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Evaluation of ethical implications of selected alternatives for paying physicians under the Medicare program

Evaluation of ethical implications of selected alternatives for paying physicians under the Medicare program

Date: October 1985
Creator: Capron, Alexander M.
Description: This report discusses the effects of changes in Medicare reimbursement methods, examines the ethical considerations, and classifies the alternative payment methods.
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Process, Prescience, and Pragmatism: The Office of Technology Assessment

Process, Prescience, and Pragmatism: The Office of Technology Assessment

Date: November 2, 1989
Creator: Carson, Nancy
Description: This report discusses the history and function of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) as it stood in November 1989, focusing on the benefit of the OTA's function as a practical analysis tool concerning technological issues.
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Report on the treatment of elderly patients by dialysis and transplantation in Europe

Report on the treatment of elderly patients by dialysis and transplantation in Europe

Date: 1988
Creator: Challah, S.
Description: This report discusses the EDTA Registry which is an organization that collects information on patients receiving treatment for end stage rental failure by dialysis and transplantation in over 30 countries in mainland Europe and on the Mediterranean seaboard.
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An ethical analysis of withdrawal from life-sustaining technologies and assisted death: a report for the Office of Technology Assessment

An ethical analysis of withdrawal from life-sustaining technologies and assisted death: a report for the Office of Technology Assessment

Date: October 4, 1985
Creator: Childress, James F.
Description: This report is designated to offer an ethical analysis of decisions to withhold and to withdrew life-sustaining technologies form patients in accord with their wishes and interests.
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Evaluating distance learning technology

Evaluating distance learning technology

Date: May 1989
Creator: Clark, Richard E.
Description: This report discusses the history of distance learning technology, the number of new and complex technological devices that could be applied to distance learning.
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Technology assessment on future developments in life sustaining technologies for elderly

Technology assessment on future developments in life sustaining technologies for elderly

Date: 1989
Creator: Cleveland Clinic Foundation: International Center for Artificial Organs and Transplantation
Description: This report discuses ways to sustain or provide and improved quality of life for the elderly, various types of artificial organ technologies that are available and being successfully applies.
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Changes in sexual behavior of homosexual and bisexual men since the beginning of the AIDS epidemic

Changes in sexual behavior of homosexual and bisexual men since the beginning of the AIDS epidemic

Date: March 1988
Creator: Coates, Thomas J.
Description: This report discusses Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and the ways to prevent those not infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) from becoming infected with it.
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Payments to physicians in the Permanente Medical Group

Payments to physicians in the Permanente Medical Group

Date: August 1985
Creator: Collen, Morris F.
Description: This report describes the function of The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) to provide medical care to Health Plan members within the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their associated medical offices.
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The federal regulatory response to the problem of neurotoxicity: a report

The federal regulatory response to the problem of neurotoxicity: a report

Date: December 1988
Creator: Courteau, Jacqueline B.
Description: This report discusses federal laws applicable to the regulation of potentially neuron-toxic substances that can be divided into three basic categories.
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The epidemiology of dementing disorders

The epidemiology of dementing disorders

Date: January 1986
Creator: Cross, Peter S. & Gurland, Barry J.
Description: This report discusses causes of the dementia, precipitating or aggravating factors, present and projected needs for people and programs to provide services to victims and their families, groups at high risk for these disorders, frequency of unrecognized or inadequately treated cases, and the costs of the disorders, public and private, economic and non-economic.
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