Good suggestions, Bob. (01)
1. I have starting a wiki page for this potential pilot project. See:
2. As for the meeting, I have set up the call for Tue 2005.02.01 10:30am
PST / 1:30pm EST. See:
Anyone interested to participate and contribute (or observe) are welcomed. (04)
RSVP. Sign yourselves up on the wiki pages mentioned above. (05)
Bob Smith wrote Fri, 28 Jan 2005 09:01:04 -0800:
> Hello Peter,
> Thanks for the alert about "some concrete work".
> Extending that metaphor, construction projects, if they are to have a good
> chance of success, begins with a proposal design phase where the primary
> project objectives, expected results, roles and relationships are discussed
> until convergence is cemented sufficiently.
> Two suggestions: 1) can you setup a Phase Two Project Planning page, and
> 2) can you arrange a scheduled conference call
> It is possible and feasible to hold a phone conference call on Monday or
> Tuesday of next week, and to begin thinking about a project agenda page on
> which those interested can post key questions, possible ambiguities,
> statements of interests and capabilities, etc.?
> Bob (07)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: health-ont-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:health-ont-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Peter P. Yim
> Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2005 6:57 PM
> To: health-ont@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [health-ont] Re: Need Help with Health Domains Ontology (Followup
> I should have moved the discussion to this ([health-ont]) forum. Missed
> that myself, earlier.
> Therefore, attention NHIN-RFI team members ... some concrete work is
> coming up. If you plan to participate, but are running into short term
> availability issues, please post here so that Bob, Brand, Mark and I (or
> whoever is going to be coordinating the specific upcoming tasks) could
> plan and schedule things optimally.
> -- (08)
> Peter P. Yim wrote Thu, 27 Jan 2005 09:55:55 -0800:
>>Thank you for making the concrete (and actionable) suggestions to
>>FHA-ONCHIT. This is wonderful!
>> > ... hope we can discuss this in either today's meeting ... or in
>> > a separate conference call soon.
>>Brand, we already have a planned "invited speaker" session today. Maybe
>>we can make this discussion the key agenda item for next week's call
>>(i.e. the 2005.02.03 ontolog call that starts 1:30pm EST / 10:30am PST),
>>if that is OK with you. If you prefer that even sooner (or have a
>>conflict), please suggest one or two time slots that would work for you.
>>That said, since we have Conrad Bock from NIST speaking today, and
>>Conrad has been NIST's representative on the HL7 Clinical Decision
>>Support Technical Committee, we would likely touch upon some
>>health-related discussion anyway. (However, that might not happen until
>>the "open discussion" segment of the session, which probably would be
>>after 2:15pm your time. Unfortunate!)
>>More specifically, since your suggested examples will be in SUMO, I'd
>>like to find out about Adam Pease's availability too [attn: Adam: please
>>advise, as I remember you saying that you may not be available for a few
>>weeks at our last call.]
>>Brand Niemann wrote Thu, 27 Jan 2005 11:50:17 -0500:
>>>I attended the Federal Health Architecture-ONCHIT Meeting on Health
>>>Domains yesterday (see attached background presentaton and
>>>spreadsheet) and made the following suggestions for moving forward
>>>jointly (Ontolog/SICoP) and in the context of the RFI (for which they
>>>have about 500 responses) as follows:
>>>(1) show how their 5 basic domains and examples under each can be
>>>mapped to say SUMO-WordNet; and
>>>(2) how some examples of domain ontologies mentioned in the RFI
>>>would/or would not map well to (1) above.
>>>They really liked this suggestion (maybe I could have worded it
>>>better), but this would show how you could help them and set the stage
>>>for a presentation to them soon if you are agreeable.
>>>I am sure that you could offer significant improvements to their
>>>Health Domains structure - e.g., it looks like it might more logically
>>>all fall under say Health Care with subclasses like Access,
>>>Information, Administration, Services, Research, Education, etc., but
>>>your are the experts at this, not me, and also need to be compatible
>>>with the health domain ontologies that are already out there that
>>>would fall under this upper domain.
>>>I hope we can discuss this in either today's meeting (I have to break
>>>off about 2:15 for another meeting) or in a separate conference call
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