  • Updates to all 3 eCR IGs will be sent out to the listserv for review
  • The plan is to vote on the publication packages on next week's call.

ODH: Address ODH outstanding Jira tickets, FHIR errata, DAM questions Lori Fourquet

Jira 37580 and 37504

  • Vital records PHAs use 2012 and 2018 Vocabulary Bindings for Industry and Occupation
  • Meaningful Use/Promoting Interoperability requires 2010.
  • 2010 is in the current template
  • 2018 will be added
  • Next steps-- tickets need to be updated with dispositions and changes.  Changes need to be applied and circulated for review, create confluence page with instructions on where to go to review updates before becoming a dot release
  • There are Jira tickets that were approved by the WG but not updated.  Lori will find approvals and send to Craig to update
  • Hold off DAM questions for next week

MedMorph Reference Architecture IG ballot comment and reconciliation package Becky Angeles
  • A negative vote submitted through the ballot desktop was not entered into Jira
  • The submitter (Gary Dickinson) approved the disposition action but not the disposition status of not persuasive.
  • Motion:  to approve the disposition pending finding a disposition status with Gary  Becky Angeles/Sarah Gaunt 25-0-1
  • Motion:  to reopen ballot recon package Becky Angeles/Sarah Gaunt 25-0-1
  • Motion:  to approve the ballot recon package  Becky Angeles/Sarah Gaunt 25-0-1

Action items