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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 NewmanApril 2023

Previously-approved changes are now published in R5, there are a handful to (re)discuss that had previously been deferred for future consideration.

Maturity level updates for R5 approved in Jan. 2023 WGM:

  • Immunization: 3 → 5
  • ImmunizationRecommendation: 1 (no change)
  • ImmunizationEvaluation: 0 → 1
FHIR IG for Immunization Forecasting (PI: 1342)Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesCraig NewmanNathan BunkerApril 2023
Original STU publication expires in June 2023; extension approved by WG
HL7 v2.8.2 Immunization IG (PI: 1293)Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesCraig NewmanChrissy MinerApril 2023December 10, 2023

Will be allowed to expire and replaced by a new v2.5.1 IG.

VCI SMART CardsIn Ballot Recon
Craig NewmanMax MesnickApril 2023
Balloted Sept 2021
NHSN Adverse Drug EventsCollecting Feedback

Sarah GauntApril 2023October 2023Published
Longitudinal Maternal & Infant Health Information for ResearchCollecting Feedback

David DeRoodeApril 2023March 2025
Clinical Registry Extraction and Data Submission (CREDS)In Ballot

CIC WGApril 2023
Balloting in May 2023 cycle
Medicolegal Death InvestigationCollecting Feedback

Diana WrightApril 2023September 2024
ODH in HL7 v2 and FHIR (PI: 1290)Collecting FeedbackFHIR Open IssuesCraig NewmanLori Reed-FourquetApril 2023January 2024FHIR STU 1.3 published
ODH in CDACollecting FeedbackOpen IssuesCraig NewmanStructured Docs WGApril 2023June 2023STU 1.1 published
ODH DAMIn DevelopmentOpen Issues

April 2023
Balloting in May 2023
Vital Records DAM (PI: 1296)Collecting FeedbackOpen Issues
Cindy BushApril 2023May 2024Release 5 Published
Vital Records Death Reporting FHIR IG (PI ID: 1475)Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesDanny WiseCindy BushApril 2023October 2023

Replaces project 1278

STU 1 and 2 Published

Birth and Fetal Death FHIR IGCollecting Feedback

April 2023October 2023
NHSN Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) Reports for Long Term Care Facilities (CDA & FHIR) (PI ID: 1511)

CDA - Collecting Feedback

FHIR - Collecting Feedback

CDA Open Issues

FHIR Open Issues

Erin Holt CoyneDavid DeRoodeSeptember 2020January 2025

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 Health Care Surveys (PI: 1002)Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesErin Holt CoyneCindy BushSeptember 2017

R1 - December 31, 2019

R2 - October 2021

Currently collecting Comments.

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

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 Collecting FeedbackOpen IssuesCraig NewmanHeather Morrow-AlmeidaSummer 2020

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 ResultsIn Discussion in OO
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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