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Health Care Buildings  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Health Care Health Care Characteristics by Activity... Health Care Health care buildings are those used as diagnostic and treatment facilities for both inpatient and outpatient care. Doctor's and dentist's offices are considered health care if they use any type of diagnostic medical equipment and office if they do not. Skilled nursing or other residential care buildings are categorized as lodging. Basic Characteristics [ See also: Equipment | Activity Subcategories | Energy Use ] Health Care Buildings... Health care buildings in the South tended to be smaller and were more numerous than those in other regions of the country. Buildings on health care complexes tended to be newer than those not on multibuilding facilities. The median age for buildings on health care complexes was 9.5 years, compared to 29.5 years for health care buildings not on a multibuilding facility.

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Distribution Principles in Health Care  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

that "the organizational model for the health care system wehealth care system functioned effectively to implement central plans ("the organizational

Bringedal, Berit

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Shared Health Care Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This article will provide one approach to the challenges faced by access managers, as they attempt to share, gather, and manage information from diverse sources. Like most industries, health care continues to experience resource scarcity. Academic research provides exchange, hierarchical, and market paradigms to explain how organizations cope with and overcome resource scarcity. Levine and White (1961) examined interorganizational relationships among 22 New England community health care agencies including social welfare organizations, community hospitals, and clinics. They suggested that exchange fell into three categories (i.e., in the context of health care organizations): (1) referrals of cases, clients, or patients, (2) the giving or receiving of labor services, including volunteer, clerical, professional personnel services, and (3) the sending of funds, equipment, and information on cases and technical matters. The work of these authors focused on organizational relationships with little emphasis on information technology. Since Levine and White (1961), academic studies (Malone, et al., 1987; Bakos, 1991) have examined the role of interorganizational information systems in the context of electronic markets and hierarchies. Electronic markets allow buyers to engage in comparative shopping and the selection of goods or 2

Fay Cobb Payton

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Look at Health Care Buildings - Index Page  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Health Care Health Care Home: A Look at CBECS Building Activities How large are they? How many employees are there? Where are they located? How old are they? Who owns and occupies them? Are they on multibuilding complexes? How do they use energy and how much does it cost? How do they use electricity? How do they use natural gas? What types of equipment do they use? How do they measure up on conservation efforts? Summary Comparison Table (All Activities) HEALTH CARE BUILDINGS There were an estimated 105,000 health care buildings in the U.S. in 1995. Number of Buildings In the Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS), information for health care buildings is collected for both inpatient and outpatient health care, although these two categories are combined in most CBECS publications. This site provides further detail on these two categories.

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Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care  

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Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care - Populations Consumer Data Apps Challenges Resources About Blogs Let's Talk Feedback Consumer You are here Data.gov » Communities » Consumer » Data Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care - Populations Dataset Summary Description Report to the Appropriations Committee of the United States House of Representatives in Response to Conference Committee Report to PL 110-186. In an effort to provide a snapshot of the quality of care provided at VA health care facilities, this report includes information about waiting times, staffing level, infection rates, surgical volumes, quality measures, patient satisfaction, service availability and complexity, accreditation status, and patient safety. The data in this report have been drawn from multiple sources across VHA. This dataset represents the quality of care for defined populations: Gender, Geriatric, Disabled, Homeless, and patients with Mental Health Diagnosis.

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Building the national health information infrastructure for personal health, health care services, public health, and research  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and decisions and, on a limited but growing scale, improving communication between clinicians and patients. [10] Some health care delivery organizations have already suc- edge for clinicians improves the quality and/or safety and efficiency of health care... by the individual or family, plus non-clinical information such as self-care trackers and directories of health care providers. The health care delivery dimension includes information such as pro- vider notes, clinical orders, decision-support programs, digital...

Detmer, Don E

2003-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Solid health care waste management status at health care centers in the West Bank - Palestinian Territory  

SciTech Connect

Health care waste is considered a major public health hazard. The objective of this study was to assess health care waste management (HCWM) practices currently employed at health care centers (HCCs) in the West Bank - Palestinian Territory. Survey data on solid health care waste (SHCW) were analyzed for generated quantities, collection, separation, treatment, transportation, and final disposal. Estimated 4720.7 m{sup 3} (288.1 tons) of SHCW are generated monthly by the HCCs in the West Bank. This study concluded that: (i) current HCWM practices do not meet HCWM standards recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) or adapted by developed countries, and (ii) immediate attention should be directed towards improvement of HCWM facilities and development of effective legislation. To improve the HCWM in the West Bank, a national policy should be implemented, comprising a comprehensive plan of action and providing environmentally sound and reliable technological measures.

Al-Khatib, Issam A. [Institute of Environmental and Water Studies, Birzeit University, P.O. Box 14, Birzeit, Ramallah, West Bank (Palestinian Territory, Occupied)], E-mail: ikhatib@birzeit.edu; Sato, Chikashi [Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho (United States)

2009-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Responding to traveling patients' seasonal demands for health care services in the Veterans Health Administration  

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The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provides care to over eight million Veterans and operates over 1,700 sites of care distributed across twenty-one regional networks in the United States. Health care providers within ...

Al-Haque, Shahed

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health Plans | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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Health Plans Health Plans Health Plans A side-by side benefit comparison for medical, vision, and prescription drugs is provided here for your information. A similar comparison is provided for the two dental plans. The plans are available to employees and pre-65 retirees. As required under health care reform, employer group health plans must complete a Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) document for each medical plan offered in 2014. The SBC must be provided to plan participants. This requirement applies even if the plan benefits are not changing. The Y-12 health plans impacted by the 2014 health reform notice requirements are the medical and prescription drug benefit plans. If the medical and prescription benefits are not changing, then they are referred to as "grandfathered" plans, and participants must be told the benefits

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Student Health Services Student Health Services provides students with on-campus health care. We are an appointment-  

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Student Health Services @ Student Health Services provides students with on-campus health care. We & Immunizations Sexually Transmitted Infections Testing Laboratory Services Physiotherapy Massage Therapy 519

Sinnamon, Gordon J.

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Electricity Innovation and Health Care in the Developing World  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Electricity Innovation and Health Care in the Developing World Friday, December 7, 2012 12:00 - 1 and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University Unreliable electrical infrastructures threaten global health. In this talk, Mechtenberg will discuss how electrical reliability affects global health care and argue

Hall, Sharon J.

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Before the Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care, and Entitlement...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Entitlements - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Before the Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care, and Entitlements - House Oversight and Government Reform...

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A Look at Health Care Buildings - Index Page  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

and treatment in which services are not required overnight, such as dental clinics, emergency walk-in clinics, or veterinary clinics. Seventy-nine percent of health care...

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The Role of Health Care in Socialist Revolutions: Mozambique and Cuba  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

lhe CUban Health Area and Polyclinic: Organizational Focusfwlctianing and organizational structure of the health care

Gabriel, Phyllis S.; Stuart, Susan M.

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Essays on health care consumption and household finance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis explores how health insurance affects the decisions that individuals make. The first chapter studies the effect of insurance on health care consumption. Nearly 10 percent of teenagers become ineligible for their ...

Gross, Tal (Tal A.)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Organizational Readiness in Specialty Mental Health Care  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the organizational social context (OSC) of mental healthOrganizational Readiness in Specialty Mental Health Careorganizational assessment in specialty mental health, in

Hamilton, Alison B.; Cohen, Amy N.; Young, Alexander S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An ontology-based personalization of health-care knowledge to support clinical decisions for chronically ill patients  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Chronically ill patients are complex health care cases that require the coordinated interaction of multiple professionals. A correct intervention of these sort of patients entails the accurate analysis of the conditions of each concrete patient and the ... Keywords: Health care personalization, Medical decision support systems, Ontologies

David RiaO; Francis Real; Joan Albert LPez-Vallverd; Fabio Campana; Sara Ercolani; Patrizia Mecocci; Roberta Annicchiarico; Carlo Caltagirone

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The memory stone: a personal ICT device in health care  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

New technology enables novel ways of sharing information between health care recipients and providers. In this study, however, we found that the medical information for pregnant women in Denmark is located in a number of different places, that midwives ... Keywords: ICT, interaction design, pervasive health care, pregnancy

Henrik Enquist; Konrad Tollmar

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health Care (Outpatient) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Definition Buildings used as diagnostic and treatment facilities for outpatient care. Medical offices are included here if they use any type of diagnostic medical equipment (if...

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Baldrige Health Care in the News  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... The percentage of children receiving high-quality care for asthma has soared from 35 percent to 85 percent, the percentage of infants receiving ...

2012-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Health Care Reform, Whats in It? Rural Communities and Rural Medical Care  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A critical component of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the federal health care reform law, is the expansion of health insurance coverage and a resulting improvement in health outcomes through access to affordable and timely medical care. One notable concern expressed in the wake of passage of the law is the ability of the health care system to effectively serve over 30 million newly insured, plus deliver effective services to the currently insured in order to meet the goals of the new law. (McMorrow) We have long said the ultimate goal of health care reform is to help make people healthier. Access to health services is a crucial need to meet that goal, and constraints on access will make the health care reform law less meaningful than it should. (McMorrow) Access issues are even more acute in rural communities. As we have shown, many rural communities have severe medical professional shortages, few of the nations medical professionals practice in rural areas, rural health professionals are aging, fewer professionals are being trained in primary care and fewer new professionals are being educated and trained. (Top 10 paper) Medicare and Medicaidmajor components of rural medical carepay rural medical providers and facilities less than do private insurers and less than providers in urban areas. All of these exist at a time when, in general, rural people have greater medical care needs than do nonrural people. (National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, Center on an Aging Society) Access provisions turned out to be a major part of the health reform law, but an unsung part that received little

Jon M. Bailey

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interstitial space in health care facilities : planning for change & evolution  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Hospitals are most useful material for architectural research for they exhibit all the problems encountered in other building types in an acute and easily measurable form. Health Care Facilities house the greatest range ...

