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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, November 9, 2007, from 9 
a.m. to 3 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Eisenberg Conference Center, 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, 
Rockville, Maryland 20850.

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 November 2, 2007. The 
agenda, roster, and minutes are available from Ms. Bonnie Campbell, 
Committee Management Officer, Agency for Healthcare Research and 
Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, Maryland 20850. Her phone number 
is (301) 427-1554.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Purpose

    The National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality 
was established in accordance with Section 921 (now Section 931) of the 
Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 299c). 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, November 9, the Council meeting will convene at 9 a.m., 
with the call to order by the Council Chair and approval of previous 
Council minutes. The Director, AHRQ, will present her update on AHRQ's 
current research, programs, and initiatives. The agenda will include a 
discussion of the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports, 
needed research on Health Care Value and Capacity Building. The 
official agenda will be available on AHRQ's Web site at http://
www.ahrq.gov no later than November 2, 2007.

    Dated: October 5, 2007.
Carolyn M. Clancy,
Director.
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