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Part 5 Inclex to Organizations

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EDICTS c ASSESSMENT ~I~CIO~ Pi ~ Index ~ Orbs This part includes an ~phabedca1 Usdng with addresses and telephone numbers far ~1 organizadons described in the ~, as Sell as ~ page index to the organizations beginning on page 022. 6~8

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INDEX TO ORGANIZATIONS Organization Addresses and Telephone Numbers Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration Parklawn Building, Room 13C-05 5600 Fishers Lane Rock~ille, MD 20857 301-443-3820 Alliance for Engineering in Medicine and Biology 1101 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036 202-857-1199 American Academy of Dermatology 1567 Maple Avenue PO Box 3116 Evanston, IL 60204-3116 312-869-3954 American Academy of Neurology Practice Committee 2221 University Avenue SE, Suite 335 Minneapolis, MN 55414 612-623-8115 American Academy of Ophthalmology Ophthalmic Procedures Assessment Program PO Box 7424 655 Beach Street San Francisco, CA 94120-7424 415-561-8500 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 222 South Prospect Avenue Park Ridge, IL 60068-4058 312-823-7186 American Academy of Otolaryugology-Head and Neck Surgery 1101 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 302 Washington, DC 20005-3521 202-289-4607 American Academy of Pediatrics 141 Northwest Point Boulevard PO Box 927 Elk Grove Village, IL 60009-0927 312-228-5005 American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 122 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300 Chicago, IL 60603-6107 312-922-9366 American Association of Blood Banks 1117 North 19th Street, Suite 600 Arlington, VA 22209 703-528-8200 American Association for Medical Systems and Informatics 1101 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036 202-857-1189 American Association of Tissue Banks 1117 North 19th Street, Suite 402 Arlington, VA 22209 703-528-0663 American College of Cardiology 1111 Old Georgetown Road Bethesda, MD 20814 301-897-5400 609

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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT DIRECTORY American College of Emergency Physicians 1125 Executive Circle Irving, TX 75038-2522 214-550-0911 American College of Gastroenterolo~ 13 Elm Street Manchester, ME 01944 617-927-8330 American College of Nuclear Physicians 1101 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036 202-857-1135 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee Opinions 600 Maryland Avenue SW Washington, DC 20024 202-638-5577 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee on Technical Bulletins 600 Maryland Avenue SW Washington, DC 20024 202-638-5577 American College of Physicians Clinical Efficacy Assessment Project 4200 Pine Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 215-243-1200; 800-523-1546 American College of Preventive Medicine 1015 15th Street NW, Suite 403 Washington, DC 20005 202-789-0003 American College of Radiology Task Force on Breast Cancer 1891 Preston White Drive Reston, VA 22091 703-648-8925 American Council on Transplantation 700 North Fairfax Street, Suite 505 Alexandria, VIA 22314-2040 703-836-4301 6'o American Dental Association Council on Dental Materials, Instruments, and Equipment 211 East Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL 60611 312-440-2507 American Dental Association Council on Dental Therapeutics 211 East Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL 60611 312-440-2523 American Diabetes Association 1660 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314 703-549-1500 American Gastroenterological Association Patient Care Committee c/o John Balint, M.D. Chairman, Department of Medicine Albany Medical College 47 New Scotland Avenue Albany, NY 12208 518-445-5376 . American Geriatrics Society 770 Lexington Avenue, Suite 400 New York, NY 10021 212-308-1414 American Healthcare Institute 1919 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 703 Washington, DC 20006 202-293-2840 American Heart Association National Center 7320 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75231 214-373-6300 American Hospital Association Hospital Data Center Department of Special Studies 840 North Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60611 312-280-6520