Garcia Alvarez, Angel

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Provision of agent-based health care services  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the last years there has been a growing interest worldwide in the application of agent technology for providing dynamic, flexible, and compound services. In this paper we report the design and implementation of a multi-agent system that provides health ... Keywords: Agents, co-ordination in multi-agent systems, data confidentiality, health care, medical ontologies, multi-agent systems, scheduling, security

Antonio Moreno; David Isern; David Snchez

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER CORRECTIONAL MANAGED HEALTH CARE  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Services, Mark Buchanan MD_______________________________________ Title: CDOC Director Health Services orders for laboratory, radiology, or pharmacy services prior to the next routine OBIS feed (around 2: CDOC Director Health Services, Daniel Bannish PsyD _________________________________________ #12

Oliver, Douglas L.

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Education and health care in developing countries  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis is a collection of three essays on education and health in developing countries. Chapter 1 shows that increasing perceived returns to education strengthens incentives for schooling when agents underestimate the ...

Nguyen, Trang V

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Distributed Generation Study/Oakwood Health Care Center | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Oakwood Health Care Center Oakwood Health Care Center < Distributed Generation Study Jump to: navigation, search Study Location Williamsville, New York Site Description Institutional-Hospital/Health Care Study Type Long-term Monitoring Technology Internal Combustion Engine Prime Mover Waukesha VGF 18GLD Heat Recovery Systems Built-in Fuel Natural Gas System Installer Gerster Trane System Enclosure Indoor System Application Combined Heat and Power Number of Prime Movers 2 Stand-alone Capability Seamless Power Rating 600 kW0.6 MW 600,000 W 600,000,000 mW 6.0e-4 GW 6.0e-7 TW Nominal Voltage (V) 480 Heat Recovery Rating (BTU/hr) 2800000 Cooling Capacity (Refrig/Tons) Origin of Controller 3rd Party Off-the-Shelf Component Integration Customer Assembled Start Date 2001/12/20 Monitoring Termination Date 2003/01/03

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The Role of Informatics in Health Care Reform  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

(such as radiation dose tracking) and quality initiatives. Key Words: Informatics; health care. ª improvements, such as the Mammography Quality Standards Act and Program, which require monitoring of radiation (3). The practice of radiology also faces increasing regulations and monitoring for quality

Rubin, Daniel L.

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Improving Health Care Management Through the Use of Dynamic Simulation Modeling and Health Information Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To better understand the performance of hospital operations in response to IT-enabled improvement, this paper reports the results of a system dynamics model designed to improve core medical processes. Utilizing system dynamics modeling and emerging Health ... Keywords: Health Information Systems, Heath Care, Hospital Management, Process Improvement, System Dynamics

Daniel Goldsmith; Michael Siegel

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HIC 2001 Realising Quality Health Care * Paper reviewed according to DETYA standard 1999  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and information systems within this environment. 1. Introduction: The popularity of home-based health care (Allen

Fitzpatrick, Geraldine

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Commercial Reference Building: Outpatient Health Care | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Outpatient Health Care Outpatient Health Care Dataset Summary Description Commercial reference buildings provide complete descriptions for whole building energy analysis using EnergyPlus simulation software. Included here is data pertaining to the reference building type Outpatient Health Care for each of the 16 climate zones, and each of three construction categories: new construction, post-1980 construction existing buildings, pre-1980 construction existing buildings.The dataset includes four key components: building summary, zone summary, location summary and a picture. Building summary includes details about: form, fabric, and HVAC. Zone summary includes details such as: area, volume, lighting, and occupants for all types of zones in the building. Location summary includes key building information as it pertains to each climate zone, including: fabric and HVAC details, utility costs, energy end use, and peak energy demand.In total, DOE developed 16 reference building types that represent approximately 70% of commercial buildings in the U.S.; for each type, building models are available for each of the three construction categories. The commercial reference buildings (formerly known as commercial building benchmark models) were developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in conjunction with three of its national laboratories.Additional data is available directly from DOE's Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Website, including EnergyPlus software input files (.idf) and results of the EnergyPlus simulations (.html).

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Environment, Safety and Health | Y-12 National Security Complex  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

About Environment, Safety and ... Environment, Safety and Health In performing Y-12's mission and in modernizing the Y-12 Complex, we are fully committed to ensuring the safety...

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Access and Use of Information by Primary Health Care Providers in Rural Uganda: A Qualitative Approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article summarises findings from a qualitative study conducted in rural Uganda, East Africa. The main aim of the study was to investigate the accessibility and use of health information in the lower echelons of Primary Health Care PHC. Women, as ... Keywords: Information Activities in Rural Africa, Information Behaviour, Information Models, Information Use, Primary Health Care, Value of Information, Women

Maria G. N. Musoke

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HST.921 / HST.922 Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future, Spring 2007  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This course will show how information technologies (IT) shape and redefine the health care marketplace. Students will learn how IT enhances medical care through: 1) improved economies of scale, 2) greater technical ...

Bergeron, Bryan

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Valuing Good Health in Vermont: The Costs and Benefits of Earned Health Care Time  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Policymakers across the country are increasingly interested in ensuring that workers can earn paid time off to use when they are sick. In addition to concerns about workers ability to respond to their own health needs, there is growing recognition that, with so many dual-earner and single-parent families, family members health needs also sometimes require workers to take time off from their job. Allowing workers with contagious illness to avoid unnecessary contact with co-workers and customers has important public health benefits. Earned health care time also protects workers from being disciplined or fired when they are too sick to work, helps families and communities economically by preventing lost income due to illness, and offers savings to employers by reducing turnover and minimizing absenteeism. Legislators in Vermont are considering Bill H.208, An Act Relating to Absence from Work for Health Care and Safety. Using the parameters of the proposed legislation and publicly available data, the Institute for Womens Policy Research (IWPR) estimates the anticipated costs and some of the anticipated benefits of the law for employers providing new leave, as well as some of the benefits for employees. The briefing paper uses data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Centers for Disease

unknown authors

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Organizational Factors Impacting Implementation of Culturally Competent Care Modules in a Large Health Maintenance Organization  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

organizational accommodations affecting access to and utilization of healthorganizational accommodations affecting access to and utilization of healthOrganizational Factors Impacting Implementation of Culturally Competent Care Modules in a Large Health

Koh, Karen Leanne

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ITL Bulletin The Exchange of Health Care Information ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... HIPAA requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HSS) to adopt, among other standards, security standards for certain health ...

2012-04-05T23:59:59.000Z

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A Management Information System Model for Process-Oriented Health Care  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Objective: To develop a conceptual model of a management information system for process-oriented health care organizations. Methods: Qualitative data was collected from two case studies in process-oriented health care settings. The first study addressed the information requirements of health care managers and the second study focused on organizational activities and clinical practice. From these data, preliminary models were iteratively developed, interpreted, and further revised. Setting: A county hospital in southern Sweden with 30 clinics and 3,200 employees. Results: A conceptual model of a management information system for process-oriented health care organizations was developed in two parts: one part that describes the organizational interface of the model and the other part that describes the architecture of the model. Conclusion: A conceptual model has been developed for locallevel integration of management information systems and organizational procedures in process-oriented health care organizations.

M. Fieschi Et Al. (eds; Anna Andersson; Niklas Hallberg; Henrik Eriksson; Toomas Timpka; Anna Andersson; Niklas Hallberg; Henrik Eriksson; Toomas Timpka

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The state and health care reform: the National Health Insurance and Public Health Act of 1949  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

State-centered theory, elite theory, and the organizational state environment perspective have all been put forth to explain how policies come to be enacted in government and who benefits from such policy initiatives. It is proposed that the same forces affecting policy enactment can also prevent certain policies from being enacted. This study evaluates the capacity of these three theories to explain why the National Health Insurance and Public Health Act of 1949 was not enacted. This research includes an analysis of historical processes and environmental factors influencing this outcome. The findings indicate that there is very little support for state-centered theory. Limitations of the historical data limit the ability of this research to fully assess elite theory's capacity to explain the outcome. The organizational state environment perspective holds greater explanatory power in this case than either state-centered or elite theory.

Schemmer, Ruth Ann, 1960

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Agenda Setting And The Role Of Leadership In National Health Care Reform During The Early 1990s  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Health care reform was the dominant issue on the political agenda during the early 1990s. Few issues

Kang, Michael S,

2006-01-05T23:59:59.000Z

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2009-2010 Health Care Criteria for Performance Excellence  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... who are appointed by the Secretary of Commerce ... care organi- zations, external advisory boards might ... of senior leaders and the governance board. ...

2012-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Senate Bill 890: Basic Health Care Services  

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laboratory, and diagnostic and therapeutic radiologic services, (4) home healthlaboratory and diagnostic and therapeutic radiologic services. (4) Home health

California Health Benefits Review Program (CHBRP)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Workforce Issues in the Greater Boston Health Care Industry: Implications for Work and Family  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Interviews with more than 40 leaders in the Boston area health care industry have identified a range of broadly-felt critical problems. This document synthesizes these problems and places them in the context of work and ...

Harrington, Mona

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Workforce Issues in the Greater Boston Health Care Industry: Implications for Work and Family  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This working paper synthesizes critical problems identified by interviews with more than 40 leaders in the Boston area health care industry and places them in the context of work and family issues. At ...

Harrington, Mona

2004-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Using prediction to facilitate patient flow in a health care delivery chain  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A health care delivery chain is a series of treatment steps through which patients flow. The Emergency Department (ED)/Inpatient Unit (IU) chain is an example chain, common to many hospitals. Recent literature has suggested ...

Peck, Jordan S. (Jordan Shefer)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WE?C?P?618?01: Radiological Awareness Training for First Responders and Health Care Providers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Washington State Department of Health's Division of Environmental Health has been actively involved in providing radiological training for a broad spectrum of first responders and health care providers since 2003

J Adair

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Graduate Health Insurance Selection/Reporting Information and Directions Please read this information carefully  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in Massachusetts. It is your responsibility to carefully evaluate your insurance plan for adequacy before reportingGraduate Health Insurance Selection/Reporting Information and Directions Please read Insurance Plan (QSHIP) or to report your comparable health insurance coverage. All full time and ¾ time

Snider, Barry B.

