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On the Agenda in Washington

April 22: PCORI Board of Governors Meeting
12 p.m.; Teleconference/Webinar
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors will meet via webinar/teleconference. The meeting is open to the public, though no public comment period is scheduled.

April 24: Health IT Standards Committee Meeting
9 a.m.; 10 Thomas Circle N.W., Washington, D.C.
The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology (HIT) Standards Committee will meet to discuss standards implementation specifications and certification criteria for the electronic exchange of health information.

April 29: Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing on Innovation
2:30 p.m.; G50 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Senate Appropriations Committee will hold a hearing on federal investments in innovation. Witnesses include: National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D.; National Science Foundation Director France Cordova, Ph.D.; Office of Science and Technology Policy Director John Holdren, Ph.D.; and Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. The committee will accept outside witness testimony until April 24.

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