Press Release Date: October 28, 2011
The National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is scheduled to meet on Friday, November 4. The Council provides advice to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and AHRQ Director. The Council consists of 21 members from the private sector and seven ex-officio members from other federal health agencies.
The meeting, which is open to the public, will begin with an update on the Agency's current research, programs and initiatives. The meeting will feature discussions on patient-centered outcomes research dissemination/implementation activities, physician performance measures, and a briefing on the Institute of Medicine Future of Nursing Report and campaign for action. Prior to the formal meeting, there will be a meeting of the National Advisory Council Subcommittee on the AHRQ National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports.
Date: Friday, November 4, 2011
Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20201
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Registration: No prior registration is required.
The meeting will be available by Webcast, starting at 8:30 a.m. To view the meeting, select http://www.webconferences.com/ahrq/.
If you require reasonable accommodations to attend this meeting, please contact Barbara Alvarado at (301) 427-1459 or by sending an E-mail to Barbara.Alvarado@ahrq.hhs.gov.
For more information, please contact AHRQ Public Affairs: (301) 427-1866 or (301) 427-1855.
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AHRQ National Advisory Council To Meet on November 4. Press Release, October 28, 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/press/pr2011/nac1104pr.htm