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Vision

To support an innovative collaborative community of public- and private-sector entities, including suppliers of eHealth solutions, working toward the shared objective of developing, deploying, and using eHealth science and technology to empower individuals, support care, improve clinical outcomes, enhance patient safety and improve the health of populations.

Announcements

Interoperability of EHR WG
During the month of April, the Interoperability of EHR WG will only meet twice during the following dates:
  • Wednesday, April 9th
  • Wednesday, April 23rd

The latest epSOS/C-CDA Comparative Analysis spreadsheet can be viewed here: https://docs.google.com/a/esacinc.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AmrxdaeLhHzXdDlqZXFZZ2Y3OU5RbjJMODRpb3JXaWc&usp=drive_web#gid=0

Workforce Development WG
The final Baseline Skills spreadsheet can be accessed by downloading this file:
The final Direct Patient Care Intermediate spreadsheet can be accessed by downloading this file:

The latest Direct Patient Care Basic spreadsheet can be accessed by downloading this file:

The master competency matrix will all the different EU and US silos is available for viewing in two (2) formats for your convenience.
  • Please click here to access the Google Doc Version
  • Please click here to access the Microsoft Excel version

Upcoming Meetings

Interoperability of EHR Work Group
Workforce Development Work Group
This webinar is held on selected Wednesday's, from 10:00am - 11:00am (EDT)/15:00 (BST)/16:00 (CEST)/ 17:00 (EEST)
This webinar is held every Thursday, from
10:00am - 11:00am (EDT)/15:00 (BST)/16:00 (CEST)/ 17:00 (EEST)
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    • Please view this brief tutorial to help guide you through the "GoToWebinar" software registration process.
  • Participants can EITHER use VoIP or call in from their telephone but NOT both. Review the Audio Checklist for tips on using your computer's microphone and speakers with "GoToWebinar."
  • All participants will enter the call in "AUDIO ONLY" mode- the Host will then unmute each participant AFTER they enter the call and request the participant to mute themselves.
  • Please visit the Project Meeting Artifacts for archived meeting materials.

Initiative Contacts

Interoperability of EHR
US Point of Contacts
Mera Choi
Mera.Choi@hhs.gov
Jamie Parker
jamie.parker@esacinc.com
Gayathri Jayawardena
gayathri.jayawardena@esacinc.com
Amanda Merrill
amanda.merrill@accenturefederal.com
Emily Mitchell
emily.d.mitchell@accenturefederal.com
John Feikema
John.Feikema@hhs.gov
Mark Roche, MD
mrochemd@gmail.com
Virginia Riehl
virginia.riehl@verizon.net
EU Point of Contacts
Benoit Abeloos
Benoit.ABELOOS@ec.europa.eu
Frank Cunningham
frank.cunningham@ec.europa.eu
Catherine Chronaki
chronaki@gmail.com
UK Point of Contacts
TBD


Workforce Development
US Point of Contacts
Mera Choi
Mera.Choi@hhs.gov
Chitra Mohla
Chitra.Mohla@hhs.gov
Jamie Parker
jamie.parker@esacinc.com
Gayathri Jayawardena
gayathri.jayawardena@esacinc.com
Amanda Merrill
amanda.merrill@accenturefederal.com
Emily Mitchell
emily.d.mitchell@accenturefederal.com
EU Point of Contacts
Benoit Abeloos
Benoit.ABELOOS@ec.europa.eu
Frank Cunningham
frank.cunningham@ec.europa.eu
Mary Cleary
mary@ics.ie

Call to Action Task Summary

Key:
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Interoperable Electronic


Identify Project Champions
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Development of use cases/user stories

Perform Vocabulary Analysis

Perform Infrastructure Alignment

Perform Patient Mediated Exchange Analysis

Perform Healthcare provider Mediated Exchange analysis

Perform Analysis of Clinical Models

Perform policy analysis (eIdentification, health data privacy and security).

Semantic and syntactic mapping of scenario related health data

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Skilled eHealth/health IT Workforce and eHealth proficiencies


Identify Project Champions
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Completed analysis of competencies required by the diverse healthcare and eHealth/health IT workforce

(a) professionals in the field

(b) academic track for new professionals

(c) all staff in healthcare delivery, management, administration and support

Identify and create curricula that address the competencies identified in the US and EU

Provide appropriate arrangements

Identify and develop procedures

Ensure recognition of Health Informatics as a distinct profession

Explore new models of education/employer collaboration

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Participating Countries

TBA