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  • MEPS Two-Day Data Users' Workshop images/pdf.gif icon - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ))  - 14-APR-2014    Registration is open for the workshop, being held May 5-6, 2014 in Rockville, MD. The workshop will assist health services researchers in utilizing the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, Household Component data/
  • ACE Measureā„¢ - (Altarum Institute US)  - 19-MAR-2014    This 21 question survey is designed to measure the health engagement levels of individuals and populations.
  • Why Bother! The Comprehensive Pre-Op Panel - (New York Academy of Medicine)  - 14-MAR-2014    Registration is open for this meeting, being held April 30, 2014 from 6:00- 8:00 PM in New York City. The appropriate use of pre-operative testing, as per national guidelines will be the focus of the event.
  • Legislation Introduced to Prevent Overregulation of Health IT - 14-FEB-2014    A new bill currently being discussed in the Senate, "Preventing Regulatory Overreach To Enhance Care Technology (PROTECT) Act of 2014" attempts to provide a regulatory framework for health IT innovation, and balances protecting patient safety.