WSR 08-06-055



(Industrial Insurance Medical Advisory Committee)

[ Filed February 29, 2008, 1:58 p.m. ]

Industrial Insurance Medical Advisory Committee Meeting

Date: April 10, 2008
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Washington Mutual Leadership Center at Cedarbrook
Simply Cedar Conference Room
18525 36th Avenue South
SeaTac, WA 98188


*Denotes an expected action item

Time and Lead Topic Desired Outcome
1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Gary Franklin, MD, MPH Welcome and introductions

Review day's agenda

Get settled, oriented, and ready to do the day's business.
*1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Josh Morse, BS

Electrodiagnostic studies (EDS) policy presentation Review EDS laws, rules, and draft policy; clarify recommendation options.
*1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Josh Morse, BS

Public comment on EDS options Take public comment on draft policy.
*2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Josh Morse, BS

Final discussion and vote on EDS policy IIMAC members vote on what to recommend for EDS policy.
2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Simone Javaher, BSN, MPA

Prioritization of practice guidelines Provide information about factors to consider when prioritizing guideline selection.
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break
*3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Gary Franklin, MD, MPH

Committee chair and vice-chair

Review of chair/vice-chair duties


Nominee comments

Election of chair/vice-chair by ballot

Allow opportunity for interested persons to come forward, share their ideas and vision, and complete nominations.

Elect chair and vice-chair.

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Gary Franklin, MD, MPH

Update on health technology clinical committee and lumbar fusion guidelines Share information with committee members.
*4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Gary Franklin, MD, MPH

Future topics and subcommittee formation (ad hoc or standing) for guideline development (meet between quarterly IIMAC meetings) Committee chair, DLI, and committee members decide approach to subcommittees including leadership.
4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Wrap-up and next meeting preview Leave with next steps in mind.

Meeting Materials (to be e-mailed no later than April 1st)

Slide handouts for guideline prioritization Summary of HTCC fusion/discography outcome
Slide handouts for EDS options
Final IIMAC bylaws
Chair and vice-chair ballots

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