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The plan for surveying key members of key stakeholder groups will be surveyed again one year later.
stakeholders described here represents a considered by project advisors to have Policy makers, consumers, and
large component of the overall project the most immediate need and interest in healthcare purchasers are likely to
evaluation plan. The study will be EGAPP products. The four key identify and be impacted by information
conducted in collaboration with a stakeholder groups are healthcare developed by EGAPP over a somewhat
consultant, Judith L. Johnson, PhD, providers, healthcare payers and longer timeline. Therefore, these groups
under a CDC task order with the McKing purchasers, policy makers (e.g., medical will be surveyed twelve months after
Consulting Corporation. Dr. Johnson professional organizations, healthcare the first products are released, and
and McKing Consulting Corporation policy organizations), as well as targeted surveyed again one year later. During
worked with CDC on study design, and two specified periods of time one year
consumer groups and Web site visitors.
will collect data for the study, conduct apart, individuals accessing the EGAPP
Healthcare providers/payers have
data analyses, and develop written
expressed interest in evidence-based website will be given the option to
reports of results.
The purpose of this study is to collect information on emerging genetic tests, participate in an EGAPP survey.
information on the value and impact of and will receive the first surveys about There are no costs to the respondents
the EGAPP products developed and six months after the release of the first other than their time. The total
disseminated (e.g., evidence reports, evidence reports and EGAPP Working estimated annualized burden hours are
recommendations) by surveying Group recommendations; these groups 448.52.
ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS
Number of Average
Number of
Type of respondent Survey name responses per response per
respondents respondent respondent

Healthcare Providers: Healthcare Provider Survey.


Primary Care Providers ........................... ......................................................................... 385 1 10/60
Specialists ................................................ ......................................................................... 385 1 10/60
Genetic Counselors ................................. ......................................................................... 200 1 10/60
Mid-level Practitioners ............................. ......................................................................... 385 1 10/60
Nurses ...................................................... ......................................................................... 385 1 10/60
Healthcare Payers and Purchasers:
Healthcare Payers ................................... Policy/Payer Survey ....................................... 100 1 10/60
Healthcare Purchasers ............................ Purchaser Survey ........................................... 19 31 1 10/60
Healthcare Policy Makers ........................ Policy Survey ................................................. 50 1 10/60
Consumers:
Group members ....................................... General Survey .............................................. 385 1 10/60
Website visitors ........................................ ......................................................................... 385 1 10/60

Dated: January 31, 2007. DC or by fax to (202) 395–6974. Written undiagnosed diabetes. The Division of
Joan F. Karr, comments should be received within 30 Diabetes Translation provides funding
Acting Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for days of this notice. to health departments of States and
Disease Control and Prevention. territories to develop, implement, and
Proposed Project
[FR Doc. E7–2071 Filed 2–7–07; 8:45 am] evaluate systems-based Diabetes
BILLING CODE 4163–18–P Automated Management Information Prevention and Control Programs
System (MIS) for Diabetes Control (DPCPs). DPCPs are population-based,
Programs (OMB No. 0920–0479)— public health programs that design,
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND Revision—National Center for Chronic implement and evaluate public health
HUMAN SERVICES Disease Prevention and Health prevention and control strategies that
Promotion (NCCDPHP), Centers for improve access to and quality of care for
Centers for Disease Control and Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). all, and reach communities most
Prevention impacted by the burden of diabetes (e.g.,
Background and Brief Description racial/ethnic minority populations, the
[30 Day–07–0479] The Division of Diabetes Translation elderly, rural dwellers and the
(DDT) within the National Center for economically disadvantaged). Support
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork for these programs is a cornerstone of
Reduction Act Review Chronic Disease Prevention and Health
Promotion, Centers for Disease Control the DDT’s strategy for reducing the
The Centers for Disease Control and and Prevention (CDC), has implemented burden of diabetes throughout the
Prevention (CDC) publishes a list of a Management Information System nation. The Diabetes Control Program is
information collection requests under (MIS) and federally sponsored data authorized under sections 301 and
review by the Office of Management and collection requirement for all CDC 317(k) of the Public Health Service Act
Budget (OMB) in compliance with the funded Diabetes Prevention and Control [42 U.S.C. 241 and 247b(k)].
Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Programs. Diabetes is the sixth leading In accordance with the original OMB
Chapter 35). To request a copy of these cause of death in the United States, approval (0920–0479) and the first
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requests, call the CDC Reports Clearance contributing to more than 224,000 extension (August 14, 2003) for this
Officer at (404) 639–5960 or send an deaths each year. An estimated 14.6 project, this requested revision will
email to omb@cdc.gov. Send written million people in the United States have continue to expand and enhance the use
comments to CDC Desk Officer, Office of been diagnosed with diabetes and an of the technical reporting capacity of the
Management and Budget, Washington, estimated 6.2 million people have MIS for 3 years. The MIS is a Web-

