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ProjectStatusJira SearchesCo-Chair LiaisonProject LeadLast Work Group UpdateExpiry DateAdditional Information
Development and Maintenance of Immunization-related FHIR Resources (PI 1260)Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesCraig NewmanCraig NewmanSeptember 2022
Addressing tracker items as they come up.  Stabilizing material for upcoming releases.
FHIR IG for Immunization Forecasting (PI: 1342)In DevelopmentOpen IssuesCraig NewmanNathan BunkerSeptember 2020
Holding project calls on Fridays.  Awaiting publication.
HL7 v2.8.2 Immunization IG (PI: 1293)Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesCraig NewmanChrissy MinerSeptember 2018December 10, 2020

Currently in STU collecting comments. CDC is planning on next steps.

VCI SMART CardsIn Ballot
Craig NewmanMax Mesnick

Balloted Sept 2021
NHSN Adverse Drug EventsIn Ballot

Sarah GauntSeptember 2022
Longitudinal Maternal & Infant Health Information for ResearchIn Ballot

David DeRoode

Clinical Registry Extraction and Data Submission (CREDS)In Development

CIC WGSeptember 2022

Medicolegal Death InvestigationCollecting Feedback

Diana WrightSeptember 2022September 2024
ODH in HL7 v2 and FHIR (PI: 1290)Collecting FeedbackFHIR Open IssuesCraig NewmanLori Reed-FourquetSeptember 2020
Working on dot releases for all product families
ODH in CDACollecting FeedbackOpen IssuesCraig NewmanStructured Docs WGSeptember 2020
Working on dot releases for all product families
Vital Records DAM (PI: 1296)
Open IssuesAbdulMalik Shakir
Cindy BushSeptember 2020
Approved for publication 
Vital Records Domain Analysis Model specification mapping (PI ID: 1432)

AbdulMalik ShakirHetty Khan

Ballot passed. Ballot spreadsheet has been uploaded by AMS.

Negatives have been asked to be withdrawn on July 16 2019.

Publication request was already approved by the work group and has been submitted to HQ.

Need consolidate with VR DAM project above (and PI 1575)

HL7 v2.6 Vital Records Birth and Fetal Death Reporting IG (PI: 816)RetiredOpen IssuesDanny WiseCindy BushSeptember 2022April 21, 2021


Vital Records Birth and Fetal Death Reporting CDA IG (PI ID: 1474)RetiredOpen IssuesDanny WiseCindy Bush, Sarah GauntSeptember 2022June 2021

Replaces project 860

STU period extended for two years - ending 2021-08-27


HL7 CDA Death Reporting (PI: 859)RetiredOpen IssuesDanny WiseCindy BushSeptember 2022September 2021


Vital Records Death Reporting FHIR IG (PI ID: 1475)Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesDanny WiseCindy BushSeptember 2019

Replaces project 1278

STU 1 and 2 Published

Vital Records Death Reporting V2.6 (PI ID: 1477)Retired
Danny WiseCindy BushSeptember 2022


NHSN Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) Reports for Long Term Care Facilities (CDA & FHIR) (PI ID: 1511)

CDA - Collecting Feedback

FHIR - In Development

CDA Open Issues

FHIR Open Issues

Erin Holt CoyneDavid DeRoodeSeptember 2020

5-11-2022  The CDA has been published and the FHIR has outstanding issues with terminology

Healthcare Associated Infections ReportsCollecting FeedbackOpen IssuesErin Holt CoyneStructured Docs WGSeptember 2022

MedMorphIn BallotOpen IssuesLaura RappleyeMaria MichaelsSeptember 2020

CodeXIn Development
Craig NewmanGreg ShemancikJanuary 2021
Working with the MedMorph team and associated timeline - focusing on Cancer Registry Reporting piloting and specifics for supplemental IG development
CDA IG for Reporting to Central Cancer Registries (PI: 1069)Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesLaura RappleyeSandy JonesSeptember 2017March 20, 2021Currently collecting Comments but will not be updated further (FHIR will be the IG of choice going forward).
SANERCollecting FeedbackOpen IssuesErin Holt CoyneKeith BooneSeptember 2022

Bidirectional Services eReferral (PI ID: 1423)Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesAbdulMalik ShakirJohn LoonskSeptember 2022

FHIR IG is published, considering a second ballot (possibly Jan 2022)

5-9-2022 DAM withdrawn, no ballot recon package posted, will get updates Thurs. Q1

HL7 CDA National Medical Care Surveys (PI: 1002)Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesErin Holt CoyneCindy BushSeptember 2017

R1 - December 31, 2019

R2 - October 2021

Currently collecting Comments.

