MR Imaging Efficacy & Effectiveness

Room C205
19:30 – 21:30

Scientific Meeting

How to Evaluate the Cost-Effectivenss of MRI in the Management of Acute Stroke
Chairs:   Thomas M. Grist, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
Sylvia K. Plevritis, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Keynote Address: Health and Economics Outcome of Alternative Practice Patterns in the Management of Acute Stroke, David Matchar, Duke Center for Clinical Health Policy Research, Durham, NC, USA
Potential Roles of MRI in the Management of Acute Stroke, Scott W. Atlas, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
The Role of Evidence-Based Medicine in Coverage for Diagnostic Medicine, Frank Papatheofanis, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Panel Discussion
Business Meeting
  • Introduction of new Governing Committee
  • Nominations for 2001 Governing Committee
  • Development of ISMRM Workshop on Imaging Efficacy and Effectiveness
  • New Business

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