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Authors: Catharyn T. Liverman, Tracy A. Harris, M.e. Bonnie Rogers,, Kenneth I. Shine, Editors, Committee On Respiratory Protection For Healthcare Workers In The Workplace Against Novel H1n1 Influenza A, Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: h1n1, influenza, letter, report, novel, workplace, protection, healthcare, workers, respiratory
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In the event that the H1N1 virus creates a surge of patients during the upcoming flu season, it will be critical to protect health care workers from infection, given their central role in treating sick people and lessening the pandemic's overall impact. This new report from the Institute of Medicine recommends strategies for health care organizations and employees to prepare for the H1N1 virus. ......
ISBN: 0833033182, 9780833033185
Authors: Charles T. Kelley, Paul K. Davis, Bruce W. Bennett, Elwyn Harris, Richard Hundley, Eric V. Larson, Richard Mesic, Michael D. Miller
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Keywords: operational, goals, rsquo, review, quadrennial, defense, metrics
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The Department of Defense has adopted an approach to defense planning that is based on capabilities rather than specific scenarios or threats. It is using this approach for transforming the U.S. military to meet newly emerging national security challenges. The recent Quadrennial Defense Review highlighted what it called six operational goals for the focus of the transformation: o Project and susta......
ISBN: 0833058223, 9780833058225
Authors: Lisa H. Jaycox, Laura J. Hickman, Dana Schultz, Dionne Barnes Proby, Claude Messan Setodji, Aaron Kofner, Racine Harris, Joie Acosta, Taria Francois
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Keywords: assessing, program, outcomes, approaches, promising, evaluation, safe, start, national
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Safe Start Promising Approaches (SSPA) is the second phase of a community-based initiative focused on developing and fielding interventions to prevent and reduce the impact of children's exposure to violence (CEV). This report shares the results of SSPA, which was intended to implement and evaluate promising and evidence-based programs in community settings. Fifteen program sites across the countr......
Authors: Donald Stevens, Terry L. Schell, Thomas Hamilton, Richard Mesic, Michael Scott Brown, Edward W. Chan, Mel Eisman, Eric V. Larson, Marvin Schaffer, Bruce Newsome, John Gibson, Elwyn Harris
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Keywords: angeles, international, airport, los, security, options, improving, term
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Commissioned by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), this study examines near-term options for reducing the terrorist threat to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The key to implementing a successful strategy of deterrence is to understand and reduce LAX’s vulnerabilities. The authors analyze a wide range of possible terrorist actions and assess LAX’s level of vulnerability.They th......
ISBN: 0833008447, 9780833008442
Authors: Richard E. Darilek, Edison Cesar, James A. Dewar, George Gould, Elwyn Harris, John R. Hiland, Kenneth Horn, M. M. Nelsen, Kenneth Phillips, James H. Rosen
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Keywords: future, lessons, forecast, army, technologies, relevant, emerging, surveying
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This study evaluated the U.S. Air Force's survey of emerging technologies of the future, Project Forecast II, for its relevance to the Army's potential requirements for the future, as indicated by the Army 21 Interim Operational Concept. The study concluded that there is a high correlation between the Army's needs and the technologies identified in Forecast II, although the Army could benefit from......
ISBN: 0833029916, 9780833029911
Authors: Elwyn Harris, Michael V. Hynes, Harry J. Thie, Robert M. Emmerichs, Malcolm Mackinnon, Denis Rushworth, Brian Nichiporuk, John E. Peters, Maurice Eisenstein, Jennifer Sloan Mccombs, Charles Lindenblatt, Charles Cannon
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Keywords: business, organization, strategy, future, navsea, transitioning
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The responsibilities of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), the Navy's largest Systems Command, span all aspects of the life cycle of ships, submarines, and their components--from acquisition through support to the Navy Program Executive Officers (PEOs), to in-service engineering and maintenance, to retirement/disposal. This report is intended to assist NAVSEA in providing this full spectrum o......
ISBN: 0833013424, 9780833013422
Authors: Bruno Augenstein, Elwyn Harris, Jerry Aroesty, Irwin Blumenthal, N. Brooks, David R. Frelinger, T. B. Garber, Rose E. Gottemoeller, John R. Hiland, Shiao Kung Liu, Scott Pace, James H. Rosen, Louis N. Rowell, James P. Stucker
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Keywords: vehicle, executive, summary, issues, development, aerospace, plane, nasp, national
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The National Aerospace Plane (NASP) program plans were to develop an experimental aircraft, the X-30, to explore the entire hypersonic velocity flight range. The program's objectives included support of future national security, civil applications, and a reduction in the costs of space launch. This Executive Summary provides an independent assessment of the NASP program. The report discusses a num......
ISBN: 0833017373, 9780833017376
Authors: Allyson Ross Davies, Harris Montgomery Allen, Willard G. Manning, Susan A. Holtby, Howard L. Bailit, John E. Ware, Katherine L. Kahn, David Draper, Emmett B. Keeler, William H. Rogers, Lisa V. Rubenstein, Jacqueline Kosecoff, Marjorie J. Sherwood, Ellen J
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Keywords: care, quality, hospitalized, medicare, patients, system, payment, effects, drg, based, prospective, summary
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This Note comprises reprints of eight articles that originally appeared in JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 264, No. 15, October 17, 1990. The series of articles reports on the findings of a four-year evaluation, begun in 1985, of the effects on quality of care of the diagnosis-related-groups-based prospective payment system. The study used a clinically detailed review o......
ISBN: 0833014412, 9780833014412
Authors: Bernard D. Rostker, Scott A. Harris, James P. Kahan, Erik J. Frinking, C. Neil Fulcher, Lawrence M. Hanser, Paul Koegel, John D. Winkler, Brent A. Boultinghouse, Joanna Heilbrunn, Janet Lever, Robert J. Maccoun, Peter Tiemeyer, Gail L. Zellman, Sandra H.
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Keywords: options, assessment, policy, personnel, orientation, military, sexual
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This report presents the RAND study that resulted from a request to assist the Secretary of Defense in drafting an Executive Order to end discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in the U.S. Armed Forces. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, a team of RAND researchers visited seven foreign countries and the police and fire departments in six American cities, seeking insights and lessons ......
Authors: William R. Ahern, Ronald D. Doctor, William R. Harris, Albert J. Lipson, Deane N. Morris, Richard Nehring, James C. Dehaven, Morlie Hammer Graubard, David L. Jaquette, Allen D. Lee, W. E. Mooz, Richard G. Salter, Kathleen A. Wolf
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Keywords: future, paths, california, alternatives, energy
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Results of a major RAND study to identify and analyze energy policy issues facing California, with emphasis on developing a coordinated state policy response. The study assembles information bearing on these issues, defines key alternatives for the state, and discusses the implications of these alternatives for state energy policy. Following an overview of past and future sources and uses of energ......
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