Data Driven Workers Compensation System Advisory Committee

Department of Labor & Industry July 27, 2006

1. Welcome and Introductions
Cindy Valentine Patricia Todd

2. Advisory Committee Charter and Ground Rules 3. Kickoff Comments 4. Overview of Current WC Process
Williams Todd Scott Brener Jana Patricia Jim Waldo

5. Preliminary DDWC Vision 6. Feedback and Discussion 7. Establish Meeting Schedule
Cindy Valentine

8. Followup Actions



Advisory Committee Charter Charter
► Advisory in nature ► Informal process ► Provide your expertise and perspective ► Point of contact – help us identify and invite
other participants as necessary


Advisory Committee Ground Rules Ground Rules
► Respect each other’s perspectives ► Meetings are public ► This is a large group – everyone help to use
time efficiently

► Everyone has the opportunity to speak once
before anyone speaks a second time

► Use Parking Lot – record out-of-scope
concerns and move on!

DDWC Project Organization
DDWC Steering Committee - Scott Brener - Cindy Valentine - Patricia Todd - Jana Williams - Carol Pankow - Marybeth Stoltz

Project Sponsor Patricia Todd Cindy Valentine, Project Manager; Jana Williams, Business Project Manager; Matt Frigaard, AVT Project Manager, Business /Data Analyst DLI Work Unit Liaisons (1 per WC Work Unit) TBD

Jim Waldo, Client Partner / Business Architect

Jim Polakowski, Technology Architect

Marlo Dahl, Workers Compensation SME

DDWC Advisory Committee

Other External Stakeholders (TBD)


Data Driven Workers Compensation System Preliminary Vision
Department of Labor & Industry v.1 July 27, 2006

Vision for Data Driven Workers Compensation System

We will transform the Workers Compensation business process from a forms based to a data driven system.

Objectives for the Data Driven Workers Compensation System Overall objective:

► Improve the delivery, quality, and
efficiency of Workers Compensation in Minnesota.


Objectives for the Data Driven Workers Compensation System
This phase:

► Determine the impact to the workers
compensation community and stakeholders of evolving from a forms-based process to one driven by data.

► Identify statutory, process and business
changes inherent in this change.

► Create high-level requirements. ► Provide the technical roadmap for achieving
our goal.

Initial Business Process Scope Assumptions

► We are addressing how we capture,
exchange and utilize data in the Workers Compensation process
– Inside DLI walls – External stakeholder participation

► Driver is efficiency and effectiveness
– For all stakeholders


Principles, Constraints and Assumptions
► Principle: We will seek to define changes in capturing, utilizing
and exchanging Workers Compensation data that will benefit our stakeholders.

► Principle: We are all stewards of the data, and should use it
judiciously for best benefit.

► Constraint: Data practices. ► Constraint: Data security. ► Constraint: Current Workers Compensation statute and rule. ► Assumption: The current process for acquiring data should be

► Assumption: There is a technology component to the ultimate

► Assumption: All of us have a stake in the Workers