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Thought you'd be interested in the following opportunity to present
your work. Please visit our website at for more

December 3, 1999

                      The international society for

                         Presents its 6th Annual
                 International Symposium & Workshop 2000

                           August 10-12, 2000
              Hyatt Regency Baltimore on the Inner Harbor
                        Baltimore, Maryland  USA


* Research * Demonstration Projects * Panel Discussions * Case Studies


* Keynote speakers: The Honorable Steven B. Larsen, (Insurance
  Commissioner, State of Maryland Insurance Administration), and
  Donald M. Steinwachs (The Johns Hopkins University), will share
  their unique insights on the hottest issues in the future of health
  policy and insurance regulation!

* Be a part of this exciting international conference, and enrich
  your professional network with leading Clinicians, Managers,
  Practitioners and Academics

* Present your research in a collegial international workshop
  environment, where you'll actively receive and provide constructive
  feedback with outstanding colleagues from throughout the world

* Choose from more than 100 presentations and 30 tracks and technical
  sessions! Gain leadership opportunities at every level of the

* Outstanding papers will be eligible for publication in the
  Society's premier refereed journal, Research in Healthcare
  Financial Management, vol. 6, no. 1

* Graduate students: gain your career advantage, network, and refine
  your research ideas in our exclusive Graduate Student Consortium,
  where you will participate in mentored programs specifically
  designed for you!

* Earn CPE credit, and visit the Society's Career Marketplace for
  position postings and resume books filled with new opportunities
  for professional advancement

* Enjoy historic Baltimore's delightful Inner Harbor with all of its
  shops, restaurants and attractions! There's fun for everyone!

* Break through to the latest cutting-edge developments in Research
  in Healthcare Financial Management and Policy for all types of
  providers, payers, regulators, and stakeholders including, but
  certainly not limited to:

* accounting           * fraud & abuse            * pharmaceuticals
* administration       * governance & legal liab. * philanthropy
* capitation           * information systems      * phys./hosp. rel.
* corporate compliance * insurance/risk mgmt.     * practice patterns
* market competition   * internat'l comparisons   * provider behavior
* internal control     * law                      * public policy
* cost containment     * logistics/procurement    * quality of care
* DRGs                 * management/transition    * reimbursement
* Data sources & uses  * marketing                * strategic mgmt.
* economics            * organization & structure * tech. & internet
* medical educ. & res. * payment systems          * managed care
* finance              * performance measurement  * regulation

All abstracts accepted for presentation will be included in the RHFM
Proceedings in hard-copy and in electronic format on diskette, which
will be distributed to you at the conference. All abstracts will
undergo peer review using the following criteria:

  * Quality, originality, timeliness, and clarity of writing &

  * Potential significance to theory, application, policy or practice
    in healthcare financial management and related professions

  * Relevance to practice, research, education or public service

  * Completed or nearly completed research, practice demonstration
    projects or case studies

  * Abstracts from a diversity of countries are strongly encouraged

Please carefully adhere to the following instructions:

  * All abstracts, resumes or position postings must be limited to no
    more than one 81/2" 11" or A4 page, typed in a 10-point or larger

  * Include a concise title that reflects the content of your
    abstract or presentation

  * List the names of all authors after the title, including complete
    institutional affiliation, surface mailing address, telephone,
    fax, and email address of all authors. Asterisk (*) the name of
    the author who will present the paper at the meeting

  * All presenters must be registered participants for the Symposium
    & Workshop. Papers withdrawn or without a participating author
    will not be eligible for inclusion on the program or in the
    Conference Proceedings

  * Style requirements for the Conference Proceedings will be sent
    upon confirmation of your abstract acceptance by March 31, 2000

  * Be sure to indicate your desire to serve in a leadership role as
    a Section Chair or a Track Chair, and specify your topical areas
    of interest

Exhibitors and Sponsors are cordially invited, and should contact
Dana A. Forgione, Director, at 1.410.837.5253 to reserve your booth
& display advertising space for the International Symposium & Workshop 2000.

The deadline for receiving abstracts at the Society's office is
February 29, 2000. Send abstracts by mail, fax, or preferably as an
email attachment in MS Word document (.DOC or .RTF) format to:

                       RHFM Program Committee 2000
                         The Chesapeake Building
                305 West Chesapeake Avenue, CSBA Suite L-096
                         Towson, MD  21204  USA

                         Tel.: +1.410.837.5253
                         Fax:  +1.810.815.5378
                        Email: [log in to unmask]

Program Committee Members:

George Andrea, CPCU                       C. Alan Lyles, Sc.D.
University of Baltimore                   The Johns Hopkins University

Dale Buchbinder, MD                       Jimmy D. Sanders, DPA, FACHE
Greater Baltimore Medical Center          Troy State University

Sharon B. Buchbinder, RN, Ph.D.           John N. Sigler, Esq.
Towson University                         University of Baltimore

Dana A. Forgione, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, CFE    Alan Sorkin, Ph.D.
University of Baltimore                   University of Maryland

Kathleen Galbraith, Sc.D.                 Jon M. Thompson, Ph.D.
University of Baltimore                   James Madison University

Dana A. Forgione, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, CFE
International Society for Research in Healthcare Financial Management
The Chesapeake Building
305 West Chesapeake Avenue, CSBA Suite L-096
Towson, MD 21204 USA
Tel.: +1.410.837.5253
Fax:  +1.810.815.5378
Email: [log in to unmask]