Department of Health and Human Services November 24, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Board of Scientific Counselors, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (BSC, OPHPR)
Document Number: 2017-25440
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-24
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
This gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act of October 6, 1972, that the Board of Scientific Counselors, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (BSC, OPHPR), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, has been renewed for a 2-year period through November 5, 2019.
Board of Scientific Counselors, Office of Infectious Diseases (BSC, OID); Notice of Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2017-25439
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-24
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
This gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act of October 6, 1972, that the Board of Scientific Counselors, Office of Infectious Diseases (BSC, OID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, has been renewed for a 2-year period through October 31, 2019.
Board of Scientific Counselors, BSC, NCIPC; Notice of Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2017-25438
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-24
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
This gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act of October 6, 1972, that the Board of Scientific Counselors, BSC, NCIPC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, has been renewed for a 2-year period through November 3, 2019.
Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection and Control Advisory Committee (BCCEDCAC); Correction
Document Number: 2017-25437
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-24
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Announcement of Meetings of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group
Document Number: 2017-25425
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in accordance with Section 2062 of the 21st Century Cures Act, announces the inaugural meetings of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group (Working Group). For these first meetings, Working Group members will focus on plans to submit a report to the Secretary of HHS and Congress that is due December 2018. The report will address a number of issues related to tick-borne diseases, including: Ongoing research; advances in research; Federal activities; gaps in research; the Working Group's meetings; and the comments received by the Working Group. The report will also include any recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Planning will include developing plans to solicit stakeholder input and establish subcommittees. Working Group members will also determine how and when future meetings will be conducted.
Phase Four of the National Action Plan To Prevent Health Care-Associated Infections: Road Map to Elimination; Coordination Among Federal Partners To Leverage HAI Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship
Document Number: 2017-25424
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and the Federal Steering Committee for the Prevention of HAIs have developed a new phase of the National Action Plan to Prevent Health Care-Associated Infections: Road Map to Elimination (HAI Action Plan). The first three phases of the HAI Action Plan meaningfully enhanced coordination of federal efforts to address HAIs by establishing a structure to regularly share best practices, resources, and lessons learned among federal partners. Given the pressing public health threat of antibiotic resistance and the need to maximize efficiency of federal activities, the Steering Committee recognized the opportunity to leverage this existing committee and network of participants to enhance the implementation of the CARB National Action Plan goal of slowing the emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria and preventing the spread of resistant infections through antibiotic stewardship programs. Thus, Phase Four of the HAI Action Plan focuses on the importance of antibiotic stewardship to prevent HAIs, and specifically highlights the coordination between various health agencies. Recommendations within Phase Four align and reinforce the goals and objectives of the CARB National Action Plan. This update to the HAI Action Plan reaffirms a federal commitment to improving health care quality and protecting the health of all Americans. Phase Four is titled: Coordination among Federal Partners to Leverage HAI Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship. The Steering Committee and the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion invite public and private professionals, organizations, and consumer representatives to provide comments on the most recent draft of Phase Four.
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-25339
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Meeting of the National Preparedness and Response Science Board
Document Number: 2017-25336
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hereby giving notice that the National Preparedness and Response Science Board (NPRSB) will hold a public teleconference on December 7, 2017.
NIH Pathways to Prevention Workshop: Methods for Evaluating Natural Experiments in Obesity
Document Number: 2017-25335
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will host a workshop about Methods for Evaluating Natural Experiments in Obesity on December 5-6, 2017. The workshop is free and open to the public.