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Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; American Health Information Community Meeting

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Meeting Announcement.


This notice announces the meeting date for the 24th meeting of the American Health Information Community in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C., App.) The American Health Information Community will advise the Secretary and recommend specific actions to achieve a common interoperability framework for health information technology (IT).

Meeting Date: September 23, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern).


Hubert H. Humphrey building (200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201), The Great Hall/Lobby.

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The meeting will include a demonstration of the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN); an update on the AHIC Start Printed Page 52052Successor organization; a discussion on the health information technology Strategic Plan; and final reports from the Confidentiality, Privacy & Security Workgroup and the Population Health/Clinical Care Connections Workgroup.

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A Web cast of the Community meeting will be available on the NIH Web site at:​.

If you have special needs for the meeting, please contact (202) 690-7151.

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Dated: August 26, 2008.

Judith Sparrow,

Director, American Health Information Community, Office of Programs and Coordination, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

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[FR Doc. E8-20675 Filed 9-5-08; 8:45 am]