The National Advisory Council (NAC) for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) will meet on November 9 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 begin with a report from the NAC Subcommittee on Children's Health Care Quality Measures, a group established to assist HHS with the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) recommendations. AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy will also give a presentation on how AHRQ is leveraging research and science to transform health care.
AHRQ's Eisenberg Conference Center
540 Gaither Road
Rockville, MD 20850
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Registration: No prior registration is required. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting will also be available by Webcast starting at 8:30. To view the meeting, go to http://www.webconferences.com/ahrq/ . .
People with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodations may contact Barbara Alvarado by E-mail at Barbara.Alvarado@ahrq.hhs.gov or by telephone at (301) 427-1459.
AHRQ National Advisory Council To Meet November 9. Press Release, November 6, 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/press/pr2012/nac1109pr.htm