Health Services Research and Development Service, Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting, 50144-50145 [2013-19913]

Download as PDF 50144 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 159 / Friday, August 16, 2013 / Notices Abstracts: a. VA Form 10–10d is used to determine eligibility of persons applying for healthcare benefits under the CHAMPVA program. b. VA Form 10–7959a is used to adjudicate claims for CHAMPVA benefits in accordance with 30 U.S.C. 501 and 1781, and 10 U.S.C. 1079 and 1086. c. VA Form 10–7959c is used to systematically obtain other health insurance information and to correctly coordinate benefits among all liable parties. d. VA Form 10–7959d form provides basic information from which potential liability can be assessed. e. Beneficiaries complete VA Form 10–7959e to carry out health care programs for certain children of Korea and/or Vietnam Veterans authorized under 38, U.S.C., chapter 18, as amended by section 401, Public Law 106–419 and section 102, Public Law 108–183. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Form 10–10d—5,294 hours. b. VA Form 10–7959a—22,402 hours. c. VA Form 10–7959c—6,728 hours. d. VA Form 10–7959d—467 hours. e. VA Form 10–7959e—1500 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 10–10d—12 minutes. b. VA Form 10–7959a—6 minutes. c. VA Form 10–7959c—5 minutes. d. VA Form 10–7959d—7 minutes. e. VA Form 10–7959e—30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VA Form 10–10d—26,468. b. VA Form 10–7959a—224,018. c. VA Form 10–7959c—80,733. d. VA Form 10–7959d—4,000. e. VA Form 10–7959e—3,000. Dated: August 13, 2013. Subcommittee emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES The addresses of the meeting sites are: Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202. VA Central Office, 131 M Street NE., Washington, DC 20002. (* Teleconference) VHA National Conference Center, 2011 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. The purpose of the Board is to review rehabilitation research and development applications and advise the Director, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, and the Chief Research and Development Officer on the scientific and technical merit, the mission relevance, and the protection of human and animal subjects. The subcommittee meetings will be open to the public for approximately one-half hour at the start of each meeting to cover administrative matters and to discuss the general status of the program. The remaining portion of each subcommittee meeting will be closed to the public for the discussion, examination, reference to, and oral review of the research applications and critiques. During the closed potion of each subcommittee meeting, discussion 19:06 Aug 15, 2013 Jkt 229001 [FR Doc. 2013–19914 Filed 8–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meetings The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the subcommittees of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board will meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the dates indicated below: Date(s) Career Development Award Program ....................... Musculoskeletal/Orthopedic Rehabilitation ................ Psychological Health and Social Reintegration ......... Regenerative Medicine .............................................. Sensory Systems/Communication ............................. Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease .................... Career Development Award Program ....................... Spinal Cord Injury ...................................................... Research Career Scientists ....................................... Rehabilitation Engineering and Prosthetics/Orthotics Brain Injury: TBI and Stroke ...................................... VerDate Mar<15>2010 By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. August August August August August August August August August August August Location 6, 2013 .......................................................... 6–7, 2013 ...................................................... 6–7, 2013 ...................................................... 7, 2013 .......................................................... 7, 2013 .......................................................... 8, 2013 .......................................................... 8, 2013 .......................................................... 8, 2013 .......................................................... 10, 2013 ........................................................ 13, 2013 ........................................................ 14–15, 2013 .................................................. and recommendations will include qualifications of the personnel conducting the studies (the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy), as well as research information (the premature disclosure of which would likely compromise significantly the implementation of proposed agency action regarding such research projects). As provided by subsection 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended by Public Law 94–409, closing the meeting is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B). No oral comments will be accepted from the public for either portion of the meetings. Those who plan to attend the open portion of a subcommittee meeting should contact Tiffany Asqueri, Designated Federal Officer, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, at Department of Veterans Affairs (10P9R), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or email tiffany.asqueri@va.gov. Written comments may be submitted to Ms. Benton-Grover at the same address and PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 VHA National Conference VHA National Conference VHA National Conference Department of Education. VHA National Conference VHA National Conference VHA National Conference * VA Central Office. * VA Central Office. Department of Education. Department of Education. Center. Center. Center. Center. Center. Center. email. For further information, please call Mrs. Asqueri at (202) 443–5757. Dated: August 12, 2013. