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Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Health Statistics
October 24, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 5:20 pm EDT
The CDC has announced the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Health Statistics (BSC, NCHS) will convene 24 October 2022 in a live broadcast public meeting.
The Board is charged with providing advice and making recommendations to the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services; the Director, CDC; and the Director, NCHS, regarding the scientific and technical program goals and objectives, strategies, and priorities of NCHS.
The meeting agenda will include a Center update by the NCHS Director in addition to updates on NCHS data collection, analysis, and reporting activities, including upcoming changes to the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS); status of a National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS) pilot and plans for obtaining clinician visit data; a new project to improve metadata and catalogs for the public to access restricted use data files; and new releases of linked data sets. The Board’s Workgroup to Consider and Assess Measures of Discrimination for Use in NCHS Surveys will brief the Board with findings from 6 months of information-gathering and assessment work. The Committee will reserve time for public comment at the end of the day. Meeting times and topics are subject to change as priorities dictate.
Meeting Information: Please visit the BSC, NCHS website for details. Further information and the meeting agenda will be available on the BSC website, including instructions for accessing the live meeting broadcast.