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Jan. 27: HIT Standards Committee Webcast
10:00 a.m.; Webinar
The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Health Information Technology (HIT) Policy Committee will meet via webinar to discuss standards implementation, specifications, and certification criteria for the electronic exchange of health information. Meeting materials will be posted to the website when available.

Jan. 27: House E&C Health Subcommittee Hearing
10:15 a.m.; 2322 Rayburn House Office Building
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing to review a series of bipartisan bills to strengthen public health. Witness testimony will be posted to the committee’s website when available.

Jan. 27: House Budget Committee Hearing
10:30 a.m.; 210 Cannon House Office Building
The House Budget Committee will hold a hearing to discuss the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) budget and economic outlook. Witness testimony will be posted to the committee’s website when available.

Jan. 27: PCORI Board of Governors Meeting
12:00 p.m.; Webinar
The Patient- Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors will hold a teleconference/webinar. A full agenda will be posted on PCORI’s website when available.

Jan. 28: House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing
10:00 a.m.; 334 Cannon House Office Building
The House Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Committee will hold a hearing to examine the quality and cost of VA health care. Witness testimony will be posted to the committee’s website when available.

Jan. 30: NIH Council of Councils Meeting
8:15 a.m.; 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Md.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Council of Councils will meet to discuss business matters and updates on various initiatives. The Council advises the NIH director and acts as an external advisory panel to the NIH Institute and Centers (IC) directors.

 

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Jason Kleinman
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Telephone: 202-903-0806
Email: jkleinman@aamc.org