2015 Webinars


IHE International Webinars 2015

The presentations linked below were presented as a series of webinars by IHE domain committees and technical managers in 2015. They provide updates on recently developed IHE profiles intended to help implementers, especially those preparing for IHE Connectathon and Conformity Assessment testing.

IHE Patient Care Coordination (PCC) Domain Update 2015

Thursday, June 11, 2015 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CT

Speakers: Tone Southerland, Standards and Interoperability Architect, Ready Computing; Laura Heerman Langford, Director of Nursing Informatics, Intermountain Healthcare


PCC Overview:

  • Understand PCC vision, mission and strategic goals.
  • Understand new PCC profiles publishes this cycle.
  • Understand how to get involved in PCC committee work.

IHE IT Infrastructure Domain and Connectathon Snapshot

Monday, June 22, 2015 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CT

Speakers: Lynn Felhofer, ITI Technical Project Manager; Gila Pyke, IHE ITI Co-chair, Cognaissance

Recording   ITI Slides

IT Infrastructure Overview:

  • What’s new this year?
  • ITI’s families of profiles
  • How to participate in IHE
  • IHE International Membership
  • Planning & Technical Committee
  • High-level 2016 Connectathon information
  • Q&A

IHE Eye Care Domain

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 9:00 am – 10:00 am CT

Speakers: Don Van Syckle, on behalf of the American Academy of Opthalmology

Recording    Eye Care Slide Deck

Eye Care Overview:

  • To highlight the new and important developments in the IHE Eye Care Domain.
  • To provide a high level overview of the new profiles and use cases for IHE Eye Care 2015.

IHE North American Connectathon 2016 and HIMSS16 Interoperability Showcase™: An Introduction

Thursday, July 16, 10:00 am – 11:00 am CT

Visit IHE USA to view the recording.   


IHE Radiology Profiles and Scheduled Workflow Update

Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 10:00 am – 11:00 am CT

Speakers: Teri M. Sippel Schmidt, MS, Karos Health; Michael Bohl, MHA, BS, CEP, Radiology Group, PC, SC; Kinson Ho, MMath Architect, Agfa Health; Chris Lindop, GE Healthcare  

 Recording    Radiology Slides

Radiology Learning Objectives:


  • Learn how the use of Clinical Decision Support tools for Ordering Physicians information is used in Radiology and how PQRS legislation is changing in the U.S.
  • Understand the clinical use cases of where and when clinical decision support may be used when an order is created or changed
  • Obtain a high level overview of the key technical aspects of the CDS-OAT profile
  • Learn how the CDS information flows from order entry to reporting and charge posting


  • Learn how to enhance your web / mobile viewer to go beyond just viewing studies
  • Learn how a client application can use a web API to store captured images that can be integrated with the rest of the image archive
  • Learn a high level overview of the key technical aspects of the profile

SWF.b Enterprise Identity Option:

  • The SWF.b Enterprise Identity Option provides a mechanism to reference and remap Patient IDs from different Assigning Authorities across an enterprise
  • Learn how OP, DSS/OF, Modality, Image Manager and other actors are all affected by this Option”

IHE Patient Care Device (PCD) Domain Update

Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CT  

Speakers: Monroe Pattillo, IHE PCD Planning Committee Co-Chair, Practical Health Interoperability, LLC  


PCD Overview:

  • Overview of IHE PCD domain and history
  • Overview of existing PCD profiles
  • Current cycle PCD domain activities
  • Future PCD domain activities

Merger of IHE Anatomic Pathology and IHE Lab Domains:  Preparing for the Future of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 9:00 am – 10:00 am CT   

>Speakers: Mary Kennedy, Director of Clinical Informatics, College of American Pathologists; Riki Merrick, MPH, Vernetzt, LLC, Contractor to Association of Public Health Laboratories;   Raj C. Dash, MD, Vice-Chair, Pathology IT, Director, Laboratory Informatics Strategy, Medical Director, Laboratory Information Systems, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Duke Medicine

Recording    AP/Lab Slides

Domain Overview:

  • Identify the scope of practice for anatomic pathology and laboratory medicine
  • Recognize the similarities across these scopes of practice and the advantages of leveraging existing IHE profiles
  • Begin to explore the additional efforts required to manage a single unified domain
  • Gain awareness of profiles available for testing at the 2016 NA Connectathon

IHE Radiology Clinical Decision Support Order Appropriateness Tracking (CDS-OAT)

