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Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality
Document Number: 2020-14336
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-06
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
Document Number: 2020-14237
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-02
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
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 on Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Request
Document Number: 2020-14156
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-01
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
For the ``Opioid Management in Older Adults'' project, AHRQ is seeking to identify innovative approaches to managing opioid medications for chronic pain that are particularly relevant for older adults. Use of long-term opioid therapy in older adults can be especially problematic because of increased risks such as delirium, falls, and dementia. Through this notice, the comment period has been extended to August 30, 2020. The subject matter content remains unchanged from the original notice which was previously published on March 18, 2020.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-13574
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-24
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Clinical Decision Support: Current State and Future Directions.'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 25, 2020. AHRQ received no comments from members of the public. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-12804
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-15
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``AHRQ Managing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care Initiative.'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 30, 2020 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not receive any comments during the aforementioned public comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Voluntary Customer Survey Generic Clearance for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Document Number: 2020-12615
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-11
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Voluntary Customer Survey Generic Clearance for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2020-12582
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-11
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-12565
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-10
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Generic Clearance for Questionnaire and Data Collection Testing, Evaluation, and Research for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-12513
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-10
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Evaluation of Learning Health Systems K12 Training Program.'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 12, 2020, and allowed 60 days for public comment. No comments were received from the public during this period. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-12266
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Identifying and Testing Strategies for Management of Opioid Use and Misuse in Older Adults in Primary Care Practices.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-09725
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-07
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``AHRQ Research Reporting System (ARRS).'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on Page 12562, March 3, 2020, and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not received comments from the public during this period. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-09724
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-07
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) Social and Health Experiences Self-Administered Questionnaire.''
Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2020-09723
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-07
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, announcement is made of an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Special Emphasis Panel (SEP) meeting on AHRQ-HS-20-001, ``Improving Management of Opioids and Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in Older Adults (R18).'' This SEP meeting will be closed to the public.
National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality: Request for Nominations for Members
Document Number: 2020-09450
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-04
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality (the Council) is to advise the Secretary of HHS (Secretary) and the Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) with respect to activities proposed or undertaken to carry out AHRQ's statutory mission. AHRQ produces evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used. Seven current members' terms will expire in November 2020.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Request
Document Number: 2020-08727
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-24
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
For the ``Opioid Management in Older Adults'' project, AHRQ is seeking to identify innovative approaches to managing opioid medications for chronic pain that are particularly relevant for older adults. Use of long-term opioid therapy in older adults can be especially problematic because of increased risks such as delirium, falls, and dementia. Through this notice, the comment period has been extended to June 30, 2020. The subject matter content remains unchanged from the original notice which was previously published on March 18, 2020 (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-03-18/pdf/2020- 05612.pdf).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-08364
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-21
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Evaluation of the SHARE Approach Model.'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 4, 2020, and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not receive comments from members of the public. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Safety of Vaccines Used for Routine Immunization in the United States
Document Number: 2020-08331
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-20
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
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 on Safety of Vaccines Used for Routine Immunization in the United States, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07664
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-13
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Evaluating the Implementation of Products by AHRQ's Learning Health Systems to Inform and Encourage Use of AHRQ Evidence Reports.'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 4, 2020 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not receive comments from members of the public. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07662
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-13
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Health Plan Survey Database.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 28, 2020 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not receive comments from members of the public. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07661
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-13
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Evaluating the Dissemination and Implementation of PCOR to Increase Referral, Enrollment, and Retention through Automatic Referral to Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) with Care Coordination.'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 4th, 2020 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not receive comments from members of the public. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Notice of Meetings
Document Number: 2020-07561
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The subcommittees listed below are part of AHRQ's Health Services Research Initial Review Group Committee. Grant applications are to be reviewed and discussed at these meetings. Each subcommittee meeting will be closed to the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-06540
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-30
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``AHRQ Managing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care Initiative.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-06208
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-25
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Clinical Decision Support: Current State and Future Directions.''
