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Media Advisory Date: November 14, 1997
The National Advisory Council (NAC) for Health Care Policy, Research, and Evaluation
will be held on November 21, 1997. The Council provides advice to the Secretary of Health and
Human Services and the Administrator of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
(AHCPR) on matters related to AHCPR activities.
The NAC is comprised of representatives from academia, health care providers, consumer
groups, purchasers of health care, and major private health care foundations.
The meeting will begin with an update on the status of current Agency programs and
initiatives. The Council will then discuss strategic directions for the Agency, how the Agency can
most productively advance outcomes research, the next frontiers for managed care research, and
the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. For an agenda, call Salina V. Prasad, (301) 427-1864.
Where: DoubleTree Hotel,
1750 Rockville Pike,
Rockville, MD 20852
When: Friday, November 21, 1997, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Registration: No prior registration is required.
For additional information, contact AHCPR Public Affairs: Salina Prasad, (301) 427-1864 (SPrasad@ahrq.gov).