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December 13, 2016 - Meeting Cancellation until Tue, Jan 10, 2017

Please note that the Lab US Realm meetings are canceled until January 10th, 2017 to allow time for ballot review and comment by the community. Thanks to all who have given so much time and effort to make the major updates and further harmonization across the IGs. We will resume with the Tuesday 3PM-5PM ET and Thursday 3-4PM ET meeting schedule at that time.




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December 4January 10, 2016 2017 - Lab US Realm IGs Delivered to HL7 for January Ballot CycleThanks to all who have given so much time and effort to make the major updates and further harmonization across the IGs, all three IGs (eDOS, LOI, and LRI) along with updated Value Sets and Companion Guide were submitted to and accepted by HL7 for inclusion in the January 2017 Ballot cycle. Ballot Comment Reconciliations Begin Today 

Meetings resume today at 3PM ET at the above logistics to being the process of dispositioning ballot comments, the first order of business will be to assess the number and type (if known) of comments received and define a schedule to address them across the Tuesday and Thursday meetings.

July 11 - ACLA shares eDOS implementation cost study with ONC.  The American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) publicly posted a letter to Steve Posnack of ONC containing the results of a study that details the cost benefits that accrue to the adoption of eDOS by laboratories and EHR vendors by drastically reducing the number of custom interfaces and associated deployment and maintenance costs. ACLA has also made available the spreadsheet and data used to calculate the savings, which supports entry of local values to calculate site-specific estimates of potential savings. Please visit the ACLA site for more information: 



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The standing agenda (subject to change) for the Tuesday calls is disposition of all open STU comments (see links below), and activities related to the preparation of the suite for the January 2017 ballot cycle.