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The international context of labor-management relations: implications for workplace monitoring

Description: This report explores some of the international developments and notes contrasts with the United States, and some potential lessons with regard to managing the new technology systems of Labor relations and issues relevant to workplace monitoring.
Date: September 26, 1986
Creator: Deutsch, Steven
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Inventors' vignettes: success and failure in the development of medical devices: contractor documents

Description: This report report discusses the development of technician's auto analyzer, the first cardiac pacemaker, electronic retinoscope, the development of implantable drug-infusion pump and other implantable medication systems.
Date: October 1986
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

Scenarios of five federal agencies (1991-95) as shaped by information technology: a report to the Federal Government Information Technology Project

Description: This report concentrates on the impacts of telecommunications and computer technology over the next ten years on the civil sector of the federal government.
Date: June 21, 1985
Creator: Hitchcock, Henry H.; Heinz, Lisa & Coates, Joseph F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Preventive health services for children and youth under Medicaid: early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment

Description: This report discusses the early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment (EPSDT) program which is a Medicaid program of preventive and comprehensive services that States must make available to children and youth eligible for Medicaid.
Date: January 1987
Creator: Preston, Bonnie J.
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

The medical care and treatment of the critically-ill elderly in China: issues and lessons for American policies

Description: This report begins with background discussion of China and its people. The report includes a special focus on country's strong religious and philosophic tradition. The report concludes with a discussion of possible benefits for the corresponding American experience.
Date: April 1986
Creator: Langenbrunner, John C.
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