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Using discrete event simulation to compare the performance of family health unit and primary health care centre organizational models in Portugal  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Background: Recent reforms in Portugal aimed at strengthening the role of the primary care system, in order to improve the quality of the health care system. Since 2006 new policies aiming to change the organization, ...

Fialho, Andre S.

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Exploring the Effect of mHealth Technologies on Communication and Information Sharing in a Pediatric Critical Care Unit: A Case Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Communication and information sharing is an important aspect of healthcare information technology and mHealth management. A main requirement in the quality of patient care is the ability of all health care participants to communicate. Research illustrates ... Keywords: Health Care Technology, Information Technology, Management of Technology, Professional Communication, Technology Assessment, eHealth, mHealth

Rocci Luppicini; Victoria Aceti

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mobile Medicine: semantic computing management for health care applications on desktop and mobile devices  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In many health care situations, powerful mobile tools may help to make decisions and provide support for continuous education and training. They can be useful in emergency conditions and for the supervised application of protocols and procedures. To ... Keywords: Automated production, Content distribution, Cross media content, DRM, Mobile Medicine, Semantic computing, iphone, mpeg-21, pda

Pierfrancesco Bellini; Ivan Bruno; Daniele Cenni; Alice Fuzier; Paolo Nesi; Michela Paolucci

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A wireless platform for fall and mobility monitoring in health care  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper a new platform for monitoring of mobility in health care is presented. The platform was designed with a primary aim at monitoring of mobility and fall incidents in elderly people and is part of a wider system that uses web interfaces to ... Keywords: fall sensing, mobility monitoring, wireless communications

Pepijn van de Ven; Alan Bourke; John Nelson; Gearid Laighin

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health Travels: Cuban Health(care) On and Off the Island  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

California Press. (2008) Oil for doctors: Cuban medicalmarketeers offering eggs or oil no longer available in theand Kirk 2007). The care for oil dilemma posed by Cubas

Burke, Nancy

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Deployment related mental health care seeking behaviors in the U.S. military and the use of telehealth to mitigate their impacts on access to care  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Interviewees report that groups of service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan often require substantial amounts of mental health care, causing surges in demand at military hospitals. These hospitals have difficulty ...

Hess, John (John Thomas)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A fuzzy multi-criteria group decision making framework for evaluating health-care waste disposal alternatives  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Nowadays, as in all other organizations, the amount of waste generated in the health-care institutions is rising due to their extent of service. Medical waste management is a common problem of developing countries including Turkey, which are becoming ... Keywords: Fuzzy integral, Group decision making, Health-care waste management, Multi-criteria decision making, OWA

Mehtap Dursun; E. Ertugrul Karsak; Melis Almula Karadayi

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A consensus support model based on linguistic information for the initial-self assessment of the EFQM in health care organizations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The improvement of the quality of the services is one of the primary sources of competitive advantage in health care organizations. As customers typically search for higher quality of care when choosing treatments, health plans and providers, the health ... Keywords: Consensus, EFQM, Group decision making, Health care organizations, Linguistic modeling

J. M. Moreno-Rodr?Guez; F. J. Cabrerizo; I. J. PRez; M. A. Mart?Nez

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sexual health and wellness of physically disabled patients| A curriculum for health care professionals.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

?? The purpose of this project was to create a curriculum for healthcare professionals to provide education about the sexual health needs of patients with (more)

Nix, Shannon Lynn

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Factors causing variation between the LEED final and pilot checklists in green health-care projects  

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Among most of the LEED registered and LEED certified health-care facilities, there is a credit variation between the LEED pilot checklist and the final checklist. The credit variation between the LEED pilot and final checklists implies failure in achieving the pre-defined green objectives. Most of the credits were given up due to financial reasons. Although most of the credits in the LEED credit list emerge as design issues, accomplishing a LEED rating is primarily the owner??s responsibility. In order to minimize the variation between the LEED pilot checklist and LEED approved checklist, the owner needs to conduct significant project planning. The owner should integrate the LEED objectives early in the project and should include the cost of the LEED process in the capital budget. Since there are limited LEED certified health-care projects, adoption of the systems approach for planning and developing a green health-care facility using the IDEF0 method is recommended. The IDEF0 method can produce an outcome array which represents the matrix of all possible circumstances. This will give the owner and the project team the ability to better forecast cost and schedule decisions, even when there is a lack of historical data relating to green health-care projects. The approach will be beneficial in analyzing the various outcomes, cost, and feasibility of projects in terms of integrating LEED objectives early on. This could minimize the credit variation, as well as cost and schedule overruns during the project execution stage. Adequately defining the full development process upfront is vital to the overall success of any project, especially for green buildings, since they are a developing trend in the construction industry.

Tyagi, Priyanka

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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To the Parents and Guardians of BGSU Camp Participants: On behalf of the staff at the Student Health Service (SHS), I thank you for entrusting the health and health care  

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regardless of their health insurance status. · The SHS offers ancillary services, such as laboratory tests at the Student Health Service (SHS), I thank you for entrusting the health and health care of your dependent, a full-service pharmacy and laboratory. All currently enrolled camp participants are eligible to use our

Moore, Paul A.

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Politics, jobs and workforce development : the role of workforce intermediaries in building career pathways within Boston's health care industry  

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This research study examines the role that workforce intermediaries within Boston play in creating career pathways for economically disadvantaged, under-skilled residents in the local health care industry. Using a case ...

Hutson, Malo

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of Home Health and Hospice Care Agencies by Organizational Characteristics and Services Provided: United States, 2007  

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ObjectiveThis report presents national estimates of the organizational characteristics of home health and hospice care agencies in 2007. Comparisons of organizational characteristics and provision of selected services are made by agency type. A comparison of selected characteristics between 1996 and 2007 is also provided to highlight changes that have occurred leading to the current composition of the home health and hospice care sector. MethodsEstimates are based on data collected on agencies from the 1996,

Eunice Y. Park-lee, Ph.D.; Frederic H. Decker, Ph.D.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of medical waste management at a primary health-care center in Sao Paulo, Brazil  

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Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Assessment of medical waste management at health-care center before/after intervention. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Qualitative and quantitative results of medical waste management plan are presented. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Adjustments to comply with regulation were adopted and reduction of waste was observed. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The method applied could be useful for similar establishments. - Abstract: According to the Brazilian law, implementation of a Medical Waste Management Plan (MWMP) in health-care units is mandatory, but as far as we know evaluation of such implementation has not taken place yet. The purpose of the present study is to evaluate the improvements deriving from the implementation of a MWMP in a Primary Health-care Center (PHC) located in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The method proposed for evaluation compares the first situation prevailing at this PHC with the situation 1 year after implementation of the MWMP, thus allowing verification of the evolution of the PHC performance. For prior and post-diagnosis, the method was based on: (1) application of a tool (check list) which considered all legal requirements in force; (2) quantification of solid waste subdivided into three categories: infectious waste and sharp devices, recyclable materials and non-recyclable waste; and (3) identification of non-conformity practices. Lack of knowledge on the pertinent legislation by health workers has contributed to non-conformity instances. The legal requirements in force in Brazil today gave origin to a tool (check list) which was utilized in the management of medical waste at the health-care unit studied. This tool resulted into an adequate and simple instrument, required a low investment, allowed collecting data to feed indicators and also conquered the participation of the unit whole staff. Several non-conformities identified in the first diagnosis could be corrected by the instrument utilized. Total waste generation increased 9.8%, but it was possible to reduce the volume of non-recyclable materials (11%) and increase the volume of recyclable materials (4%). It was also possible to segregate organic waste (7%), which was forwarded for production of compost. The rate of infectious waste generation in critical areas decreased from 0.021 to 0.018 kg/procedure. Many improvements have been observed, and now the PHC complies with most of legal requirements, offers periodic training and better biosafety conditions to workers, has reduced the volume of waste sent to sanitary landfills, and has introduced indicators for monitoring its own performance. This evaluation method might subsidize the creation and evaluation of medical waste management plans in similar heath institutions.

Moreira, A.M.M., E-mail: anamariainforme@hotmail.com [Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Avenida Doutor Arnaldo 715, Sao Paulo 01246-904 (Brazil); Guenther, W.M.R. [Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Avenida Doutor Arnaldo 715, Sao Paulo 01246-904 (Brazil)

2013-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Organizing Ecologies of Complex Innovation  

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For many sectors like health care, financial services, or renewable energy, new products and services are generated by an ecology of business firms, nonprofit foundations, public institutions, and other agents. Knowledge to innovate is dispersed across ... Keywords: complexity, ecologies, innovation

Deborah Dougherty; Danielle D. Dunne

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Meeting: 103. Health and Biosciences Libraries Simultaneous Interpretation:- Medical Websites: Potential Tools for Education, Research and Patient Care  

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Medical scenario has changed dramatically in the last decade and it will continue to change in future as well. Earlier immediate access to all medical literature was a dream of doctors and now the World Wide Web i.e. search engines have made this dream a reality. Recently health related websites are frequently accessed on the Internet for education, research and patient care. The Internet represents significant advancement for retrieval and dissemination of medical and related literature.The quality of medical information and Internet has become a subject of great concern to the doctors, information specialist and consumer of health care. Many organizations are committed to improve access to knowledge based medical information for the doctors. Their goal is to make health information ubiquitous available to doctors, wherever and whenever it is required without regards to geographical locations and cost. In the developing nations like India, medical professionals face problems in accessing the required information due to inadequate infrastructure available in medical institutions. Health professionals are keen to know the current information on the different topics for preventing and managing diseases, providing health care to the diseased and for medical research. Medical websites are beginning to have an impact on many information activities and it could proved to be potential tool for the doctors in providing health education, research and patient care for all.

