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Download as PDF 29785 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 100 / Friday, May 23, 2014 / Notices Dated: May 19, 2014. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2014–12042 Filed 5–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period. DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than June 23, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, including the Information Collection Request Title, to the desk officer for HRSA, either by email to OIRA_ submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202–395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of the clearance requests submitted to OMB for review, email the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at paperwork@hrsa.gov or call (301) 443–1984. SUMMARY: When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the information request collection title for reference. Information Collection Request Title: Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Program. OMB No. 0915xxxx—NEW. Abstract: This program is authorized by Title III, Public Health Service Act, Section 330A(g) (42 U.S.C. 254c(g)), as amended by Section 201, Public Law 107–251, and Section 4, Public Law 110–355. This authority directs the Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) to support grants that expand access to, coordinate, contain the cost of, and improve the quality of essential health care services, including preventive and emergency services, through the development of health care networks in rural and frontier areas and regions. Across these various programs, the authority allows HRSA to provide funds to rural and frontier communities to support the direct delivery of health care and related services, to expand existing services, or to enhance health service delivery through education, promotion, and prevention programs. The purpose of the Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Grant (Rural Quality) Program is to provide support to rural primary care providers for implementation of quality improvement activities. The goal of the program is to promote the development of an evidence-based culture and delivery of coordinated care in the primary care setting. Additional objectives of the program include: Improved health outcomes for patients; enhanced chronic disease management; and better engagement of patients and their caregivers. Organizations participating in the program are required to utilize an evidence-based quality improvement model, perform tests of change focused on SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: improvement, and use health information technology (HIT) to collect and report data. HIT may include an electronic patient registry (EPR) or an electronic health record (EHR), and is a critical component for improving quality and patient outcomes. With HIT it is possible to generate timely and meaningful data, which helps providers track and plan care. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: ORHP collects this information to quantify the impact of grant funding on access to health care, quality of services, and improvement of health outcomes. ORHP uses the data for program improvement and grantees use the data for performance tracking and improvement. Summary of Prior Comments and Agency Response: A 60-day Federal Register Notice was published in the Federal Register on February 11, 2014. See, 79 FR 8201. There were no comments. Likely Respondents: The respondents will be grantees of the Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Program. 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 Number of respondents Form name Number of responses per respondents Average burden per response (in hours) Total responses Total burden hours 30 2 60 8 480 Total .............................................................................. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Performance Improvement and Measurement System (PIMS) Database .............................................................. 30 2 60 8 480 VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:44 May 22, 2014 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1 29786 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 100 / Friday, May 23, 2014 / Notices Dated: May 19, 2014. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. Dated: May 19, 2014. Melanie J. Gray, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. 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The contract proposals and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the contract proposals, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Cancer Institute Special Emphasis Panel Radiation Modulators. Date: June 6, 2014. Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate contract proposals. Place: National Cancer Institute Shady Grove, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 3W030, Rockville, MD 20850, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Thomas M. Vollberg, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Research Technology and Contract Review Branch, Division of Extramural Activites, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 7W102, Rockville, MD 20850, 240–276–6341, vollbert@mail.nih.gov. This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to the timing limitations imposed by the review and funding cycle. Information is also available on the Institute’s/Center’s home page: https:// deainfo.nci.nih.gov/advisory/sep/sep.htm, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.392, Cancer Construction; 93.393, Cancer Cause and Prevention Research; 93.394, Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Research; 93.395, Cancer Treatment Research; 93.396, Cancer Biology Research; 93.397, Cancer Centers Support; 93.398, Cancer Research Manpower; 93.399, Cancer Control, National Institutes of Health, HHS). VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:44 May 22, 2014 Jkt 232001 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 meetings. The meetings 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: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel PAR Panel: Pregnancy in Women with Disabilities. Date: June 16, 2014. Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Priscah Mujuru, RN, MPH, DRPH, COHNS, Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3139, MSC 7770, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–594–6594, mujurup@mail.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Endocrinology, Metabolism, Nutrition and Reproductive Sciences Integrated Review Group, Cellular, Molecular and Integrative Reproduction Study Section. Date: June 18, 2014. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Hotel Monaco Alexandria, 480 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Contact Person: Gary Hunnicutt, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 6164, MSC 7892, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 0229, hunnicuttgr@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience Integrated Review Group Neurodifferentiation, Plasticity, Regeneration and Rhythmicity Study Section. Date: June 19–20, 2014. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Villa Florence Hotel, 225 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. Contact Person: Joanne T Fujii, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4184, MSC 7850, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435– 1178, fujiij@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Endocrinology, Metabolism, Nutrition and Reproductive Sciences Integrated Review Group, Integrative and Clinical Endocrinology and Reproduction Study Section. Date: June 19, 2014. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Kinzie Hotel, 20 West Kinzie Street, Chicago, IL 60654. Contact Person: Dianne Hardy, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 6175, MSC 7892, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1154, dianne.hardy@nih.gov. Name of Committee: Endocrinology, Metabolism, Nutrition and Reproductive Sciences Integrated Review Group, Integrative Nutrition and Metabolic Processes Study Section. Date: June 19, 2014. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Residence Inn Bethesda, 7335 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. Contact Person: Gary Hunnicutt, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 6164, MSC 7892, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 0229, hunnicuttgr@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Oncology 1—Basic Translational Integrated Review Group, Cancer Molecular Pathobiology Study Section. Date: June 23–24, 2014. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavilion, 4300 Military Road NW., Washington, DC 20015. Contact Person: Manzoor Zarger, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 6208, MSC 7804, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435– 2477, zargerma@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Small Business: Cardiovascular and Surgical Devices. Date: June 23, 2014. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Hilton Crystal City, 2399 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202. Contact Person: Donald Scott Wright, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5108, E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for 
Review and Approval; Public Comment Request

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration 
(HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments 
submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided 
to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the 
review and approval period.

DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than June 23, 
2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, including the Information Collection 
Request Title, to the desk officer for HRSA, either by email to OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202-395-5806.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of the clearance 
requests submitted to OMB for review, email the HRSA Information 
Collection Clearance Officer at paperwork@hrsa.gov or call (301) 443-
1984.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting 
information, please include the information request collection title 
for reference.
    Information Collection Request Title: Small Health Care Provider 
Quality Improvement Program. OMB No. 0915-xxxx--NEW.
    Abstract: This program is authorized by Title III, Public Health 
Service Act, Section 330A(g) (42 U.S.C. 254c(g)), as amended by Section 
201, Public Law 107-251, and Section 4, Public Law 110-355. This 
authority directs the Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) to support 
grants that expand access to, coordinate, contain the cost of, and 
improve the quality of essential health care services, including 
preventive and emergency services, through the development of health 
care networks in rural and frontier areas and regions. Across these 
various programs, the authority allows HRSA to provide funds to rural 
and frontier communities to support the direct delivery of health care 
and related services, to expand existing services, or to enhance health 
service delivery through education, promotion, and prevention programs.
    The purpose of the Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement 
Grant (Rural Quality) Program is to provide support to rural primary 
care providers for implementation of quality improvement activities. 
The goal of the program is to promote the development of an evidence-
based culture and delivery of coordinated care in the primary care 
setting. Additional objectives of the program include: Improved health 
outcomes for patients; enhanced chronic disease management; and better 
engagement of patients and their caregivers. Organizations 
participating in the program are required to utilize an evidence-based 
quality improvement model, perform tests of change focused on 
improvement, and use health information technology (HIT) to collect and 
report data. HIT may include an electronic patient registry (EPR) or an 
electronic health record (EHR), and is a critical component for 
improving quality and patient outcomes. With HIT it is possible to 
generate timely and meaningful data, which helps providers track and 
plan care.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: ORHP collects this 
information to quantify the impact of grant funding on access to health 
care, quality of services, and improvement of health outcomes. ORHP 
uses the data for program improvement and grantees use the data for 
performance tracking and improvement.
    Summary of Prior Comments and Agency Response: A 60-day Federal 
Register Notice was published in the Federal Register on February 11, 
2014. See, 79 FR 8201. There were no comments.
    Likely Respondents: The respondents will be grantees of the Small 
Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Program.
    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
                                     Number of       Number of         Total        burden per     Total burden
            Form name               respondents    responses per     responses     response  (in       hours
                                                    respondents                       hours)
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Performance Improvement and                   30               2              60               8             480
 Measurement System (PIMS)
 Database.......................
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    Total.......................              30               2              60               8             480
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    Dated: May 19, 2014.
Bahar Niakan,
Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2014-12044 Filed 5-22-14; 8:45 am]
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