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Media Advisory Date: October 26, 2000
The National Advisory Council (NAC) for Healthcare Research and Quality will meet on Friday, November 3, 2000. The Council provides advice to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) on matters related to AHRQ'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: AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers, patient safety, translating research into practice and the Office of Priority Populations Research.
Date: Friday, November 3, 2000
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.
Editor's Note: The Agency's newly redesigned Web site now includes a special section
for reporters. Select http://www.ahrq.gov/news/vnewsix.htm for easier access to the latest news and information about AHRQ's research and products.
For more information, contact AHRQ Public Affairs (301) 427-1364: Nancy Comfort, (301) 427-1866 (NComfort@ahrq.gov).