Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment From Ryder Trauma Center, 6820 [2013-01909]

Download as PDF 6820 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2013 / Notices PSO. Accordingly, The Connecticut Hospital Association Federal Patient Safety Organization was delisted effective at 12:00 Midnight ET (2400) on December 1, 2012. More information on PSOs can be obtained through AHRQ’s PSO Web site at http://www.pso.AHRQ.gov/ index.html. Dated: January 17, 2O13. Carolyn M. Clancy, Director. [FR Doc. 2013–01919 Filed 1–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment From Ryder Trauma Center Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS. ACTION: Notice of delisting. AGENCY: The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act), Public Law 109–41, 42 U.S.C. 299b–21—b–26, provides for the formation of Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs), which collect, aggregate, and analyze confidential information regarding the quality and safety of health care delivery. The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule), 42 CFR Part 3, authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a PSO an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ‘‘delisted’’ by the Secretary if it is found no longer to meet the requirements of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule, or when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason. AHRQ has accepted a notification of voluntary relinquishment from Ryder Trauma Center of its status SUMMARY: as a PSO, and has delisted the PSO accordingly. DATES: The directories for both listed and delisted PSOs are ongoing and reviewed weekly by AHRQ. The delisting was effective at 12:00 Midnight ET (2400) on November 20, 2012. ADDRESSES: Both directories can be accessed electronically at the following HHS Web site: http:// www.pso.AHRQ.gov/index.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eileen Hogan, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, AHRQ, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850; Telephone (toll free): (866) 403–3697; Telephone (local): (301) 427–1111; TTY (toll free): (866) 438–7231; TTY (local): (301) 427–1130; Email: pso@AHRQ.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Jackson Memorial Hospital, to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO. Accordingly, Ryder Trauma Center was delisted effective at 12:00 Midnight ET (2400) on November 20, 2012. More information on PSOs can be obtained through AHRQ’s PSO Web site at http://www.pso.AHRQ.gov/ index.html. Background The Patient Safety Act authorizes the listing of PSOs, which are entities or component organizations whose mission and primary activity is to conduct activities to improve patient safety and the quality of health care delivery. HHS issued the Patient Safety Rule to implement the Patient Safety Act. AHRQ administers the provisions of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule (PDF file, 450 KB. PDF Help) relating to the listing and operation of PSOs. The Patient Safety Rule authorizes AHRQ to list as a PSO an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ‘‘delisted’’ if it is found no longer to meet the requirements of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule, or when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason. Section 3.108(d) of the Patient Safety Rule requires AHRQ to provide public notice when it removes an organization from the list of federally approved PSOs. AHRQ has accepted a notification from Ryder Trauma Center, PSO number P0019, which is a component entity of Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Dated: January 17, 2013. Carolyn M. Clancy, Director. [FR Doc. 2013–01909 Filed 1–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Title: Child Care and Development Fund Annual Financial Report (ACF– 696T) for Tribes. OMB No.: 0970–0195. Description: Tribes use the Financial Report Form ACF–696T to report Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) expenditures. Authority to collect and report this information is found in Section 658G of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990, as revised. In addition to the Program Reporting Requirements set forth in 45 CFR part 98, subpart H, the regulations at 45 CFR 98.65(g) and 98.67(c)(1) authorize the Secretary to require financial reports as necessary. Tribal grantees submit the ACF–696T report on an annual basis on behalf of the Tribal Lead Agency administering the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF). The previous information collection requirements related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 (Pub. L. 111–5) have been deleted from this reporting form. Respondents: Tribes and Tribal Organizations that are CCDF grantees. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Estimated average burden hours per response Estimated total burden hours ACF–696T CCDF Financial Reporting Form for Tribes .................................. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with Instrument 260 1 6 1560 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1560. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 21 (Thursday, January 31, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 6820]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-01909]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment From Ryder 
Trauma Center

AGENCY: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS.

ACTION: Notice of delisting.

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SUMMARY: The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 
(Patient Safety Act), Public Law 109-41, 42 U.S.C. 299b-21--b-26, 
provides for the formation of Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs), 
which collect, aggregate, and analyze confidential information 
regarding the quality and safety of health care delivery. The Patient 
Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule), 42 CFR 
Part 3, authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as 
a PSO an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory 
requirements for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' by the Secretary if 
it is found no longer to meet the requirements of the Patient Safety 
Act and Patient Safety Rule, or when a PSO chooses to voluntarily 
relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason. AHRQ has accepted a 
notification of voluntary relinquishment from Ryder Trauma Center of 
its status as a PSO, and has delisted the PSO accordingly.

DATES: The directories for both listed and delisted PSOs are ongoing 
and reviewed weekly by AHRQ. The delisting was effective at 12:00 
Midnight ET (2400) on November 20, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Both directories can be accessed electronically at the 
following HHS Web site: http://www.pso.AHRQ.gov/index.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eileen Hogan, Center for Quality 
Improvement and Patient Safety, AHRQ, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 
20850; Telephone (toll free): (866) 403-3697; Telephone (local): (301) 
427-1111; TTY (toll free): (866) 438-7231; TTY (local): (301) 427-1130; 
Email: pso@AHRQ.hhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    The Patient Safety Act authorizes the listing of PSOs, which are 
entities or component organizations whose mission and primary activity 
is to conduct activities to improve patient safety and the quality of 
health care delivery.
    HHS issued the Patient Safety Rule to implement the Patient Safety 
Act. AHRQ administers the provisions of the Patient Safety Act and 
Patient Safety Rule (PDF file, 450 KB. PDF Help) relating to the 
listing and operation of PSOs.
    The Patient Safety Rule authorizes AHRQ to list as a PSO an entity 
that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements 
for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' if it is found no longer to meet 
the requirements of the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Rule, or 
when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for 
any reason. Section 3.108(d) of the Patient Safety Rule requires AHRQ 
to provide public notice when it removes an organization from the list 
of federally approved PSOs.
    AHRQ has accepted a notification from Ryder Trauma Center, PSO 
number P0019, which is a component entity of Jackson Memorial Hospital, 
to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO. Accordingly, Ryder 
Trauma Center was delisted effective at 12:00 Midnight ET (2400) on 
November 20, 2012.
    More information on PSOs can be obtained through AHRQ's PSO Web 
site at http://www.pso.AHRQ.gov/index.html.

    Dated: January 17, 2013.
Carolyn M. Clancy,
Director.
[FR Doc. 2013-01909 Filed 1-30-13; 8:45 am]
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