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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 12, 2008 / Notices 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. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES SUMMARY: In accordance with section l0(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 4, 2008, 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 March 21, 2008. 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. Ms. Campbell’s 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:30 Mar 11, 2008 Jkt 214001 II. Agenda On Friday, April 4, 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 AHRQ director will present her update on current research, programs, and initiatives. The agenda will include an introduction of new Council members, discussion of a strategy for expanding measure development, and a discussion of program priorities for the 2010 budget. 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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).

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section l0(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 4, 2008, 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 March 21, 2008. 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. Ms. Campbell's 
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, April 4, 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 AHRQ director will present her update on current 
research, programs, and initiatives. The agenda will include an 
introduction of new Council members, discussion of a strategy for 
expanding measure development, and a discussion of program priorities 
for the 2010 budget. The final agenda will be available on the AHRQ Web 
site at http;//www.ahrq.gov no later than March 31, 2008.

    Dated: February 29, 2008.
Carolyn M. Clancy,
Director.
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