Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality, 47210 [2017-22041]

Download as PDF 47210 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 195 / Wednesday, October 11, 2017 / Notices 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 section 10(a) of 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 Friday, November 3, 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 Friday, October 20, 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: asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Purpose The National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is authorized by Section 941 of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. 299c. 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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 section 10(a) of 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 Friday, November 3, 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 Friday, October 
20, 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 
(AHRQ) 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 Friday, November 3, 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 full 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 an update on AHRQ's data platform. The final agenda will be 
available on the AHRQ Web site at www.AHRQ.gov no later than Friday, 
October 27, 2017.

Sharon B. Arnold,
Deputy Director.
[FR Doc. 2017-22041 Filed 10-10-17; 8:45 am]
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