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Program Committees

Data Standards Committee

The Data Standards Committee coordinates data standards activities for the Consortium, which includes the work of the Healthcare Services Data Reporting Guide, and the Payer Typology sub-committees.

Payer Typology Sub-Committee

The Payer Typology Committee was formed to develop the Source of Payment Typology Classification System to enable public health agencies and researchers to consistently compare payment data across jurisdictions, data collection initiatives and different types of providers.

Health Care Services Data Reporting Guide Sub-Committee

The Health Care Service Data Reporting Guide Committee (HCSDR Guide Committee) coordinates and facilitates the maintenance of an implementation guide for reporting health care service data.

Nationwide Health Information Network Committee

The NHIN Committee fosters awareness, partnerships and collaboration at the local, state and national levels in the development of the regional health information exchanges.

Privacy, Security & Data Exchange Committee

The Privacy, Security & Data Exchange Committee focuses on addressing patient privacy and security issues in health information exchanges for public health and health services research purposes.

Communications & Outreach Committee

The Communications & Outreach Committee develops strategies to market and disseminate the Consortium's activities and products through various means and focused outreach in the public health and healthcare community.

Professional Education Committee

The Professional Education Committee is responsible for the development of educational forums on public health informatics and health information technology standards for public health and healthcare workforce. The Committee maintains the PHDSC Web-based Resource Center of educational modules on public health and health information technology applications.