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Have your records
been doctored?

New imperatives for health and
medicine recordkeeping

Conference: 17 July 1997

At the Gryphon Gallery, Post Graduate House,
University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC 3052

Time: 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Cost: A$45 Full, A$20 Student

The Centre for the Study of Health and Society at the University of Melbourne and the Australian Science Archives Project are planning a one day conference to discuss ethical, legal, research and technical aspects of the preservation of medical records and archives.

This is an exploratory meeting, which aims to bring together a wide range of participants from medical records administration, medical museums, hospital administration, state and federal health departments, archivists and major research funding organisations.

Issues to be explored will include:

  • The impact of electronic record keeping on the security and longevity of medical records.
  • The implications for records and artefacts resulting from hospital closures.
  • Privatisation and outsourcing and its implications for management accountability and the preservation of corporate knowledge.
  • Access and Management of records and artefacts.

For more information contact:

    Lisa O'Sullivan
    Australian Science Archives Project
    203 Bouverie Street
    Carlton VIC 3053
    Tel: +61 3 9344 9287 Fax: +61 3 9349 4630
    E-Mail: Lisa.O'Sullivan@asap.unimelb.edu.au

Published by the Australian Science Archives Project on ASAPWeb, June 1997
Prepared by: Lisa Cianci
Updated by: Elissa Tenkate
Date modified: 9 September 1997

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