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Agenda of the January 27-28, 2003 NCVHS Workgroup on National HealthInformation Infrastructure Hearings

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Final Agenda

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS)

National Health Information Infrastructure (NHII) Workgroup

January 27 - 28, 2003

Hubert H. Humphrey Building
Room 705A
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201

Hearings on Health and the National Information Infrastructure
And the NHII Personal Health Dimension

Meeting Minutes


January 27, 2003


8:30 am – 8:40 am Welcome and Introductions John Lumpkin, Chair

Panel 1: The Current and Future Internet

8:40 am – 9:00 am Vint Cerf, Worldcom  
9:00 am – 9:20 am Doug Van Houweling, University Consortium for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID)  
9:20 am – 9:40 am Aubrey Bush, National Science Foundation (NSF)  
9:40 am – 10:20 am Questions and Discussion  
10:20 am – 10:40 am BREAK  

Panel 2 - Evolving Internet Technology and Policy

10:40 am – 10:50 am Edward H. Shortliffe, Ph.D., M.D., Columbia University  
10.50 am – 11:10 am Dan Hitchcock, U.S. Department of Energy  
11:10 am – 11:30 am George Strawn and Marion Warwick, NSF and National Coordination Office for Information Technology Research & Development (NITRD)  
11:30 am – 11:50 am David Nelson, Director, NITRD  
11:50 am – 12:30 pm Questions and Discussion  
12:30 - 1:30 pm LUNCH  

Panel 3: Personal Health Record Data Set

1:30 pm – 1:50 pm David Lansky, President, Foundation for Accountability and Chair, Markle Committee on the Personal Health Record  
1:50 pm – 2:10 pm Phil Marshall, Personal Health Record Working Group, Markle Foundation Connecting for Health Collaborative Acrobat  
2:10 pm – 2:30 pm Joy Keeler, CIO, University of Illinois Chicago Medical Center  
2:30 pm – 2:50 pm Joy Pritts, Georgetown University  
2:50 pm – 3:30 pm Questions and Discussion  
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm BREAK  

Panel 4: Personal Health Record: Standards

3:45 pm – 4:05 pm Ed Hammond, Duke University, and Markle Committee on Data Standards  
4:05 pm – 4:25 pm Gary Christopherson, Senior Advisor, Veterans Health Administration Acrobat  
4:25 pm – 5:15 pm Questions and Discussion  


January 28, 2003


8:30 am – 8:40 am Welcome and Introductions John Lumpkin, Chair  

Panel 5: Linking Individuals to Their Personal Health Information

8:40 am – 9:00 am David Brailer, CEO, CareScience, Santa Barbara Project  
9:00 am – 9:20 am Pat Wise, HIMSS  
9:20 am – 9:40 am Barbara Selter, MAXIMUS Intelligent Technologies Division  
9:40 am– 10:00 am Johnny Walker, CEO Patient Safety Institute Acrobat  
10:00am – 10:30 am Questions and Discussion  
10:30 am- 10:45 am BREAK  

Panel 6. Authentication Issues

10:45am – 11:05 am Peter Waegemann, Medical Records Institute  
11:05 am – 11:25 am Glen Marshall, Seimens Acrobat  
11:25 am – 11:45 am Marty Abrams, Center for Information Policy Leadership  
11:45 am – 12:05 pm Brad P. Keller, Sun Trust Bank  
12:05 pm – 12:30 pm Questions and Discussion  
12:30 p.m. ADJOURN  


Times, topics, and speakers are subject to change. For final agenda, please call 301-458-4200 at NCHS or visit the NCVHS home page at