Attendee Pass: HTAMeet
Chair: Caroline Macumber
H - HTA Member
O - observer
L - liaison
P - present
A - Apologies
|H||Julie James||Blue Wave Informatics LLP|
|H||P||Susan Matney||Intermountain Health|
|H||Sylvia Thun||HL7 Germany|
|H||P||Carol Macumber||Clinical Architecture|
|H||Davera Gabriel||Johns Hopkins University Institute for Clinical and Translational Research|
|L||Suzy Roy||SNOMED International|
|O||P||Andrea MacLean||Canada Health Infoway|
|O||Ted Klein||Klein Consulting / HL7 UTG / Vocabulary WG CoChair|
|O||Swapna Abhyankar||Regenstrief Institute|
|O||Rob Hausam||Vocabulary WG CoChair|
|L||Rob McClure||US Realm Liaison|
|O||Sheila Abner||CDC NHSN|
National Center for Health Statistics
Minutes of Previous Meeting (2021-04-28)
Motion to accept nn and nn seconded .
Meeting Minutes from Discussion
Quorum was met
Motion to approve Minutes:
RD moves, RB seconds: Motion 2-0-0
Check here: https://confluence.hl7.org/display/PSS
None found requiring comment by HTA
External SDO and Code System Issues HTA Content Pages Review
Wayne requested that HTA review the SOU between SNOMED CT and HL7. The working document is located here HL7 IHTSDO agreement 2021.docx
Julie James we can use this version to make group edits.
|Management||Agenda for WGM||Julie|
Any further updates?
2 quarters for main HTA; Monday Q1 and Q2
2 quarters with Vocab; Wed Q2 and Q3
What about with TSC? The TSC does not meet during virtual WG. Reuben Daniels will be presenting at the TSC meeting on 5/17. Post that meeting, if necessary, it was suggested that we invite the TSC to attend one of the joint sessions with Vocabulary to make further progress and/or answer any remaining questions from the TSC meeting.
|Topic||HL7 Terminology Product Family||Ongoing||Reuben|
See previous item.
Current Mission and Charter information is here Terminology Services Management Group (TSMG) Mission and Charter - DRAFT
Group reviewed and suggested that an addition be made to include a minimum number of TSG represetnatives be from HL7 Affiliates. Reueben will note that HTA requested amendment when sending to Austin.
Problem Statement is in progress - Reuben Daniels, Julie James, Caroline Macumber will present to TSC on 5/17
|Topic||UTG/THO Update||Continuous||Jess and Reuben|
ICPC - in progress with Roel
NLM related code systems
MeSH and RxNorm have been completed.
Related: Template was updated to reflect the expected values here: HTA External Code System Information mapping to a FHIR CodeSystem and NamingSystem resource pair
UMLS - Appropriate to represent as a code system?
HTA reviewed and agrees that the UMLS is package of code systems maintained independently. Similar to the NCI Metathesaurus, it is not considered a independent code system.
|Topic||Code System development||New(ish)||Julie|
– Did not cover this item as it was unfamiliar to the group, will revist on next call --
Code system development
Where have we got to with this?
|Topic||Updated CS Identifier process guidance||New||Carol|
Carmela has offered to improve upon the current document process for external stakeholder engagement to procure CS identifiers.
The draft is located here: Validating and Requesting Identifiers for External Code Systems and Identifier Systems
HTA members and observers are asked to review the drafted text, directly edit where changes are needed and use the comment functionality to ask additional questions. We will review again (and hopefully approve on the next HTA call, which will be at the WGM).
|Topic||Any Other Business||Continuous||Julie|
Call adjourned at 15:56 EST