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On the Agenda in Washington


Aug. 1-2: Presidential Commission on Bioethical Issues Public Meeting
9 a.m.; 999 9th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues will meet to develop and finalize recommendations regarding access to and privacy of human genome sequence data among other items.


Aug. 1: House Hearing on Business and Universities Fueling Innovation and Job Creation
10 a.m.; 2318 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Science Education will hold a hearing to discuss the relationship between business and research universities in terms of innovation and job creation.


Aug. 1: HIT Policy Committee Meeting
10 a.m.; 1221 22nd Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (HIT) policy committee will meet to discuss recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health IT on a policy framework for the development and adoption of a nationwide health information infrastructure, including standards for the exchange of patient medical information.

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Jason Kleinman
Sr. Legislative Analyst, Govt. Relations
Telephone: 202-903-0806
Email: jkleinman@aamc.org