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AHCPR National Advisory Council To Meet October 25

Media Advisory Date: October 18, 1996

The National Advisory Council for Health Care Policy, Research, and Evaluation will meet October 25, 1996, at The Hotel Washington in Washington, D.C. The Council advises the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Administrator of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) on matters relating to AHCPR's activities. The Agency is the lead Federal agency charged with supporting research to enhance the quality, appropriateness, and effectiveness of, and access to, health care services.

The meeting will begin with a discussion on the re-engineering of AHCPR, the Agency's research portfolio and recent grant awards. Council members also will discuss the challenges facing AHCPR, as well as AHCPR's research to increase the science base in health care, improve health care quality and help consumers make better decisions, and understand the changing health care marketplace.

The National Advisory Council is comprised of representatives from academia, consumer groups, professional clinical organizations, managed care organizations, and other government agencies.

When: Friday, October 25, 1996
Where: The Hotel Washington, 15th & Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20004

The meeting will be open to the press and public from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15. For a copy of the agenda, please contact Salina Prasad, at (301) 427-1864 ( An Overview of the National Advisory Council, with a roster of members, is also available.

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