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Platelet-rich Plasma for Wound Care in the Medicare Population
Document Number: 2020-05994
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-23
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
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 on Platelet-rich Plasma for Wound Care in the Medicare Population, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Request
Document Number: 2020-05612
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-18
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
For the ``Opioid Management in Older Adults'' project, AHRQ is seeking to identify innovative approaches to managing opioid medications for chronic pain that are particularly relevant for older adults. Use of long-term opioid therapy in older adults can be especially problematic because of increased risks such as delirium, falls, and dementia.
Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality
Document Number: 2020-05563
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-18
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
In response to recently issued OPM guidance to agencies on reducing non-essential travel, this notice announces a change to a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-05027
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-12
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Evaluation of Learning Health Systems K12 Training Program.''
Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality
Document Number: 2020-04293
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-03
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-04277
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-03
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``AHRQ Research Reporting System (ARRS).''
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Prehospital Airway Management
Document Number: 2020-04253
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-03
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
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 on Prehospital Airway Management, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-02116
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-04
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Evaluation of the SHARE Approach Model.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-02112
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-04
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Evaluating the Dissemination and Implementation of PCOR to Increase Referral, Enrollment, and Retention through Automatic Referral to Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) with Care Coordination.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection.
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Cervical Ripening in the Outpatient Setting
Document Number: 2020-02058
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-04
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
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 on Cervical Ripening in the Outpatient Setting, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-02057
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-04
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Evaluating the Implementation of Products by Learning Health Systems to Inform and Encourage Use of AHRQ Evidence Reports.''
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastases: A Systematic Review
Document Number: 2020-01996
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-03
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
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 on Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastases: A Systematic Review, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-01385
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-28
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Health Plan Survey Database.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-01261
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-27
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Evaluation of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund Training Program.'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on December 13th, 2019 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not receive comments from members of the public. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Mixed Methods Review-Integrating Palliative Care With Chronic Disease Management in Ambulatory Care
Document Number: 2020-00903
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-22
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
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 on Mixed Methods ReviewIntegrating Palliative Care with Chronic Disease Management in Ambulatory Care, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Treatments for Acute Episodic Migraine
Document Number: 2020-00488
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-15
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
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 on Treatments for Acute Episodic Migraine, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Treatments for Acute Pain: A Systematic Review
Document Number: 2020-00104
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-08
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
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 on Treatments for Acute Pain: A Systematic Review, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Solicitation for Nominations for Members of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Document Number: 2020-00019
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-07
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) invites nominations of individuals qualified to serve as members of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).
Notice of Meetings
Document Number: 2019-27263
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-18
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The subcommittees listed below are part of AHRQ's Health Services Research Initial Review Group Committee. Grant applications are to be reviewed and discussed at these meetings. Each subcommittee meeting will commence in open session before closing to the public for the duration of the meeting.
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Management of High-Need, High-Cost (HNHC) Patients: A Realist and Systematic Review
Document Number: 2019-26953
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-16
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
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 on Management of High-Need, High-Cost Patients: A Realist and Systematic Review, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-26864
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Evaluation of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund Training Program.''
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Maternal and Fetal Effects of Mental Health Treatments in Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women: A Systematic Review of Pharmacological Interventions
Document Number: 2019-26510
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
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 on Maternal and Fetal Effects of Mental Health Treatments in Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women: A Systematic Review of Pharmacological Interventions, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Management of Primary Headache During Pregnancy
Document Number: 2019-25414
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-22
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
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 on Management of Primary Headache during Pregnancy, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-24194
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-06
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Outcome Measure Harmonization and Data Infrastructure for Patient Centered Outcomes Research in Depression.'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on August 22, 2019 and allowed 60 days for public comment. No substantive comments were received by AHRQ during these 60 days. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment for Symbria SAFE
Document Number: 2019-24152
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-05
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule) authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a patient safety organization (PSO) an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' by the Secretary if it is found to no longer meet the requirements of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act) and Patient Safety Rule, when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason, or when a PSO's listing expires. AHRQ accepted a notification of proposed voluntary relinquishment from Symbria SAFE, PSO number P0146, of its status as a PSO, and has delisted the PSO accordingly.
Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality
Document Number: 2019-24081
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-05
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-23872
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-01
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) reapprove the proposed information collection project: ``Medical Expenditure Panel SurveyInsurance Component.'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on August 8, 2019, and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ received no comments from members of the public. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.