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Definition of Electronic Health Information (EHI) and Designated Record Set (DRS) Task Group

Experts across a wide range stakeholders types assembled to facilitate a constructive information sharing dialogue.

An Information Sharing Workgroup Task Group – Definition of EHI and DRS

This Task Group will build on the work started by AHIMA, EHRA, and AMIA to better understand the scope of EHI that must be included in a response to a request under information blocking, including defining what data elements and types are included in the definition of DRS, as well as identifying operational approaches from varying perspectives (e.g., the data elements that must be supported by developers).

Task Group activities and deliverables will include:

Definition of EHI and DRS Task Group Roster

If you would like to receive more information about this work group, contact us.

Associations and Orgs – Health IT Community

Jeff Coughlin, HIMSS

Cynthia Morton, NASL

Lauren Riplinger, AHIMA

Andrew Tomlinson, AHIMA


Consumers / Data Requesters

Deven McGraw, Ciitizen



Rita Bowen, MRO Corporation

Alex Desilets, eClinicalWorks, LLC

Peggy Frizzell, Flatiron Health

Stephanie Jamison, Greenway Health

Josh Mast, Oracle Cerner

Alya Simmons, Epic (As of 6/30/22)

Health Information Networks and Service Providers

Daniel Kim, Surescripts

Morgan Landerman, OCHIN

Pat Russell, eHealth Exchange

Alan Swenson, Carequality

Sylvia Trujillo, OCHIN


Nancy Beavin, Humana

Kellie Greer, Evernorth

Desla Mancilla, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

Health Providers/Physicians

Jeffrey Alex, UPMC

Roberta Baranda, Valley Children’s Healthcare

Casey Bryson, University of Kansas Health System

Hilary Greer, HCA

Scott Haas, UPMC

William Humphrey, HCA

Jim Jirjis, HCA

Steven Lane, Sutter Health

Bridget Leon, Mayo Clinic

Eric Liederman, Kaiser Permenente

Virginia Lorenzi, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Lori Richter, CommonSpirit

Matthew Shafiroff, White Plains Hospital

Sid Thornton, Intermountain Healthcare

Valerie Wilson, HCA

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