Solicitation for Written Comments on the Development of Healthy People 2020, 46298-46299 [E8-18299]

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AGENCY: Authority: 42 U.S.C. 200u. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Total response burden 100 100 0 BILLING CODE 4150–32–P SUMMARY: The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), Office of Public Health and Science (OPHS), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is soliciting written comments on key elements of Healthy People 2020, including the vision, mission, overarching goals and framework. Every 10 years, through the Healthy People initiative, HHS leverages scientific insights and lessons from the past decade, along with the new knowledge of current data, trends, and innovations to develop the next iteration of national health promotion and disease prevention objectives. Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for promoting health and preventing disease. Since 1979, Healthy People has set and monitored national health objectives to meet a broad range of health needs, encourage 17:25 Aug 07, 2008 Average burden per response (in hours) Usability Test .................................... Confidentiality Agreement ................ Screener ........................................... Mary Oliver-Anderson, Office of the Secretary, Paperwork Reduction Act Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–18346 Filed 8–7–08; 8:45 am] VerDate Aug<31>2005 Number of responses per respondent Number of respondents Instrument/form name Jkt 214001 collaborations across sectors, guide individuals toward making informed health decisions, and measure the impact of our prevention and health promotion activities. Healthy People 2020 will reflect assessments of major risks to health and wellness, changing public health priorities, and emerging issues related to our nation’s health preparedness and prevention. Background: The Healthy People process is inclusive: its strength is directly tied to collaboration. The development process strives to maximize transparency, public input and stakeholder dialogue to ensure that Healthy People 2020 is relevant to diverse public health needs and seizes opportunities to achieve its goals. Since its inception, Healthy People has become a broad-based, public engagement initiative with thousands of citizens helping to shape it at every step along the way. Drawing on the expertise of a Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020 and public input, Healthy People will organize and establish a framework to address risk factors and determinants of health and the diseases and disorders that are affecting our communities. Public participation will shape Healthy People 2020, its purpose, goals, organization, and action plans. HHS has sought input from communities and stakeholders across the nation through six regional meetings and is soliciting written public comments on the development of Healthy People 2020 through an online public comment database. As a national initiative, Healthy People’s success depends on a coordinated commitment to improve the health of the nation. Individuals may PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 subscribe to the listserv at: http:// www.healthypeople.gov/Contact for the latest information on Healthy People 2020 and to receive email notices of related Healthy People 2020. Healthy People 2020 will be released in twophases. The vision, mission, overarching goals, and organizing framework will be released in late 2008early 2009. A year later, in January 2010, the specific Healthy People 2020 objectives with baselines and targets will be released. DATES: In order for comments on the proposed vision, mission, overarching goals, and framework for Healthy People 2020 to be considered by the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020, written comments must be submitted via the Internet at the Healthy People Web site http:// www.healthypeople.gov/hp2020/ comments by the close of business Eastern Daylight Time on September 2, 2008. Comments submitted to the Web site after September 2, 2008 and before September 15, 2008 will be considered by HHS but not reviewed by the Secretary’s Advisory Committee. ADDRESSES: The proposed vision, mission, overarching goals, and framework for Healthy People 2020 can be viewed and commented on at http://www.healthypeople.gov/hp2020/ Comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Email the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of Public Health and Science, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, at HP2020@hhs.gov or to Hilary Scherer at HP2020@norc.org (e-mail), (301) 634– 9374 (phone) or (301) 634–9301 (fax). E:\FR\FM\08AUN1.SGM 08AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 154 / Friday, August 8, 2008 / Notices Dated: July 24, 2008. Penelope Slade Royall, RADM, USPHS, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, (Disease Prevention and Health Promotion). [FR Doc. E8–18299 Filed 8–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–32–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following committee meeting. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Name: Clinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee (CLIAC). Times and Dates: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., September 10, 2008; 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m., September 11, 2008. Place: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Tom Harkin Global Communications Center, Building 19, Room 232, Auditorium B, Atlanta, Georgia 30333. New Information—Online Registration Required: In order to expedite security clearance process at the CDC Roybal Campus located on Clifton Road, all CLIAC attendees are required to register in advance for the meeting at http://www.cdc.gov/cliac/ default.aspx by clicking the Register for a ‘‘Meeting’’ link and completing all forms according to the instructions given. Please complete all the required fields and submit your registration as far in advance of the meeting date as possible. Note: The cut-off date for registration for domestic attendees is Thursday, September 4, 2008; the cut-off date for international attendees to register is Monday, August 25, 2008. Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. The meeting Room accommodates approximately 100 people. Purpose: This Committee is charged with providing scientific and technical advice and guidance to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Assistant Secretary for Health, and the Director, CDC, regarding the need for, and the nature of, revisions to the standards under which clinical laboratories are regulated; the impact on medical and laboratory practice of proposed revisions to the standards; and the modification of the standards to accommodate technological advances. Matters to Be Discussed: The agenda will include updates from the CDC, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the Food and Drug Administration; a report from the CLIAC Workgroup on Good Laboratory Practices for Genetic Testing, and discussion VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:25 Aug 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 of the Workgroup’s proposals related to such; presentations and discussion related to laboratory quality control through risk management; and an introduction to the status of waived testing and discussion of the potential for waiver of automated hematology devices. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Providing Oral or Written Comments: It is the policy of CLIAC to accept written public comments and provide a brief period for oral public comments whenever possible. Oral Comments: In general, each individual or group requesting to make an oral presentation will be limited to a total time of five minutes (unless otherwise indicated). Speakers must also submit their comments in writing for inclusion in the meeting’s Summary Report. To assure adequate time is scheduled for public comments, individuals or groups planning to make an oral presentation should, when possible, notify the contact person below at least one week prior to the meeting date. Written Comments: For individuals or groups unable to attend the meeting, CLIAC accepts written comments until the date of the meeting (unless otherwise stated). However, the comments should be received at least one week prior to the meeting date so that the comments may be made available to the Committee for their consideration and public distribution. Written comments, one hard copy with original signature, should be provided to the contact person below. Written comments will be included in the meeting’s Summary Report. Contact Person for Additional Information: Nancy Anderson, Chief, Laboratory Practice Standards Branch, Division of Laboratory Systems, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Mailstop F–11, Atlanta, Georgia 30333; telephone (404) 498– 2741; fax (404) 498–2219; or via e-mail at Nancy.Anderson@cdc.hhs.gov. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register Notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dated: July 28, 2008. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E8–18285 Filed 8–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46299 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Classifications and Public Health Data Standards Staff; Modifications to the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD–9– CM), Supplementary Classification of External Causes of Injury and Poisoning ACTION: Notice. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Classifications and Public Health Data Standards Staff, announces the following modifications to the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD–9–CM), Supplementary Classification of External Causes of Injury and Poisoning. These codes will become effective October 1, 2008. External Cause Tabular New code E927.0 Overexertion from sudden strenuous movement. Sudden trauma from strenuous movement New code E927.1 Overexertion from prolonged static position New code E927.2 Excessive physical exertion from prolonged activity New code E927.3 Cumulative trauma from repetitive motion New code E927.4 Cumulative trauma from repetitive impact New code E927.8 Other overexertion and strenuous and repetitive movements or loads New code E927.9 Unspecified overexertion and strenuous and repetitive movements or loads CONTACT PERSON FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Donna Pickett, Medical Systems Specialist, Classifications and Public Health Data Standards Staff, NCHS, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 2402, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, e-mail dfp4@cdc.gov, telephone 301–458–4434. The complete diagnosis addenda may be accessed on the NCHS Web site using the URL: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/ datawh/ftpserv/ftpicd9/ ftpicd9.htm#addenda. 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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-18299]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Solicitation for Written Comments on the Development of Healthy 
People 2020

AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the 
Secretary, Office of Public Health and Science, Office of Disease 
Prevention and Health Promotion.

ACTION: Notice.

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    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 200u.

SUMMARY: The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), 
Office of Public Health and Science (OPHS), U.S. Department of Health 
and Human Services (HHS), is soliciting written comments on key 
elements of Healthy People 2020, including the vision, mission, 
overarching goals and framework. Every 10 years, through the Healthy 
People initiative, HHS leverages scientific insights and lessons from 
the past decade, along with the new knowledge of current data, trends, 
and innovations to develop the next iteration of national health 
promotion and disease prevention objectives. Healthy People provides 
science-based, 10-year national objectives for promoting health and 
preventing disease. Since 1979, Healthy People has set and monitored 
national health objectives to meet a broad range of health needs, 
encourage collaborations across sectors, guide individuals toward 
making informed health decisions, and measure the impact of our 
prevention and health promotion activities. Healthy People 2020 will 
reflect assessments of major risks to health and wellness, changing 
public health priorities, and emerging issues related to our nation's 
health preparedness and prevention.
    Background: The Healthy People process is inclusive: its strength 
is directly tied to collaboration. The development process strives to 
maximize transparency, public input and stakeholder dialogue to ensure 
that Healthy People 2020 is relevant to diverse public health needs and 
seizes opportunities to achieve its goals. Since its inception, Healthy 
People has become a broad-based, public engagement initiative with 
thousands of citizens helping to shape it at every step along the way. 
Drawing on the expertise of a Secretary's Advisory Committee on 
National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020 
and public input, Healthy People will organize and establish a 
framework to address risk factors and determinants of health and the 
diseases and disorders that are affecting our communities.
    Public participation will shape Healthy People 2020, its purpose, 
goals, organization, and action plans. HHS has sought input from 
communities and stakeholders across the nation through six regional 
meetings and is soliciting written public comments on the development 
of Healthy People 2020 through an online public comment database. As a 
national initiative, Healthy People's success depends on a coordinated 
commitment to improve the health of the nation. Individuals may 
subscribe to the listserv at: http://www.healthypeople.gov/Contact for 
the latest information on Healthy People 2020 and to receive email 
notices of related Healthy People 2020. Healthy People 2020 will be 
released in two-phases. The vision, mission, overarching goals, and 
organizing framework will be released in late 2008-early 2009. A year 
later, in January 2010, the specific Healthy People 2020 objectives 
with baselines and targets will be released.

DATES: In order for comments on the proposed vision, mission, 
overarching goals, and framework for Healthy People 2020 to be 
considered by the Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health 
Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020, written comments 
must be submitted via the Internet at the Healthy People Web site 
http://www.healthypeople.gov/hp2020/comments by the close of business 
Eastern Daylight Time on September 2, 2008. Comments submitted to the 
Web site after September 2, 2008 and before September 15, 2008 will be 
considered by HHS but not reviewed by the Secretary's Advisory 
Committee.

ADDRESSES: The proposed vision, mission, overarching goals, and 
framework for Healthy People 2020 can be viewed and commented on at 
http://www.healthypeople.gov/hp2020/Comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E-mail the Office of Disease 
Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of Public Health and Science, 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, at HP2020@hhs.gov or to 
Hilary Scherer at HP2020@norc.org (e-mail), (301) 634-9374 (phone) or 
(301) 634-9301 (fax).


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    Dated: July 24, 2008.
Penelope Slade Royall,
RADM, USPHS, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, (Disease Prevention 
and Health Promotion).
[FR Doc. E8-18299 Filed 8-7-08; 8:45 am]
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