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–19912 Filed 8–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Health Services Research and Development Service, Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) Scientific Merit Review Board will conduct in-person and teleconference meetings of its seven Health Services Research (HSR) subcommittees from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m. on the dates and at the locations indicated below: E:\FR\FM\16AUN1.SGM 16AUN1 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 159 / Friday, August 16, 2013 / Notices • HSR 1—Medical Care and Clinical Management; Health Professional Behavior on August 27–28, 2013, at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland; • HSR 2—Patient and Special Population Determinants of Health and Care on August 27–28, 2013, at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) National Conference Center, Arlington, Virginia; • HSR 3—Healthcare Informatics on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Washington, DC; • HSR 4—Mental and Behavioral Health on August 27–28, 2013, at the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Washington, DC; • HSR 5—Health Care System Organization and Delivery; Research Methods and Models on August 27–28, 2013, at the VHA National Conference Center, Arlington, Virginia; • HSR 6—Post-acute and Long-term Care on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Washington, DC; • HSR 7—Aging and Diminished Capacity in the Context of Aging on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at the Disabled American Veterans, Washington, DC; and • Nursing Research Initiative (NRI) from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 29, 2013, at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland. The purpose of the Board is to review HSR&D applications involving the measurement and evaluation of health care services, the testing of new methods of health care delivery and management, and nursing research. Applications are reviewed for scientific and technical merit, mission relevance, and the protection of human and animal subjects. Recommendations regarding funding are submitted to the Chief Research and Development Officer. Each subcommittee meeting of the Board will be open to the public for approximately one half-hour at the start of the meetings’ first day on August 27 (HSR 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7), August 28 (HSR 6), and August 29 (NRI). This time will be used to cover administrative matters and to discuss the general status of the program. The remaining portion of each subcommittee meeting will be closed for discussion, examination, reference to, and oral review of the intramural research proposals and critiques. During the closed portion of each subcommittee meeting, discussion and recommendations will include qualifications of the personnel conducting the studies (the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:06 Aug 15, 2013 Jkt 229001 unwarranted invasion of personal privacy), as well as research information (the premature disclosure of which would likely compromise significantly the implementation of proposed agency action regarding such research projects). As provided by subsection 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended by Public Law 94–409, closing the meeting is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B). No oral comments will be accepted from the public for either portion of the meetings. Those who plan to attend the open portion of a subcommittee meeting should contact Kristy Benton-Grover, Designated Federal Officer and Program Manager, Scientific Merit Review Board, Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Service (10P9H), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or by email at Kristy.benton-grover@va.gov. Written comments may be submitted to Mrs. Benton-Grover at the same address and email. For further information, please call Mrs. Benton-Grover at (202) 443–5728. By Direction of the Secretary. Dated: August 12, 2013. Vivian Drake, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–19913 Filed 8–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Women Veterans, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans will conduct a site visit on August 19–23, 2013, at the Atlanta VA Medical Center (VAMC), 1670 Clairmont Road, Decatur, Georgia, from 8:30 a.m. each day and will adjourn at 4 p.m. on August 19–22 and at noon on August 23. Meetings are open to the public except when the Committee is off site for VA facility tours. Briefings will take place at the Atlanta VAMC and other local VA facilities. The site visit will include several closed sessions, to protect patient privacy during tours of medical facilities. Closing portions of the sessions are in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6). The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs regarding the needs of women Veterans with respect to health care, rehabilitation, compensation, outreach, and other programs and activities PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50145 administered by VA designed to meet such needs. The Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding such programs and activities. On August 19, the Committee will convene an open session at the in the Pete Wheeler Auditorium, Room GA104 at the Atlanta VAMC. The agenda will include overview briefings from the Atlanta VA Medical Center leadership and the VA Southeast Network (Veterans Integrated Service Network 7) facilities, programs, demographics and women Veterans programs. On August 20, the Committee will convene an open session at the in the Bobbie Vance Classroom, Room 3A–197 at the Atlanta VAMC. The Committee will receive briefings from Atlanta VAMC program offices on the Million Veteran Program, the Women Veterans Health Committee, the Women’s Health Collaborative Workgroup, trauma recovery, domiciliary care, mental health, and military sexual trauma treatment. The Committee will also visit the Center of Excellence at the East Point Community Based Outpatient Clinic at 1513 Cleveland Avenue, East Point, Georgia, and receive briefings on the residential women Veterans program at Mary Hall Freedom House, patient aligned care teams, and the Women’s Health Center of Excellence. On August 21, the Committee will convene an open session at the in the Pete Wheeler Auditorium, Room GA104 at the Atlanta VAMC. Briefings will cover the Atlanta VAMC’s homeless Veterans program, post-deployment health reintegration, caregivers support, and tele-health. In the afternoon, the Committee will convene a closed session as the Committee tours the Atlanta VAMC. In the morning of August 22, the Committee will convene a closed session as they tour the Trinka Davis Veterans Village, in Carrollton, Georgia and the Marietta Vet Center in Marietta, Georgia. In the afternoon, the Committee will reconvene an open session in the Director’s Conference Room at the Atlanta Regional Office (RO), at 1700 Clairmont Road, Decatur, Georgia, to receive briefings on RO business lines and services for women Veterans. A briefing from local Memorial Affairs leadership will also be presented. On August 23, the Committee will convene an open session at the Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory, 130 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur, Georgia, with Atlanta VAMC leadership, and conduct a town hall meeting with the women Veterans community and other stakeholders. The town hall meeting will begin at 10 a.m. E:\FR\FM\16AUN1.SGM 16AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Health Services Research and Development Service, Scientific 
Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Health 
Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) Scientific Merit 
Review Board will conduct in-person and teleconference meetings of its 
seven Health Services Research (HSR) subcommittees from 8:00 a.m. to 
approximately 5:00 p.m. on the dates and at the locations indicated 
below:

[[Page 50145]]

     HSR 1--Medical Care and Clinical Management; Health 
Professional Behavior on August 27-28, 2013, at the National Naval 
Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland;
     HSR 2--Patient and Special Population Determinants of 
Health and Care on August 27-28, 2013, at the Veterans Health 
Administration (VHA) National Conference Center, Arlington, Virginia;
     HSR 3--Healthcare Informatics on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 
at the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Washington, DC;
     HSR 4--Mental and Behavioral Health on August 27-28, 2013, 
at the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Washington, DC;
     HSR 5--Health Care System Organization and Delivery; 
Research Methods and Models on August 27-28, 2013, at the VHA National 
Conference Center, Arlington, Virginia;
     HSR 6--Post-acute and Long-term Care on Wednesday, August 
28, 2013, at the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Washington, DC;
     HSR 7--Aging and Diminished Capacity in the Context of 
Aging on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at the Disabled American Veterans, 
Washington, DC; and
     Nursing Research Initiative (NRI) from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 
p.m. on Thursday, August 29, 2013, at the National Naval Medical 
Center, Bethesda, Maryland.
    The purpose of the Board is to review HSR&D applications involving 
the measurement and evaluation of health care services, the testing of 
new methods of health care delivery and management, and nursing 
research. Applications are reviewed for scientific and technical merit, 
mission relevance, and the protection of human and animal subjects. 
Recommendations regarding funding are submitted to the Chief Research 
and Development Officer.
    Each subcommittee meeting of the Board will be open to the public 
for approximately one half-hour at the start of the meetings' first day 
on August 27 (HSR 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7), August 28 (HSR 6), and August 
29 (NRI). This time will be used to cover administrative matters and to 
discuss the general status of the program. The remaining portion of 
each subcommittee meeting will be closed for discussion, examination, 
reference to, and oral review of the intramural research proposals and 
critiques. During the closed portion of each subcommittee meeting, 
discussion and recommendations will include qualifications of the 
personnel conducting the studies (the disclosure of which would 
constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy), as well 
as research information (the premature disclosure of which would likely 
compromise significantly the implementation of proposed agency action 
regarding such research projects). As provided by subsection 10(d) of 
Public Law 92-463, as amended by Public Law 94-409, closing the meeting 
is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B).
    No oral comments will be accepted from the public for either 
portion of the meetings. Those who plan to attend the open portion of a 
subcommittee meeting should contact Kristy Benton-Grover, Designated 
Federal Officer and Program Manager, Scientific Merit Review Board, 
Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and 
Development Service (10P9H), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20420, or by email at Kristy.benton-grover@va.gov. Written comments may 
be submitted to Mrs. Benton-Grover at the same address and email. For 
further information, please call Mrs. Benton-Grover at (202) 443-5728.

    By Direction of the Secretary.

    Dated: August 12, 2013.
Vivian Drake,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-19913 Filed 8-15-13; 8:45 am]
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