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INDEX TO ORGANIZATIONS American Hospital Association Hospital Technology Series Program Division of Clinical Services and Technology 840 North Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60611 312-280-6084 American Hospital Association Office of Legal Communications 840 North Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60611 312-280-6679 American Hospital Association Resource Center 840 North Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60611 312-280-6263 American Institute of Ultrasound In Medicine 4405 East-West Highway, Suite 504 Bethesda, MD 20814 301 -656-6117 American Medical Association Council on Scientific Affairs 535 North Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60610 312-645-5335 American Medical Association Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technology Assessment 535 North Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60610 312-645-4530 American Medical Association Drug Evaluations 535 North Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60610 312-645-4560 American Medical Care and Review Association 5410 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 210 Bethesda, MD 20814 301-493-9552 American Medical Peer Review Association 440 First Street NW, Suite 510 Washington, DC 20001 202-628-1853 American Medical Review Research Center 440 First Street NW, Suite 510 Washington, DC 20001 202-639-8614 American National Standards Institute 1430 Broadway New York, NY 10018 212-354-3300 American Psychiatric Association 1400 K Street, NW Washington, DC 20005 202-682-6138 American Public Health Association 1015 15th Street, NW Washington, DC 20005 202-789-5600 American Rheumatism Association 17 Executive Park Drive NE, Suite 480 Atlanta, GA 30329 404-633-3777 American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Committee on Technology Assessment 13 Elm Street Manchester, MA 01944 617-927-8330 American Society of Anesthesiologists 515 Busse Highway Park Ridge, IL 60068 312-825-5586 American Society of Clinical Pathologists 1101 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 604 Washington, DC 20005 202-371-0515 American Society of Internal Medicine 1101 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 500 Washington, DC 20005 202-289- 1700 American Society of Mechanical Engineers 345 East 47th Street New York, NY 10017 212-705-7797 611

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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT DIRECTORY American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 8605 Cameron Street, Suite 500 Silver Spring, MD 20910 301-587-6315 American Society for Testing and Materials 1916 Race Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 215-299-5400 American Society of Transplant Physicians c/o Lawrence G. Hunsicker, M.D. President, Director VA Medical Center, Bldg. 3 Iowa City, IA 52240 319-338-0581 American Society of Transplant Surgeons c/o Robert I. Corry, M.D. Professor and Chairman Office of the Chairman Department of Surgery The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Iowa City, IA 52242 319-356-2545 American Urological Association 1120 North Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21201 301-727-1100 Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation 1901 North Fort Meyer Drive, Suite 602 Arlington, VA 22209-1699 703-525-4890 Association of Biotechnology Companies 1220 L Street NW, Suite 615 Washington, DC 20005 202-842-2229 Association for Health Services Research 2100 M Street NW, Suite 402 Washington, DC 20037 202-223-2477 612 Battelle Medical Technology Assessment Program 2030 M Street NW Washington, DC 20036 202-785-8400 Battelle Memorial Institute Battelle Human Affairs Research Centers 4000 NE 41st Street Seattle, WA 98105 206-525-3130 Bioethics Information Retrieval Project Kennedy Institute of Ethics Georgetown University Washington, DC 20057 202-687-3885 Biomedical Business International 17722 Irvine Boulevard Tustin, CA 92680 714-838-8350 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Medical Necessity Program 676 North St. Clair Street, 11th Floor Chicago, IL 60611 312-440-5577 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Technology Evaluation and Coverage Program 676 North St. Clair Street, 11th Floor Chicago, IL 60611 312-440-5577 Boston University Medical Center 400 Totten Pond Road Waltham, MA 02154 617-890- 1300 Brandeis University Health Policy Center Organ Procurement Project 415 South Street Waltham, MA 02254 617-736-3900 BRS Information Technologies 1200 Route 7 Latham, NY 12110 800-345-4277

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INDEX TO ORGANIZATIONS BRS/Saunders 1290 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10104 800-468-0908 California Medical Association Medical Practice Opinion Program PO Box 7690 San Francisco, CA 94120-7690 415-863-5522 Canadian Association of Manufacturers of Medical Devices 10 Four Seasons Place Etobicoke (Tor.), Ontario M9B 6H7 Canada 416-620-1915 Center for Health Management Research 1423 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90015 213-742-6335 Center for the Study of Drug Development Tufts University 136 Harrison Avenue Boston, MA 02111 617-956-0070 Centers for Disease Control Center for Environmental Health Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities 1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30333 404-454-4706 Centers for Disease Control Center for Environmental Health Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects 1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30333 404-454-4772 Centers for Disease Control Center for Environmental Health Division of Environmental Health Laboratory ~ - ~aences Chamblee 17/1103 1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30333 404-452-4152 Centers for Disease Control Center for Health Promotion and Education 1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30333 404-321-2263 CBO (Centraal Begeleidingsorgaan voor de Intercollegiate Toetsing) National Organization for Quality Assurance in Hospitals Consensus Development Program PO Box 20064, Churchilllaan 11 3502 LB Utrecht, The Netherlands (31-30) 96-06-47 College of American Pathologists Surveys Program 5202 Old Orchard Road Skokie, IL 60077-1034 312-966-5700 Congress of the United States Office of Technology Assessment Health Program Washington, DC 20510 202-226-2070 Copenhagen Collaborating Center for the Study of Regional Variations in Health Care Institute of Social Medicine University of Copenhagen, Panum Institute Blegdamsvej 3 2200 Copenhagen N., Denmark (45- 1 ~ 35-79-00 Ext. 3011 Council of Medical Specialty Societies PO Box 70 Lake Forest, IL 60045 312-295-3456 Commission on Professional and Hospital A. . . ct~v~t~es 1968 Green Road PO Box 1802 Ann Arbor, MI 48106 800-521-6210, 800-828-6762 in Michigan 613

