National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

Ad Hoc Workgroup on Secondary Uses of Health Data

Notice of Open Conference Call

Meeting: NCVHS Ad Hoc Workgroup on Secondary Uses of Health Data
Conference Call Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
Toll Free Number: (888) 324-2603
Passcode: NCVHS
Leader's Name: Cynthia Sidney

Report location: http://www.ncvhs.hhs.gov/071031lt.pdf Acrobat logo

For security reasons, the passcode and the leader's name will be required to join the call.

Purpose -- To provide an opportunity for public comment on a "pre-decisional draft" of the NCVHS report: Enhanced Protections for Uses of Health Data: A Framework for “Secondary Uses” of Electronically Collected and Transmitted Health Data. The pre-decisional document will be made available on Monday, October 22, 2007.

To be included in the list of respondents, please submit your intent to offer oral comments (no more than 5 minutes each, will be strictly enforced) to Debbie Jackson, djackson@cdc.gov or call (301) 458-4614. Ms. Jackson will compile all names who have requested time in advance (by October 29) to respond to the draft report. Those names will be called on first to offer comments. Then any others on the call will be given the opportunity, as time allows.

Written comments will be accepted through Tuesday, November 6th, c.o.b.

Point of Contact:
Debbie M. Jackson
Senior Program Analyst
National Center for Health Statistics, CDC
3311 Toledo Road , Room 2339
Hyattsville , MD 20782
(301) 458-4614
djackson@cdc.gov

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics, Staff