HIT Policy Committee Advisory Meeting; Notice of Meeting, 38193 [E9-18331]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 146 / Friday, July 31, 2009 / Notices be submitted by e-mail to OCAS@CDC.GOV. Christine M. Branche, Acting Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. E9–18290 Filed 7–30–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–19–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology HIT Policy Committee Advisory Meeting; Notice of Meeting PWALKER on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS. ACTION: Notice of meeting. This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). The meeting will be open to the public. Name of Committee: HIT Policy Committee. General Function of the Committee: To provide recommendations to the National Coordinator on a policy framework for the development and adoption of a nationwide health information technology infrastructure that permits the electronic exchange and use of health information as is consistent with the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan and that includes recommendations on the areas in which standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria are needed. Date and Time: The meeting will be held on August 14, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m./Eastern Time. Location: The Holiday Inn Washington Capitol Hotel, 550 C Street, SW., Washington, DC. The hotel telephone number is 202–479–4000. Contact Person: Judy Sparrow, Office of the National Coordinator, HHS, 330 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20201, 202–205–4528, Fax: 202–690–6079, email: judy.sparrow@hhs.gov Please call the contact person for up-to-date information on this meeting. A notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications that impact a previously announced advisory committee meeting cannot always be published quickly enough to provide timely notice. Agenda: The committee will discuss the definition of Meaningful Use, and hear presentations from the Certification/Adoption and Information Exchange Workgroups. The HIT VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:38 Jul 30, 2009 Jkt 217001 Standards Committee will also update the HIT Policy Committee on its progress to date. ONC intends to make background material available to the public no later than two (2) business days prior to the meeting. If ONC is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, it will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posed on ONC’s Web site after the meeting, at http://healthit.hhs.gov. Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before August 4, 2009. Oral comments from the pubic will be scheduled between approximately 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Time allotted for each presentation is limited to two minutes. If the number of speakers requesting to comment is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public hearing session, ONC will take written comments after the meeting until close of business. Persons attending ONC’s advisory committee meetings are advised that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets. ONC welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings. Seating is limited at the location, and ONC will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Judy Sparrow at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting. ONC is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee meetings. Please visit our Web site at http://healthit.hhs.gov for procedures on public conduct during advisory committee meetings. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 5 U.S.C., App. 2). Dated: July 28, 2009. Judith Sparrow, Office of Programs and Coordination, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. [FR Doc. E9–18331 Filed 7–30–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–45–P PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38193 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; HIT Standards Committee Advisory Meeting; Notice of Meeting AGENCY: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS. ACTION: Notice of meeting. This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). The meeting will be open to the public. Name of Committee: HIT Standards Committee. General Function of the Committee: to provide recommendations to the National Coordinator on standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria for the electronic exchange and use of health information for purposes of adoption, consistent with the implementation of the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan, and in accordance with policies developed by the HIT Policy Committee. Date and Time: The meeting will be held on August 20, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Location: The Holiday Inn Washington Capitol, 550 C Street, SW., Washington, DC. The hotel telephone number is 202–479– 9400. Contact Person: Judy Sparrow, Office of the National Coordinator, HHS, 330 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20201, 202–205–4528, Fax: 202–690–6079, e-mail: judy.sparrow@hhs.gov Please call the contact person for up-to-date information on this meeting. A notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications that impact a previously announced advisory committee meeting cannot always be published quickly enough to provide timely notice. Agenda: The Committee will discuss reports and recommendations from its Clinical Quality, Clinical Operations, and Privacy and Security Workgroups. ONC intends to make background material available to the public no later than two (2) business days prior to the meeting. If ONC is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, it will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posed on ONC’s Web site after the meeting, at http:// healthit.hhs.gov. Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before August 12, 2009. Oral comments from the pubic will be scheduled between approximately 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. If the number of speakers requesting to comment is greater than can be reasonably E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 146 (Friday, July 31, 2009)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-18331]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information 
Technology


HIT Policy Committee Advisory Meeting; Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information 
Technology, HHS.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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    This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory 
committee of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health 
Information Technology (ONC). The meeting will be open to the public.
    Name of Committee: HIT Policy Committee.
    General Function of the Committee: To provide recommendations to 
the National Coordinator on a policy framework for the development and 
adoption of a nationwide health information technology infrastructure 
that permits the electronic exchange and use of health information as 
is consistent with the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan and that 
includes recommendations on the areas in which standards, 
implementation specifications, and certification criteria are needed.
    Date and Time: The meeting will be held on August 14, 2009, from 10 
a.m. to 3 p.m./Eastern Time.
    Location: The Holiday Inn Washington Capitol Hotel, 550 C Street, 
SW., Washington, DC. The hotel telephone number is 202-479-4000.
    Contact Person: Judy Sparrow, Office of the National Coordinator, 
HHS, 330 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20201, 202-205-4528, Fax: 202-
690-6079, e-mail: judy.sparrow@hhs.gov Please call the contact person 
for up-to-date information on this meeting. A notice in the Federal 
Register about last minute modifications that impact a previously 
announced advisory committee meeting cannot always be published quickly 
enough to provide timely notice.
    Agenda: The committee will discuss the definition of Meaningful 
Use, and hear presentations from the Certification/Adoption and 
Information Exchange Workgroups. The HIT Standards Committee will also 
update the HIT Policy Committee on its progress to date. ONC intends to 
make background material available to the public no later than two (2) 
business days prior to the meeting. If ONC is unable to post the 
background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, it will be 
made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee 
meeting, and the background material will be posed on ONC's Web site 
after the meeting, at http://healthit.hhs.gov.
    Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or 
views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. 
Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before 
August 4, 2009. Oral comments from the pubic will be scheduled between 
approximately 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Time allotted for each presentation 
is limited to two minutes. If the number of speakers requesting to 
comment is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the 
scheduled open public hearing session, ONC will take written comments 
after the meeting until close of business.
    Persons attending ONC's advisory committee meetings are advised 
that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical 
outlets.
    ONC welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee 
meetings. Seating is limited at the location, and ONC will make every 
effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special 
needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, 
please contact Judy Sparrow at least seven (7) days in advance of the 
meeting.
    ONC is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee 
meetings. Please visit our Web site at http://healthit.hhs.gov for 
procedures on public conduct during advisory committee meetings.
    Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C., App. 2).

    Dated: July 28, 2009.
Judith Sparrow,
Office of Programs and Coordination, Office of the National Coordinator 
for Health Information Technology.
[FR Doc. E9-18331 Filed 7-30-09; 8:45 am]
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