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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT DIRECTORY Deutsches Institut fur Medizinische Dokumentation und Information Welbhausstrasse 27 Postfach 42 05 80 D-5000 Cologne 41 Federal Republic of Germany (49-221) 47-24-1 DIALOG Information Services, Inc. 3460 Hillview Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94304 800-334-2564, 415-858-3785 Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center Duke University Medical Center PO Box 3153 Durham, NC 27710 919-684-2057 Duke University Center for Health Policy Research and Education Box GM, Duke Station Durham, NC 27706 919-684-3023 ECRI Health Devices Program 5200 Butler Pike Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 215-825-6000 ECRI Technology Assessment Program 5200 Butler Pike Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 215-825-6000 Employee Benefit Research Institute 2121 K Street NW, Suite 860 Washington, DC 20037-2121 202-659-0670 F-D-C Reports, Inc. 5550 Friendship Boulevard, Suite One Chevy Chase, MD 20815 301-657-9830 Federation of American Health Systems 1111 19th Street NW, Suite 402 Washington, DG 20036 202-833-3090 614 Finnish Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care c/o National Public Health Institute Department of Epidemiology Mannerheimintie 166 SF-00280 Helsinki Finland (358-0) 75-70-32-9 Food and Drug Administration 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857 301-443-5470 Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiological Health 12720 Twinbrook Parkway Rockville, MD 20857 301-443-5807 Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiological Health HFZ-343 Division of Product Surveillance Office of Compliance 8757 Georgia Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20910 301-427-8100 Food and Drug Administration Center for Drugs and Biologics 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857 301-443-2894 Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Color for Drugs and Devices 200 C Street SW, HFF-214 Washington, DC 20204 202-485-0099 Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Special Purpose Infant Formulas 200 C Street SW, HFF-204 Washington, DC 20204 202-245-3117

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INDEX TO ORGANIZATIONS Food and Drug Administration Press Office 5600 Fishers Lane, HFI-20 Parklawn Building, Room 1505 Rockville, MD 20857 301-443-3285 Friedman, Eisenstein, Raemer, and Schwartz Certified Public Accountants/Business and Personal Consultants 401 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60611 312-644-6000 Generic Pharmaceutical Industry Association 200 Madison Avenue, Suite 2404 New York, NY 10016 212-683-1881 George Washington University Medical Center Office of Research and Sponsored Programs 2300 Eye Street NW Washington, DC 20037 202-676-2995 Georgetown University Medical Center Institute for Health Policy Analysis 2121 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 220 Washington, DC 20007 202-625-2115 Group Health Association of America 1129 20th Street NW, Suite 600 Washington, DC 20036 202-778-3200 Harvard School of Public Health Institute for Health Research 677 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115 617-729-5657 Hastings Center 255 Elm Road Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510 914-762-8500 Health Care Financing Administration Bureau of Eligibility, Reimbursement, and Coverage East Building, Room 401 6325 Security Boulevard Baltimore, MD 21207 301-594-9690 Health Care Financing Administration Office of Research and Demonstrations Oak Meadows Building, Room 2-B-12 6325 Security Boulevard Baltimore, MD 21207 301-597-1435 Health Council of The Netherlands POBox90.517 2509 LM The Hague The Netherlands (31 -70) 47- 14-41 Health Data Institute (subsidiary of Caremark, Inc.) 20 Magu. ire Road Lexington, MA 02173 617-863-2000 Health Industry Manufacturers Association 1030 15th Street NW, Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20005 202-452-8240 Health Information Designs, Inc. 1616 North Fort Meyer Drive, Suite 1420 Arlington, VA 22209 703-528-2032 Health Insurance Association of America 1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20036-3998 202-223-7836 Health and Welfare Canada Health Services and Promotion Branch Institutional and Professional Services Division Guidelines for Institutional Programs Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1B4 Canada 613-954-8623 61S

