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November 14, 2007
Abstracts of the GAA 2007 online

The 14th conference of the German Drug Utilisation Research Group (GAA, e.V.) will take place in 15th and 16th of November 2007 in Frankfurt/Main. The meeting place is the Regional Association of SHI Accredited Physicians (KV Hessen, Georg Voigt Str. 15, 60325 Frankfurt/Main). This year the conferences has its special focus on primary health care. Each session will be introduced by an invited speaker:

A special evening session on Thursday, the 15th of November 2007 will address the topic of different concepts to measure prescribing quality. Research results will be presented by colleagues from the University of Groningen (L. Martirosyan, Prof. Haaijer-Ruskamp). The theoretical scientific approaches will be contrasted with experiences in decision making of the Federal Joint Committee. Dr. B. Pietsch (G-BA) will introduce the function of the committee and provide the conference with some examples.

The reviewed abstracts will be available online on the following website: http://www.egms.de/en/meetings/gaa2007/