In India; Raj Kumar

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Gender Identity: Pending? Identity Development and Health Care Experiences of Transmasculine/Genderqueer Identified Individuals  

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informed consent) Organizational qualities Health insurancetrans-friendly organizational qualities, health insurancemodel, absence of organizational policies, health insurance

Schulz, Sarah L.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The efficacy of wearing barrier cream under gloves in health care oroviders  

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regulations has resulted in increased hand skin problems in health care providers (HCPs).2@6 Hand skin problems related to wearing gloves include red, chapped skin; non-specific irritant dermatitis; and allergic reactions to rubber products, cornstarch powder, or production chemicals (inhibitors, accelerators, crosslinkers) in gloves. This experimental longitudinal study examined the effects of an intervention (applying barrier cream before donning gloves) to reduce hand skin problems in glove-wearing HCPS. The hypotheses of this study were: (1) HCPs who wear barrier cream under their gloves will experience a decrease in hand skin problems and (2) HCPs who wear barrier cream under their gloves will report an improvement in perceived skin condition. Using self-report questionnaires, data were collected on demographic information, glove usage, and hand condition. Information on incidence and severity of hand skin problems, perceived hand skin condition, gloving practices, and hand care routines, including use of the barrier cream in the intervention group, was requested every three weeks after enrollment, until the subject had been in the study for a total of twelve weeks. Both the control group (n=34) and intervention group (n=40) showed a statistically significant decrease in the incidence of hand skin problems; however, there were no significant differences between groups. Intervention subjects who completed 12 weeks of the study showed a statistically significant improvement in their perceived hand skin condition, but the improvement in perceived hand skin condition was not statistically significant in the 6 week subjects.

Lambden, Jennifer Lyn

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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What belongs where? Variable selection for zero-inflated count models with an application to the demand for health care  

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This paper develops a Bayesian spike and slab model for zero-inflated count models which are commonly used in health economics. We account for model uncertainty and allow for model averaging in situations with many potential regressors. The proposed ... Keywords: Bayesian, C11, C25, Count data, Demand for health care, I11, Model averaging, Model uncertainty, Spike and slab model, Zero-inflation

Markus Jochmann

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Processing nested complex sequence pattern queries over event streams  

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Complex event processing (CEP) has become increasingly important for tracking and monitoring applications ranging from health care, supply chain management to surveillance. These monitoring applications submit complex event queries to track sequences ...

Mo Liu; Medhabi Ray; Elke A. Rundensteiner; Daniel J. Dougherty; Chetan Gupta; Song Wang; Ismail Ari; Abhay Mehta

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Household Projection and Its Application to Health/Long-Term Care Expenditures in Japan Using INAHSIM-II  

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Using a microsimulation model named Integrated Analytical Model for Household Simulation (INAHSIM), the author conducted a household projection in Japan for the period of 2010??2050. INAHSIM-II specifically means that the initial population is ... Keywords: dynamic micro simulation, health expenditure, household projection, initial population, long-term care expenditure, transition probabilities

Tetsuo Fukawa

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hazardous medical waste generation rates of different categories of health-care facilities  

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Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We calculated hazardous medical waste generation rates (HMWGR) from 132 hospitals. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Based on a 22-month study period, HMWGR were highly skewed to the right. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The HMWGR varied from 0.00124 to 0.718 kg bed{sup -1} d{sup -1}. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer A positive correlation existed between the HMWGR and the number of hospital beds. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We used non-parametric statistics to compare rates among hospital categories. - Abstract: Goal of this work was to calculate the hazardous medical waste unit generation rates (HMWUGR), in kg bed{sup -1} d{sup -1}, using data from 132 health-care facilities in Greece. The calculations were based on the weights of the hazardous medical wastes that were regularly transferred to the sole medical waste incinerator in Athens over a 22-month period during years 2009 and 2010. The 132 health-care facilities were grouped into public and private ones, and, also, into seven sub-categories, namely: birth, cancer treatment, general, military, pediatric, psychiatric and university hospitals. Results showed that there is a large variability in the HMWUGR, even among hospitals of the same category. Average total HMWUGR varied from 0.012 kg bed{sup -1} d{sup -1}, for the public psychiatric hospitals, to up to 0.72 kg bed{sup -1} d{sup -1}, for the public university hospitals. Within the private hospitals, average HMWUGR ranged from 0.0012 kg bed{sup -1} d{sup -1}, for the psychiatric clinics, to up to 0.49 kg bed{sup -1} d{sup -1}, for the birth clinics. Based on non-parametric statistics, HMWUGR were statistically similar for the birth and general hospitals, in both the public and private sector. The private birth and general hospitals generated statistically more wastes compared to the corresponding public hospitals. The infectious/toxic and toxic medical wastes appear to be 10% and 50% of the total hazardous medical wastes generated by the public cancer treatment and university hospitals, respectively.

Komilis, Dimitrios, E-mail: dkomilis@env.duth.gr [Laboratory of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management, Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi 671 00 (Greece); Fouki, Anastassia [Hellenic Open University, Patras (Greece); Papadopoulos, Dimitrios [APOTEFROTIRAS S.A., Ano Liossia, 192 00 Elefsina (Greece)

2012-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Health Consultation Des Moines (Ex) Ordnance Site Landfill and Lagoon Complex Prairie Trail Development Site  

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This letter has been prepared as a consultation to evaluate human health impacts that will remain in a commercial and residential area within Ankeny, Iowa known as the Prairie Trail Development Site. The Iowa Department of Public Healths priority is to ensure the Ankeny community has the best information possible to safeguard its health. That information is included in the following paragraphs. Background and Statement of Issues The Prairie Trail Development Area is located in the southern portion of Ankeny, Iowa. This development area is located in an area that was formally occupied by the Des Moines Ordnance Plant. The Des Moines Ordnance Plant was constructed for the production and testing of small arms munitions for use during World War II. The Landfill and Lagoon Complex was utilized for disposal of wastes from the ordnance plant and also from various entities that utilized the site property until 1991. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is overseeing the cleanup of the Landfill and Lagoon Complex. A portion of the remainder of the site property had been used for burning of scrap explosives, the storage and disposal of chemicals, a disposal pond, testing of products, and various munitions manufacturing activities. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is overseeing the cleanup of this remaining portion of the site property.

Terry E. Branstad; Kim Reynolds

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using mobile health to support the chronic care model: developing an institutional initiative  

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Self-management support and team-based care are essential elements of the Chronic Care Model but are often limited by staff availability and reimbursement. Mobile phones are a promising platform for improving chronic care but there are few examples of ...

Shantanu Nundy, Jonathan J. Dick, Anna P. Goddu, Patrick Hogan, Chen-Yuan E. Lu, Marla C. Solomon, Arnell Bussie, Marshall H. Chin, Monica E. Peek

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New Research Further Strengthens Evidence of the Benefits of the Health Care Safety Net  

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Mathematica Policy Research. William H. Dow is Professor ofHealth Economics and Evaluation Research Program at the UCLACenter for Health Policy Research and Assistant Professor of

Dow, William H.; Roby, Dylan H. `; Kominski, Gerald; Jacobs, Ken

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HC: 749 (7/13) CruzCare Enroll/Cancel Form UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Fax: (831) 459-4050  

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HC: 749 (7/13) CruzCare Enroll/Cancel Form UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Fax center laboratory tests for illness or injury Unlimited in-house health center X-ray exams for illness: (831) 459-4050 Student Health Insurance Office E-mail: insure@ucsc.edu 1156 High Street,Santa Cruz, CA

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HC: 749 (7/12) CruzCare Enroll/Cancel Form UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Fax: (831) 459-4050  

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HC: 749 (7/12) CruzCare Enroll/Cancel Form UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Fax laboratory tests for illness or injury Unlimited in-house health center X-ray exams for illness or injury: (831) 459-4050 Student Health Insurance Office E-mail: insure@ucsc.edu 1156 High Street,Santa Cruz, CA

California at Santa Cruz, University of

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Online Health Information Impacts Patients Decisions to Seek Emergency Department Care  

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15 Western Journal of Emergency Medicine Volume XII, no .Patients Decisions to Seek Emergency Department Care AliUniversity, Department of Emergency Medicine, Washington, DC

Pourmand, Ali; Sikka, Neal

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Corporate Transformation of American Health Care: A Stud in Institution Building  

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in fostering organizational change in the health industry.on the health sector as an organizational field in whichhealth systems that do not have large numbers of uninsured people. By depicting organizational

Schmidt, Laura Anne

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Policy Considerations Relevant to Assembly Bill 786: Individual Health Care Coverage: Coverage Choice Categories  

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laboratory and diagnostic and therapeutic radiologic services; (4) Home healthservices diagnostic laboratory tests diagnostic and therapeutic radiology home health

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HST.921 / HST.923 Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future, Spring 2003  

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The healthcare system in the US has been in the midst of a rapid transition in response to changing trends and patterns of care. The growing emphasis on evidence-based medical practice, continuous quality improvement, ...

Locke, Steven E. (Steven Elliot)

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The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) Audie L. Murphy Division is seeking candidates for two Clinical Fellow positions for fiscal year 2012.  

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The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) Audie L. Murphy Division is seeking candidates rehabilitation and outpatient rehabilitation services. The VA hospital is located within the South Texas Medical Center which is also home to the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and is affiliated

Peterson, Blake R.

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The New Reid Hospital and Health Care Services Physical Plant: An Analysis of Prospective Roles for Richmond Power & Light in Plant Privatization  

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Richmond Power & Light Company (RP&L) is a community-owned electric utility serving the City of Richmond, Indiana, and other customers. As the largest municipal utility in Indiana, RP&L maintains a keen focus on and strong commitment to the health and vitality of the community it serves. Reid Hospital and Healthcare Services (Reid), the facility that provides health care to Richmond and the surrounding community, is planning the construction of a new health care center to replace the current facility. Li...

