October 1995 AAOS Report

ISTAHC meeting scheduled for San Francisco

The International Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care (ISTAHC) is calling for abstracts for papers and posters on any subject relating to technology assessment in health care. Accepted abstracts will be presented at the ISTAHC meeting, June 23-26, 1996, in San Francisco. The conference will explore ways in which technologies are used and assessed in various fields of public health, and will consider recent methods that enhance access to health services. Plenary sessions, open panel sessions, presentation of papers, and posters displaying research results will be featured at the meeting. To obtain an abstract form, contact ISTAHC, c/o Krebs Convention Management Services, 555 DeHaro St., Suite 200, San Francisco, Calif. 94107, (415) 255-1295. The deadline for receipt of abstracts is Oct. 25. ISTAHC also is sponsoring a post-conference, June 27-29, at the Claremont Resort. A tour of the Kaiser Permanente Biomedical Engineering building in Berkeley, Calif. will be conducted. Enrollment is limited.

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