|Policy / Process Name||Description||Version||Authors||Date||Linked Artefacts||Notes|
|THO Release Schedule||Need to determine dates for freezes and THO release publications. There is a push to tie THO releases to ballot cycles.||N/A||2/2/2022||Should also discuss best way to announce freezes and releases to community.|
|THO Post-Release Cleanup||The THO/UTG subcommittee recommends a policy that UTG GitHub branches be removed that have been implemented prior to the current and previous releases of THO and that all BitBucket branches will be kept as backup||N/A||TSMG||3/9/2022||2022-03-09 TSMG Agenda and Minutes|
|Workflow process for use of internal code system identifiers in FHIR and beyond||A task force dedicated to use of internal code system identifiers has submitted a suggested policy for IG authoring and maintenance in regards to internal code system identifiers and content. Need to review the suggested workflow and set policy.||N/A||Carmela Couderc (Vocab WG) led the task force||1/26/2022|
Guidance for the use of HL7 Vocabulary in Implementation Guide Authoring and Maintenance
Basic Principles for Identifiers via 2022-01-14 Meeting Notes
Workflow process for use of internal code system identifiers in FHIR and beyond (this is not finalized)
Not official policy, needs to be reviewed by TSMG.
Need to determine if ballot content must be added to THO, and if so, provide the documentation and means to do so.
|UTG/THO Versioning Policy||The Code System versioning policy was approved by the Vocab WG in mid-2020, but progress stalled on completing versioning policies for other THO artifacts.||N/A||Vocab WG||07/2020||Documented Execution of UTG Versioning|
The Code System versioning policy was approved by Vocab prior to the existence of TSMG.
Needs to be determined if Vocab is responsible for completing the versioning policies for other THO artifacts, such as Value Sets and Naming Systems
|UTG Sponsor Requirement Policy||As an interim measure pending TSMG establishing policies on stewards, in order for a UTG change request to be submitted, there must be one or more sponsors documented in the ticket for that change request. Additionally there needs to be a link to the minutes of one or more of the sponsors, documenting the approval of the change request. One of the change request sponsors must be an HL7 WG or the TSMG.||N/A||TSMG||2/9/2022||2022-02-09 TSMG Agenda and Minutes|