An historical CIOMS conference proceedings report.
The specific objectives of this 1979 conference were:
to review the economic context of current health problems and the economic characteristics of the health services being developed to meet them to examine the implications of a more medically and economically ration approach to health services, planning and management to identify and specify those areas of the health services where:
(a) present knowledge is adequate and the main effort required is in the implementation of
(b) present knowledge is inadequate and further health service research is needed.