Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality, 11670 [06-2189]

Download as PDF 11670 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 45 / Wednesday, March 8, 2006 / Notices dollar amount of the total costs of the project or program that will be financed by non-governmental sources. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 3. Reporting Requirements Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality The applicant must provide HHS with an original, plus two hard copies, as well as an electronic copy of the following reports in English: 1. A quarterly progress report, due no less than 30 days after the end of each quarter of the budget period. The progress report for the third quarter of the year will serve as the non-competing continuation application. The quarterly progress report must contain the following elements: a. Activities and Objectives for the Current Budget Period; b. Financial Progress for the Current Budget Period; c. Proposed Activity Objectives for the New Budget Period; d. Budget; e. Measures of Effectiveness; and f. Additional Requested Information. 2. 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DATES: The meeting will be held on Friday, April 7, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is open to the public. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 800, the Department of Health and Human Services, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah Queenan, Coordinator of the Advisory Council, at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, Maryland, 20850, (301) 427–1330. For press-related information, please contact Karen Migdail at (301) 427–1855. If sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed, please contact Mr. Donald L. Inniss, Director, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Program, Program Support Center, on (301) 443–1144 no later than March 24, 2006. Agenda, roster, and minutes from previous council meetings are available from Ms. Bonnie Campbell, Committee Management Officer, Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, Maryland, 20850. Ms. Campbell’s phone number is (301) 427–1554. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Purpose Section 921 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 299c) established the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality. In accordance with its statutory mandate, the Council is to advise the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), on matters related to actions of the Agency to enhance the quality, improve the outcomes, reduce the costs of health care services, improve access to such services through scientific research, and to promote improvements in clinical practice and in the PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 organization, financing, and delivery of health care services. The Council is composed of members of the public appointed by the Secretary, and Federal ex-officio members. II. Agenda On Friday, April 7, 2006, the meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. with the call to order by the Council Chair. The agenda will include the Director’s update on the status of the Agency’s current research, programs, and initiatives; a discussion of ambulatory care safety; and the findings on breast cancer from AHRQ’s Effective Healthcare initiative. The official agenda will be available on AHRQ’s Web site at http://www.ahrq.gov no later than March 31, 2006. The meeting will adjourn at 4 p.m. Dated: February 27, 2006. Carolyn M. Clancy, Director. [FR Doc. 06–2189 Filed 3–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Clinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee: Notice of Charter Renewal This gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research 
and Quality

AGENCY: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, this notice announces a meeting of the National Advisory 
Council for Healthcare Research and Quality.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Friday, April 7, 2006, from 8:30 
a.m. to 4 p.m. and is open to the public.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 800, the Department of 
Health and Human Services, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 
Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah Queenan, Coordinator of the 
Advisory Council, at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 
540 Gaither Road, Rockville, Maryland, 20850, (301) 427-1330. For 
press-related information, please contact Karen Migdail at (301) 427-
1855.
    If sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodation 
for a disability is needed, please contact Mr. Donald L. Inniss, 
Director, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Program, Program 
Support Center, on (301) 443-1144 no later than March 24, 2006. Agenda, 
roster, and minutes from previous council meetings are available from 
Ms. Bonnie Campbell, Committee Management Officer, Agency for 
Healthcare Quality and Research, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, Maryland, 
20850. Ms. Campbell's phone number is (301) 427-1554.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Purpose

    Section 921 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 299c) 
established the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and 
Quality. In accordance with its statutory mandate, the Council is to 
advise the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and 
the Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), on 
matters related to actions of the Agency to enhance the quality, 
improve the outcomes, reduce the costs of health care services, improve 
access to such services through scientific research, and to promote 
improvements in clinical practice and in the organization, financing, 
and delivery of health care services.
    The Council is composed of members of the public appointed by the 
Secretary, and Federal ex-officio members.

II. Agenda

    On Friday, April 7, 2006, the meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. 
with the call to order by the Council Chair. The agenda will include 
the Director's update on the status of the Agency's current research, 
programs, and initiatives; a discussion of ambulatory care safety; and 
the findings on breast cancer from AHRQ's Effective Healthcare 
initiative. The official agenda will be available on AHRQ's Web site at 
http://www.ahrq.gov no later than March 31, 2006.
    The meeting will adjourn at 4 p.m.

    Dated: February 27, 2006.
Carolyn M. Clancy,
Director.
[FR Doc. 06-2189 Filed 3-7-06; 8:45 am]
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