TECHNOLOGY AND THE CONSUMER
(NSF Grant No. 055772)
HELD ON OCTOBER 21, 1978 [reported in]
CONSUMER HEALTH PERSPECTIVES Vol. V, No. 8
(Pub. Jan. 1979)
THE ECONOMICS OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
Papers and Presenters:
THE SOCIAL COSTS OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, DO WE KNOW THE PRICE (Chalotte Muller, Ph.D.)
DEVELOPING NEW MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES: HOW? WHY THE PUBLIC SHOULD BE INVOLVED (Ted Bogue)
LACK OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND COORDINATION in the Development of New Technologies (Alan Brownstein, M.P.H., M.S.W.)
THE SPIRALING COSTS OF MEDICAL CARE, IS MEDICINE TECHNOLOGY THE VILLAIN? (Herbert H. Hyman, Ph.D.)
THE CITY OF NEW YORK HSA CONSIDERS A BURN UNIT PROPOSAL:
A SIMULATION OF AN ACTUAL [PROJECT REVIEW]
Chairperson: David Smith, J.D., Executive Committee, NYC HSA
Panelists: Joani George, Deputy Assistant Director for Plan Implementation/Project Review, New York City, HSA;
Eileen Muller, Assistant Director for Plan Implementation/Project Review, New York City, HSA; Thomas Miller, Member, HSA Brooklyn District Board
A Medical Center Governing Board Discusses a Family Practice Unit: What Are the Implications for Primary Care? A Simulation.
Panelists: Allen Spiegel, PhD., Associate Professor, Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Downstate Medical Center; James Lomax, M.D., Assistant Director, Family Practice Program, Brookdale Medical Center; Donald Rubin, President, Consumer Commission on the Accreditation of Health Services; Paul Sayegh, Member, Civic Action Group of Cobble Hill, Brooklyn; Michael Gansl, M.P.H., Planner, Health and Hospitals Corporation
The New York City HSA Reviews a Proposal for a Cytogenetic Laboratory for the New York City/New York State Amniocentesis Project.
Chairperson: Arnold Haber, District Board “A”, Queens HSA Staff, Data and Special Studies
Panelists: John Steen, Acting Assistant Director, Staten Island HSA office; Phylliss Klass, M.A., M.S., Associate Director, Genetic Counseling Program, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center; Mary Batten, Chairwoman, Policy and research Committee of the Prenatal Diagnostic Laboratory of New York City; Rene Jahiel, M.D., Department of Medicine, NYU Medical Center.
Hospital Costs: A Definition of Terms and a Discussion of Issues.
Moderator: Edward T. Gluckmann, Executive Vice President, Consumer Commission on the Accreditation of Health Services.
Panelists: Lawrence Felner, PhD., Health Care Consultant; Joseph GIglio, Vice President, Public Finance, Bears, Stern and Co.; Joseph Levy, Director of Financial Planning, Long Island Jewish/Hillside Medical Center