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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 122 / Tuesday, June 27, 2017 / Notices these priority populations are encouraged. Sharon B. Arnold, Deputy Director. [FR Doc. 2017–13396 Filed 6–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at AHRQ, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland, 20857. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jaime Zimmerman, Designated Management Official, at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 06E37A, Rockville, Maryland 20857, (301) 427– 1456. For press-related information, please contact Alison Hunt at (301) 427– 1244 or Alison.Hunt@ahrq.hhs.gov. If sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed, please contact the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Management on (301) 827–4840, no later than Wednesday, July 19, 2017. The agenda, roster, and minutes will be available from Ms. Bonnie Campbell, Committee Management Officer, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. Ms. Campbell’s phone number is (301) 427–1554. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES I. Purpose The National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality is authorized by Section 941 of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. 299c. In accordance with its statutory mandate, the Council is to advise the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Director of AHRQ on VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Jun 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 matters related to AHRQ’s conduct of its mission including providing guidance on (A) priorities for health care research, (B) the field of health care research including training needs and information dissemination on health care quality and (C) the role of the Agency in light of private sector activity and opportunities for public private partnerships. The Council is composed of members of the public, appointed by the Secretary, and Federal ex-officio members specified in the authorizing legislation. II. Agenda On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, there will be a subcommittee meeting for the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. This meeting is open to the public. The Council meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m., with the call to order by the Council Chair and approval of previous Council summary notes. The meeting is open to the public and will be available via webcast at www.webconferences.com/ahrq. The meeting will begin with an update on AHRQ’s current research, programs, and initiatives. The agenda will also include an update on AHRQ’s work in learning health care systems and AHRQ’s EvidenceNOW initiative, and will focus on the use of AHRQ data and analytics to answer emerging policy questions. The final agenda will be available on the AHRQ Web site at www.AHRQ.gov no later than Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Sharon B. Arnold, Deputy Director. [FR Doc. 2017–13393 Filed 6–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Drug Therapy for Early Rheumatoid Arthritis in Adults—An Update Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS. ACTION: Request for supplemental evidence and data submissions. AGENCY: The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions from the public. Scientific information is being solicited to inform our review of Drug Therapy for Early Rheumatoid Arthritis in Adults—An Update, which is currently being conducted by the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29083 AHRQ’s Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review. DATES: Submission Deadline on or before July 27, 2017. ADDRESSES: Email submissions: SEADS@epc-src.org. Print submissions: Mailing Address: Portland VA Research Foundation, Scientific Resource Center, ATTN: Scientific Information Packet Coordinator, P.O. Box 69539, Portland, OR 97239. Shipping Address (FedEx, UPS, etc.): Portland VA Research Foundation, Scientific Resource Center, ATTN: Scientific Information Packet Coordinator, 3710 SW U.S. Veterans Hospital Road, Mail Code: R&D 71, Portland, OR 97239. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan McKenna, Telephone: 503–220– 8262 ext. 51723 or Email: SEADS@epcsrc.org. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AHRQ is conducting this systematic review pursuant to Section 902(a) of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. 299a(a). The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has commissioned the Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program to complete a review of the evidence for Drug Therapy for Early Rheumatoid Arthritis in Adults—An Update. The EPC Program is dedicated to identifying as many studies as possible that are relevant to the questions for each of its reviews. In order to do so, we are supplementing the usual manual and electronic database searches of the literature by requesting information from the public (e.g., details of studies conducted). We are looking for studies that report on Drug Therapy for Early Rheumatoid Arthritis in Adults—An Update, including those that describe adverse events. The entire research protocol, including the key questions, is also available online at: https://effective healthcare.ahrq.gov/search-for-guidesreviews-and-reports/?pageaction= displayproduct&productID=2475. This is to notify the public that the EPC Program would find the following information on Drug Therapy for Early Rheumatoid Arthritis in Adults—An Update helpful: D A list of completed studies that your organization has sponsored for this indication. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research 
and Quality

AGENCY: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this 
notice announces a meeting of the National Advisory Council for 
Healthcare Research and Quality.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, from 8:30 
a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at AHRQ, 5600 Fishers Lane, 
Rockville, Maryland, 20857.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jaime Zimmerman, Designated Management 
Official, at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 
Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 06E37A, Rockville, Maryland 20857, (301) 427-
1456. For press-related information, please contact Alison Hunt at 
(301) 427-1244 or Alison.Hunt@ahrq.hhs.gov.
    If sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodation 
for a disability is needed, please contact the Food and Drug 
Administration (FDA) Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and 
Diversity Management on (301) 827-4840, no later than Wednesday, July 
19, 2017. The agenda, roster, and minutes will be available from Ms. 
Bonnie Campbell, Committee Management Officer, Agency for Healthcare 
Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. Ms. 
Campbell's phone number is (301) 427-1554.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Purpose

    The National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality 
is authorized by Section 941 of the Public Health Service Act, 42 
U.S.C. 299c. In accordance with its statutory mandate, the Council is 
to advise the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services 
and the Director of AHRQ on matters related to AHRQ's conduct of its 
mission including providing guidance on (A) priorities for health care 
research, (B) the field of health care research including training 
needs and information dissemination on health care quality and (C) the 
role of the Agency in light of private sector activity and 
opportunities for public private partnerships. The Council is composed 
of members of the public, appointed by the Secretary, and Federal ex-
officio members specified in the authorizing legislation.

II. Agenda

    On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, there will be a subcommittee meeting 
for the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report scheduled to 
begin at 7:30 a.m. This meeting is open to the public. The Council 
meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m., with the call to order by the 
Council Chair and approval of previous Council summary notes. The 
meeting is open to the public and will be available via webcast at 
www.webconferences.com/ahrq. The meeting will begin with an update on 
AHRQ's current research, programs, and initiatives. The agenda will 
also include an update on AHRQ's work in learning health care systems 
and AHRQ's EvidenceNOW initiative, and will focus on the use of AHRQ 
data and analytics to answer emerging policy questions. The final 
agenda will be available on the AHRQ Web site at www.AHRQ.gov no later 
than Wednesday, July 19, 2017.

Sharon B. Arnold,
Deputy Director.
[FR Doc. 2017-13393 Filed 6-26-17; 8:45 am]
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