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 Decade: 1980-1989
 Collection: Office of Technology Assessment
Abstracts of case studies in the health technology case study series

Abstracts of case studies in the health technology case study series

Date: November 1984
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: The primary purpose of this report is to provide useful information on specific technologies covered.It examines the appropriate methodology for economic evaluation of diagnostic procedures.
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The Accommodation of intellectual property law to the introduction of new technologies; Copyright and new technology; The Impact on the Law of Privacy, Antitrust and Free Speech

The Accommodation of intellectual property law to the introduction of new technologies; Copyright and new technology; The Impact on the Law of Privacy, Antitrust and Free Speech

Date: 1984
Creator: Patterson, L. R.
Description: This report discusses the copyright protection laws and the surrounding issues.
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Accuracy of diagnosis and consequences of misdiagnosis of disorders causing dementia

Accuracy of diagnosis and consequences of misdiagnosis of disorders causing dementia

Date: June 1986
Creator: Katzman, Robert; Lasker, Bruce & Bernstein, Nancy
Description: This report discusses the diagnosis of clinical syndrome of dementia, accuracy of differential diagnosis of dementig disorders, prognosis and prognostic accuracy, public health consequences of misdiagnosis,and summary of recommendations.
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Acid Rain and Transported Air Pollutants: Implications for Public Policy

Acid Rain and Transported Air Pollutants: Implications for Public Policy

Date: May 1984
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "synthesizes OTA's technical analyses of acid rain and other transported pollutants, and presents policy alternatives for congressional considerations" (p. iii).
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Adolescent Health Insurance Status: Analyses of Trends in Coverage and Preliminary Estimates of the Effects of an Employer Mandate and Medicaid Expansion on the Uninsured

Adolescent Health Insurance Status: Analyses of Trends in Coverage and Preliminary Estimates of the Effects of an Employer Mandate and Medicaid Expansion on the Uninsured

Date: June 1989
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report examines the health insurance status of adolescents (10 to 18 years of age) based on census data. It considers the reasons that some adolescents are insured and others are not, changes in the number of uninsured adolescents over time, and the effects of various approaches to ensure that more adolescents have insurance.
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Advanced Materials by Design

Advanced Materials by Design

Date: June 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This assessment responds to a joint request from the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation to analyze the military and commercial opportunities presented by new structural materials technologies, and to outline the Federal policy objectives that are consistent with those opportunities.
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Advanced Vehicle/Highway Systems and Urban Traffic Problems

Advanced Vehicle/Highway Systems and Urban Traffic Problems

Date: September 1989
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report on Advanced Vehicle/Highway Systems (AVHS),as an umbrella term for several interdependent vehicle and road technologies, that offers potential for reducing congestion and the air pollution it engenders, and for improving highway safety.
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Africa Tomorrow: Issues in Technology, Agriculture, and U.S. Foreign Aid

Africa Tomorrow: Issues in Technology, Agriculture, and U.S. Foreign Aid

Date: December 1984
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A technical memorandum by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that discusses the "major issues constraining the development and transfer of sustainable technologies for low-resource food producers" (p. iii).
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Agricultural Postharvest Technology and Marketing Economics Research

Agricultural Postharvest Technology and Marketing Economics Research

Date: May 1983
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A technical memorandum by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that presents "findings and conclusions regarding the role of the public and private research participants in the PHTME (postharvest technology and marketing economics) research, the benefits and burdens of PHTME research, trends in PHTME research funding, quality of PHTME research, and management of PHTME research in the public sector (p. iii).
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Aid to developing countries: the technology/ecology fit

Aid to developing countries: the technology/ecology fit

Date: June 1987
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report focuses primarily on AID and to a lesser extent on the World Bank. AID and the World Bank have made the most observable efforts to integrate environmental and development concerns.
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Aids and health insurance: an OTA survey

Aids and health insurance: an OTA survey

Date: February 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This survey was conducted as part of an Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) assessment on medical testing and health insurance that will be published at a later date. OTA is also monitoring AIDS-related developments for the U.S. Congress, and the survey results are being published by OTA as the second in a series of Staff Papers on AIDS-related issues.
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Airport and Air Traffic Control System

