Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation; Notice of Meeting, 11657 [2013-03713]

Download as PDF 11657 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 33 / Tuesday, February 19, 2013 / Notices Instrument Number of respondents Responses per respondent Total responses Hours per response Total burden hours NHSC Site Retention Assessment Questionnaire ............... 7,000 1 7,000 0.507 3,549 Email comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 10–33, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Written comments should be received within 30 days of this notice. Dated: February 8, 2013. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2013–03624 Filed 2–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation; Notice of Meeting TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT). Date and Time: March 7, 2013, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Place: The meeting will be via audio conference call and Adobe Connect Pro. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Purpose: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, and 42 CFR 121.12 (2000), ACOT was established to assist the Secretary in enhancing organ donation, ensuring that the system of organ transplantation is grounded in the best available medical science, and assuring the public that the system is as effective and equitable as possible, thereby, increasing public confidence in the integrity and effectiveness of the transplantation system. ACOT is composed of up to 25 members including the Chair. Members are serving as Special Government Employees and have diverse backgrounds in fields such as organ donation, health care public policy, transplantation medicine and surgery, critical care medicine, and other medical specialties involved in the identification and referral of donors, non-physician transplant professions, nursing, epidemiology, immunology, law and bioethics, behavioral sciences, economics and statistics, as well as representatives of transplant candidates, transplant recipients, organ donors, and family members. Agenda: The Committee will hear presentations including those from the following ACOT Work Groups: Kidney VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:49 Feb 15, 2013 Jkt 229001 Paired Donation; Research Barriers; and Alignment of CMS Regulatory Requirements with Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network and HRSA. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities indicate. After Committee discussion, members of the public will have an opportunity to comment. Because of the Committee’s full agenda and timeframe in which to cover the agenda topics, public comment will be limited. All public comments will be included in the record of the ACOT meeting. Meeting summary notes will be posted on the Department’s donation Web site at http:// www.organdonor.gov/legislation/ advisory.html#meetings. The draft meeting agenda will be posted on www.blsmeetings.net/ACOTSPRING2013. Those planning on participating in this meeting should register by visiting www.blsmeetings.net/ACOTSPRING2013. The deadline to register for this meeting is March 4, 2013. For all logical questions and concerns, please contact Brittany Irvine, Conference Planner, at birvine@seamoncorporation.com (or by phone at 301–577–0244). The public can join the meeting by: 1. (Audio Portion) Calling the Conference Phone Number (888–995–9571) and providing the Participant Code (2244857); and 2. (Visual Portion) Connecting to the ACOT Adobe Connect Pro Meeting using the following URL: https:// hrsa.connectsolutions.com/adv_cmt/ (copy and paste the link into your browser if it does not work directly, and enter as a guest). Participants should call and connect 15 minutes prior to the meeting in order for logistics to be set up. If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting, please test your connection using the following URL: https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/ common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm and get a quick overview by the following URL: http://www.adobe.com/go/ connectpro_overview. Call 301–443–0437 or send an email to ptongele@hrsa.gov if you are having trouble connecting to the meeting site. Public Comment: It is preferred that persons interested in providing an oral presentation submit a written request, along with a copy of their presentation to: Passy Tongele, Division of Transplantation (DoT), Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Room 12C–06, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857 or email at ptongele@hrsa.gov. Requests should contain the name, address, telephone number, email address, and any business or professional affiliation of the person desiring to make an oral presentation. Groups having similar interests are requested to combine their comments and present them through a single representative. The allocation of time may be adjusted to accommodate the level of expressed interest. PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Persons who do not file an advance request for a presentation, but desire to make an oral statement, may request it at the time of the public comment period. Public participation and ability to comment will be limited to space and time as it permits. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia Stroup, Executive Secretary, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 12C–06, Rockville, Maryland 20857; telephone 301–443–1127. Dated: February 12, 2013. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2013–03713 Filed 2–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Special Emphasis Panel; Allogeneic Transplant Recipient Research Resource. Date: March 7, 2013. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 7192, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Giuseppe Pintucci, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Office of Scientific Review/DERA, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 7192, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435–0287, Pintuccig@nhlbi.nih.gov. E:\FR\FM\19FEN1.SGM 19FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 33 (Tuesday, February 19, 2013)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation; Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), notice is hereby given of the following 
meeting:

