Request for Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC) Nominations, 42918 [2019-17736]

Download as PDF 42918 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 160 / Monday, August 19, 2019 / Notices information is necessary and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate and based on valid assumptions and methodology; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection supporting statement from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 3090– XXXX, Construction Manager as Constructor, in all correspondence. Jeffrey A. Koses, Senior Procurement Executive, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2019–17699 Filed 8–16–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–61–P patients or consumers of health information technology. Nominations should be sent to the email or mailing address listed below. Acknowledgement of submissions will be provided within a week of submission. DATES: Letters of nomination and resumes should be submitted no later than September 27, 2019, to ensure adequate opportunity for review and consideration of nominees prior to appointment. ADDRESSES: Submit letters of nomination and resumes by email: HITCommittee@gao.gov. The address for materials sent by mail is U.S. GAO, Attn: HIT Committee, 441 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20548. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Will Simerl at (404) 679–1888 or simerlw@ gao.gov if you do not receive an acknowledgment or need additional information. For general information, contact GAO’s Office of Public Affairs, (202) 512–4800. Authority: Public Law 114–255, sec. 3002(d) (2016), 42 U.S.C. 300jj–12. GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States. Request for Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC) Nominations [FR Doc. 2019–17736 Filed 8–16–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1610–02–P Government Accountability Office (GAO). ACTION: Request for letters of nomination and resumes. AGENCY: The 21st Century Cures Act established HITAC to provide recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology on policies, standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria relating to the implementation of a health information technology infrastructure that advances the electronic access, exchange, and use of health information. The Act gave the Comptroller General of the United States responsibility for appointing a portion of HITAC’s members. The Act requires that members at least reflect providers, ancillary health care workers, consumers, purchasers, health plans, health information technology developers, researchers, patients, relevant Federal agencies, and individuals with technical expertise on health care quality, system functions, privacy, security, and on the electronic exchange and use of health information, including the use standards for such activity. GAO is now accepting nominations for HITAC appointments that will be effective January 1, 2020. From these nominations, GAO expects to appoint at least two new HITAC members, including one advocate for SUMMARY: jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:29 Aug 16, 2019 Jkt 247001 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH); World Trade Center Health Program Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee (WTCHP STAC) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), announces the following meeting for the World Trade Center Health Program Scientific/ Technical Advisory Committee (WTCHP STAC). This meeting is open to the public, limited only by the number of telephone lines. The room will accommodate approximately 100 persons. The public is also welcome to listen to the meeting by dial-in 1 (800) 988–0212, the passcode 1440561, and will accommodate up to 50 callers. To view the web conference, enter the following web address in your web browser: https:// SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 odniosh.adobeconnect.com/ wtchpstac19-1/. DATES: The meeting will be held on September 18, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., EDT. Public Comment Time and Date: September 18, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., EDT. Please note that the public comment period ends at the time indicated above or following the last call for comments, whichever is earlier. Members of the public who want to comment must sign up by providing their name to Mia Wallace, Committee Management Specialist, by phone: (404) 498–2553, email: MWallace@cdc.gov, or the addresses provided below by September 4, 2019. Each commenter will be provided up to five minutes for comment. A limited number of time slots are available and will be assigned on a first come-first served basis. Written comments will also be accepted from those unable to attend the public session. ADDRESSES: Jacob J. Javits Federal Building, 26 Federal Plaza, Rooms A/B, New York, New York 10278. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tania Carreo´n-Valencia, Ph.D., Designated Federal Officer, World Trade Center Health Program Associate Director for Science, 1600 Clifton Rd. NE, MS: R–12, Atlanta, GA 30329–4027; telephone (513) 841–4515; email: wtcstac@cdc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The WTCHP STAC was established by Title I of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010, Public Law 111–347 (January 2, 2011), amended by Public Law 114–113 (Dec. 18, 2015), adding Title XXXIII to the Public Health Service Act (codified at 42 U.S.C. 300mm to 300mm–61). Purpose: The purpose of the WTCHP STAC is to review scientific and medical evidence and to make recommendations to the World Trade Center (WTC) Program Administrator regarding additional WTC Health Program eligibility criteria, potential additions to the list of covered WTCrelated health conditions, and research regarding certain health conditions related to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Title XXXIII of the PHS Act established the WTC Health Program within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The WTC Health Program provides medical monitoring and treatment benefits to eligible firefighters and related personnel, law enforcement officers, and rescue, recovery, and cleanup E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1

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GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE


Request for Health Information Technology Advisory Committee 
(HITAC) Nominations

AGENCY: Government Accountability Office (GAO).

ACTION: Request for letters of nomination and resumes.

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SUMMARY: The 21st Century Cures Act established HITAC to provide 
recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health Information 
Technology on policies, standards, implementation specifications, and 
certification criteria relating to the implementation of a health 
information technology infrastructure that advances the electronic 
access, exchange, and use of health information. The Act gave the 
Comptroller General of the United States responsibility for appointing 
a portion of HITAC's members. The Act requires that members at least 
reflect providers, ancillary health care workers, consumers, 
purchasers, health plans, health information technology developers, 
researchers, patients, relevant Federal agencies, and individuals with 
technical expertise on health care quality, system functions, privacy, 
security, and on the electronic exchange and use of health information, 
including the use standards for such activity. GAO is now accepting 
nominations for HITAC appointments that will be effective January 1, 
2020. From these nominations, GAO expects to appoint at least two new 
HITAC members, including one advocate for patients or consumers of 
health information technology. Nominations should be sent to the email 
or mailing address listed below. Acknowledgement of submissions will be 
provided within a week of submission.

DATES: Letters of nomination and resumes should be submitted no later 
than September 27, 2019, to ensure adequate opportunity for review and 
consideration of nominees prior to appointment.

ADDRESSES: Submit letters of nomination and resumes by email: 
[email protected]. The address for materials sent by mail is U.S. 
GAO, Attn: HIT Committee, 441 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20548.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Will Simerl at (404) 679-1888 or 
[email protected] if you do not receive an acknowledgment or need 
additional information. For general information, contact GAO's Office 
of Public Affairs, (202) 512-4800.

    Authority:  Public Law 114-255, sec. 3002(d) (2016), 42 U.S.C. 
300jj-12.

Gene L. Dodaro,
Comptroller General of the United States.
[FR Doc. 2019-17736 Filed 8-16-19; 8:45 am]
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