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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT DIRECTORY HHS Evaluation Documentation Center Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Humphrey Building, Room 438F 200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20201 202-245-6445 IMS America Ltd. 660 West Germantown Pike PO Box 905 Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-0905 215-834-5000 Institute for Alternative Futures 1405 King Street Alexandria, VA 22314 703-684-5880 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 1111 19th Street NW, Suite 608 Washington, DC 20036 202-785-0017 Institute for the Future 2740 Sand Hill lload Menlo Park, CA 94025-7097 415-854-6322 International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering c/o Dr. Jan Persson, Chairman Joint Working Group Implications and Assessment of Biomedical Innovations c/o Dept. of Biomedical Engineering University Hospital S-581 85 Linkoping, Sweden (46- 13) 19-24-56 International Federation of Voluntary Health Service Funds 15- 17 Essex Street London WC2R SAD, England United Kingdom (44-1) 35-31-15-9 International Resource Development, Inc. 6 Prowitt Street Norwalk, CT 06855 203-866-7800 616 International Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care c/o Els Borst-Eilers, Secretary, and Vice Chairman Health Council of the Netherlands PO Box 90517 2509 IM The Hague The Netherlands (31-70) 47-14-41 Johns Hopkins Program for Medical Technology and Practice Assessment Center for Hospital Finance and Management 624 North Broadway, Room 305 Baltimore, MD 21205 301-955-2300 Joint effort of Department of Computer and Information Science and Center for Medical Technology Assessment Linkoping University S-581 83 Linkoping, Sweden (46-13) 28-19-69 Kings Fund Centre for Service Development Kings Fund Forum Consensus and Controversies in Medicine 126 Albert Street London NWI, England (44-1) 267-6111 Lewin and Associates, Inc. Strategic Technology Group 1090 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20005 202-842-2800 Linkoping University Center for Medical Technology Assessment S-581 83 Linkoping, Sweden (46-13) 28-10-00, Ext. 2310 Maryland Hospital Association 1301 York Road, Suite 800 Lutherville, MD 21093 301-321-6200 Massachusetts Health Data Consortium, Inc. 400-1 Totten Pond Road Waltham, MA 02154 617-890-6040

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INDEX TO ORGANIZATIONS McGill University Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics 1020 Pine Avenue West Montreal, Canada H3A 1A2 514-392-4740 McMaster University Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics 1200 Main Street Hamilton, Ontario LEN 325 Canada 416-525-9140, Ext. 2425 Mead Data Central PO Box 933 Dayton, OH 45401 800-227-4908, 513-865-6800 Medical Device Register, Inc. 655 Washington Boulevard Stamford, CT 06901 800-222-3045, 203-348-6319 in Connecticut Medical Engineering Department Akron City Hospital 525 East Market Street Akron, OH 44309-2090 216-375-3501 Medical Research Council National Health and Welfare Canada Jeanne Mance Building, Tunney's Pasture Ottawa, Ontario K1A OW9 Canada 613-954-1959 Medical Technology and Practice Patterns Institute National Health Services and Practice Patterns Survey 2233 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 302 Washington, DC 20007 202-333-8841 MEDLINK PO Box 9080 Waltham, MA 02254-9080 800-342-1338, 617-890-0385 in Massachusetts National Advisory Council on Health Care Technology Assessment National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment Parklawn Building, Room 18-05 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857 301-443-5650 National Association of Health Data Organizations 316 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Suite 202 Washington, DC 20003 202-546-5881 National Association of Manufacturers 1776 F Street NW Washington, DC 20006 202-637-3000 National Cancer Institute International Cancer Information Center Office of International Affairs Building 82, Room 103 Bethesda, MD 20892 301-496-7403 National Cancer Institute National Institutes of Health Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program Surveillance and Operations Research Branch Blair Building, Room 532 Bethesda, MD 20892-4200 301-427-8829 National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment Parklawn Building Room 18-05 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857 National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment Division of Extramural Research 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18A- 19 Rockville, MD 20857 301-443-2080 617

