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ISBN: 0833013351, 9780833013354
Authors: David Hadorn, Emmett B. Keeler, William H. Rogers, Robert H. Brook
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: report, hcfa, severity, project, final, models, performance, mortality, prediction, assessing
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Concerns about the cost and quality of health care have resulted in a national effort to determine the health outcomes of medical and surgical services. This report concentrates on developing criteria that risk-assessment systems should meet to permit consumers to intelligently evaluate them. It also presents a comparison of several selected mortality prediction models.......
ISBN: 0896291219, 9780896291218
Author: Akhter U. Ahmed
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: performance, options, reform, structure, system, food, subsidy, egyptian
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Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res InstPublished Time: Intl Food Policy Res InstPages: 330The Egyptian Food Subsidy System: Structure, Performance, and Options for Reform evaluates the economic, political, and technical feasibility of reducing costs while improving or maintaining the welfare of the poor. The report addresses five questions: (1) How well does the present system target the poor? (2) Ho......
ISBN: 0309043360, 9780309043366
Authors: panel On Earthquake Engineering For Concrete Dams, Committee On Earthquake Engineering, Division Of Natural Hazard Mitigation, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: performance, research, needs, design, dams, engineering, concrete, earthquake
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The hazard posed by large dams has long been known. Although no concrete dam has failed as a result of earthquake activity, there have been instances of significant damage. Concerns about the seismic safety of concrete dams have been growing recently because the population at risk in locations downstream of major dams continues to expand and because the seismic design concepts in use at the time m......
ISBN: 082138760X, 9780821387603
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: performance, equity, improving, guide, reform, pharmaceutical
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: World Bank Training SeriesEnglish; Paperback; 352 pages; 7.25x9.25Published September 21, 2011 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8760-3; SKU: 18760 This book applies an established analytical framework for healthsector reform (Getting Health Reform Right, Oxford, 2004) to theperformance problems of the pharmaceutical sector. The book is dividedinto three sections. The first section presents the ba......
ISBN: 0833047779, 9780833047779
Authors: Nancy Nicosia, Barbara O. Wynn, John A. Romley
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: facilities, treatment, military, performance, assessing
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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has increasingly confronted financial, managerial, and operational challenges in sustaining health benefits for service members and their families: For example, medical costs are projected to increase to 12 percent of DoD's total budget in 2015, from a level of 8 percent in 2007. To address these challenges, DoD is working to transform business practices within......
ISBN: 9264182934, 9789264182936
Author: Oecd Publishing
Source: www.oecdbookshop.org
Keywords: reviews, oecd, performance, environmental, luxembourg
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This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Review Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress in each Member country. It scrutinises efforts to meet both domestic objectives and international commitments. Evaluating progress in reducing the pollution burden, improving natural resource management, integrating environmental and economic policies, and s......
ISBN: 0821385828, 9780821385821
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: water, sanitation, benchmarking, network, utilities, international, databook, blue, supply, performance, ibnet, book
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English; Paperback; 172 pages; 7x10Published December 23, 2010 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8582-1; SKU: 18582 This Blue Book of the International Network of Water and sanitationUtilities (IBNET) is designed to raise awareness of how benchmarkingand specifically IBNET tools can help enhance utility performance andthereby help to improve urban water and wastewater services. As thelargest public ......
Author: Robert M. Bell
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: internal, board, medicine, written, examination, american, scores, school, physician, performance, predicting, medical
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Attempts to relate the quality of physician performance to early factors in the physician's training.Data were collected on students from a sample of representative U.S. medical schools.The information included demographic data, premedical school characteristics, medical school performance, and type of graduate medical education.The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) supplied results of al......
ISBN: 0833011723, 9780833011725
Authors: Bruce R. Orvis, Michael Childress, J. Michael Polich
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: defense, system, operators, air, patriot, personnel, quality, performance, effect
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This report examines the linkage between the quality of enlisted personnel (in terms of aptitude score) and their ability to operate the Patriot air defense missile system. The intent was to help the Army set appropriate performance standards and estimate the effects of personnel quality on operational performance. The study finds that the Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) score has a direct,......
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