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Events

  1. Joint Public Health Forum & CDC Nationwide Monthly Webinar Series-
    (Scheduled for 3rd Thursday of the month, from 3pm to 4pm E.T.)

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Office of the National coordinator for Health IT (ONC), collaborate to lead these monthly webinars designed to increase collaboration between Public Health Agencies, Public Health associations, Regional Extension Centers and State Health Information Exchanges who are all working towards enabling eligible healthcare professionals and hospitals achieve meaningful use objectives related to public health. These webinars are very popular and attended by individuals from across the nation. During 2014-2015, the average attendance on these webinars has been 150+. For additional information including dates/timings, agenda and webinar registration, please check this phConnect site at http://www.phconnect.org/group/joint-public-health-forum-cdc-nationwide

  2. Public Health (PH)–Electronic Health Records (EHR) Vendors Collaboration Initiative Monthly Webinar Series -
    (Scheduled for 3rd Tuesday of the month, from 1pm to 2pm E.T.)

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), in collaboration with Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) launched a Public Health (PH) - Electronic Health Records (EHR) Vendors Collaboration Initiative. The initial focus of this initiative is on meeting Stage 1 and 2 Meaningful Use public health objectives. Public Health Practitioners and EHR Vendors from across the nation are participating in this initiative. The proposed goals for this initiative include: 1) To establish an open forum for EHR vendors to ask questions of public health and vice-versa. 2) To promote collaboration between EHR vendors and public health. 3) To identify potential barriers to implementation of Meaningful Use PH reporting objectives, on the PH and the Vendor side.4) To collaboratively resolve the identified barriers to implementation of Meaningful Use PH reporting objectives. For additional information including dates/timings, agenda and webinar registration, please check this phConnect site at http://www.phconnect.org/group/public-health-ehr-vendors-collaboration-initiative

  3. Health IT (HIT) Federal Advisory Committee (FACA)Meetings

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) provided for the creation of an Health IT (HIT) Policy Committee and an Health IT (HIT) Standards Committee under the auspices of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Several workgroups have been formed as subcommittees to the parent FACA

    • The HIT Policy Committee makes recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health IT on a policy framework for the development and adoption of a nationwide health information infrastructure, including standards for the exchange of patient medical information. 
    • The HIT Standards Committee makes recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health IT on standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria for the electronic exchange and use of health information.
  4. Several workgroups have been formed as subcommittees to the HIT Policy Committee and HIT Standards Committee. These workgroups meet periodically to discuss their topics, present their findings, and make recommendations to their respective parent FACA committee. More information on these FACA Committees and the meeting schedule is available at: http://www.healthit.gov/facas/federal-advisory-committees-facas and http://www.healthit.gov/facas/calendar

January

Date Time Subject
01/07/2014 2:00pm-3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
01/14/2014 9:30am – 3:00pm Health IT Policy Committee
01/14/2014 2:00pm-3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
01/16/2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm Joint PH Forum & CDC Nationwide Call
01/17/2014 11:00am - 1:00pm MU Workgroup call
01/17/2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm Public Health Stage 2 Task Force
– By Invitation Only
01/21/2014 3:00pm - 4:30pm PH EHR Vendor Collaboration Call
01/28/2014 10:00am – 12:00pm MU Workgroup call
01/28/2014 2:00pm-3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)

February

Date Time Subject
02/04/2014 9:30am – 3:00pm Health IT Policy Committee
02/04/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm CDC EHR Forum - By Invitation Only for internal CDC participants
02/11/2014 10:00am – 12:00pm MU Workgroup call
02/11/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
02/14/2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm Public Health Stage 2 Task Force – By Invitation Only
02/18/2014 9:30am - 3:00pm Health IT Standards Committee
02/18/2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm PH EHR Vendor Collaboration Call
02/18/2014 2:00pm-3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
02/20/2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm Joint PH Forum & CDC Nationwide Call
02/25/2014 2:00pm-3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)

March

Date Time Subject
03/04/2014 10:00am – 12:00pm MU Workgroup call
03/04/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
03/04/2014 9:00am – 4:00pm CDC NLM Expert Lecture - LOINC Code Meeting with Dr. Clem McDonald – By Invitation Only
03/04/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm CDC EHR Forum - By Invitation Only for internal CDC participants
03/11/2014 9:30am – 3:00pm Health IT Policy Committee
03/11/2014 12:00pm – 1:15pm ISDS – Using EDRS to conduct “Real Time” Disaster Mortality Surveillance
03/13/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm ISDS – Biosense 2.0 Webinar : The Kansas Experience, Health Information Exchanges, and Onboarding
03/14/2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm Public Health Stage 2 Task Force
– By Invitation Only
03/18/2014 10:00am - 12:00pm MU Workgroup call
03/18/2014 3:00pm – 4:30pm PH EHR Vendor Collaboration Call
03/20/2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm Joint PH Forum & CDC Nationwide Call
03/26/2014 9:30am – 3:00pm Health IT Standards Committee

April

Date Time Subject
04/01/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm CDC EHR Forum - By Invitation Only for internal CDC participants
04/01/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
04/08/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
04/08/2014 9:30am – 3:00pm Health IT Policy Committee
04/15/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
04/16/2014 10:00am – 12:00pm MU Workgroup call
04/17/2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm Joint PH Forum & CDC Nationwide Call
04/22/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
04/24/2014 9:30am – 3:00pm Health IT Standards Committee
04/29/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)

