Have your records
New imperatives for health and
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:
Australian Science Archives Project
203 Bouverie Street
Carlton VIC 3053
Tel: +61 3 9344 9287 Fax: +61 3 9349 4630