    Name: Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT).
    Date and Time: March 7, 2013, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern 
Time.
    Place: The meeting will be via audio conference call and Adobe 
Connect Pro.
    Status: The meeting will be open to the public.
    Purpose: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. 217a, Section 222 of 
the Public Health Service Act, as amended, and 42 CFR 121.12 (2000), 
ACOT was established to assist the Secretary in enhancing organ 
donation, ensuring that the system of organ transplantation is 
grounded in the best available medical science, and assuring the 
public that the system is as effective and equitable as possible, 
thereby, increasing public confidence in the integrity and 
effectiveness of the transplantation system. ACOT is composed of up 
to 25 members including the Chair. Members are serving as Special 
Government Employees and have diverse backgrounds in fields such as 
organ donation, health care public policy, transplantation medicine 
and surgery, critical care medicine, and other medical specialties 
involved in the identification and referral of donors, non-physician 
transplant professions, nursing, epidemiology, immunology, law and 
bioethics, behavioral sciences, economics and statistics, as well as 
representatives of transplant candidates, transplant recipients, 
organ donors, and family members.
    Agenda: The Committee will hear presentations including those 
from the following ACOT Work Groups: Kidney Paired Donation; 
Research Barriers; and Alignment of CMS Regulatory Requirements with 
Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network and HRSA. Agenda items 
are subject to change as priorities indicate.
    After Committee discussion, members of the public will have an 
opportunity to comment. Because of the Committee's full agenda and 
timeframe in which to cover the agenda topics, public comment will 
be limited. All public comments will be included in the record of 
the ACOT meeting. Meeting summary notes will be posted on the 
Department's donation Web site at http://www.organdonor.gov/legislation/advisory.html#meetings.
    The draft meeting agenda will be posted on www.blsmeetings.net/ACOTSPRING2013. Those planning on participating in this meeting 
should register by visiting www.blsmeetings.net/ACOTSPRING2013. The 
deadline to register for this meeting is March 4, 2013. For all 
logical questions and concerns, please contact Brittany Irvine, 
Conference Planner, at birvine@seamoncorporation.com (or by phone at 
301-577-0244).
    The public can join the meeting by:
    1. (Audio Portion) Calling the Conference Phone Number (888-995-
9571) and providing the Participant Code (2244857); and
    2. (Visual Portion) Connecting to the ACOT Adobe Connect Pro 
Meeting using the following URL: https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/adv_cmt/ (copy and paste the link into your browser if it does not 
work directly, and enter as a guest). Participants should call and 
connect 15 minutes prior to the meeting in order for logistics to be 
set up. If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting, please 
test your connection using the following URL: https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm 
and get a quick overview by the following URL: http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_overview. Call 301-443-0437 or send an email to 
ptongele@hrsa.gov if you are having trouble connecting to the 
meeting site.
    Public Comment: It is preferred that persons interested in 
providing an oral presentation submit a written request, along with 
a copy of their presentation to: Passy Tongele, Division of 
Transplantation (DoT), Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB), Health 
Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Room 12C-06, 5600 
Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857 or email at 
ptongele@hrsa.gov. Requests should contain the name, address, 
telephone number, email address, and any business or professional 
affiliation of the person desiring to make an oral presentation. 
Groups having similar interests are requested to combine their 
comments and present them through a single representative.
    The allocation of time may be adjusted to accommodate the level 
of expressed interest. Persons who do not file an advance request 
for a presentation, but desire to make an oral statement, may 
request it at the time of the public comment period. Public 
participation and ability to comment will be limited to space and 
time as it permits.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia Stroup, Executive Secretary, 
Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services 
Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 12C-06, Rockville, Maryland 
20857; telephone 301-443-1127.

    Dated: February 12, 2013.
Bahar Niakan,
Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2013-03713 Filed 2-15-13; 8:45 am]
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