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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT DIRECTORY National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment Office of Health Technology Assessment 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18A-27 Rockville, MD 2Q857 301-443-4990 National Center for Health Statistics Scientific Information Branch Division of Data Services 3700 East-West Highway Hyattsville, MD 20782 301-436-8500 National Electrical Manufacturers Association 2101 L Street NW, Suite 300 Washington, DC 20037 202-457-8432 National Health Council 1700 K Street NW, Suite 1005 Washington, DC 20006 202-785-3913 National Health Research and Development Program Jeanne Mance Building, Room 513 Tunney's Pasture Ottawa, Ontario K 1A 1 B4 Canada 613-954-8543 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Communications and Public Information Branch Building 31, Room 4A-21 Bethesda, MD 20892 301-496-5343 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institue National Cholesterol Education Program/NHLBI Smoking Education prearm Information Center _ ' ~_ ^, ~ ~ `^ ~,, Office of Prevention, Education, and Control Building 31, Room 4A-21 Bethesda, MD 20892 301-230-1340 618 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute National Heart, Blood Vessel, Lung, and Blood Program Office of Program Planning and Evaluation National Institutes of Health Building 31, Room 5A- 11 9000 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD 20892 301-496-3620 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Office of Prevention, Education, and Control 120/80 National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD 20892 301-496-1809 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Office of Planning and Evaluation Building 31, Room 2A 10 9000 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD 20892 301-496-1877 National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Program Building 1, Room 210 9000 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD 20892 301-496- 1143 National Institutes of Health Statistics and Analysis Branch Division of Research Grants Bethesda, MD 20892 301-496-7543 National Library of Medicine Building 38, Room 2S- 18 8600 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD 20894 301-496-8834 National Library of Medicine MEDLARS Management Section Building 38, Room 4N421 8600 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD 20894 800-638-8480, 301-496-6193 in Maryland

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INDEX TO ORGANIZATIONS National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit Radcliffe Infirmary Oxford OX2 SHE England (44-865) 81-68-76 National Technical Information Service U.S. Department of Commerce 5285 Port Royal Road Springfield, VA 22161 703-487-4650 Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research Medical Technology Unit PO Box 188 2300 AD Leiden The Netherlands (31-71) 21-4441 New York State Center for Assessing Health Services Health Services Center 4L 215 State University of New York at Stony Brook Stony Brook, NY 11794 516-444-2101 Occupational Safety and Health Administration U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room N2439 Washington, DC 20210 202-523-9700 ODPHP National Health Information Center Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion U.S. Department of Health and Human Services PO Box 1133 Washington, DC 20013-1133 800-336-4797, 202-429-9091 Oley Foundation for Home Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 214 Hun Memorial Albany Medical Center Albany, NY 12208 518-445-5079 Pan American Health Organization 525 23rd Street NW Washington, DC 20037 202-861-3219 Patent Depository Library Program Office Patent and Trademark Office U.S. Department of Commerce Washington, DC 20231 703-557-9686 Pharmabooks, Ltd. 1775 Broadway, Suite 511 New York, NY 10019 212-262-8230 Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association 1100 15th Street NW Washington, DC 20005 202-835-3420 Pharmaprojects 18/20 Hill Rise Richmond, Surrey, TWIG 6UA United Kingdom (44-1) 94-83-26-2 Physician Payment Review Commission 2120 L Street NW, Suite 510 Washington, DC 20037 202-653-7220 Policy Analysis, Inc. Medical Technology Cost-Effectiveness Program 1577 Beacon Street Brookline, MA 02146 617-232-4400 Practitioner Reporting System United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc. 12601 Twinbrook Parkway Rockville, MD 20852 301-881-0666 Project HOPE Center for Health Affairs 2 Wisconsin Circle, Suite 500 Chevy Chase, MD 20815 301-656-7401 Prospective Payment Assessment Commission 300 Seventh Street SW, Suite 301B Washington, DC 20024 202-453-3986 619

