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Short Titles as Introduced

Enhancing Safety in Medicine Utilizing Leading Advanced Simulation Technologies to Improve Outcomes Now Act of 2007

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize medical simulation enhancement programs, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

12/06/2007Introduced in House

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12/06/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
12/06/2007Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/06/2007Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce12/06/2007 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health12/06/2007 Referred to

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Introduced in House (12/06/2007)

Enhancing Safety in Medicine Utilizing Leading Advanced Simulation Technologies to Improve Outcomes Now Act of 2007 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to conduct and support research, evaluations, initiatives, and demonstration projects, and provide grants or enter into contracts or cooperative agreements, to enhance the deployment of medical simulation technologies and the incorporation of such technologies and equipment into medical, nursing, allied health, podiatric, osteopathic, and dental education and training protocols.

Requires the Director to: (1) establish medical simulation centers of excellence; (2) promote innovation by conducting and supporting research on complex or challenging medical simulation and interdisciplinary simulation technologies and developing an electronic clearinghouse of such technologies; and (3) award grants for purchasing, incorporating, and deploying such technologies for training of physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and qualified students.

Establishes within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the Federal Medical Simulation Coordinating Council. Requires the Director to establish an advisory panel to make recommendations on how to structure programs established by this Act.