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Chair:  @ Julie James



 @ Julie James


Attendee type:

H - HTA Member

O - observer

L - liaison


P - present

A - Apologies




Heather Grain

Global eHealth Collaborative


Jane Millar

SNOMED International


Jean Narcisi

American Dental Association
HPJulie JamesBlue Wave Informatics LLP

Rob McClure

MD Partners


Robert Hausam

Vocabulary Co-chair


Roel Barelds

ICT Group

HPSusan MatneyIntermountain Health
Sylvia ThunHL7 Germany

Wayne Kubick



Agenda Outline

Agenda Item

Meeting Minutes from Discussion



Minutes Approval

Quorum is met.

Motion to accept proposed xx JN and seconded xxRMcC.  (Carried unanimously)

TopicAHA Terminology use in HL7 publicationsJMJ has completed her actions on this.
TopicHTA Agenda for WGM

Q1 - developing the 'graceful degradation'  process for Canonical URLs

Requirements: 1) URL for landing page/description 2) URL for the actual terminology content for FHIR servers

Q2 - Update to the GOM

TopicFederal Quality Programs

Julie has sent an email to the requester with the HTA decision. 

Today, there has been an email from Patrick McLoughlin at NLM saying that they are "wrapping up the production cycle for the September US Edition
and will soon have help going through some of the backlog of submissions to the US-CRS that have accrued since December.  If you or others have trouble submitting to the US-CRS, please let me know. But the system should be up
and running and accepting submissions. I apologize for the inconvenience".

So this is good news and we can point folk to that US-CRS with some confidence now.

TopicUpdate to GOM and Liaison with TSC  -

In development: HTA Updated ToR

For the GOM.....general procedures regarding HTA needs to be in the do I do X for terminology would not currently have any help in the GOM.

Julie has had a positive response from TSC and hopes to progress this at the WGM.

TopicFHIR Terminology

Should HTA be a "reviewing WG"?  Should HTA review Vocab WG items?  Julie will reach out to Lloyd/Grahame regarding this.

TopicMembership update

There are 7 candidates that will be considered for the 3 open positions and CVs etc. have been received.  Recommendations will be made to the Board.

AdjournmentMeeting adjournedAt 21.58 pm BST