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John Hatem - Chair
Melva Peters
Scott Robertson - Scribe
Peter Sergent
Emma Jones
Sarah Gaunt
Darrell Woelk
Maggie Buchinger
Corey SpearsMITRE
Christof GessnetHL7 Germany
Darrell Woelk
Frank McKinney
Katie Russell
Margaret WeikerNCPDP
Shelly SpiroPharmacy HIT Collaborative

Agenda Items and Notes

Meeting Notes from previous meeting

  • 2021-08-30 Agenda/Meeting Notes
  • accepted with general concensus

Project Review

Project Proposals

Project Scope Statements

September WGM Agenda 

Discussion of MedicationKnowledge and possible issues for CDS

  • Jean working on getting Francois and Bryn's requirements incorporated - hope to have it in by the end of week
  • may need to include insurance plan in the MedKnowledge - to be able to specify what drugs are covered under a specific plan - need to come back to this discussion

Catalog Updates (John Hatem)

  • - I was unable to attend last Friday, Sept 10 meeting. 

Workflow Update (John Hatem) 

  • No meeting today

Healthcare Product Update (John Hatem)

  • Trackers were discussed.  No Pharmacy specific issues 

NCPDP Updates (NCPDP Members)

  • NCPDP Task Group working on Patient Consent - for specialty prescribing -  Frank McKinney
  • Standardized Medication Profile - Standardized Medication Profile Jean Duteau
  • MTM - create FHIR IG Scott M. Robertson
  • RealTime Pharmacy Benefit Check for Consumers (Tim McNeil/Frank McKinney)
  • Consultant Pharmacist Task Force (Shelly Spiro/Scott Robertson)

Global Supply Chain Project (Scott)

Medication List Guidance project (John)

  • overview, slides at
    • What is the purpose of Medication List? transfers of care, medication reconciliation.
    • Project is to provide general guidelines
    • Based on the Context.  For example, 
      • eRx med list providing views of MedRequest status (active, on-hold, completed, etc)
      • patient specific med list organized around what the patient states they at taking
      • Medication lists resulting from a medication reconciliation process
      • list of medication that may be packaged together
      • dispensed medications
      • medication administration lists
      • medication history
      • medication related claims
    • required data elements may differ in different contexts, for example, medication claims need data required for claims (e.g., NDC) that may not be needed for medication prepack list
    • one part of the project is to add section to MedicationAdministration to describe contexts/use cases, synonyms, definitions.  with examples for the required/optional elements, filtering criteria
    • Question (Shelly) - where is medication start/stop.  response: if needed by the context, as long as it is represented in the resources, then it can be potentially included.

Specialty Medication enrollment (Frank)

  • need to expand scope for consents, will need to submit amended PSS.

NHSN Inpatient Medication Administration (Sarah)

  • Publication request pending last few negatives, some cleanup.  Reviewed publication request form. 
    • Motion to approve: Sarah Gaunt/Melva Peters, 13-0-0, Approved

PDex Formulary (Corey)

  • Request for time at WG meeting
  • Da Vinci Formulary STU-1.1.0-Update
  • Proposed Formulary Structure presented (powerpoint to follow)
  • Co-chairs to send out update email to stakeholders, Zulip, Pharmacy List - give them a 2 week review period - add comments to Jira trackers - add grouping to the specific issues
  • ONO is looking at creating catalogs for formulary.
    • Instead of a 1:1 relationship Formulary to Drug, it proposes a Catalog or group of drugs. 
    • Drug is 1:1 for insurance plan 
    • Future (R5) could include a CatalogHeader that points to a topic (eg. Insurance Plan) with the CatalogHeader related to a Group. This approach is under discussion
  • Considering use of basic (extensions can remain largely the same) then be updated for R5
  • Upcoming Connectathon will be key. Testing planned later this year before ballot. 
  • no discussion needed

FHIR (Group)

Trackers - link to pharmacy unresolved Jira trackers 

Any Other Business

Next meeting

  • September 20 - WGM - Monday Q2
  • October 4, 2021 for next call