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 Resource Type: Report
 Decade: 1980-1989
 Collection: Office of Technology Assessment
An Assessment of Development and Production Potential of Federal Coal Leases

An Assessment of Development and Production Potential of Federal Coal Leases

Date: December 1981
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that assesses the resources of mining activities and coal leases, specifically the "estimation of the likely production from the existing 548 Federal coal leases in the seven major Western coal States" (p. iii).
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MEDLARS and Health Information Policy

MEDLARS and Health Information Policy

Date: September 1982
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "analyzes the arguments for and against NLM's (National Library of Medicine) creation and dissemination of health-related bibliographic information" and "provides information designed to help Congress in decisions regarding the appropriate mix of NLM and private sector activities that might serve the public interest most efficiently" (p. iii).
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Medicare's Prospective Payment System: Strategies for Evaluating Cost, Quality, and Medical Technology

Medicare's Prospective Payment System: Strategies for Evaluating Cost, Quality, and Medical Technology

Date: October 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "arrays the possible effects of PPS (prospective payment system) on the health care system and assesses the extent to which these effects can be measured" (p. iii)
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Microelectronics research & development: background paper

Microelectronics research & development: background paper

Date: March 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This background paper describes the current state of research and development in microelectronics by examining the range of R&D efforts and the sources of Federal and private support for R&D. It also presents potential policy concerns that stem from existing arrangements for direct Federal support and from changes underway in microelectronics R&D.
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MX Missile Basing

MX Missile Basing

Date: September 1981
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that examines a new intercontinental ballistic missile known as the MX, identifies MX basing modes and assesses "the major advantages, disadvantages, risks, and uncertainties of each" (p. 3).
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Scientific equipment for undergraduates: is it adequate?

Scientific equipment for undergraduates: is it adequate?

Date: September 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This background paper presents the results of the interviews with individuals familiar with the adequacy of instructional equipment used to teach science and engineering to undergraduate students at American colleges and universities.
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Effects of federal policies on extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Effects of federal policies on extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

Date: May 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report on OTA’s assessment of payment for physician services: strategies for medicare
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Effects of Information Technology on Financial Services Systems

Effects of Information Technology on Financial Services Systems

Date: September 1984
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "describes the technologies now and likely to be available to providers and users of financial services" (p. iii).
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Electronic delivery of public assistance benefits: technology options and policy issues

Electronic delivery of public assistance benefits: technology options and policy issues

Date: April 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This background paper discusses the technological options available for use in an electronic system to deliver public assistance benefits, the privacy and security implications of such a system, and the programmatic effects of changing to an electronic delivery system. It was requested by the Subcommittee on the Handicapped of the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
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Reproductive Health Hazards in the Workplace: Selected Aspects of Reproductive Health Hazards Regulations

Reproductive Health Hazards in the Workplace: Selected Aspects of Reproductive Health Hazards Regulations

Date: October 3, 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A staff paper by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) assessing the workplace reproductive health hazards regulations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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