2004-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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An Interior Point Constraint Generation Algorithm for Semi-Infinite Optimization with Health-Care Application  

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We propose an interior point constraint generation (IPCG) algorithm for semi-infinite linear optimization (SILO) and prove that the algorithm converges to an ?-solution of SILO after a finite number of constraints is generated. We derive a complexity ... Keywords: second-order cone optimization, sector duration optimization, semi-infinite linear optimization

Mohammad R. Oskoorouchi; Hamid R. Ghaffari; Tams Terlaky; Dionne M. Aleman

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing health impacts in complex eco-epidemiological settings in the humid tropics: Modular baseline health surveys  

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The quantitative assessment of health impacts has been identified as a crucial feature for realising the full potential of health impact assessment (HIA). In settings where demographic and health data are notoriously scarce, but there is a broad range of ascertainable ecological, environmental, epidemiological and socioeconomic information, a diverse toolkit of data collection strategies becomes relevant for the mainly small-area impacts of interest. We present a modular, cross-sectional baseline health survey study design, which has been developed for HIA of industrial development projects in the humid tropics. The modular nature of our toolkit allows our methodology to be readily adapted to the prevailing eco-epidemiological characteristics of a given project setting. Central to our design is a broad set of key performance indicators, covering a multiplicity of health outcomes and determinants at different levels and scales. We present experience and key findings from our modular baseline health survey methodology employed in 14 selected sentinel sites within an iron ore mining project in the Republic of Guinea. We argue that our methodology is a generic example of rapid evidence assembly in difficult-to-reach localities, where improvement of the predictive validity of the assessment and establishment of a benchmark for longitudinal monitoring of project impacts and mitigation efforts is needed.

Winkler, Mirko S., E-mail: mirko.winkler@unibas.ch [Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, P.O. Box, CH-4002 Basel (Switzerland); University of Basel, P.O. Box, CH-4003 Basel (Switzerland); Divall, Mark J., E-mail: mdivall@shapeconsulting.org [SHAPE Consulting Ltd., Pretoria 0062 (South Africa); Krieger, Gary R., E-mail: gkrieger@newfields.com [NewFields, LLC, Denver, CO 80202 (United States); Schmidlin, Sandro, E-mail: sandro.schmidlin@gmail.com [Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, P.O. Box, CH-4002 Basel (Switzerland); University of Basel, P.O. Box, CH-4003 Basel (Switzerland); Magassouba, Mohamed L., E-mail: laminemagass@yahoo.fr [Clinique Ambroise Pare, P.O. Box, 1042 Conakry (Guinea); Knoblauch, Astrid M., E-mail: astrid.knoblauch@me.com [SHAPE Consulting Ltd., Pretoria 0062 (South Africa); Singer, Burton H., E-mail: bhsinger@epi.ufl.edu [Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 (United States); Utzinger, Juerg, E-mail: juerg.utzinger@unibas.ch [Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, P.O. Box, CH-4002 Basel (Switzerland); University of Basel, P.O. Box, CH-4003 Basel (Switzerland)

2012-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Preventing Absenteeism and Promoting Resilience Among Health Care Workers In Biological Emergencies  

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The ability to ensure adequate numbers of medical staff represents a crucial part of the medical response to any disaster. However, healthcare worker absenteeism during disasters, especially in the event of an attack of biological terrorism or an epidemic such as pandemic influenza, is a serious concern. Though a significant rate of absenteeism is often included as a baseline assumption in emergency planning, published reports on strategies to minimize absenteeism are comparatively few. This report documents interviews with managers and emergency response planners at hospitals and public health agencies and reviews existing survey data on healthcare worker absenteeism and studies of disasters to glean lessons about the needs of healthcare workers during those disasters. Based on this research, expected rates of absenteeism and individual determinants of absenteeism are presented along with recommendations of steps that hospitals, emergency medical services departments, public health organizations, and government agencies can take to meet the needs of healthcare workers and minimize absenteeism during a biological event.

Lesperance, Ann M.; Miller, James S.

2009-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Complexes  

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Iron L-edge, iron K-edge, and sulfur K-edge X-ray absorption spectroscopy was performed on a series of compounds [Fe{sup III}H{sub 3}buea(X)]{sup n-} (X = S{sup 2-}, O{sup 2-}, OH{sup -}). The experimentally determined electronic structures were used to correlate to density functional theory calculations. Calculations supported by the data were then used to compare the metal-ligand bonding and to evaluate the effects of H-bonding in Fe{sup III}-O vs Fe{sup III-}S complexes. It was found that the Fe{sup III-}O bond, while less covalent, is stronger than the FeIII-S bond. This dominantly reflects the larger ionic contribution to the Fe{sup III-}O bond. The H-bonding energy (for three H-bonds) was estimated to be -25 kcal/mol for the oxo as compared to -12 kcal/mol for the sulfide ligand. This difference is attributed to the larger charge density on the oxo ligand resulting from the lower covalency of the Fe-O bond. These results were extended to consider an Fe{sup IV-}O complex with the same ligand environment. It was found that hydrogen bonding to Fe{sup IV-}O is less energetically favorable than that to Fe{sup III-}O, which reflects the highly covalent nature of the Fe{sup IV-}O bond.

Dey, Abhishek; Hocking, Rosalie K.; /Stanford U., Chem. Dept.; Larsen, Peter; Borovik, Andrew S.; /Kansas U.; Hodgson, Keith O.; Hedman, Britt; Solomon, Edward I.; /SLAC,

2006-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Incorporating personalized gene sequence variants, molecular genetics knowledge, and health knowledge into an EHR prototype based on the Continuity of Care Record standard  

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Objectives: The current volume and complexity of genetic tests, and the molecular genetics knowledge and health knowledge related to interpretation of the results of those tests, are rapidly outstripping the ability of individual clinicians to recall, ... Keywords: Electronic health record, Information filters, Molecular Genetic Information, Personalized information, Sequence variants, Standards

Xia Jing; Stephen Kay; Thomas Marley; Nicholas R. Hardiker; James J. Cimino

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) Audie L. Murphy Division is seeking candidates for 2 Clinical Fellow positions for fiscal year 2013.  

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The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) Audie L. Murphy Division is seeking candidates hospital is located within the South Texas Medical Center which is also home to the University of Texas and there is no state income tax. San Antonio is known for its River Walk, Alamo, Sea World and Fiesta Texas and is two

Peterson, Blake R.

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August 9, 2006 20:56 PEC TFJD757-10-188416 A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TWO EXTERNAL HEALTH CARE DISASTER  

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DISASTER RESPONSES FOLLOWING HURRICANE KATRINA Michael G. Millin, MPH, Jennifer L. Jenkins, MD, MS, Thomas of Critical Event Prepared- ness and Response, Baltimore, MD (MGM, TK); and NJ-1 Disaster Medical Assistance;August 9, 2006 20:56 PEC TFJD757-10-188416 A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TWO EXTERNAL HEALTH CARE DISASTER

Scharfstein, Daniel

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Health Care Interventions for Gender-based Violence: Formative Research with Primary Care Physicians and Young Married Women in Southern India to Explore Feasibility and Specific Needs  

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San Francisco, and RTI International for managing the awardsof the St. Johns Research Institute and RTI International.public health analyst at RTI international and work closely

Chibber, Karuna

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Henry Ford Health System  

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... Serving Southeast Michigan with More than Health Care. The HFHS workforce supports southeast Michigan with annually ...

2011-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Sharp HealthCare  

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... Organization Chart Signed 2007 Application Form Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations ... Page 3. GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS ...

2008-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Organizational Profile (Health Care)  

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... segments (including organized bargaining units) might be based on the type of employment or contract reporting relationship, location, tour of duty ...

2013-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Inspection Of Environment, Safety, And Health Management At The Y-12 National Security Complex  

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Y-12 National Security Y-12 National Security Complex Office of Independent Oversight and Performance Assurance Office of the Secretary of Energy April 2003 ISM OVERSIGHT Table of Contents 1.0 INTRODUCTION .....................................................................1 2.0 RESULTS ..................................................................................3 3.0 CONCLUSIONS .......................................................................8 4.0 RATINGS ................................................................................ 10 APPENDIX A - SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION ...................... 11 APPENDIX B - SITE-SPECIFIC FINDINGS .................................. 12 APPENDIX C - GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF SAFETY MANAGEMENT IMPLEMENTATION ..................................... 13

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EDITORIAL Health and Disaster Diplomacy in North Korea: Ensuring Access and Accountability in Complex Political Environments  

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affected vulnerable civilian populations and have been complicated by political restrictions on humanitarian access. 1 In areas frequently embroiled in war and political instability, aid agencies often face the challenge of negotiating with militant authorities in order to secure access. This is not a new problem. The challenge of negotiating access with militant authorities has been discussed and has led to philosophical disagreements between leading humanitarian organizations such as Mdecins sans Frontires and the International Committee of the Red Cross/Red Crescent. This challenge remains, and aid agencies still struggle to maintain adequate operational access when working under politically constrained conditions. As humanitarian minimum standards, such as those advocated by the Sphere Project, acquire increasing global acceptance, these agencies also will be charged to demonstrate effectiveness and to ensure accountability, even in the complex and constrained climate of war and civil instability.

Eugene S. Yim; Michael J. Vanrooyen; Eugene Sun Yim

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health  

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members) Subject: Technical evaluation of EPAs analysis of Florida drywall samples 1 and review of analytical results from the Florida Department of Health, from the EPAs National Air

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2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mobile Communications for Medical Care a study of current and future healthcare and health promotion applications, and  

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locations. It includes telehealth (or eHealth) applications if delivery over a mobile network adds utility the threat of pan- demics; globalisation and population mobility; an ageing and increasing population; rising applications but not all): In many developed countries, the coverage of mobile infrastructure is near

Talbot, James P.

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The Affordable Care Act:  

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Affordable Care Act: Affordable Care Act: Preventive Services at 100% Preventive Care Services Covered Without Cost-sharing - Without Copay, Coinsurance or Deductible The Affordable Care Act requires non-grandfathered health plans and policies to provide coverage for "preventive care services" 1 without cost-sharing (such as coinsurance, deductible or copayment), when the member uses a network provider. Services may include screenings, immunizations, and other types of care, as recommended by the federal government. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is committed to implementing coverage changes to meet ACA requirements as well as the needs and expectations of our members. General Highlights of New Regulations * Applies to group health plans including insured and self-

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'Sifting the significance from the data' - the impact of high-throughput genomic technologies on human genetics and health care  

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be particularly high for common diseases. Mapping the polygenes Krawczak also discussed the limitations of the available strategies for mapping the loci which contribute to the common, complex disorders. The power of the affected sib pair (ASP) linkage approach... , Latimer C, Dicks E, Menzies A, Stephens P, Blow M, Greenman C, Xue Y, Tyler- Smith C, Thompson D, Gray K, Andrews J, Barthorpe S, Buck G, Cole J, Dunmore R, Jones D, Maddison M, Mironenko T, Turner R, Turrell K, Varian J, West S, Widaa S, et al: A...