May

Date Time Subject
05/06/2014 9:30am – 3:00pm Health IT Policy Committee
05/06/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm CDC EHR Forum - By Invitation Only for internal CDC participants
05/13/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
05/15/2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm Joint PH Forum & CDC Nationwide Call
05/20/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
05/20/2014 10:00am – 1:00pm MU Workgroup call (Listening Session)
05/20/2014 3:00pm - 4:30pm PH EHR Vendor Collaboration Call
05/21/2014 9:30am – 3:00pm Health IT Standards Committee
05/27/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
05/27/2014 10:00pm – 1:00pm MU Workgroup call (Listening Session)

June

Date Time Subject
06/03/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
06/04/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm CDC EHR Forum - By Invitation Only for internal CDC participants
06/10/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
06/10/2014 9:00am – 1:30pm Health IT Policy Committee
06/17/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
06/17/2014 3:00pm - 4:30pm PH EHR Vendor Collaboration Call
06/17/2014 9:30am – 3:00pm Health IT Standards Committee
06/19/2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm Joint PH Forum & CDC Nationwide Call
06/20/2014 10:00am – 12:00pm MU Workgroup call
06/24/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)

July

Date Time Subject
07/01/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
07/01/2014 10:00am – 12:00pm MU Workgroup call
07/02/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm CDC EHR Forum - By Invitation Only for internal CDC participants
07/08/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
07/08/2014 9:30am – 3:30pm Health IT Policy Committee
07/15/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
07/15/2014 10:00am – 12:00pm MU Workgroup call
07/15/2014 3:00pm - 4:30pm PH EHR Vendor Collaboration Call
07/16/2014 9:30am – 3:00pm Health IT Standards Committee
07/17/2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm Joint PH Forum & CDC Nationwide Call
07/22/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
07/29/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)

August

Date Time Subject
08/05/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
08/06/2014 9:00am – 3:00pm Health IT Policy Committee
08/06/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm CDC EHR Forum - By Invitation Only for internal CDC participants
08/12/2014 10:00pm – 12:00pm MU Workgroup call
08/12/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
08/19/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
08/19/2014 1:00pm - 2:30pm PH EHR Vendor Collaboration Call
08/20/2014 9:30am – 3:00pm Health IT Standards Committee
08/21/2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm Joint PH Forum & CDC Nationwide Call
08/22/2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm CoP for Leveraging FFP for Medicaid HIT Activities
08/26/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
08/26/2014 10:30pm – 12:00pm Governance Subgroup call

September

Date Time Subject
09/02/2014 11:00-12:30pm Jason Task Force
09/03/2014 9:00pm – 2:30pm Health IT Policy Committee
09/03/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm CDC EHR Forum - By Invitation Only for internal CDC participants
09/09/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
09/09/2014 11:00-12:30pm Jason Task Force
09/10/2014 9:30am – 1:00pm Health IT Standards Committee
09/12/2014 10:30am – 12:30pm Governance Subgroup call
09/16/2014 1:00pm - 2:30pm PH EHR Vendor Collaboration Call
09/16/2014 11:00-12:30pm Jason Task Force
09/18/2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm Joint PH Forum & CDC Nationwide Call
09/19/2014 10:30pm – 12:00pm Governance Subgroup call
09/19/2014 1:00pm – 3:00pm Jason Task Force
09/30/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)

October

Date Time Subject
10/01/2014 11:00-1:00pm Jason Task Force
10/01/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm CDC EHR Forum - By Invitation Only for internal CDC participants
10/07/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
10/08/2014 9:00-11:00pm Jason Task Force
10/10/2014 1:00-4:00pm MU Mini Boot Camp - By Invitation Only for internal CDC participants
10/14/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
10/15/2014 09:30am – 5:30pm Joint HITPC/HITSC Meeting
10/16/2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm Joint PH Forum & CDC Nationwide Call
10/21/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
10/21/2014 1:00pm - 2:30pm PH EHR Vendor Collaboration Call
10/24/2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm CoP for Leveraging FFP for Medicaid HIT Activities
10/24/2014 1:00 - 4:00pm MU Mini Boot Camp By Invitation Only for internal CDC participants
10/28/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)

November

Date Time Subject
11/04/2014 9:00am – 3:00pm Health IT Policy Committee
11/04/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
11/05/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm CDC EHR Forum - By Invitation Only for internal CDC participants
11/18/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
11/18/2014 9:00am – 3:00pm Health IT Standards Committee
11/18/2014 1:00pm - 2:30pm PH EHR Vendor Collaboration Call
11/20/2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm Joint PH Forum & CDC Nationwide Call
11/25/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
TBD 2:00pm – 3:00pm CoP for Leveraging FFP for Medicaid HIT Activities

December

Date Time Subject
12/02/2014 9:00am – 3:00pm Health IT Policy Committee
12/02/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
12/03/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm CDC EHR Forum - By Invitation Only for internal CDC participants
12/09/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
12/10/2014 9:00am – 3:00pm Health IT Standards Committee
12/16/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
12/16/2014 1:00pm – 2:30pm PH EHR Vendor Collaboration Call
12/18/2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm Joint PH Forum & CDC Nationwide Call
12/23/2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm S&I Public Health Tiger Team (PHTT)
TBD 3:00pm – 4:00pm CoP for Leveraging FFP for Medicaid HIT Activities

This Calendar announces current and upcoming Meaningful Use related events. If you would like to submit an event for consideration, please send a request to the CDC Meaningful Use e-mail at meaningfuluse@cdc.gov. The event should be Meaningful Use related and attendance should be open to all (regional, national).

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