Minnesota Medical Education and Research Cost Advisory Committee
Minnesota Historical Society
The records of this body charged with examining the financing of medical education and researching Minnesota's changing health care market. They include minutes, correspondence, notes, reports, background materials, and data files. Mainly created by two advisory task forces, MERC I (1993-1994) and MERC II (1994-2000), they detail the task forces' activities; research, health care, and education costs; and the health professional workforce. They also contain data on doctors, dentists, and nurses
University of Virginia Health System - Historical Collections and Services
Scope and Content The Hospital Medical Ethics Committee Collection includes agendas, minutes, memos, policy drafts, articles and case studies related to the topics of discussion at committee meetings from its creation in 1983 to 2000. Highlights of the collection include discussions of the "Baby Doe" case, indigent access to care, the Natural Death Act, organ donation, HIV testing, confidentiality, development of the Code of Ethics, and the establishment of the Ethics Consultation Service (ECS) at the University of Virginia Hospital.
Correspondence to and from providers, recipients, legislators, interested persons, the governor, the department secretary, and others. Also included in these files are minutes, agenda, and other general documents relating to this Bureau
Massachusetts Special Commission to Investigate and Study the Laws Relative to Non-profit Hospital and Medical Service Corporations and the Rising Cost of Hospital and Medical Care and Hospital Accommodations
State Library of Massachusetts
The collection consists primarily of transcripts of the 20 hearings held by the commission and its two sub-committees: the Sub-Committee on Blue Cross-Blue Shield Laws and the Sub-Committee on Hospital Operations. The hearings began on January 21, 1963 and ended on October 29, 1963. The collection also contains general background information submitted to the commission and a copy of the commission's Final Report (S. 958 of 1964)
Records of CARE document the organization's early years as a temporary relief agency in post-World War II Europe, and the evolution of its scope into international relief and development work. Materials include the files of CARE's executive staff, project files, administrative correspondence between CARE's headquarters and its overseas missions and regional field offices in the U.S. and Canada, reports, studies, press releases, and financial records. There is also documentation on the establishment of CARE International, MEDICO, which merged with CARE in 1962, and the Peace Corps, with which CARE worked closely from 1961 to 1967.
New York (State) Department of Health Office of the Commissioner
New York State Archives
These records consist of typescripts of expert testimony presented before Department of Health hearing officers to refine proposed State Hospital Code policies and formulas. As part of the Department's function to regulate health care, the State Hospital Code empowers the department to develop and administer comprehensive policies for medical care delivery by hospitals and related services. Its intent is to improve quality of care while containing costs
Correspondence, background information and applications submitted for review by hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care institutions for alterations in service, capital construction, and renovation projects. This cost containment review was mandated by federal law CRF 1122 and by Wisconsin's Certificate of Need (CON) and Capital Expenditure Review/Resource Allocation Program (CER/RAP) programs.
The Regional Medical Program was authorized by Congress in 1965. The Intermountain Regional Medical Program functioned from 1967 to 1974. Its projects focused on continuing education for health care professionals and the provision of consultants for rural communities. The University of Utah served as the grantee institution and kept the program's records. The largest portion of this collection consists of project files. Other major sections are committee files, correspondence, grant applications, and files of program directors. Principal correspondents are Art Anderson, Richard Haglund, Bert Jones, Dave Noonan, Thomas Pace, Sam Roberts, Robert Satovick, Donald W. Ulmer, and William Wilson.