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Scott Robertson (Chair)

Kaiser Permanente

Melva PetersJenaker Consulting
Christof GessnerHL7 Germany
Tim McNeilSurescript
Peter SergentHL7 New Zealand
Corey SpearsMITRE
Phung MatthewsPOCP
John HatemIndependent Consultant
Danielle Bancroft
Jean DuteauDuteau Design
Margaret WeikerNCPDP
Shelly SpiroPharmacy HIT Collaborative

Agenda Items and Notes

Meeting Notes from previous meeting

Project Review

Project Proposals

Project Scope Statements

Discussion of MedicationKnowledge and possible issues for CDS

  • moving new content into the main build and will include changes from Francois
  • need to review when it is in the main build

Catalog Updates (John Hatem)

  • no meeting last week

Workflow Update (John Hatem)

  • discussing BPMN today - no impact for Pharmacy

Healthcare Product Update (John Hatem)

  • John will be looking at resource proposal - biologically derived product
    • BiologicallyDerivedProduct FHIR Resource Proposal 
    • need to look at boundaries
    • push to create definitional resource and an instance resource may impact us
      • e.g. you may order a definitional resource in MedicationRequest
      • John and Jean will monitor this discussion

NCPDP Updates (NCPDP Members)

NCPDP Task Group working on Patient Consent - for specialty prescribing -  Frank McKinney

  • decided to work on 2 use cases - trying to figure out data

Standardized Medication Profile - Standardized Medication Profile Jean Duteau

  • waiting for publication request for this IG - Scott M. Robertson
  • NCPDP has published the version
  • Will be bringing a project scope statement forward

MTM - create FHIR IG Scott M. Robertson

  • waiting for MCC eCare Plan work to complete
  • revisit this discussion after MCC eCare plan is published (2023)

RealTime Pharmacy Benefit Check for Consumers (Tim McNeil/Frank McKinney)

  • Carin Alliance have announced they will be testing this at next Connectathon
  • This IG has been been published as STU

Consultant Pharmacist Task Force

  • will be creating a guidance document for consultant note on the FHIR IG - Scott/Shelly
  • Project Proposal needs to be drafted and then a PSS
  • Scott working on FHIR content based on CCDA Consult Note
  • Will be bringing guidance document forward to HL7 Pharmacy

Global Supply Chain Project (Scott)

  • Scott will follow up on this activity - hasn't been able to find record of minutes/notes

Medication List guidance project

  • targeting August 30th for discussion

PDex Formulary

  • defined ownership - FM owns the PSS which is broader than just this IG, but Pharmacy owns this IG
  • search for FormularyDrug resources - Jira issue has been added
  • Combination packs - clarified what this includes
  • Search for drug - looking at providing guidance for searches - to use "multipleAnd" capability

FHIR (Group)

Trackers - link to pharmacy unresolved Jira trackers 

Any Other Business

  • Planning for next release of Pharmacy Templates
    • Christof may have new requirements
    • could do an STU update or re-ballot
  • Wording for Withdrawn US Meds spec - no discussion
  • specifying "Port" by name in MedicationRequest - Zulip - - no discussion
    • When ordering a med admin, the order MAY occasionally specify the port by name (e.g. proximal port) -- but this seemed to PC as a potential gap in MedicationRequest since we couldn't locate a Device reference (need Pharmacy @Melva Peters to weigh in). In many cases, the MedRequest doesn't need to specify the port due to policy or clinical knowledge about where to administer (e.g. TPN)
    • For MedAdmin documentation, there is a MedicationAdministration.device,, and/or bodySite (BodyStructure) extension available.

Next meeting

  • August 16, 2021 - 4pm Eastern