Needs Update

5-9-2022 Is this the same as National Healthcare Survey?

HL7 FHIR® Implementation Guide: Electronic Case Reporting (eCR) (PI ID: 1366)Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesAbdulMalik ShakirJohn LoonskSeptember 2022Jan 29, 2022

Last published September 2022 (Release 2)

Public Health Case Report Update (CDA) STU (PI: 1216)Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesAbdulMalik ShakirJohn LoonskSeptember 2022

Jan 29, 2022

Last published July 2022 (Release 3.1)

HL7 CDA R2 Implementation Guide: Reportability Response File, STU 1.0 (PI: 1216)Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesAbdulMalik ShakirJohn LoonskSeptember 2022March 11, 2022

Last published July 2022 (Release 1.1)

HL7 v2.5.1 Syndromic Surveillance IG (PI ID: 1401)Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesErin Holt CoyneKarl Soetebier (CDC)July 26, 2019

Currently collecting comments.

July 26, 2021

Original project (published in 2019) had an expiration date of July 26 2021. We approved (2021-09-30 Public Health Work Group Call Minutes - Public Health - Confluence ( and submitted a late 24 month extension request in Sept 2021

(STU Extension Request - HL7 Version 2.5.1 Implementation Guide: Syndromic Surveillance, Release 1 - US Realm Standard for Trial Use - Public Health - Confluence). 

The project extension was approved and extended to 10/15/2023 [TSC-208] STU Extension Request for HL7 Version 2.5.1 Implementation Guide: Syndromic Surveillance, Release 1 - US Realm - Jira


HL7 CDA for Ambulatory and Hospital Healthcare Provider reporting of Birth Defects (PI: 1112)Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesLaura RappleyeLaura RappleyeOctober 2019

Nov 04, 2021

Collecting comments, no immediate plans to either update or retire

Several states are potentially interested

Birth Defects DAM and FHIR IG (PI ID: 1532)Collecting Feedback for DAM

DAM Open Issues

FHIR Open Issues

Craig NewmanCraig NewmanSeptember 2020

In ballot recon for the DAM

5-9-2022 FHIR no interest in testing at connectathons

HL7 v2.6 Critical Congenital Heart Defects (PI: 897)NormativeOpen IssuesLaura RappleyeLura DaussatSeptember 2022
Normative IG published
HL7 v2.6 Early Hearing Detection (PI: 898)NormativeOpen IssuesLaura RappleyeLura DaussatSeptember 2022
Normative IG published
Diagnostic Audiology In BallotOpen IssuesLaura RappleyeHeather Morrow-AlmeidaSummer 2020
Waiting on LOINC codes before publishing
HL7 v2.5.1 LRI - Newborn Dried Blood Spot (NDBS) OrdersCollecting Feedback
Erin Holt CoyneOO WGFebruary 2017

5-9-2022 integrated into LRI/LOI

Latest version of LOI/LRI will be published by end of 2022

HL7 v2.5.1 LOI/LRI - Public Health ProfileCollecting Feedback
Erin Holt CoyneOO WGSeptember 2020
Latest version of LOI/LRI will be published by end of 2022
FHIR Lab Results??
Erin Holt Coyne
OO Work GroupSeptember 2020

Updates in R5 for parent/child relationship

OO is talking about this again

HAVE 2.0 AlignmentArchived
Joginder MadraPA Work GroupFebruary 2017

Confirmed with PA Sept 2020

Superseded by SANER

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