December 9, 2019 - 9:00am

Health and Human Services Commission, Brown-Heatly Building, Public Hearing Room
4900 North Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78751

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  1. Call to order and logistics
  2. Welcome and introductions
  3. Approval of March 1, 2019, and June 14, 2019, meeting minutes
  4. Vice-Chair election
  5. HHS update from HHS Executive Commissioner
  6. Bylaws revisions
  7. e-Health Advisory Committee (eHAC) status and membership update
  8. Telemedicine update
  9. Implementation of pediatric tele-connectivity program for rural Texas update
  10. National provider identifier and Texas provider identifier follow-up
  11. BREAK
  12. Presentation on current status and future of interoperability in the United States
  13. eHAC interoperability subcommittee update
  14. eHAC telemedicine, telehealth, and telemonitoring subcommittee update
  15. eHAC annual report update
  16. LUNCH
  17. Effective use of the Texas Prescription Monitoring Program
  18. Health Information Technology (HIT) strategic plan update
  19. Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment program transition plan update
  20. Disaster response in HIT
  21. Support for HIETexas as an electronic connection in healthcare
  22. Public comment
  23. Next meeting planning
  24. Adjourn

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Adriana Rhames, Program Specialist, Office of e-Health Coordination, 512-491-5557,

This meeting is open to the public.  No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this meeting.

People with disabilities who wish to attend the meeting and require auxiliary aids or services should contact Rhames at 512-491-5557 or at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.