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News Release
HERC Health Technology Assessment Subcommittee meets November 15 in Wilsonville - 11/06/18

November 6, 2018

Media contact: Allyson Hagen, 503-449-6457, allyson.hagen@state.or.us

HERC Health Technology Assessment Subcommittee meets November 15 in Wilsonville

What: A public meeting of the Health Evidence Review Commission’s Health Technology Assessment Subcommittee

When: November 15, 1-4 p.m.

Where: Clackamas Community College Wilsonville Training Center, Rooms 111-112, 29353 SW Town Center Loop E, Wilsonville. The public also may attend via a webinar at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/66781424960174850, or by a listen-only conference line at 1-888-204-5984, participant code 801373.

Agenda includes: Review of public comments on newer interventional procedures for GERD; extended stay centers: Patient characteristics and appropriate procedures -- the initial evidence review will discuss specific types of surgeries including total knee replacement, mastectomy, transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), hysterectomy, and bariatric surgery (laparoscopic banding, sleeve gastrectomy). For the extended stay center topic no final conclusions will be drawn about these procedures as the subcommittee plans further discussion in February.

For more information about the meeting, visit the committee’s website at https://www.oregon.gov/oha/HPA/DSI-HERC/Pages/Meetings-Public.aspx. The meeting agenda and materials will be available one week before the meeting. 

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