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

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)
Date: October 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electronic Surveillance and Civil Liberties

Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that focuses on "technological developments in the basic communication and information infrastructure of the United States that present new or changed opportunities for and vulnerabilities to electronic surveillance, not on the details of specific surveillance devices" (Foreward).
Date: October 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Implications of alternative Medicare payment methods for pneumoccal vaccination

Description: The purpose of this report is to: 1)update the estimated level of use of pneumococcal vaccine in the United States, 2)examine factors that influence its use, and 3) assess how, if at all, selected alternative payment methods might affect the use of this vaccine.
Date: October 1985
Creator: Riddiough, Michael A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Issues in capitation: risk of financial ruin for providers and ways to control this risk

Description: The purpose of this report is to explore issues relating to healthcare expenses. To examine the concept of risk for providers in a capitation payment environment and to estimate the effectiveness of various risk limiting techniques.
Date: October 1985
Creator: Vertrees, James G.; Tolley, Dennis & Manton, Kenneth
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Financial Condition of American Agriculture

Description: A chapter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "GAO reviewed the financial condition of American agriculture to assess: (1) the trends in the economic environment surrounding the farm sector; (2) farmers' financial condition; and (3) the performance of financial institutions serving agriculture."
Date: October 10, 1985
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: Wish With Wings]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by reporter about the program Wishes with Wings. The story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: October 10, 1985
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Microbrewery]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by reporter Jack Helsel about a new microbrewery, Reinheitsgebot, opened by Mary and Don Thompson in Plano, Texas that produces Colin County Pure Gold beer. The story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: October 29, 1985
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Missing Update]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about missing women. The footage shows crime scene investigations and human remains. An unknown woman is interviewed. The story aired at 5:00 P.M.
Date: October 21, 1985
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Summer Grades]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about students making up credits in summer school. Footage includes students in a classroom and an interview with school administration. The story aired at 5:00 P.M.
Date: October 10, 1985
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Oak Creek]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by reporter Regina Benjamin about residents of the Oak Creek Retirement community in Lewisville, TX. The residents were sued in 1983 when the property owner, the Denton Baptist Foundation, declared bankruptcy. Residents are interviewed. The story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: October 23, 1985
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Jaws]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by reporter Jack Helsel about a German Shepard dog named Jaws whose owner hopes to make him a movie star. The story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: October 16, 1985
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections