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Melva Peters (Chair)

HL7 Canada/Jenaker Consulting

Danielle Bancroft


Peter Sergent HL7 New Zealand
Frank McKinney
Tim McNeilSurescripts
Saul KravitzMitre
Jean DuteauDuteau Design
Dave HillMitre
Scott RobertsonKaiser Permanente

Agenda Items and Notes

Outstanding Action Item List

Harmonization Proposal

  • Motion to approve not participating in Harmonization - Jean moved - Scott seconded - will not participate and no concerns 9-0-0 Carried

Catalogue Project

  • December 2, 2019 - no update

Updates from Workflow

  • December 2, 2019 - no update

Healthcare Product

  • December 2, 2019 - no update

NCPDP Updates

  • waiting for NCPDP to come back for 2 projects - Standardized Medication Profile and Specialty Prescribed Medications
  • December 2, 2019 - no updates

V2-FHIR Mapping

  • December 2, 2019 - Scott and Jean still planning on reviewing


  • Real Time Benefit Check -
    • December 2, 2019 - no discussion

Medication List

DaVinci PDeX Formulary Project

  • Withdrawal of negative votes
    • Request to withdrawal has been sent
    • Suggest sending individual emails to negative commenters to get withdrawals removed
    • Melva to send out another request to withdraw.
    • Want to move to publish
  • Publication Request - send to Pharmacy - for approval
  • November 18, 2019
    • back in DaVinci's hands
  • November 25, 2019
    • have reached out to submitters to rescind negative comments
    • can move forward with a publication request
    • Melva will send publication request form to Dave
    • Will come back to Pharmacy for approval of the Publication Request
    • has to be approved by FMG
  • December 2, 2019


Trackers - link to pharmacy unresolved Jira trackers 

Key Summary T Created Updated Assignee Reporter P Status

Triaged Trackers

FHIR-24937 - Getting issue details... STATUS

  • most are documenting in some way 
  • not sure if Epic and Cerner support this functionality
  • Have tagged Epic and Cerner in Zulip chat for feedback.
  • November 18, 2019
    • response from Danielle - currently a "waste" dispense type.  
    • different situations for insulin or morphine.  
    • need to define some use cases
    • ran out of time, continue on next call

FHIR-24831 - Getting issue details... STATUS   

  • discuss when Jean is on the call
  • November 18, 2019
    • came up during last connectathon.  the is a use case.  add to resource or as an extension
    • considering MedicationKnowledge.patientcharacteristic ...  but the point of this element is for dosing/indication.  still could work
    • tracker updated, notification to Vince McCauley

FHIR-24700 - Getting issue details... STATUS

  • Melva to followup with Grahame

FHIR-24690 - Getting issue details... STATUS

FHIR-24651 - Getting issue details... STATUS

FHIR-24101 - Getting issue details... STATUS

FHIR-24100 - Getting issue details... STATUS

FHIR-24099 - Getting issue details... STATUS

FHIR-24098 - Getting issue details... STATUS

FHIR-24097 - Getting issue details... STATUS

FHIR-24096 - Getting issue details... STATUS

FHIR-24095 - Getting issue details... STATUS

FHIR-24091 - Getting issue details... STATUS

FHIR-20673 - Getting issue details... STATUS  

  • reach out to John Silva with a time limit for response - otherwise we will close
  • Status now Waiting for Input
  • November 18, 2019
    • found after call: John Silva was asked for more information by Aug 15 or this tracker would be closed.  No response found,  CLOSE?

FHIR-20184 - Getting issue details... STATUS  

  • Melva Petersto look for better hierarchy in SCT
  • November 18, 2019
    • found after call:  Julie James provided feedback on SCT

FHIR-19913 - Getting issue details... STATUS  

  • This issue is related to the Zulip chat related to "infusions".  Once we have improved the value set to support "IV Push" and "IV Bolus", it should be possible to query for all medications who have a route of Intravenous, and exclude in the query those medications who have a method of IV Push or IV Bolus.
  • See Pharmacy List Topic where this same issue is discussed.   
  • Melva to reach out to Julie about how we can pick specific codes from the hierarchy
  • November 18, 2019
    • found after call:  Julie did respond

FHIR-16095 - Getting issue details... STATUS   

FHIR-15509 - Getting issue details... STATUS  

FHIR-15136 - Getting issue details... STATUS

  • Reach out to CDS to see if they have done any work in this space
  • Melva Peters Create examples from Oncology, NCPDP and #19694

Waiting for Input

FHIR-22933 - Getting issue details... STATUS   

  • Melva to reach out to requester for more information
  • Status now Waiting for Input

FHIR-17222 - Getting issue details... STATUS  

  • this tracker is about the assessment of whether Medication Request resource could support anesthesia gas orders.  We did receive a document from Anesthesia and will follow up with them about their use cases.  
  • John Hatem will follow up with anesthesia regarding pharmacy feedback and to assess next steps
  • November 18, 2019
    • no response to date from Anesthesia WG.  

Any Other Business


Next meeting

  • December 9, 2019 - will confirm if there will be a meeting
  • Upcoming December Meetings
    • December 16 - 
    • December 23 - will be cancelled

Action Items