Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation, 74455 [2016-25855]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 26, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: 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 of the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT). The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: November 22, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held via audio conference call and Adobe Connect Webinar. Webinar information can be found on the Web site at: http:// www.acotmeetings.net/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Walsh, Executive Secretary, Division of Transplantation, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 8W60, Rockville, MD 20857; telephone (301) 443–6839; rwalsh@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. Section 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, and 42 CFR 121.12, ACOT is charged with advising the Secretary, acting through the Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), on all aspects of organ donation, procurement, allocation, and transplantation, and on such other matters that the Secretary determines. Agenda: The Committee will hear presentations on topics including public reporting of transplant center outcomes data, updates on activities of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), including the development of an OPTN Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (COIIN) project to assess effective practices for utilization kidneys at high risk of discard while maintaining quality outcome measures, and a report on recent efforts by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to identify innovative approaches to care for End Stage Renal Disease patients. All public comments will be included in the record of the ACOT meeting. Meeting summary notes will be posted on the Department’s organ donation asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Oct 25, 2016 Jkt 241001 Web site at http://organdonor.gov/ about-dot/acot.html#meetings. The draft meeting agenda will be posted on http://www.acotmeetings. net/. Those participating at this meeting should register by visiting http:// www.acotmeetings.net/. The deadline to register for this meeting is Monday, November 21, 2016. For all logistical questions and concerns, please contact Susie Gingrich, Leonard Resource Group, at (202) 289–8322 or send an email to sgringrich@lrginc.com. Participants can join this meeting via teleconference by: 1. (Audio Portion) Calling the Conference Phone Number (1–800–832– 0736) and providing the Participant Passcode (1337210); and 2. (Visual Portion) Connecting to the ACOT Adobe Connect Pro Meeting using the following URL https:// lrg.adobeconnect.com/acot/ and entering as GUEST: (copy and paste the link into your browser if it does not work directly, and enter as a guest). Participants should plan to call and connect 15 minutes prior to the meeting for logistics to be set up. If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting, please test your connection using the following URL: http:// www.adobe.com/go/meeting_test. In order to obtain a quick overview, go to the following URL: http:// www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_ overview. Call (202) 289–8322 or email Susie Gingrich at sgringrich@lrginc.com if you are having trouble connecting to the meeting site. Public Comment: It is preferred that persons interested in providing an oral presentation email a written request, along with a copy of their presentation, to Robert Walsh, Executive Secretary, Division of Transplantation, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, at rwalsh@ 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 encouraged 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 during the public comment period. Public PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74455 participation and ability to comment will be limited as time permits. Jason E. Bennett, Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2016–25855 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Renewal of Charter for the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Health and Human Services is hereby giving notice that the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV) has been rechartered. The effective date of the renewed charter is July 21, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Narayan Nair, MD, MPH, Executive Secretary, Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Room 08N146B, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Phone: (301) 443–6593; fax: (301) 44–8196; email: nnair@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATON: The ACCV was established by section 2119 of the Public Health Service Act (the Act) (42 U.S.C. 300aa–19), as enacted by Public Law (Pub. L.) 99–660, and as subsequently amended, and advises the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary) on issues related to implementation of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). Other activities of the ACCV include: Recommending changes in the Vaccine Injury Table at its own initiative or as the result of the filing of a petition; advising the Secretary in implementing section 2127 of the Act regarding the need for childhood vaccination products that result in fewer or no significant adverse reactions; surveying federal, state, and local programs and activities related to gathering information on injuries associated with the administration of childhood vaccines, including the adverse reaction reporting requirements of section 2125(b) of the Act; advising the Secretary on the methods of obtaining, compiling, publishing, and using credible data related to the frequency and severity of adverse reactions associated with childhood vaccines; consulting on the development or SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 207 (Wednesday, October 26, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: 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 of the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT). The 
meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: November 22, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard 
Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via audio conference call and Adobe 
Connect Webinar. Webinar information can be found on the Web site at: 
http://www.acotmeetings.net/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Walsh, Executive Secretary, 
Division of Transplantation, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health 
Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 8W60, 
Rockville, MD 20857; telephone (301) 443-6839; rwalsh@hrsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. Section 
217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, and 42 
CFR 121.12, ACOT is charged with advising the Secretary, acting through 
the Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), 
on all aspects of organ donation, procurement, allocation, and 
transplantation, and on such other matters that the Secretary 
determines.
    Agenda: The Committee will hear presentations on topics including 
public reporting of transplant center outcomes data, updates on 
activities of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), 
including the development of an OPTN Collaborative Innovation and 
Improvement Network (COIIN) project to assess effective practices for 
utilization kidneys at high risk of discard while maintaining quality 
outcome measures, and a report on recent efforts by the Centers for 
Medicare & Medicaid Services to identify innovative approaches to care 
for End Stage Renal Disease patients. All public comments will be 
included in the record of the ACOT meeting. Meeting summary notes will 
be posted on the Department's organ donation Web site at http://organdonor.gov/about-dot/acot.html#meetings.
    The draft meeting agenda will be posted on http://www.acotmeetings.net/ net/. Those participating at this meeting should register by visiting 
http://www.acotmeetings.net/. The deadline to register for this meeting 
is Monday, November 21, 2016. For all logistical questions and 
concerns, please contact Susie Gingrich, Leonard Resource Group, at 
(202) 289-8322 or send an email to sgringrich@lrginc.com.
    Participants can join this meeting via teleconference by:
    1. (Audio Portion) Calling the Conference Phone Number (1-800-832-
0736) and providing the Participant Passcode (1337210); and
    2. (Visual Portion) Connecting to the ACOT Adobe Connect Pro 
Meeting using the following URL https://lrg.adobeconnect.com/acot/ and 
entering as GUEST: (copy and paste the link into your browser if it 
does not work directly, and enter as a guest).
    Participants should plan to call and connect 15 minutes prior to 
the meeting for logistics to be set up. If you have never attended an 
Adobe Connect meeting, please test your connection using the following 
URL: http://www.adobe.com/go/meeting_test. In order to obtain a quick 
overview, go to the following URL: http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_overview. Call (202) 289-8322 or email Susie Gingrich at 
sgringrich@lrginc.com if you are having trouble connecting to the 
meeting site.
    Public Comment: It is preferred that persons interested in 
providing an oral presentation email a written request, along with a 
copy of their presentation, to Robert Walsh, Executive Secretary, 
Division of Transplantation, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health 
Resources and Services Administration, at rwalsh@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 encouraged 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 
during the public comment period. Public participation and ability to 
comment will be limited as time permits.

Jason E. Bennett,
Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2016-25855 Filed 10-25-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4165-15-P