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Media Advisory: February 23, 2001
The National Advisory Council (NAC) for Healthcare Research and Quality will meet on Friday, March 2, 2001. The Council provides advice to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) 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: shape of U.S. health care in the future, partnership development, Long-term care research agenda, and low income/rural health care.
Date: Friday, March 2, 2001
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: Contact Linda Reeves, Assistant Administrator for Equal Opportunity at (301) 594-6665 about accommodations for the disabled.
For additional information, contact AHRQ Public Affairs, (301) 427-1364: Nancy Comfort, (301) 427-1866 (NComfort@ahrq.gov).