Following are names and telephone numbers of sources quoted in this issue:

Sam Southern, JD, Smith, Helms, Mulliss, and Moore, Raleigh, NC. Telephone: (919) 755-8730.

David Knesel, First Health Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC. Telephone: (910) 215-5453.

Karen Koser, media relations director, Scottish Rite Children’s Medical Center, Atlanta. Telephone: (404) 250-2746.

Glen Moffett, JD, Moffett law firm, Atlanta. Telephone: (404) 252-2223.

Mark Kadzielski, Esq., Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Los Angeles. Telephone: (310) 229-1000. Web site: www.akingump.com.

Robert J. Mills, American Medical Association, Chicago. Telephone: (312) 464-5970. E-mail: robert_mills@ama-assn.org.

Chris McGreevey, RN, MS, manager, performance measurement, ORYX Department of Performance Measurement, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Telephone: (630) 792-5900.

Donna Larkin, Department of Communications, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Telephone: (630) 792-5914.

Jonathan T. Lord, MD, chief operating officer, American Hospital Association, Washington, DC. Telephone: (202) 638-1100.

Mary Starr, president, Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management, Chicago. Telephone: (312) 422-3840. Web site: www.ashmm.org.

Jim Ayers, CGR Management Consultants, Los Angeles. Telephone: (310) 822-6720. E-mail: jimayers@cgrmc.com.

Judy Finlan, director, clinical consulting services, New Jersey Hospital Association, Princeton, NJ. Telephone: (609) 275-2228.

Jean Chenoweth, senior vice president, HCIA, Baltimore. Telephone: (410) 895-7498.

Leonard Rogers, CEO, Healthcare Data, Encinitas, CA. Telephone: (800) 455-8087. Web site: www.hcdinc.com.

Chris McGreevey, RN, MS, manager, per formance measurement, ORYX department of performance measurement, Joint Commis sion on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Telephone: (630) 792- 5900.

Becky Miller, director, performance measurement and quality, Missouri Hospital Association, Jefferson City. Telephone: (573) 893-3700. Web site: www.mhanet.com.

Keith Young, director, data and information services, Alabama Hospital Association, Montgomery. Telephone: (334) 272-8781. Web site: www.wlwha.org.

Ceil Stern, director, accreditation and licensure, New Jersey Hospital Association, Princeton. Telephone: (609) 275-4012.

Jenny Blair, vice president, quality services, Prince William Hospital, Manassas, VA. Telephone: (703) 369-8270.

Elaine Vieira, manager, performance improvement and regulatory compliance, South County Hospital, Wakefield, RI. Telephone: (401) 782-8000.

Janet McIntyre, spokesperson, Joint Commis sion on Accreditation of Healthcare Organiza tions, Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Telephone: (630) 792-5000.

Jerod M. Loeb, PhD, vice president, department of research and evaluation and performance measurement, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Telephone: (630) 792- 5000.