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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT DIRECTORY Randomized Controlled Clinical Trials Report Collection c/o Thomas C. Chalmers, M.D. Harvard School of Public Health 677 Huntington :Avenue Kresge 4th Floor Boston, MA 02115 617-732-1090 Renal Physicians Association 1101 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 500 Washington, DC 20005-3457 202-898-1562 RESNA-Association for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology 1101 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036 202-857-1199 Scrip 18/20 Hill Rise Richmond, Surrey TW10 QUA United Kingdom (44-1) 94-83-26 Scrip World Pharmaceutical News 1775 Broadway, Suite 511 New York, NY 10019 212-262-8230 Society for Medical Decision Making One Main Street PO Box 447 West Lebanon, NH 03784 603-298-9929 Society of Non-Invasive Vascular Technology 1101 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036 202-857-1149 Society of Nuclear Medicine 136 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10016-6784 212-889-0717 SoftSearch, Inc. 1560 Broadway, Suite 900 Denver, CO 80202 303-832-7111, 800-426-2873 620 Steering Committee on Future Health Scenarios Commission on Future Health Care Technology Room BCB 203 PO Box 5406 2280 HK Rijwijk The Netherlands (31-70) 40-72-05 Swedish National Center for Technology Assessment in Health Care Drottning Gatan 16 11151 Stockholm Sweden (46-8) 24-05-65 Swedish Planning and Rationalization Institute of the Health Services Library and Research Report Bank POBox27310 S-102 Stockholm, Sweden (46-8) 63-05-60 Swedish Planning and Rationalization Institute of the Health Services Technology Assessment and Health Economics Box 27310 102 54 Stockholm, Sweden (46-8) 663-05-60 Technology Assessment and Forecast Program U.S. Patent and Trademark Office CM2-313 Washington, DC 20231 703-557-0433 Theta Corporation Theta Building Middlefield, CT 06455 203-349-1054 United Kingdom Department of Health and Social Security Supplies Technology Division Medical Devices Evaluation Programme 14 Russell Square London WC1B SEP England (44-1) 636-6811, Ext. 3248

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INDEX TO ORGANIZATIONS United Network for Organ Sharing 3001 Hungary Spring Road PO Box 28010 Richmond, VA 23228 804-289-0600 U.S. Administrators Inc. Professional Policy Committee 5016 North Parkway Calabasas Calabasas, CA 91302 800-872-7526, Ext. 173 U.S. Department of Commerce Industry Publications Division Office of Industrial Assessment International Trade Administration Trade Development 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC 20230 202-377-4356 U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Commercial Information Management Division of Market Analysis 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW Room 2012 Washington, DC 20230 202-377-4203 United States Pharmacopeial Convention 12601 Twinbrook Parkway Rockville, MD 20852 301-881-0666 University of California, San Francisco Institute for Health Policy Studies 1326 Third Avenue San Francisco, CA 94143 415-476-4921 University Hospital Consortium One Mid America Plaza, Suite 624 Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 312-954-6766 University of Lausanne Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine Evaluation of the Efficacy and Safety of Chorionic Villi Sampling 17 r. Bugnon 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland (41-21) 41-28-66 University of Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics 3641 Locust Walk Philadelphia, PA 19104 215-898-6011 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Section of Medical Informatics Department of Medicine 190 Lothrop Street #165A Pittsburgh, PA 15261 412-648-3190 Veterans Administration Cooperative Studies Program (151 I) Veterans Administration Medical Center 150 South Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02130 617-739-3479 Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development Service (152) 810 Vermont Avenue NW Washington, DC 20420 In collaboration with: Special Projects Office VA Medical Center (152) Perry Point, MD 21902 301-642-2411 World Health Organization (WHO) 1211Geneva27 Switzerland (41-21) 91-21-11 621

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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT DIRECTORY INDEX TO ORGANIZATIONS A Abstracts of Health Care Machine-Readable Data Files, 504 Akron City Hospital, 508 Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, 504 Alliance for Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 557 AMA/NET, 505 American Academy of Dermatology, 558 American Academy of Neurology Practice Committee, 3 American Academy of Ophthalmology Ophthalmic Procedures Assessment Program, 3 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 558 American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 559 American Academy of Pediatrics, 9 American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 559 American Association of Blood Banks, 560 American Association for Medical Systems and Informatics, 561 American Association of Tissue Banks, 561 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Assessment of Cardiovascular Procedures, 14 622 American College of Emergency Physicians, 562 American College of Gastroenterology, 562 American College of Nuclear Physicians, 563 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee Opinions, 16 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee on Technical Bulletins, 18 American College of Physicians Clinical Efficacy Assessment Project, 22 American College of Preventive Medicine, 563 American College of Radiology Task Force on Breast Cancer, 27 American Council on Transplantation, 564 American Dental Association Council on Dental Materials, Instruments, and Equipment, 31 American Dental Association Council on Dental Therapeutics, 34 American Diabetes Association, 37 American Gastroenterological Association Patient Care Committee, 39 American Geriatrics Society, 564 American Healthcare Institute, 565 American Heart Association, 14 American Hospital Association, 504, 524, 526 American Hospital Association Hospital Technology Series Program, 41 American Institute of Ultrasound In Medicine, 565

