Health Outlook in DC – Jan 9-13

  

Monday, January 9 – the National Press Club holds a Newsmaker Luncheon address by HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell on the consequences of potential Affordable Care Act repeal

The National Academy of Sciences holds an embargoed release, “Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Medicare Payment“

Tuesday, January 10 – The Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University Medical Center and the Harvard Global Health Institute hold a symposium on “Pandemic Preparedness in the Next – Administration“

CDC Director Tom Frieden and Indian Health Service Principal Deputy Director Mary Smith hold an embargoed briefing, to discuss a new Vital Signs report on “What approaches from the Indian Health Service can be applied to other populations to reduce kidney failure and prevent diabetes deaths?”

Tuesday and Wednesday, the EPA will review the draft Biologically Based Dose-Response Model for perchlorate in drinking water and a draft model report, “Biologically Based Dose-Response Models for the Effect of Perchlorate on Thyroid Hormones in the Infant, Breast Feeding Mother, Pregnant Mother, and Fetus: Model Development, Revision, and Preliminary Dose-Response Analyses”

Thursday, January 12 – the NIH holds a meeting of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

The Office of Representative Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, hosts a briefing on “Physician Assisted Suicide: Dangers for U.S. Health Care”

Thursday and Friday, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health holds a meeting of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee

Friday, January 13 – AEI, the Pacific Buisness Group on Health, and the Center for Health Policy at Brookings hold a discussion on “Fixing Health Care: Practical Lessons from Business Leaders“ – ANA will be attending this meeting.

The NIH holds a meeting of the NIH Clinical Center Research Hospital Board

The NIH holds a meeting of the National Institute of Mental Health’s Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee

 

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