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National Association of Regional Medical Programs, Inc. meeting highlights, September 1975

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National Association of Regional Medical Programs
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Keywords
  • After November 1974
  • National Association Of Regional Medical Programs
  • Background Materials
  • Planning Meeting
  • Regional Medical Programs
  • Health Planning
  • Organizational Policy
  • Health Services Accessibility
  • Regional Health Planning
  • Congresses As Topic
Disciplines
  • Design
  • Education
  • Law
  • Political Science

Abstract

fya44.tmp T ILD NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REGIONAL MEDICAL PROGRAMS, INC. MEETING H16HUGHTS September1!?75 8di IIu INTRODUCTION The primary purpose of the National Association of Regional Medical Programs is to pro- vide information and educational opportunities in areas of pertinence to the members. The format of the assembly in San Diego was, therefore, designed to provide a spectrum of informational interchanges related to the theme of the development of a health system for the community. The program began with current perspectives regarding the National Health Planning and Resources Development Act of 1974 (P. L. 93-641) as viewed from state government, the federal administration, health care and institutional professionals. it proceeded to the presentations and discussions of successful programs in high priority areas such as access, manpower, region alization, quality assurance, and implementation and regulation concern- ing current legislation. There were special programs on health cultural awareness, RMPs in transition, hypertension, and technical assistance centers. The conference culminated with provocative presentations and discussion of implementations for the future. Many individuals, both NARMP members and non-members, prepared materials and made important presentations to the assembly and we are most grateful for their very significant contributions. However, the real measure of success of any such program relates to the worth placed upon it by all participants. The members of the Program Committee endeav- ored to design the conference so that there would be much of value, both in information exchanged and in thought provoking stimuli. We sincerely hope that there was reasonable attainment of this objective. J. S, REINSCHMIDT, M.D. Chairman, NARMP Program Committee The atmosphere of high resolve to overcome problems posed by Public Law 93-641, present at the opening of the second annual meeting of the National Association of Regional Medical Programs, persi

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