The Prescription Monitoring Information Exchange (PMIX) National Architecture is an information exchange standard and related guidelines that enable interoperability between systems PDMPs use for interstate exchange of PDMP data. The architecture is comprised of a formal set of technical requirements that apply to state PDMP systems, data sharing ‘hubs’, and other exchange partners or intermediaries.
What types of members are included in the PMIX Working Group?
There shall be two types of members of the PMIX Working Group, PDMP Representatives and advisory members:
PDMP Representatives are individuals who represent PDMP Organizations. PDMP Representatives may serve on the Executive Committee and/or the Technical Architecture, Operations and Ad Hoc Subcommittees.
Advisory members may serve on the Technical Architecture, Operations and Ad Hoc Subcommittees. Advisory members’ voting authority is limited to their respective subcommittees.
How are members elected?
Ongoing elections of the Executive Committee shall satisfy the following requirements:
By the last Friday in October, each region’s state PDMP Organizations shall elect its PDMP representatives and provide the names to the Chairperson of the Executive Committee. Each region shall also identify one alternate representative.
The election of the nominees shall be overseen by the Executive Committee in accordance with guidelines established by the Executive Committee.
If there is a vacancy on the Executive Committee, the Chairperson shall appoint the alternate representative from that region as an interim member of the Executive Committee. If there is no alternate from the region to appoint, the Chairperson shall appoint a PDMP representative from within the region an interim member. Interim members shall serve the remainder of the vacated term.
Term of Office
Members of the Executive Committee shall be elected to two year terms except during the first election (see Section 4.02a)
There shall not be a limit to the number of terms an Executive Committee Member may serve.
How do you become a member of a subcommittee?
Membership of the subcommittees must be approved by the Executive Committee. Nominations for the Technical Architecture, Operations, and Ad Hoc Subcommittee shall be accepted at any time. Nominations may be made by any current Prescription Drug Monitoring Program or stakeholder group. Nominations shall be made to the Chairperson of the respective committee or the Executive Committee.