AGENDA

SOS Rx

Clearinghouse of Safe Practices for Outpatient Medication Use

March 31, 2004

9 – 4 PM EST

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Choate Room, First Floor

1779 Massachusetts Ave, NW

Washington, DC

 

 

 

9 - 9:05           Welcome – Linda F. Golodner, President, National Consumers League; Lou Diamond, Medstat

 

9:05 - 9:15       Introductions – Group

 

9:15 - 9:20       Objective of the meeting – Lou Diamond 

 

9:20 – 9:45      Background

             SOS Rx – Linda Golodner

             AHRQ experience with the CPG Clearinghouse – Jean Slutsky, AHRQ

 

9:45 – 11:30     Defining the scope of the clearinghouse:

1) Identify what are safe practices, or the criteria for including a “safe practice”

2) Determine how much of clearinghouse will be passive or active, or how much of the clearinghouse will lead to dissemination of the safe practices

   ------                         3) Opportunity to provide a consumer translation of practices

 

11:30–11:40     BREAK          

 

11:40–12:40     Define operational model of the clearinghouse:  private, public, or a partnership of public/private.  Develop criteria for operational competence to house such a clearinghouse. 

 

12:40-1:00       Lunch Break

 

1:00 –1:30        Governance model – who will oversee the clearinghouse

 

1:30- 2:00        Coordination and integration with any other similar efforts in the patient safety arena.

 

2:00-2:30         Develop budget – large-scale, detailed potential budget to be discussed later

 

2:30- 2:40        BREAK

 

2:40–3:00         Potential funding sources

 

3:00- 3:30        Develop outline of a RFP for housing the clearinghouse – based on a summary of this meeting

 

3:30 – 4:00       Next Steps  - Lou Diamond

 

4:00--- Adjourn

 

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