AHRQ National Advisory Council To Meet July 26

Press Release Date: July 22, 2013

The National Advisory Council (NAC) for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) will meet on July 26 at AHRQ's offices in Rockville, MD. The council provides advice to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary and the director of the Agency. The council consists of 21 members from the private sector and seven ex-officio members from other federal health agencies.

The meeting will focus on several topics related to patient safety and health care quality, including an update on the Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics, a discussion of the National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Health Care, and a presentation on patient and family engagement.

Date: Friday, July 26, 2013.

Location: AHRQ's Eisenberg Conference Center, 540 Gaither Road,  Rockville, MD 20850.

Time: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Registration:  No prior registration is required. The meeting is open to the public and will be available by Webcast starting at 8:30 a.m. To view the meeting, go to http://www.webconferences.com/ahrq.   

People with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodations may contact Barbara Alvarado by Email at Barbara.Alvarado@ahrq.hhs.gov or by telephone at (301) 427-1459.

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