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 9:00 am – 10:00 am CT

Speakers: Teri M. Sippel Schmidt, MS, Karos Health; Michael Bohl, MHA, BS, CEP, Radiology Group, PC, SC; Jeremy Huiskamp; Julie Pekarek  

Recording   CDS-OAT Slides

Updates from the IHE Cardiology Domain

Thursday, September 3, 2015; 9:00 am – 10:00 am CT 

Speakers: Antje Schroeder, Cardiology Technical Committee Co-chair, Siemens Healthcare; Nick Gawrit, Cardiology Technical Committee Co-chair, Heartbase; Alan Katz, MD, MS, FACC, FASE, Cardiology Planninecg Committee Co-chair, Vice President, Medical Informatics, Catholic Health Services of Long Island, Director, Cardiac Imaging ST Francis Hospital, and Associate Professor of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York; Chris Melo, Interoperability Architect, Philips Healthcare; Charles Thomas, Project Manager, Cardiovascular Information Systems, Regional Heart Center University of Washington; Pamela Heller, Registry and BI Product Development; American College of Cardiology

Recording     Slides

Cardiology Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the current and recent profiles developed by the Cardiology Domain.
  • Identify five areas of interest to the Cardiology Planning Committee.
  • Discover opportunities to collaborate with other IHE Domains, as well as clinical organizations, and medical device vendors.

IHE Pharmacy Domain Update

Wednesday, September 9, 2015; 9:00 am – 10:00 am CT 

Speakers: Jürgen Brandstätter, MSc, Co-chair PHARM Planning committee, CodeWerk Software GmbH, Austria; Leonidas Tzimis, PhD, Co-chair PHARM Planning committee, EAHP, Greece  

Recording     Slides

Pharmacy Overview:

PHARM Learning Objectives:

  • Understand PHARM vision, mission and strategic goals.
  • Understand PHARM domain’s liaison and collaboration with HL7 and ISO.
  • Overview of existing PHARM profiles and Community and Hospital Pharmacy, including Community Medication Prescription and Dispense, Hospital Medication Workflow, Medication Treatment Plan

Overview of other PHARM domain activities, including Supply Chain, EHIR

Understand how PHARM work benefits the pharmacists.

How to get involved in PHARM committee work.

IHE Quality, Research and Public Health (QRPH) Domain Update

Friday, September 11, 2015, 10:00 am – 11:30 am CT  

Speakers:  Michelle Williamson, RN, MSIS, CPHIT, Co-Chair IHE QRPH Planning Committee, Senior Health Informatics Scientist, CDC/National Center for Health Statistics; Derek Ritz, P.Eng., CPHIMS-CA, ecGroup Inc.; Bob Joliffe, MSc, University of Oslo; Lara Tramontan, PhD, Arsenal.IT; Mauro Zanardini, MS, Arsenal.IT; Lisa R. Nelson, MS, MBA, Lantana Consulting Group; Xidong Deng, PhD, Centers for Disease Control; Lori Reed-Fourquet, eHealthSigns

Recording    Slides

QRPH Learning Objectives:

  • Attendees will learn about expressing integrated care pathways (ICP) using the Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) standard and how to employ IHE based HIE’s to operationalize ICPs to provide valuable population health outcomes.
  • Attendees will learn about a new DEX profile option to allow Research, Public Health, Epidemiology or Quality Reporting Organizations to query a clinical community for clinical data in a Cross-Enterprise Document Sharing (XDS) environment by understanding which data types are in which documents.
  • Attendees will learn about building a standardized infrastructure using IHE profiles to enable exchange of clinical data between healthcare providers and secondary users (such as research, population and health service management, and quality assurance) in a standard, privacy-enabled, reliable and secure way.
  • Attendees will learn the use case scenarios and challenges for the Public Health Newborn Hearing Screening quality measure and how to employ the profile to produce digital quality measures and the benefits of implementing QME-EH.
  • Attendees will learn the use cases surrounding aggregate data exchange (ADX) and how to use the profile to define and validate SDMX based jurisdiction-specific metadata using standardized tools and generate schema for ADX data payloads.
  • Attendees will learn about capture and communication of care management and population health monitoring information for healthy weight and the ability to communicate occupational health information and risk factors for healthy weight.

IHE North America Connectathon 2016:  Registration Kickoff

Monday, September 14, 10:30 am – 11:30 am CT

Visit IHE USA to view the recording.