Likely Respondents:There will be two similar versions of the questionnaire—one for hospital-based labs and one for independent labs.
Burden Statement:Burden in this context means the time expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the information requested. This includes the time needed to review instructions, to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information, to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and review the collection of information, and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for this ICR are summarized in the table below.
Total Estimated Annualized Burden—Hours
Type of respondent
Number ofresponses per
Total burden hours
Hospital-Based Laboratory Survey on Health Information Exchange
Independent Laboratory Survey on Health Information Exchange
Keith A. Tucker,
Information Collection Clearance Officer.