UB to Cosponsor Conference On Medical Rehabilitation

By Craig Kaputa or Lois Baker

Release Date: June 3, 1997 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A conference on "Medical Rehabilitation: Managing Managed Care Through Outcomes Research," will be held on July 13-14 in the Sheraton Inn Buffalo Airport on Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga.

Three pre-conference workshops will be held on Saturday, July 12, also in the Sheraton Inn.

The conference is sponsored by the UB Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, the Center for Functional Assessment Research in the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Functional Assessment and Evaluation of Rehabilitation Outcomes, the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research and the U.S. Department of Education.

Topics to be addressed at the conference include characteristics of effective and efficient medical rehabilitation programs, measuring satisfaction, prospective payment systems, rehabilitation engineering adaptive devices and work-site disability management and industrial rehabilitation.

For information on the full conference schedule and registration, contact Carol M. Brownscheidle at 859-7575.