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based, password access protected changing the total burden hours from activity occurring in the state diabetes
repository/technical reporting system 236 to 5,664. Even though there has prevention and control programs. The
that replaces an archaic paper reporting been an increase in the burden hours data collection requirement has
system. The MIS allows the accurate, the number of responses remains at one formalized the format and the content of
uniform, and complete collection of (1), because the DPCPs are only required diabetes data reported from the DPCPs
diabetes program progress information to report annually to CDC. and provides an electronic means for
using the Internet. The MIS has improved upon the old efficient collection and transmission to
The number of hours that DPCPs data collection system by: the CDC headquarters.
users spend to maintain and use the • Improving accountability.
• Shortening the information cycle. The MIS has facilitated the staff’s
MIS has increased compared to the ability at CDC to fulfill its obligations
initial baseline period. This increase in • Eliminating non-standard reporting.
• Minimizing unnecessary under the cooperative agreements; to
data collection burden does not directly monitor, evaluate, and compare
translate into a greater reporting burden; duplication of data collection and entry.
• Reducing the reporting burden on individual programs; and to assess and
however, it facilitates better monitoring report aggregate information regarding
small state organizations.
and tracking of program activities in • Using plain, coherent, and the overall effectiveness of the DCP
real-time and helps create an unambiguous terminology that is program. It has also supported DDT’s
organizational memory. Consequently, understandable to respondents. broader mission of reducing the burden
diabetes control programs are using the • Implementing a consistent system of diabetes by enabling DDT staff to
MIS to a great extent as an integral part for progress reporting and record more effectively identify the strengths
of their program compared to previous keeping processes. and weaknesses of individual DPCPs
years. DPCPs add updates about their • Identifying the retention periods for and to disseminate information related
work plans and other activities into the record keeping requirements. to successful public health interventions
System on an ongoing basis. The hour- • Utilizing modern information implemented by these organizations to
burden estimates include the time for technology for data collection and prevent and control diabetes.
reviewing instructions, searching transfer.
existing data sources, gathering and • Significantly reducing the amount Implementation of the MIS has
maintaining the data needed, and of paper reports that diabetes prevention provided for efficient collection of state-
completing and reviewing the collection and control programs are required to level diabetes program data.
of information. Based on input provided submit. There are no costs to the respondents
by a representative sample for DPCPs, The MIS also allows CDC to more other than their time. The total
the total annualized response burden is rapidly respond to outside inquiries estimated annualized burden hours are
expected to increase from 4 to 96 hours, concerning a specific diabetes control 5,664.

ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS


Average bur-
No. of
No. of den per
Type of respondents Form name responses per
respondents response
respondent (in hours)

State Diabetes Control and Prevention Pro- Long-Term Objectives Updates ..................... 59 1 15
gram Officers.
Process Objectives Updates .......................... 59 1 13
Resource Updates ......................................... 59 1 10
Advisory Group Updates ................................ 59 1 10
Surveillance Sources Updates ....................... 59 1 10
Budget Updates ............................................. 59 1 20
Staff Position Updates ................................... 59 1 10
Additional Accomplishments Updates ............ 59 1 8

Dated: February 2, 2007. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND For information, contact Michael Bell,
Joan F. Karr, HUMAN SERVICES M.D., Executive Secretary, Healthcare
Acting Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for Infection Control Practices Advisory
Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Committee, Centers for Disease Control
[FR Doc. E7–2072 Filed 2–7–07; 8:45 am] Prevention and Prevention, Department of Health
BILLING CODE 4163–18–P and Human Services, 1600 Clifton Road,
Healthcare Infection Control Practices NE., Mailstop A–07, Atlanta, Georgia
Advisory Committee: Notice of Charter 30333, telephone 404/639–6490 or fax
Renewal 404/639–4044.
This gives notice under the Federal The Director, Management Analysis
Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– and Services Office, has been delegated
463) of October 6, 1972, that the the authority to sign Federal Register
Healthcare Infection Control Practices notices pertaining to announcements of
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Advisory Committee, Centers for meetings and other committee


Disease Control and Prevention, management activities, for both the
Department of Health and Human Centers for Disease Control and
Services, has been renewed for a 2-year
period through January 19, 2009.

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