Clarke, Angus J; Cooper, David N; Krawczak, Michael; Tyler-Smith, Chris; Wallace, Helen M; Wilkie, Andrew O M; Raymond, Frances L; Chadwick, Ruth; Craddock, Nick; John, Ros; Gallacher, John; Chiano, Mathias

2012-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing health impacts in complex eco-epidemiological settings in the humid tropics: The centrality of scoping  

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Natural resources development projects are - and have been for more than 150 years - located in remote rural areas in developing countries, where local level data on community health is notoriously scarce. Health impact assessment (HIA) aims at identifying potential negative health consequences of such projects and providing the initial evidence-base for prevention and mitigation of diseases, injuries and risk factors, as well as promotion of positive effects. An important, but under-systematised early phase of the HIA process is scoping. It aims at organising diverse, often fragmentary, evidence and identifying potential project-related health impacts and underlying data gaps. It is also a key element in defining the terms of reference for the entire assessment. We present novel methodological features for the scoping process, emphasising the evaluation of quality of evidence, and illustrate its use in a contemporary HIA of the Simandou iron ore project in the Republic of Guinea. Assessment of data quality is integrated with specific content information via an analytical framework for the systematic identification of health outcomes and determinants of major concern. A subsequent gap analysis is utilised to assess the need for further baseline data collection and to facilitate the specification of a set of potential key performance indicators and strategies to inform the required evidence-base. We argue that scoping also plays a central role in the design of surveillance systems for longitudinal monitoring of health, equity and wellbeing following project implementation.

Winkler, Mirko S., E-mail: mirko.winkler@unibas.c [Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, P.O. Box, CH-4002 Basel (Switzerland); University of Basel, P.O. Box, CH-4003 Basel (Switzerland); Divall, Mark J., E-mail: mdivall@newfields.co [NewFields, LLC, Pretoria 0062 (South Africa); Krieger, Gary R., E-mail: gkrieger@newfields.co [NewFields, LLC, Denver, CO 80202 (United States); Balge, Marci Z., E-mail: mbalge@newfields.co [NewFields, LLC, Denver, CO 80202 (United States); Singer, Burton H., E-mail: bhsinger@epi.ufl.ed [Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 (United States); Utzinger, Juerg, E-mail: juerg.utzinger@unibas.c [Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, P.O. Box, CH-4002 Basel (Switzerland); University of Basel, P.O. Box, CH-4003 Basel (Switzerland)

2011-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrating community health workers in schools  

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has set the tone for a radically revised health landscape in America that focuses on community-based care. Our health care system, however, has neither the infrastructure ...

Williams, Roy Jerome, III

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

99

Virtual Environments for Health Care  

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... condition and state of consciousness" (Kahaner, 1994 ... reality] stimulations to the human" (Nakajima, Nomura ... of virtual reality simulations to humans. ...

1996-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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An Overview of Health IT @ Kaiser Permanente  

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... A complete health care business and management ... long-term quality of services, and the improvement of service coordination and continuity of care ...

2013-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

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101

ENERGY STAR Score for Senior Care Communities  

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(AAHSA), the American Health Care Association (AHCA), and the National Center on Assisted Living (NCAL). To analyze the building energy and operating characteristics in this survey...

102

At Oak Ridge National Laboratory, we know that choice, value, and quality in health care coverage are important to you. To provide you with  

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example, Sandia, Lawrence Livermore, and Hanford) have already made the switch to Extend Health and report Arrangement (HRA)? How an HRA Works About Your Health Reimbursement Arrangement HRA Scenarios Calendar selection of Medicare plans, so you can choose the plan that works best for you. The plans offered through

103

Network Influences on Chronic Illness Care in Large Physician Organizations: A study of the California managed care network in 2001 and 2006  

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Behavior and Organizational Studies in Health Care:Building organizational capacity: A cornerstone of healthhealth system performance for chronic illness care requires increasing organizational

McCurdy, Rodney Keith

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

What Predicts Recovery Orientation in County Departments of Mental Health? A Pilot Study  

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H. (2003). Does organizational culture in?uence health careOrganizational measurement and the implementation of innovations in mental healthmental health care each have distinctive organizational

Brown, Timothy T.; Mahoney, Christine B.; Adams, Neal; Felton, Mistique; Pareja, Candy

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Group Vision Care Policy  

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Vision Vision Care Policy Group Name: LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC. RETIREES Group Number: 12284390 Divisions 0005 & 0006 Effective Date: JANUARY 1, 2011 EVIDENCE OF COVERAGE Provided by: VISION SERVICE PLAN INSURANCE COMPANY 3333 Quality Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 (916) 851-5000 (800) 877-7195 EOC NM 03/02 11/25/08 CLD In addition to the information contained in this Benefit Program Summary, the LANS Health & Welfare Benefit Plan for Retirees Summary Plan Description contains important information about your LANS health and welfare benefits. For additional information: For Retirees: Customer Care Center (866) 934-1200 www.ybr.com/benefits/lanl LANL Benefits Website for Retirees: http://www.lanl.gov/worklife/benefits/retirees/

106

Wellness, Health & Counseling Services  

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Wellness, Health & Counseling Services Dr. Marcelle Holmes Assistant Vice Chancellor CARE Career Student Health Center #12;The mission of the Wellness, Health & Counseling Services cluster is to support · Dedicated to promoting principles of wellness, prevention and healthy life-style choices for students

Stanford, Kyle

107

Turtle Care  

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Turtle Care Name: Linda Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: A student brought me a small box turtle with a shell about 5 inches long. It has swollen "cheeks" and looks...

108

ORISE: Health Communication and Training  

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around the world. Where we're training... Health Communication Map ORISE is helping train health care providers across the U.S. and around the world. View the map (PDF, 198 KB)...

109

2011 Henry Ford Health System Award Application Summary  

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... Standardized, or core, quality performance measures reported by The ... nuum of Care Health care coal t ons (eg ... in- clude a full status report by pillar ...

2012-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

110

College of Health Sciences Clinical Partners Dental Hygiene  

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Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center IHC Health Services, Inc Laboratory Corporation of America Health Systems Sentara Laboratory Systems Sentara Leigh Hospital Shore Health Services Veterans Marine Care Services Kasei Virginia Corporation Loudon County Health Department Naval Occupational Safety

111

Africa's Changing Markets for Health and Veterinary Services: The New Institutional Issues  

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delivery to the organizational structure of health services.of the organizational structure of the health services (pre-crisis organizational structure of human health care has

Leonard, David K.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Care for a Spot of (Green) Tea? New NIST Reference ...  

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Care for a Spot of (Green) Tea? ... Green tea has been long prized not only for its taste but also for purported health benefits and medicinal value. ...

2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

113

Home care in Europe: a systematic literature review.  

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??Background: Health and social services provided at home are becoming increasingly important. Hence, there is a need for information on home care in Europe. The (more)

Genet, Nadine; Boerma, Wienke; Kringos, Dionne; Bouman, Ans; Francke, Anneke; Fagerstrm, Cecilia; Melchiorre, Maria; Greco, Cosetta

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

College of Charleston Authorization to Disclose Protected Health Information Student Health Services  

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: ______________________________ Social Security Number: _____________________________________ I authorize CofC Student Health Services to disclose/release information to: I authorize CofC Student Health Services to obtain information from: Name providers Verbal communication between health care providers Laboratory results

Kunkle, Tom

115

A Critical Examination and Revisioning of Minority Health Frameworks, Research Methodologies, and Intervention Models Addressing South Asian American Health Disparities  

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public health, understanding individual, organizational, andhealth care system and proposed remedies at the organizational,Organizational Responses to Violence among South Asian American Populations: Implications for Public Health

Mukherjea, Arnab

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Electronic games for aged care and rehabilitation  

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The declining cognitive and motor abilities has become a major problem in the health care of the elderly, often leading to potentially fatal falls. Current rehabilitation strategies to address this issue include routine physiotherapy which is often dull ... Keywords: aged care, rehabilitation, software agent, video game

Stuart T. Smith; Amir Talaei-Khoei; Mililani Ray; Pradeep Ray

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

117

Technology in mental health  

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Mental illness has been identified as one of the greatest challenges facing society in the coming decades. However, there are significant barriers to access for many people suffering from mental illness, including overburdened public health care systems, ... Keywords: cognitive rehabilitation, computer based treatment, engagement, ethics, exposure therapy, mental health, psychotherapy, stigma, universal design, user centered design

Gavin Doherty; John Sharry; Magnus Bang; Mariano Alcaiz; Rosa Baos

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

Bullfrog Care  

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Bullfrog Care Bullfrog Care Name: Susan Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: My son Noah, 9, has a bullfrog that he acquired from a catfish pond just outside of Cape Girardeau, MO. He brought it back to SD after a trip to relatives in Oct., 1999. The frog lives in an acquarium in Noah's bedroom. We feed him crickets (dozen at a time) 1 to 2 times per week. We change his water weekly (about 1 inch.) He has a foam pad and a couple smooth big rocks he sits on. We keep the acquarium light on him during the daytime, for warmth. Two days ago, he did not eat his crickets in his usual gobble em up fashion. This evening, we noticed brown spots on his otherwise greenish brown skin. Noah is wondering if he has "frog pox." His father and I are wondering if he is sick. What do you recommend? We can't let him go in the winter. Noah is devoted to keeping him as a pet, so we have a commitment here. Thank you for any help you might give us.

119

Partnerships for Community Benefit: Exploring Non-Profit Health Systems as Corporate Citizens in the Communities They Serve.  

