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Past Advisory Groups and Committees

Clinical Quality Metrics Registry User Group

The CQMR user group was a forum to share information and updates and get users’ feedback about the CQMR. The user group launched in March 2020 and is anticipated to meet quarterly by webinar. This user group was suspended with the freeze of CQMR in 2020. 

Clinical Quality Metrics Registry Subject Matter Expert Workgroup

The Clinical Quality Metrics Registry Subject Matter Expert (CQMR SME) Workgroup met from February 2018 through October 2019. The Workgroup provided expertise and input on program and technical considerations during implementation of Oregon's CQMR. The CQMR SME Workgroup web page contains background and materials from the Workgroup’s meetings. 

Common Credentialing Advisory Group

The Common Credentialing Advisory Group (CCAG) was established by Senate Bill 604 (2013). SB 604 required OHA to establish a program and database that provides credentialing organizations access to information necessary to credential all health care practitioners in Oregon.

The Oregon Common Credentialing Program was suspended effective July 25, 2018. You can learn more about the program and why it was suspended at its website.

CCAG met as planned on August 1, 2018 and has since gone on hiatus.

Network of Networks Technical Definitions Group

The Network of Networks Technical Definitions Group is a workgroup formed by the Health Information Technology Oversight Council (HITOC). 

The Network of Networks Technical Definitions Group includes members of the HCOP and additional stakeholders, and began meeting in late summer 2018. It is advising OHA staff in developing foundational concepts and definitions around achieving statewide health information sharing across different networks, informed by Oregon’s HIE environment. It will also provide ongoing technical advice.

Visit the Network of Networks Technical Definitions group web page for a list of members, meeting schedules and materials.

HIT Task Force

The Health Information Technology Task Force made recommendations to the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) on key components of a multi-year state Health Information Technology and Health Information Exchange business plan framework to support Oregon’s health system transformation efforts. They met from from September through November 2013. Learn more on the HIT Task Force Meeting page. 

Network of Networks Definitions Group

HITOC is developing a set of strategies to connect and coordinate the various exchange efforts in Oregon through an initiative called the Network of Networks. This model envisions collaborative work around establishing common rules of the road, developing requisite technical and legal frameworks, and developing and/or adopting enabling infrastructure to support cross-network exchange. The Network of Networks is a key part of HITOC’s strategy to promote statewide health information exchange (HIE), as described in HITOC’s 2017-2020 Strategic Plan (see pages 29-33).

HITOC chartered a Network of Networks Technical Definitions Group and Advisory Group to begin exploratory work on the Network of Networks concept. The Technical Definitions Group began meeting in late summer 2018. It is advising OHA staff in developing foundational concepts and definitions, informed by Oregon’s HIE environment, to support the Advisory Group’s work. It will also provide ongoing technical advice to the Advisory Group.

For a list of members, meeting schedule, and materials, please visit the Network of Networks page.

2010 - 2011 Oregon's HIE Strategic and Operational Plans Workgroups

The Oregon's HIE Strategic and Operational Plans workgroups were formed by the Health Information Technology Oversight Council (HITOC). They took a deeper dive into operational details for Oregon's HIE Strategic and Operational Plans that were submitted to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in August 2010. The workgroups delivered their recommendations to HITOC on key legal policies, a sustainable finance plan and technology standards and services in spring 2011. 

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