Trust Bundle Sub Work Group
Table of Contents
Weekly Meeting Information
To join the online meeting use the following information:
Meeting Number: 311 387 955
Meeting Password: direct
To join the meeting in an audio-only mode use the following information:
Please Dial: 888-998-2663
If you have any trouble joining the meeting email []
- The Trust Bundle IG Call for Consensus Round 2 is closed, the Trust Bundle IG was consensus approved by the community.
- The Trust Bundle IG Call for Consensus Round 1 has been closed.
Definitions and Scope:
Trust Community: Trust Communities are formed by organizations electing to follow a common set of policies and processes related to health information exchange. Examples of these policies are identity proofing policies, certificate management policies, HIPAA compliance processes etc.
Trust Community Profile: A Trust Community can create multiple sets of policies and processes and enforce these sets of policies on selected organizations who want to conform. For e.g A Trust Community can create a set of policies and processes which organizations have to conform to for regular treatment related use cases, a different set of policies and processes that organizations have to conform to for Behavioral Health related use cases and so on. These sets of policies and processes are called as Trust Community Profiles. The word “Profile” indicates a set of policies and processes.
Trust Bundle: Trust Bundle is a collection of Direct Trust Anchors within a Trust Community that conform to a Trust Community Profile. Trust Anchor’s of member organizations who have elected to conform to a Trust Community Profile are included in the Trust Bundle for that particular Trust Community Profile.
The Trust Bundle sub-work group is responsible to determine the technical approach to distribute Direct Trust Bundles between Trust Communities. The work group will
- Document the technical approach (protocols, standards, data structure etc) for Trust Bundle distribution in the form of an Implementation Guide.
- Collaborate with Trust Communities to pilot the Implementation Guide.
- Refine the Implementation Guide based on feedback from the pilots.
The following aspects are out-of-scope for the Trust Bundle sub-work group.
- Trust Anchor management policies (Addition/Removal/Modification etc) within a Trust Bundle.
- Business Processes and/or Governance of the Trust Community or any of the organizations participating in the Trust Community.
Consensus Approved Artifacts
The following artifacts have been consensus approved.
Workspace and Reference Materials
The following table lists some of the artifacts that will be useful for the community to complete the sub-work group charter.
|A list of user stories that were used to identify the need for Trust Bundle distributions.|
|The wiki page will be used to facilitated the technical approach discussions related to trust bundle distribution.|
|The presentations that were part of the Direct Scalable Trust Forum organized by ONC in Nov 2012 and the meeting summary and outputs which resulted in the Trust Bundle and other sub work groups are part of this presentation.|
|The current Implementation Guide that is under work and will be eventually finalized.|
|The landing page for the Trust Bundle Pilots.|
Meeting Materials and Notes
All of the meeting materials and notes from the meetings will be posted in this table for future reference.
Work Group Members and Attendance Tracker