[WG-HealthIDAssurance] Draft agenda for Thursday August 5, 2021 at 2 PM ET

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Tom (Thomas) Sullivan

Aug 3, 2021, 10:14:25 PM8/3/21
to Kantara WG HealthIDassurance, Smiley, Carmen (OS/ONC), Kay Chopard Cohen
HIAWG members,

N.B.  The https:// URL login and access code below are  updated from about 3 months ago.

Here is the draft agenda for Thursday.   Please contact me ASAP if you want edits or additions.

Healthcare - HIAWG and IDEF sub WG Created by: kantarai...@gmail.com

Time     2pm‎ - ‎3pm‎‎ (Eastern Time - New York)

Date      Thursday, August 5, 2021

Where   GoToMeeting (GTM2)

Description: Occurs every first and third Thursday of the month at 2:00 PM US Eastern Time --- zone converter: www.thetimenow.com/timezone-converter.php 

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Access Code: 975-495-917

1.  Roll Call: Start recording!! Tom Sullivan     

2. Recent emails, meetings, updates, and brief discussions: Anyone?   

3. New Business:  Recent presentations updating approaches to Patient Identity and the need to access and share more health data

a.  Pew Charitable Trust Report July 2021

Most Americans Want to Share and Access More Digital Health Data. [PEW]  Survey can inform federal policies to expand use of electronic health records, protect patient privacy

 Americans’ medical histories have largely been digitized over the past two decades as hospitals and physician’s offices moved from paper-based to electronic health record (EHR) systems.
Congress has invested billions of taxpayer dollars to accelerate this transition, authorizing federal rules to expand individuals’ access to their health records and to help clinicians share data and coordinate care for patients they have in common.
To build on this progress, policymakers need to know how Americans perceive these issues and the extent to which they will embrace wider adoption of data exchange and access. 
Do patients want their personal health information made more accessible for themselves, and across multiple providers and even via third-party apps? What kind of information are they comfortable sharing? How confident are they that their data will be protected? What role do they want the federal government to play?   
See full report attached

                           b.  eHI YouTube webinar from June 30th on Patient Identity and matching with presentations from LexisNexis and the Blue Cross Association indicating they have about > 98% accuracy:

Click URL below for recording.....
Mismatched data doesn't just strain providers, it can seriously harm patients. Ensuring that patient information is up-to-date across care settings is critical. Join eHI and experts from Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Marshfield Clinic Health System, University of Mississippi Medical Center, and LexisNexis as they discuss the new ...

​4.  Next Meeting/Conference call schedule: We will invite guest speakers where appropriate.   
  a.) Regularly scheduled Conference calls, every first and third Thursday at 2 PM ET: August 5 and 19, 2021 

Thomas E Sullivan, MD
Chief Medical Strategic Officer
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