Agenda of the January 20, 2001 NCVHS Joint Workgroup Hearing on National Health Information Infrastructure and Health Statistics for the 21st Century


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National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

Workgroup on National Health Information Infrastructure
and the
Workgroup on Health Statistics for the 21st Century

January 11, 2001

Loews Hotel at L'Enfant Plaza
Washington, D.C.



9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions John R. Lumpkin, M.D., M.P.H. Chair, Workgroup on NHII and NCVHS
9:10 a.m. Introduction to "Shaping a Vision for 21st Century Health Statistics" Daniel Friedman, Ph.D., Chair
Workgroup on Health Statistics for the 21st Century
9:20 am Introduction to "Toward a National Health Information Infrastructure" John R. Lumpkin, M.D., M.P.H.
9:30 a.m. Perspectives on Privacy and Confidentiality Lee Rainie, Pew Internet & American Life Project

Paula Bruening, Center for Democracy and Technology

David Brin, Ph.D.

10:30 a.m. Panel 1: Stakeholders for Health Information Kathryn Wilber American Asso Health Plans

Brett Kay, National Consumers League

Nancy M. Lorenzi, Ph.D., Vanderbilt U. Medical Center

11:30 a.m. Panel 2: Stakeholders for Health Information Alana Knudson-Buresh, Ph.D., ASTHO

Anjum Hajat, MPH, NACCHO

Delton Atkinson, Ph.D., NAPHSIS

12:30 p.m. Lunch  
1:30 p.m. Panel 3: Stakeholders for Health Information Representative, Hopkins/Pew Environmental Health Commission TBA

Representative, Assoc. Maternal & Child Health Programs, TBA

Michael E. Bird, MSW, MPH, President, American Public Health Association

2:30 p.m. Public Comment  
3:00 pm Break  
3:15 p.m. Panel 4: Stakeholders for Health Information Amitai Etzioni, Communitarian Network

Bette-Jane Crigger, Ph.D., The Hastings Center

4:15 p.m. Committee Discussion  
4:45 p.m. Adjourn Dr. Lumpkin

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January 5, 2001