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Media Advisory: July 26, 2005
The National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality will meet on Friday, July 29. The Council provides advice to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality on matters related to AHRQ's customers 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. Specifically, the Council will discuss AHRQ's Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, the strategy for updating the National Healthcare Quality Report and National Healthcare Disparities Report, and a program assessment rating tool for long-term care. An overview of the Council and the meeting agenda are available on AHRQ's Web site at http://www.ahrq.gov/about/council.htm.
Date: Friday, July 29, 2005
Location: John M. Eisenberg Conference Center, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Registration: No prior registration is required
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For more information, please contact AHRQ Public Affairs: (301) 427-1866.