The Association for Health Services Research (AHSR) drew a record attendance of more than 2,100 to its 15th annual meeting, « Health Services Research : Implications for Policy,
Delivery, and Practice », in Washington,
The conference offered 113 sessions, identifying policy roundtables and research report and panel sessions according to ten themes, with the « quality » theme on top and the effects of managed care key concern.
Selected presentations are reported.
The national agenda : The keynote address, « The Public and the Managed Care Backlash », examined managed care in the context of conditions shaping public issues in the United States.
The tasks and prospects for the new President's Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry got close attention from expert and Commission-member panelists.
Professional ethics, attitudes, and practice under managed care : Competing viewpoints were brought to bear on questions about whether physicians are « double agents » under managed care and how managed care, considering its degree of market penetration, is affecting physicians'beliefs and practices.
Evidence-based medicine : Experts reviewed the evidence about how practice guidelines are faring, what implementation methods work best, and how to overcome remaining barriers to use of evidence-based guidelines. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Association, Compte rendu, Congrès, Communication orale, Communication, Qualité, Méthodologie, Ethique, Recommandation, Pédiatrie, Spécialité médicale, Politique sanitaire, Information, Malade
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Association, Report, Congress, Oral communication, Communication, Quality, Methodology, Ethics, Recommendation, Pediatrics, Medical specialty, Health policy, Information, Patient
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ORS Auvergne - Observatoire Régional de la Santé d'Auvergne
Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 19/02/1999.