Airport and Air Traffic Control System

Date: January 1982
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that assesses "scenarios of future growth in air transportation; alternative ways to increase airport and terminal area capacity; technological and economic alternatives to the ATC (air traffic control) system modifications proposed by the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration); and alternatives to the present ATC process" (p. 3).
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Airport System Development

Airport System Development

Date: August 1984
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "examines present conditions and future needs of the Nation's airports, with emphasis on possible solutions to problems of operational capacity and air travel delay" (p. iii).
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Alternative Approaches to Cargo Policy: A Supplement to an Assessment of Maritime Trade and Technology

Alternative Approaches to Cargo Policy: A Supplement to an Assessment of Maritime Trade and Technology

Date: August 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: Proceedings from a conference that covers the topics "1) the effects of cargo policies now in force; 2) the status of new policies under consideration by the United States and its various trading partners; and 3) costs and benefits of existing, proposed and alternative policies" (p. iii)
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Alternative approaches to developing a cadre of "teacher technologists"

Alternative approaches to developing a cadre of "teacher technologists"

Date: March 1988
Creator: Strange, J.H.
Description: This report discusses the use of technology in education of students K-12 and university.
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Alternative Energy Futures: Part 1-The Future of Liquefied Natural Gas Imports

Alternative Energy Futures: Part 1-The Future of Liquefied Natural Gas Imports

Date: March 1980
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "addresses whether or not additional liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports should be encouraged or restricted in the context of future national energy requirements and supply alternatives" (p. 3).
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Alternatives to Animal Use in Research, Testing, and Education

Alternatives to Animal Use in Research, Testing, and Education

Date: February 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "analyzes the scientific, regulatory, economic, legal, and ethical considerations involved in alternative technologies in biomedical and behavioral research, toxicity testing, and education" (p. iii).
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American firms and the transfer of technology to China: how business people view the process

American firms and the transfer of technology to China: how business people view the process

Date: February 1987
Creator: Grow, Roy F. & Gilbert, Dayton
Description: This report examines some of the ideas and impressions of business people from firm of varying sizes that are transferring technology to China. It also examines the factors that these American business people view as helpful and those that they perceive as stumbling blocks to their China projects.
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American Society of Mechanical Engineers Rail Transportation Divsion

American Society of Mechanical Engineers Rail Transportation Divsion

Date: May 30, 1986
Creator: Blaine, David G.
Description: This report discusses the railway systems in China, United States and Canada. A number of Chinese PRC railroad officers, engineers, transportation specialists, and planning experts studied in the USA.
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Analysis of data bases for health services research on dementia

Analysis of data bases for health services research on dementia

Date: July 1986
Creator: Liu, Korbin
Description: This report offers different sources of data regarding different forms of dementia, as well as illustrations and applications in a different settings.
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Analysis of issues relating to implementing a medicare physician fee schedule

Analysis of issues relating to implementing a medicare physician fee schedule

Date: November 1985
Creator: Juba, David
Description: This report provides background information on the tasks of studying alternative physician payment methodologies including replacement of CPR system with national or regional fee schedule.
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An analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, and of the available sources of information on educational software

An analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, and of the available sources of information on educational software

Date: September 30, 1987
Creator: Bialo, Ellen R. & Sivin, Jay P.
Description: This report presents an analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, as well as analysis of the information sources available to educational software acquisition.
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Annual Report to the Congress: Fiscal Year 1984

Annual Report to the Congress: Fiscal Year 1984

Date: March 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report includes statements by the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the board, TAAC Chairman, and the director of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA). The report discusses the year in review regarding the work in progress, organization and operations of OTA.
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Annual Report to the Congress: Fiscal Year 1985

Annual Report to the Congress: Fiscal Year 1985

Date: March 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report includes statements by the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the board, TAAC Chairman, and the director of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA). The report discusses the year in review regarding the work in progress, organization and operations of OTA.
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