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Date: 23-09-2021

Quarter: 2

CDS hosts CQI

Chair: Bryn Rhodes

Scribe: Bryn Rhodes

Minutes Approved as Presented 

This is to approve minutes via general consent. "You have received the minutes. Are there any corrections to the minutes? (pause) Hearing none, if there are no objections, the minutes are approved as printed."


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Discussion items

  • Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG)-on-FHIR
    • Project Update and next steps
  • Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM)-on-FHIR
    • Project Update and next steps
    • Connectathon Report Out
  • Common Metadata Framework update

NOTE: Imaging Integration meetings about Radiation Dose Summary for Diagnostic Procedures at this same time.


  • Documentation Templates and Rules (DTR) Project Update (Bob Dieterle confirmed)
    • Part of DaVinci burden reduction trio
      • Coverage Requirements Discovery (CRD)
      • Documentation Templates and Rules (DTR)
      • Prior Authorization Support (PAS)
    • All 3 published as STU1 and cited in NPRM of Dec 2020, Final Rule that was never published/pulled back
    • Expectation that it will be cited in 2022
    • STU2 updates to address additional feedback, targeting January 2022 ballot
    • DTR Updates
      • Clarify how to suspend/restart an in-progress workflow
      • Add support for Adaptive Questionnaires (part of SDC) to support
        • Support for complex decision trees
        • Proprietary documentation requirements
        • Requests for additional documentation and Payer Side Authorization
      • Formalize how DTR passes a package for PAS or PAO
    • CRD Updates
      • Supporting flexibility in workflow is key for the use case
      • Propose this as a topic in the CRD/DTR standing call two weeks from yesterday
    • DaVinci Testing Event
      • No education sessions, purely to meet testing requirements for going to ballot in January
    • Any breaking changes?
      • A little too early to say, but at least in DTR, shouldn't be
  • Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM)-on-FHIR
  • Common Metadata Framework update
  • Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG)-on-FHIR (start at 12:00 ET please)
    • Project Update and next step
    • Reviewed process and approach for WHO Antenatal Care (ANC) content
      • Data Dictionary
      • Terminology Mapping
      • FHIR Mapping
      • Decision Tables
      • Example Resources
      • Test Cases