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INDEX TO ORGANIZATIONS American Medical Association, 505 American Medical Association Council on Scientific Affairs, 44 American Medical Association Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technology Assessment Program, 47 American Medical Association Drug Evaluations, 51 American Medical Care and Review Association, 566 American Medical Peer Review Association, 567 American Medical Review Research Center, 567 American National Standards Institute, 568 American Psychiatric Association, 569 American Public Health Association, 569 American Rheumatism Association, 570 American Society of Anesthesiologists, 571 American Society of Clinical Pathologists, 571 American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Committee on Technology Assessment, 52 American Society of Internal Medicine, 572 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 572 American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 573 American Society for Testing and Materials, 574 American Society of Transplant Physicians, 574 American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 575 American Urological Association, 575 Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, 576 Association of Biotechnology Companies, 577 Association for Health Services Research, 577 B Baseline Reports, 506 Battelle Memorial Institute, 56 BIOETHICSLINE, 506 Biomedical Business International, 532 Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities Reports, 507 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Medical Necessity Program, 58 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Technology Evaluation and Coverage Program, 61 BMEDSS, 508 Brandeis University Health Policy Center Organ Procurement Project, 63 BRS Information Technologies, 509 BRS/Saunders, 513 C California Medical Association, 65 Canadian Association of Manufacturers of Medical Devices, 578 CANCERLIT, 510 CASSIS (Classification and Search Support Information System), 510 CBO National Organization for Quality Assurance in Hospitals Consensus Development Program (Netherlands), 70 CCC Bibliography on Regional Variations in Health Care, 51 1 Center for Health Management Research, 523 Center for Health Promotion and Education, 511 Center for the Study of Drug Development, 578 Centers for Disease Control, 507, 511, 521 CLINPROT, 512 COLLEAGUE, 513 College of American Pathologists Survey Program, 72 Commission on Professional and Hospital Activities, 515 COMPASS and DURbase, 513 Compendium of HHS Evaluations and Relevant Other Studies, 514 Congress of the United States Office of Technology Assessment Health Program, 75 623

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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT DIRECTORY Council of Medical Specialty Societies, 579 CPHA Files, 515 CRISP (Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects), 515 Current Assessments, New Technology Abstracts, 516 D Device Experience Network (DEN), 517 Deutsches Institut fur Medizinische Dokumentation und Information, 526 DIALOG, 518 DIALOG Information Services, Inc., 518 Directory of Health Services Research Organizations, 518 DIRLINE (Directory of Information Resources Online), 519 Drug Product Problem Reporting Program (DPPR), 519 Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center Database, 520 Duke University Center for Health Policy Research and Education, 81 Duke University Medical Center, 520 E ECRI, 525 ECRI Health Devices Program, 84 ECRI Technology Assessment Program, 88 Employee Benefit Research Institute, 580 Environmental Hazards and Health Effects Reports, 521 Environmental Health Laboratory Sciences Reports, 521 F FDA Bulletin Board, 522 F-D-C Reports, Inc., 523 Federation of American Health Systems, 580 624 Finnish Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 581 Food and Drug Administration, 93 Food and Drug Adminstration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, 94 Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drugs and Biologics, 108 Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, 118 Friedman, Eisenstein, Raemer & Schwartz, 545 Futures Program, 523 G Generic Pharmaceutical Industry Association, 581 George Washington University Medical Center, 582 Georgetown University, Kennedy School of Ethics, 506 Georgetown University Medical Center, Institute for Health Policy Analysis, 120 Group Health Association of America, 583 H Harvard School of Public Health Institute for Health Research, 123 Hastings Center, 126 HEALTH (Health Planning and Administration), 524 Health Care Financing Administration, Bureau of Eligibility, Reimbursement, and Coverage, 129 Health Care Financing Administration, Office of Research and Demonstrations, 134 Health Council of The Netherlands, 141 Health Data Institute, 539 Health Devices Alerts, 525 Health Devices Sourcebook, 525 Health Industry Manufacturers Association, 583 Health Information Designs, Inc., 16 Health Information Resources in the Federal Government, 525

