June 17-21 – Drug Information Association presents their “43rd Annual Meeting.” The DIA Annual Meeting is a event for the pharmaceutical and related industries. With more than 1,000 speakers from the FDA, EMEA, and other regulatory agencies, 27 content-area tracks, and nearly 400 sessions, the presentations are geared to attendees of all experience and functional levels. The DIA Annual Meeting offers valuable professional cross-functional learning, continuing education credits, and networking experiences.
June 19 – Health and Human Services Department (HHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH) is holding a meeting of the Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board to discuss sleep research, education priorities and programs.
June 19 – Health and Human Services Department (HHS) is having a meeting of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), Subcommittee on Populations-Working Group on Quality to learn about the current state of inpatient health care quality reporting utilizing one of three models: (1) All administrative data, (2) all electronic health record data, and (3) hybrid of administrative and electronic data.
June 19-21 – AARP is presenting “Diversity and Aging in the 21st Century,” in Los Angeles.
June 19-22 – Society for Epidemiologic Research is hosting their “2007 Society for Epidemiologic Research 40th Annual Meeting,” in Boston.
June 20 – CMS sponsors the next “Rural Health Open Door Forum (ODF)” The Rural Health ODF addresses Rural Health Clinic (RHC), Community Access Hospital (CAH) and Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) issues, as well as some inclusion of other questions and concerns that occur in clinical practice pertaining to other CMS payment systems that also extend into these settings. Topics that frequently arise on this forum often deal with payment & billing for services subject to Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) and/or Physician Shortage Area (PSA) status, cost report clarifications, classifications for & qualifications of rural provider types, and the many special provisions being implemented for improving rural health in the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003.
June 20 – National Bureau of Economic Research is presenting “Frontiers in Health Policy Research and Health Care Program Meeting” in Washington, D.C.