Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request, 78359-78360 [2013-30840]

Download as PDF 78359 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 248 / Thursday, December 26, 2013 / Notices TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN—HOURS—Continued Category 3 Measures (2 measures). Number of responses per respondent 6 1 3 18 13 1 1 13 17 Type of respondent ........................ ........................ 492 Category 3 Grantees: Implementing activities to improve services for pregnant women who are victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, sexual assault, and stalking;. Category 4 Grantees: Implementing public awareness and education activities. Category 4 Measures (1 measures). Total ........................ Darius Taylor, Deputy, Information Collection Clearance Officer. BILLING CODE 4168–11–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary [Document Identifier: HHS–OS–21223–60D] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request ACTION: Comments on the ICR must be received on or before February 24, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to Information.CollectionClearance@ hhs.gov or by calling (202) 690–6162. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information Collection Clearance staff, Information.Collection Clearance@hhs.gov or (202) 690–6162. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the document identifier HHS–OS–21223– 60D for reference. Information Collection Request Title: Regional Extension Center Cooperative Agreement Program (CRM Tool). OMB No.: 0955–0009 Abstract: The Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application is a nimble business intelligence tool being used by more than 1,500 users at ONC partner organizations and grantees. The CRM collects data from a large number of users throughout the United States who are ‘‘on the ground’’ helping healthcare providers adopt and optimize their IT systems, it provides near realtime data about the adoption, utilization, and meaningful use of EHR technology. Approximately half of all Primary Care Providers in the nation are represented in the CRM tool; data points include provider location, credential, specialty, whether live on an EHR and what system, whether they’ve reached MU, the time between these, and DATES: [FR Doc. 2013–30839 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] AGENCY: Average burden hours per respondent Number of responses per respondent Form name Office of the Secretary, HHS. Notice. In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The ICR is for extending the use of the approved information collection assigned OMB control number 0955– 0009, which expires on February 28, 2014. Prior to submitting that ICR to OMB, OS seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR. SUMMARY: Total burden hours narrative barriers experienced by many of these. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The CRM tool supplements and is regularly merged with other data sources both within and outside of HHS and tracks program performance and progress towards milestones. Combined with ONC’s internal analytical capacity, this data provides feedback that goes beyond anecdotal evidence and can be turned into tangible lessons learned that are used to focus policy and program efforts and ultimately achieve concrete outcomes. Likely Respondents: Regional Extension Centers Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the information requested. This includes the time needed to review instructions, to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information, to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and review the collection of information, and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for this ICR are summarized in the table below. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN—HOURS emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Forms (If necessary) Type of respondent Number of respondents CRM Tool .......................................... Regional Extension Center .............. OS specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the 19:38 Dec 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 Average burden hours per response (hours) Total burden hours 62 12 1.5 1080 ........................ Total ........................................... VerDate Mar<15>2010 Number of responses per respondent ........................ ........................ 1080 proper performance of the agency’s functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 78360 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 248 / Thursday, December 26, 2013 / Notices or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Darius Taylor, Deputy, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–30840 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–45–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Notice of Meeting Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with section 10 (a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), announcement is made of an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Special Emphasis Panel (SEP) meeting on ‘‘AHRQ RFA–HS14–003, Disseminating Patient Centered Outcomes Research to Improve Healthcare Delivery Systems (R18)’’. Each SEP meeting will commence in open session before closing to the public for the duration of the meeting. DATES: January 15–17, 2014 (Open on January 15 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and closed for the remainder of the meeting). ADDRESSES: Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, 9751 Washingtonian Boulevard, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anyone wishing to obtain a roster of members, agenda or minutes of the nonconfidential portions of this meeting should contact: Mrs. Bonnie Campbell, Committee Management Officer, Office of Extramural Research, Education and Priority Populations, AHRQ, 540 Gaither Road, Room 2038, Rockville, Maryland 20850, Telephone: (301) 427– 1554. Agenda items for this meeting are subject to change as priorities dictate. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A Special Emphasis Panel is a group of experts in fields related to health care research who are invited by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and agree to be available, to conduct on an as needed basis, scientific reviews of applications for AHRQ support. Individual members of the Panel do not attend regularlyscheduled meetings and do not serve for fixed terms or a long period of time. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:06 Dec 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 Rather, they are asked to participate in particular review meetings which require their type of expertise. Each SEP meeting will commence in open session before closing to the public for the duration of the meeting. The SEP meeting referenced above will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in 5 U.S.C. App. 2, section 10(d), 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4), and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6). Grant applications for the ‘‘AHRQ RFA–HS14–003, Disseminating Patient Centered Outcomes Research to Improve Healthcare Delivery Systems (R18)’’ are to be reviewed and discussed at this meeting. 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. Dated: December 17, 2013. Richard Kronick, AHRQ Director. [FR Doc. 2013–30901 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Notice of Meeting Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with section 10 (a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), announcement is made of an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Special Emphasis Panel (SEP) meeting on ‘‘AHRQ RFA–HS14–004, PCOR AHRQ Training Program on Patient-Centered Outcomes Methods & Standard Research (R25)’’. Each SEP meeting will commence in open session before closing to the public for the duration of the meeting. DATES: January 17, 2014 (Open on January 17 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and closed for the remainder of the meeting). SUMMARY: Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, 9751 Washingtonian Boulevard, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anyone wishing to obtain a roster of members, agenda or minutes of the nonADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 confidential portions of this meeting should contact: Mrs. Bonnie Campbell, Committee Management Officer, Office of Extramural Research, Education and Priority Populations, AHRQ, 540 Gaither Road, Room 2038, Rockville, Maryland 20850, Telephone: (301) 427– 1554. Agenda items for this meeting are subject to change as priorities dictate. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A Special Emphasis Panel is a group of experts in fields related to health care research who are invited by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and agree to be available, to conduct on an as needed basis, scientific reviews of applications for AHRQ support. Individual members of the Panel do not attend regularlyscheduled meetings and do not serve for fixed terms or a long period of time. Rather, they are asked to participate in particular review meetings which require their type of expertise. Each SEP meeting will commence in open session before closing to the public for the duration of the meeting. The SEP meeting referenced above will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in 5 U.S.C. App. 2, section 10(d), 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4), and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6). Grant applications for the ‘‘AHRQ RFA–HS14–004, PCOR AHRQ Training Program on PatientCentered Outcomes Methods & Standards Research (R25)’’ are to be reviewed and discussed at this meeting. 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. Dated: December 17, 2013. Richard Kronick, AHRQ Director. [FR Doc. 2013–30899 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Notice of Meetings Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS. ACTION: Notice of Five AHRQ Subcommittee Meetings. AGENCY: The subcommittees listed below are part of AHRQ’s Health SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of the Secretary

