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Media Advisory Date: November 2, 1999
The National Advisory Council (NAC) for Health Care Policy, Research, and Evaluation will meet on Friday, November 5, 1999. The Council provides advice to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Administrator of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) on matters related to AHCPR's activities. The NAC is composed of representatives from health care plans, providers, purchasers, consumers and health services researchers.
The meeting, which is open to the public, will begin with an update on the status of the Agency's current research, programs and initiatives. The Council will discuss these specific topics: future programs and initiatives, information technology, health care errors, and the role of qualitative methods in health services research. (Select for an Overview of the Council.)
Date: Friday, November 5, 1999
Location: 6010 Executive Boulevard, Fourth Floor, Rockville, MD 20852
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Registration: No prior registration is required.
Contact: Linda Reeves, Assistant Administrator for Equal Opportunity at (301) 594-6665 about accommodations for the disabled.
For additional information, contact AHCPR Public Affairs: Nancy Comfort, (301) 427-1866 (NComfort@ahrq.gov).