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in Health Care: A Role for Organizational Ethics. Journallender. The health systems organizational frameworks andorganizational relationships geared toward community health

Jackson, Reginauld W.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Archived Reference Building Type: Outpatient health care  

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Here you will find past versions of the commercial reference building models for existing buildings constructed in or after 1980, organized by building type and location. A summary of building types and climate zones is available for reference. Current versions are also available.

122

Archived Reference Building Type: Outpatient health care  

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Here you will find past versions of the commercial reference building models for existing buildings constructed before 1980, organized by building type and location. A summary ofbuilding types and climate zonesis available for reference.Current versionsare also available.

123

Health Care Criteria for Performance Excellence  

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... held in a base of black anodized aluminum ... as use and disposal of radiation, chemicals, and ... be monitored by the organization's governance body. ...

2012-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

124

Results with Baldrige in Health Care  

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... the management of diabetes, a condition experienced by Alaska Native and ... rates for nurses were substantially lower than the state average for ...

2013-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

125

Baldrige FAQs: Health Care and Education  

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... 2003 Community Consolidated School District 15. 2004 Kenneth W. Monfort College of Business. 2005 Jenks Public Schools, Richland College. ...

2011-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

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UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Student Health Insurance Office Fax: (831) 459-4050  

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UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Student Health Insurance Office Fax: (831) 459 Center visits for care of illness or injury · Unlimited in-house Student Health Center laboratory tests.edu/healthcenter For students waiving the university sponsored health insurance UCSC offers CruzCare, an inexpensive pre

Belanger, David P.

127

Independent Oversight Inspection, Y-12 National Security Complex, Volume I- September 2005  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Inspection of Environment, Safety, and Health Programs at the Y-12 National Security Complex, Summary Report

128

Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Health Benefits (FEHB) Health Benefits (FEHB) Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) The Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program is the largest employer-sponsored health insurance program in the world, covering more than 8 million Federal employees, retirees, former employees, family members, and former spouses. FEHB includes different types of plans: fee-for-service with a preferred provider organization; health maintenance organizations; point-of-service; high deductible health plans; and consumer-driven health plans. How you obtain coverage or services and pay for them differs depending on the plan. However, benefits available under all plans include hospital care, surgical care, inpatient and outpatient care, obstetrical care, mental health and substance abuse care, and prescription drug coverage. There are no waiting

129

Dual Use of Veterans Health Administration and Indian Health Service: Healthcare Provider and Patient Perspectives  

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organizational coordination through a shared electronic healthorganizational change by developing a more integrated health-health outcomes, the MOU encourages local colla- borations without addressing coordination of care across these two systems with significant organizational

Kramer, B. Josea; Vivrette, Rebecca L.; Satter, Delight E.; Jouldjian, Stella; McDonald, Leander Russell

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Organizing Home Care: Low-Waged Workers in the Welfare State  

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11. Burbridge, The Labor Market for Home Care Workers, 41,44; Margaret Mac- Adam, Home Care Reimbursement and EffectsBrahna Trager, Homemaker-Home Health Aide Services in the

Boris, Eileen

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

~+.,..;.. '1I.Ylcrl.~ (!DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE  

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INSTITUTES OF HEALTH ......SERVICE DELIVERY: Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare in compliance with the Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (Policy~+.,..;.. '1I.Ylcrl.~ (!DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE NATIONAL

Oliver, Douglas L.

132

Geriatric Health Speakers 2009 WVGEC Leadership Summit Directory  

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-348-4003 / 800-799-4638 jsmallridge@aarp.org Advance Directives Crystal Adkins MA, LSW UMWA Health and Retirement@marshall.edu End of Life Care Crystal Adkins MA, LSW UMWA Health and Retirement Funds, Box 850, Chapmanville, WV@mail.wvu.edu Get List from Organization for Speakers Megan Lasure New River Health-Living Well Elder Care Clinic, P

Mohaghegh, Shahab

133

Ocean Health and Human Health  

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et al. 2002. Indicators of ocean health and human health:Nature 423:280283. Oceans and Human Health Act. 2003. S.Editorial Guest Editorial Ocean Health and Human Health

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Pharmaceutical Companies and Patient Care The Mixed Effects Model  

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Times. The New York Times Company, 7 Mar. 2012. Web. 14 Mar.Pharmaceutical Companies and Patient Care The MixedDoctor Is Paid By Drug Companies. Health Affairs 30.12 (

Gururangan, Kapil

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

HEALTH FEE/STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFIT SUMMARY University policy requires all students registered for six or more credit hours (three hours for each  

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fee. The health fee supports all services at Redfern Health Center and includes: Professional services of primary health care providers, psychologists, and health educators; Reduced costs on over the counter pharmaceuticals, laboratory, and X-ray services; $500 urgent care EXCESS benefit for after

Stuart, Steven J.

136

Headquarters Occupational Health Clinics | Department of Energy  

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Headquarters Headquarters Occupational Health Clinics Headquarters Occupational Health Clinics The Department of Energy recognizes the importance of maintaining a healthy and fit Federal workforce. To that end, our occupational health care professionals at the Headquarters Occupational Health Clinics in Forrestal and Germantown provide the following services: Walk-in care. Assessment, nursing care and follow-up for minor illnesses and injuries on a walk-in basis. First-response. Emergency treatment to any employee, contractor or visitor experiencing a life-threatening medical emergency. Wellness seminars. A variety of workshops designed to educate participants on a wide range of health-related topics. Physician directed services: For employees whose physician has directed medical care such as allergy injections, blood pressure

137

Achieving Universal Coverage through Comprehensive Health Reform: The Vermont Experience Evaluation Results  

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Vermonts comprehensive health reform law, the Health Care Affordability Acts (HCAA) for Vermonters, was passed in 2006 with the following three goals in mind: 1. To achieve universal access to affordable health insurance for all Vermonters 2. To improve quality of care and contain costs through health system reform

Ronald Deprez; Sherry Glied; Kira Rodriguez; Bill Perry; Brian Robertson; Nina Schwabe

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

College of Public Health Dean of the College of Public Health is Stephen W.  

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,healthcarefacilities,universities,state and national agencies, social service agen- cies, and community-centered health educa- tion facilities- tion/disease prevention programs, and in ini- tiatives for improving health care services. The College in public health. Unique sequencingofcourses,community-basedpro- gram activities, and field/laboratory

Kim, Mi-Ok

139

( / ....V'(II.', DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES PUBLIC HEALTH SERViCE  

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OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES PUBLIC HEALTH SERViCE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH' SERVICE DELIVERY: FOR EXPRESS MAIL Office of Laboratory Anim~1 Welfare Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (Policy), as revised August 2002. Your

Maryland, Baltimore County, University of

140

The Berkeley Tricorder: wireless health monitoring  

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The advancement of precision micropower amplifiers, microcontrollers, and MEMs devices have allowed for a paradigm shift from traditionally large and costly health monitoring equipment only found in hospitals or care centers to smaller, wireless, low ...

Reza Naima; John F. Canny

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Effect of Practitioner Self-Care and Anxiety on Relationships within the Context of Organizational Change  

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This paper reviews the literature and suggests a causal model of the relationships between practitioner anxiety and effective caring practitioner-patient and practitioner-practitioner relationships within the context of organizational change through ... Keywords: Anxiety, Electronic Health Record, Health Information Technology, Healthcare System Implementation, Organizational Change, Organizational Culture, Patient Relationships, Practitioner Relationships, Relationship-centered Care

Sharie L. Falan; Juanita Manning-Walsh

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

NIST Child Care Center  

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... NIST Child Care Center Parent Handbook ... are planned across the curriculum in the areas of language arts, science, creative arts, math, music and ...

2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

143

Healthful Lipids  

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Healthful Lipids addresses critical and current regulatory issues and emerging technologies, as well as the efforts made toward the production of healthier lipids. Healthful Lipids Health acid analysis aocs april articles chloropropanediol contaminants d

144

Independent Oversight Inspection, Y-12 National Security Complex...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

June 2008 Independent Oversight Inspection, Y-12 National Security Complex - June 2008 June 2008 Inspection of Environment, Safety, and Health Programs at the Y-12 National...

145

Medical Records in the Greater Los Angeles State Veterans Home: A Unique Opportunity to Improve Quality of Care  

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Health Care System British Medical Journal (December 2003):are individual clinics within VA medical center departments6, 2006 Sharpe, Charles C. Medical Records Review and

Allison Townsend; Galena Kolchugina

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Towards personalised home care systems  

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Home care is increasingly seen as a promising alternative to traditional care services. Programming home care systems remains a significant challenge considering the potentially large scale of deployment, the differences between individual care needs, ... Keywords: home care, personalisation, pervasive computing, policy-based management

Feng Wang; Kenneth J. Turner

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

Genomic medicine in primary care: Texas physicians' adoption of an innovation  

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New applications of genomic medicine stemming from the Human Genome Project are predicted to become routine components of primary care. Primary care physicians (PCPs) will increasingly become responsible for screening patients for inherited diseases, recommending genetic testing, and making referrals to genetic services. Clinical applications of genomic medicine will occur at a variable pace. Characteristics of an innovation such as genomic medicine are strong indicators of its potential for adoption. The purpose of this study is to assess whether (and to what extent) physicians' perceptions of genomic medicine as an innovation influence their likelihood of adopting this innovation into primary care. The study's sample consists of 400 primary care physicians in Texas and employs a survey design. Based on Rogers' Diffusion of Innovations Theory, the perceived characteristics of genomic medicine - Relative Advantage, Compatibility, Complexity, Trialability, and Observability - are the study's independent/predictor variables. Likelihood of PCPs Adopting Genomic Medicine is the dependent variable. The nature of the social system (private or group practice) is examined as a possible moderator variable. The study suggests that Texas PCPs who are likely to adopt genomic medicine strongly perceive its clinical uses (such as genetic testing for carrier status or susceptibility to common diseases, testing an embryo for genetic disorders before it is implanted, and supplementing a family history) to be highly advantageous. For half of the PCPs, genetic services such as genetic counseling and genetic testing are not compatible with current practice. Perceived complexity of the innovation is the strongest predictor of likelihood of PCPs adopting genomic medicine. Many PCPs find it difficult to stay updated on genomic medicine and locate genetic services. Although Texas PCPs feel genomic medicine can be gradually incorporated into primary care practice, most are not presently observing their colleagues adopting genomic medicine or assisting their patients to make decisions regarding genetic services. Future efforts to advance the use of genomic medicine in primary care will require more emphasis on genetics in medical school curriculum and continuing education programs. Links with specialists trained in genetic counseling and health education will be essential to translate relevant information to patients and families.