 [Document Identifier: HHS-OS-21223-60D]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Public Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of 
Health and Human Services, announces plans to submit an Information 
Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB). The ICR is for extending the use of the approved 
information collection assigned OMB control number 0955-0009, which 
expires on February 28, 2014. Prior to submitting that ICR to OMB, OS 
seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or 
any other aspect of the ICR.

DATES: Comments on the ICR must be received on or before February 24, 
2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to 
Information.CollectionClearance@hhs.gov or by calling (202) 690-6162.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information Collection Clearance 
staff, Information.CollectionClearance@hhs.gov or (202) 690-6162.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting 
information, please include the document identifier HHS-OS-21223-60D 
for reference.
    Information Collection Request Title: Regional Extension Center 
Cooperative Agreement Program (CRM Tool).
    OMB No.: 0955-0009
    Abstract: The Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application is 
a nimble business intelligence tool being used by more than 1,500 users 
at ONC partner organizations and grantees. The CRM collects data from a 
large number of users throughout the United States who are ``on the 
ground'' helping healthcare providers adopt and optimize their IT 
systems, it provides near real-time data about the adoption, 
utilization, and meaningful use of EHR technology. Approximately half 
of all Primary Care Providers in the nation are represented in the CRM 
tool; data points include provider location, credential, specialty, 
whether live on an EHR and what system, whether they've reached MU, the 
time between these, and narrative barriers experienced by many of 
these.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The CRM tool supplements 
and is regularly merged with other data sources both within and outside 
of HHS and tracks program performance and progress towards milestones. 
Combined with ONC's internal analytical capacity, this data provides 
feedback that goes beyond anecdotal evidence and can be turned into 
tangible lessons learned that are used to focus policy and program 
efforts and ultimately achieve concrete outcomes.
    Likely Respondents: Regional Extension Centers
    Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by 
persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the 
information requested. This includes the time needed to review 
instructions, to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and 
systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying 
information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and 
providing information, to train personnel and to be able to respond to 
a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and 
review the collection of information, and to transmit or otherwise 
disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for 
this ICR are summarized in the table below.

                                    Total Estimated Annualized Burden--Hours
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                                                                                      Average
                                     Type of         Number of       Number of     burden hours    Total burden
     Forms (If necessary)          respondent       respondents   responses  per   per response        hours
                                                                     respondent       (hours)
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CRM Tool......................  Regional                      62              12             1.5            1080
                                 Extension
                                 Center.
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    Total.....................                    ..............  ..............  ..............            1080
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    OS specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and utility 
of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of 
the agency's functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques

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or other forms of information technology to minimize the information 
collection burden.

Darius Taylor,
Deputy, Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-30840 Filed 12-24-13; 8:45 am]
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