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Report on data protection and privacy in seven selected states

Description: This report describes the privacy protections in effect in seven selected states in the U.S., along with the extent of personal data collection in the states, with particular emphasis on "computer matching" at the state level.
Date: February 15, 1985
Creator: Smith, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Abstracts of case studies in the health technology case study series

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.
Date: November 1984
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Federal tax policy and infrastructure financing: a report to the Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress

Description: This report starts out by discussing in details the Tax Reform Act of 1986 and its impact on local construction, it provides statistical analysis of the effects of the Tax reform Act, it discusses innovative infrastructure financing techniques, finally federal infrastructure policy options.
Date: September 13, 1989
Creator: Graham, D. W. & Shinn, Paul L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mapping our genes: federal genome projects: How vast? How fast?: transcript of workshop, "Costs of Human Genome Projects"

Description: This report discusses the research and technology efforts aimed at mapping and sequencing large portions or entire genomes. It includes the implication of technologies, social and ethical issues, applications in research biology and medicine etc.
Date: August 7, 1987
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Congressional applications of information technology

Description: This report discusses the implications of specific information technology applications on the Congress.
Date: February 1985
Creator: Frantzich, Stephen E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Patenting life: Ethical issues related to the patenting of animals

Description: This report discusses the importance of patenting transgenic animal for scientific and technology developments, and for innovation and entrepreneurship. It also discusses metaphysical and teological arguments opposing the patenting of transgenic animals.
Date: June 8, 1988
Creator: Brody , Baruch A. & White, Becky
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A note on the strengths and weaknessess [sic] of using the CPS to estimate children's health insurance coverage

Description: This report discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the Current Population Survey (CPS) relative to the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), the National Medical Care Expenditure Survey (NMCE), for the purpose of estimating the numbers of children with different types of health insurance.
Date: February 1988
Creator: Swartz, Katherine
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Medicaid participation by pediatricians and obstetricians

Description: This report reviews some of the literature on physician participation in Medicaid, and analyzes some recent data on Medicaid expenditures for physician services across the country and in the State of California.
Date: January 1987
Creator: McMenamin, Peter
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The epidemiology of dementing disorders

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.
Date: January 1986
Creator: Cross, Peter S. & Gurland, Barry J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Life-sustaining technologies and the elderly: manpower for selected technologies

Description: This report discusses use an manpower issues related to file life-sustaining technologies widely used by elderly: dialysis, mechanical ventilation, resuscitation, antibiotics, and nutrition support.
Date: January 1986
Creator: Hanft, Ruth S.; White, Catherine C. & Fishman, Linda E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department