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National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics: Meeting

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Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the following advisory committee meeting.

Name: National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), Ad Hoc Workgroup on the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN).

Time and Date: August 31, 2006—11 a.m.-3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

Place: Conference Call; Toll Free—1-888-425-9978; Leader's Name and Pass code—Dr. Simon Cohn, NCVHS; USA Toll Number 1-210-234-8000.

Status: Open.

Purpose: The Workgroup will discuss its draft findings related to a “minimum but essential” list of functional requirements for a nationwide health information network.

Contact Person for More Information: Substantive program information as well as summaries of meetings and a roster of committee members may be obtained from Mary Jo Deering PhD., Lead Staff Person for the NCVHS Workgroup on the National Health Information Infrastructure, NCI Center for Strategic Dissemination and NCI Center for Bioinformatics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6116 Executive Boulevard—Room 4087, Rockville, MD 20852, telephone (301) 594-8193, or Marjorie S. Greenberg, Executive Secretary, NCVHS, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 2402, Hyattsville, Start Printed Page 47813Maryland 20782, telephone (301) 458-4245. Information also is available on the NCVHS home page of the HHS Web site:​, where an agenda for the meeting will be posted when available.

Should you require reasonable accommodation, please contact the CDC Office of Equal Employment Opportunity on (301) 458-4EEO (4336) as soon as possible.

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Dated: August 10, 2006.

James Scanlon,

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science and Data Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.

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[FR Doc. 06-7023 Filed 8-17-06; 8:45 am]