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INDEX TO ORGANIZATIONS Health Insurance Association of America, 584 L HEALTHLAWYER, 526 Health and Welfare Canada, Health Services and Promotion Branch, 144 HECLINET (Health Care Literature Information Network), 526 HIAA Medical Appropriateness Compilation, 527 High Blood Pressure Information Center, 528 I IMPAC (Information for Management Planning Analysis and Coordination), 528 IMS America Ltd., 529 IMS Audits, 529 Institute for Alternative Futures, 585 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 585 Institute for the Future, 586 International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering, 587 International Federation of Voluntary Health Service Funds, 587 International Market Research Studies, 530 International Resource Development, Inc., 537 International Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 588 INTERNIST-1/QUICK MEDICAL REFERENCE (QMR), 531 J Johns Hopkins Program for Medical Technology and Practice Assessment, 147 K Kings Fund Centre for Service Development, Kings Fund Forum Consensus and Controversies in Medicine, 150 Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics University of Pennsylvania, 241 Lewin and Associates, Inc., Medical Technology Group, 151 Linkoping University, 549 Linkoping University Center for Medical Technology Assessment, 153 M Market Research Reports, 531 Market/Technology Reports, 532 Maryland Hospital Association, 589 Massachusetts Health Data Consortium, Inc., 506 Massachusetts Medical Society, 536 McGill University Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 156 McMaster University Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 159 Mead Data Central, 535 Medical Device and Laboratory Product Problem Reporting Program (PRP), 533 Medical Device Register, 533 Medical Device Reporting (MDR), 534 Medical Research Council, National Health and Welfare Canada, 162 Medical Technology and Practice Patterns Institute, 165 MEDIS, 535 MEDLINE, 535 MEDLINK (Massachusetts Medical Information Link), 536 Multi-Client Reports, 537 N NAHDO Resource Manual, 537 National Advisory Council on Health Care Technology Assessment, 590 625

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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT DIRECTORY National Association of Health Data Organizations, 590 National Association of Manufacturers, 591 National Cancer Institute, 510, 512, 546 National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment, 168 National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment, Division of Extramural Research, 169 National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment, Office of Health Technology Assessment, 176 National Center for Health Statistics, 538 National Cholesterol Education Program/NHLBI Smoking Education Program Information Center, 539 National Electrical Manufacturers Association, 592 National Health Council, 592 National Health Research and Development Program (Canada), 182 National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, 191, 528, 539, 541 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 202 National Institutes of Health, 515 National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Program, 205 National Library of Medicine, 210, 506, 510, 512, 519, 524, 535, 542, 544 National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, 542 National Reference File, 539 National Technical Information Service, 540 Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research, Medical Technology Unit (TNO), 213 NEXIS, 541 626 o ODPHP National Health Information Center, 525 Office of Health Technology Assessment, National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment, 176 Office of Technology Assessment, Health Programs, Congress of the United States, 75 Oley Foundation for Home Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 593 Oxford Database of Perinatal Trials, 542 p Pan American Health Organization, 593 Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, 510 PDQ (Physician Data Query), 542 PharmaBooks, Ltd., 543 Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, 594 Pharmaprojects, 543 Physician Payment Review Commission, 595 Policy Analysis, Inc., 215 POPLINE (Population Information Online), 544 Product Development Directory, Product SOS, 544 Project HOPE Center for Health Affairs, 216 Prospective Payment Assessment Commission, 219 R Randomized Controlled Clinical Trials Report Collection, 545 Renal Physicians Association, 595 Report on Cost-Effective Products and Technologies, 545 RESNA-Association for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology, 596

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INDEX TO ORGANIZATIONS S Scrip, 546 Scrip World Pharmaceutical News, 546 SEER (Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program), 546 Society for Medical Decision Making, 597 Society of Non-Invasive Vascular Technology, 597 Society of Nuclear Medicine, 598 Soft Search, Inc., 505 SPRILINE, 547 State University of New York at Stony Brook,516 Steering Committee on Future Health Scenarios, Commission on Future Health Care Technology, 223 Swedish National Center for Technology Assessment in Health Care, 598 Swedish Planning and Rationalization Institute of V the Health Services, 598 T Technical Data Center, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 548 Technology Assessment and Forecast Program, 599 Theta Corporation, 531 U United Kingdom Department of Health and Social Security, Supplies Technology Division, 227 United Network for Organ Sharing, 601 United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc., 519, 533 U.S. Administrators, Inc., 232 U.S. Department of Commerce, 540, 548 U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Commercial Information Management, 530 U.S. Industrial Outlook, 548 University of California, San Francisco, Institute for Health Policy Studies, 236 University Hospital Consortium, 601 University of Copenhagen, 511 University of Lausanne, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, 239 University of Pennsylvania, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, 241 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 53] Veterans Administration, Cooperative Studies Program, 244 Veterans Administration, Health Services Research and Development Service, 248 W WHO/LINFO Database on Health Technology Assessment, 549 World Health Organization, 550 627

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