HIT Policy Committee's Information Exchange Workgroup Meeting, 51278-51279 [E9-24041]

Download as PDF 51278 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 192 / Tuesday, October 6, 2009 / Notices Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than October 20, 2009. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (Nadine Wallman, Vice President) 1455 East Sixth Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44101–2566: 1. Middlefield Banc Corp, Inc., Columbus, Ohio; to engage de novo through its subsidary, EMORECO, Inc., Dublin, Ohio, in activities related to extending credit and servicing loans, pursuant to sections 225.28(b)(1) and (b)(2) of Regulation Y. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, September 30, 2009. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E9–23953 Filed 10–5–09; 8:45 am] Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C–46, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone 513– 533–6800 (this is not a toll-free number). 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Elliott, Director, Office of Compensation Analysis and Support, National Institute for Occupational VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:15 Oct 05, 2009 Jkt 220001 This notice announces a forthcoming subcommittee meeting of a Federal 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, Information Exchange Workgroup. 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. The Information Exchange Workgroup is charged with making recommendations to the HIT Policy Committee on issues related to policies, governance, sustainability, and architectural approaches to enable health information exchange. Date and Time: The meeting will be held on October 20, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Location: The Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW., Washington, DC. The hotel telephone number is 202– 234–0700. Contact Person: Jonathan Ishee, JD, MPH, MS, LLM, Office of the National Coordinator, HHS, 200 Independence Ave., SW., Room 729–G, Washington, DC 20201, 202–205–8493, Fax: 202– PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 690–6079, e-mail: jonathan.ishee@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 Workgroup will be hearing testimony from invited experts and stakeholders in the area of electronic exchange of laboratory information. 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 October 15, 2009. Oral comments from the public 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 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, 202–205–4528, 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). E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 192 / Tuesday, October 6, 2009 / Notices Dated: September 30, 2009. Jonathan Ishee, Office of Policy and Research, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. [FR Doc. E9–24041 Filed 10–5–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–45–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary Renewal of Declaration Regarding Emergency Use of Doxycycline Hyclate Tablets Accompanied by Emergency Use Information AGENCY: Office of the Secretary (OS), HHS. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Secretary of Homeland Security determined on September 23, 2008 that there is a significant potential for a domestic emergency involving a heightened risk of attack with a specified biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear agent or agents—in this case, Bacillus anthracis. On the basis of this determination, the Secretary of Health and Human Services is renewing the October 1, 2008 declaration by former Secretary Michael O. Leavitt of an emergency justifying the authorization of emergency use of doxycycline hyclate tablets accompanied by emergency use information subject to the terms of any authorization issued by the Food and Drug Commissioner under 21 U.S.C. 360bbb–3(a). This notice is being issued in accordance with section 564(b)(4) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. 360bbb–3(b)(4). DATES: This Notice and referenced HHS declaration are effective as of October 1, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicole Lurie, MD MSPH, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201, Telephone (202) 205–2882 (this is not a toll free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 23, 2008, former Secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff, determined that there is a significant potential for a domestic emergency, VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:15 Oct 05, 2009 Jkt 220001 involving a heightened risk of attack with a specified biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear agent or agents—in this case, Bacillus anthracis, although there is no current domestic emergency involving anthrax, no current heightened risk of an anthrax attack, and no credible information indicating an imminent threat of an attack involving Bacillus anthracis. Pursuant to section 564(b) of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. 360bbb–3(b), and on the basis of such determination, on October 1, 2008, former Secretary of Health and Human Services, Michael O. Leavitt, declared an emergency justifying the authorization of the emergency use of doxycycline hyclate tablets accompanied by emergency use information subject to the terms of any authorization issued under 21 U.S.C. 360bbb–3(a).1 Pursuant to section 564(b)(2)(B) of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. 360bbb– 3(b), and on the basis of Secretary Chertoff’s September 23, 2008 determination, I hereby renew former Secretary Leavitt’s October 1, 2008 declaration of an emergency justifying the authorization of the emergency use of doxycycline hyclate tablets accompanied by emergency use information subject to the terms of any authorization issued under 21 U.S.C. 360bbb–3(a). I am issuing this notice in accordance with section 564(b)(4) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. 360bbb–3(b)(4). Dated: October 1, 2009. Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–24086 Filed 10–1–09; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4150–37–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on 1 Pursuant to section 564(b)(4) of the FFDCA, notice of the determination by the Secretary, DHS, and the declaration by the Secretary, HHS, was provided at 73 FR 58242 (October 6, 2008). PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51279 proposed data collection projects (section 3506(c)(2)(A) of Title 44, United States Code, as amended by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 104–13), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects being developed for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, e-mail paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer on (301) 443– 1129. Comments are invited on: (a) The proposed collection of information for the proper performance of the functions of the agency; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 192 (Tuesday, October 6, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51278-51279]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-24041]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information 
Technology


HIT Policy Committee's Information Exchange Workgroup 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 subcommittee meeting of a 
Federal 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, Information Exchange 
Workgroup.
    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. 
The Information Exchange Workgroup is charged with making 
recommendations to the HIT Policy Committee on issues related to 
policies, governance, sustainability, and architectural approaches to 
enable health information exchange.
    Date and Time: The meeting will be held on October 20, 2009, from 9 
a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time.
    Location: The Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW., 
Washington, DC. The hotel telephone number is 202-234-0700.
    Contact Person: Jonathan Ishee, JD, MPH, MS, LLM, Office of the 
National Coordinator, HHS, 200 Independence Ave., SW., Room 729-G, 
Washington, DC 20201, 202-205-8493, Fax: 202-690-6079, e-mail: 
jonathan.ishee@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 Workgroup will be hearing testimony from invited 
experts and stakeholders in the area of electronic exchange of 
laboratory information. 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 
October 15, 2009. Oral comments from the public 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 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, 202-205-4528, 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).


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    Dated: September 30, 2009.
Jonathan Ishee,
Office of Policy and Research, Office of the National Coordinator for 
Health Information Technology.
[FR Doc. E9-24041 Filed 10-5-09; 8:45 am]
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