Suther, Sandra Gayle

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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other hospital U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health  

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There's no other hospital like it U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES · National the laboratory into better health and health care has been the Clinical Center's focus since the facility Institutes of Health 2008D I R E C T O R ' S A N N U A L R E P O R T · N I H C L I N I C A L C E N T E R P R

149

Scale and complexity in visual analytics  

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The fundamental problem that we face is that a variety of large-scale problems in security, public safety, energy, ecology, health care and basic science all require that we process and understand increasingly vast amounts and variety of data. There ... Keywords: analytics, scalability, visual analytics, visualization

George Robertson; David Ebert; Stephen Eick; Daniel Keim; Ken Joy

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

New NIST Child Care Center  

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New NIST Child Care Center: The FY2009 appropriations included $7.2M for a new NIST Child Care Center. Will expand ...

2012-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

151

Vertical or integrated health programmes? The consequences for the laboratory information system in Mozambique  

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. The laboratories are service providers for medical personnel and they function as "hubs" in the health care in the laboratories' services will affect the overall quality of health care service delivery (Mallapaty et al. 2000Vertical or integrated health programmes? The consequences for the laboratory information system

Sahay, Sundeep

152

Linking post-disaster mental health to the erosion of social fabric.  

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??This dissertation aimed to dissect the complex nature of post-disaster mental health problems. Current (research) perspectives define disaster mental health as a construct that is (more)

Wind, T.R.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Powering Health | Open Energy Information  

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Powering Health Powering Health Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Powering Health Agency/Company /Organization: USAID Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Phase: Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals, Prepare a Plan, Develop Finance and Implement Projects Topics: Co-benefits assessment, - Health Resource Type: Case studies/examples, Lessons learned/best practices User Interface: Website Complexity/Ease of Use: Moderate Website: www.poweringhealth.org/ Cost: Free UN Region: Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America Language: English Related Tools SEAGA Intermediate Level Handbook ProForm Marginal Abatement Cost Tool (MACTool) ... further results

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Human Health  

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Human Health Print E-mail Climate change can have a number of direct and indirect effects on human health. For example, rising temperatures can contribute to the number of deaths...

155

Health News  

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News Open Data for Climate and Health Insights Print E-mail Metadata Access Tool for Climate and Health (MATCH) Website Thursday, May 9, 2013 Posted by Tom Armstrong, Executive...

156

care and maintenance  

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Care and Maintenance of the Prairie Parcel Care and Maintenance of the Prairie Parcel Now that your prairie parcel is up and growing, there are just a few concerns that you should consider about its care. Weeding The question of weeding is really just a matter of aesthetics. You do not have to weed your parcel. If your parcel is a large one, weeding may not even be practical. Although the "weed" species will dominate your parcel for the first few years, they will give way to the native plant species. You can liken the native plants to long distance runners; they appear to start off slowly, but end up winning the ecological race. After all, they are the plants that are genetically-suited and adapted to growing in this environment. The native prairie plants will be developing extensive root structure the

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February 29, 2012 National Institutes of Health Genetic Testing Registry  

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tests would be beneficial for several groups such as health care providers, researchers, laboratories to the Charge of the Secretary of Health and Human Services. 2008. See http://oba.odFebruary 29, 2012 National Institutes of Health Genetic Testing Registry Scientific advances over

Levin, Judith G.

158

DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH 1 WEST WILSON STREET  

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: Thomas Haupt M.S. CDD Customer Service Wisconsin Division of Public Health Wisconsin State Laboratory-701-1253 Department of Health Services dhs.wisconsin.gov Wisconsin.gov DATE: April 18, 2013 TO: Wisconsin Local Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH) are requesting that health care providers collect specimens from any patient who

Scharer, John E.

159

Follow-Up Review Of The Oak Ridge National Laboratory Health...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

of Health Care DOE Department of Energy DOE-ORO DOE Oak Ridge Operations Office ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory SBMS Safety Based Management System 1 OFFICE OF...

160

The Effect of Placement Change on Foster Children's Utilization of Emergency Mental Health Services  

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C. R. (2008). Children's mental health emergencies- part2: Emergency department evaluation and treatment of childrenhealth disorders. Pediatric Emergency Care, 24(7), Barth, R.

Fawley-King, Kya

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Information technology to support improved care for chronic illness. Journal of general internal medicine, 22 Suppl 3(0):425 430  

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BACKGROUND: In populations with chronic illness, outcomes improve with the use of care models that integrate clinical information, evidence-based treatments, and proactive management of care. Health information technology is believed to be critical for efficient implementation of these chronic care models. Health care organizations have implemented information technologies, such as electronic medical records, to varying degrees. However, considerable uncertainty remains regarding the relative impact of specific informatics technologies on chronic illness care. OBJECTIVE: To summarize knowledge and increase expert consensus regarding informatics components that support improvement in chronic illness care. Design: A systematic review of the literature was performed. Use

Er S. Young; Edmund Chaney; Rebecca Shoai; Mary K. Goldstein

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Returns to Local-Area Healthcare Spending: Using Health Shocks to Patients far from Home  

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Health care spending varies widely across markets, and previous research finds little evidence that higher spending translates into better health outcomes. The main innovation in this paper exploits this cross-sectional ...

Doyle, Joseph J.

163

Health IT  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Fewer errors and redundant tests. ... Since 2004, NIST has worked closely with the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National ...

2013-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

164

Patients providing the answers: narrowing the gap in data quality for emergency care  

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Objective The authors examined the validity of documentation produced during paediatric emergency care to determine if a patient-driven health information technology called ParentLink produced higher-quality data than ...

Porter, Stephen Calder

165

Independent Oversight Inspection, Y-12 National Security Complex - June  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Y-12 National Security Complex - Y-12 National Security Complex - June 2008 Independent Oversight Inspection, Y-12 National Security Complex - June 2008 June 2008 Inspection of Environment, Safety, and Health Programs at the Y-12 National Security Complex The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Independent Oversight, within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), inspected environment, safety, and health (ES&H) programs at the DOE Y-12 Site Office (YSO) and Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) during March through May 2008. The ES&H inspection was performed by Independent Oversight's Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations. Many aspects of the Y-12 ISM program are effective. For example, most work observed was performed using well written and technically accurate

166

MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH (MPH) DISTANCE PROGRAM www.usask.ca/sph  

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trains public health professionals to measure, assess and manage increasingly complex population of health data; design and analysis of health-related surveys and experiments; and concepts and practice public health professionals to measure, assess, and manage increasingly complex population and public

Saskatchewan, University of

167

Linking information systems for HIV care and research in Kenya  

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The provision of HIV care in developing countries may involve complex and overlapping resources; including government-run facilities non-governmental organization (NGO) or international non-governmental organization (INGO) supported services and research ... Keywords: data integration, data standards, electronic medical records, hiv, interoperability, ontologies, open source software

Alicia F. Guidry; Judd L. Walson; Neil F. Abernethy

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

Detecting hazardous intensive care patient episodes using real-time mortality models  

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The modern intensive care unit (ICU) has become a complex, expensive, data-intensive environment. Caregivers maintain an overall assessment of their patients based on important observations and trends. If an advanced ...

Hug, Caleb W. (Caleb Wayne)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Detecting Hazardous Intensive Care Patient Episodes Using Real-time Mortality Models  

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The modern intensive care unit (ICU) has become a complex, expensive, data-intensive environment. Caregivers maintain an overall assessment of their patients based on important observations and trends. If an advanced ...

Hug, Caleb

2009-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

170

Complexity in Big History  

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Spier, Fred. How Big History Works: Energy Flows and RiseSmil, Vaclav. Energy in World History. Boulder, CO: Westviewkg) Energy and complexity Spier: Complexity in Big History.

Spier, Fred

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Inspection of Environment, Safety, and Health Management and...  

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for Ambulatory Health Care BWXT BWXT Pantex, LLC DOE U.S. Department of Energy EAL Emergency Action Level ERO Emergency Response Organization ES&H Environment, Safety, and...

172

Analysis of Senate Bill 890: Basic Health Care Services  

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cholesterol screening, fecal occult blood testing forcholesterol screening, fecal occult blood testing forevidence that fecal occult blood testing for colon cancer

California Health Benefits Review Program (CHBRP)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Analysis of Assembly Bill 2281: High Deductible Health Care Coverage  

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cancer include fecal occult blood tests, double contrastlikely to have had fecal occult blood screening within theof cost sharing on fecal occult blood screening. Gordon and

California Health Benefits Review Program (CHBRP)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

SSM Health Care - 2002 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality ...  

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... SSMHC uses all of this information to establish customer and market share goals and ... satisfaction and clinical data for analysis to improve ...

2013-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

175

2002 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Health Care ...  

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... improvements in seven areas: leadership; strategic planning; focus on patients, other customers, and markets; information and analysis; staff focus ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

176

Reference Buildings by Building Type: Outpatient health care  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

In addition to the ZIP file for each building type, you can directly view the "scorecard" spreadsheet that summarizes the inputs and results for each location. This Microsoft Excel spreadsheet is also included in the ZIP file. For version 1.4, only the IDF file is included.

177

January Workshop to Focus on Safeguarding Health Care ...  

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... officers, and audit staff. Attendees will discuss challenges, tips, techniques and issues for implementing, adhering to and auditing the requirements ...

2012-03-19T23:59:59.000Z

178

A METHODOLOGY TO EVALUATE OBSOLETE INVENTORY IN HEALTH CARE.  

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??Many organizations are currently facing inventory management problems such as distributing inventory on-time and maintain the correct inventory levels to satisfy the customer or end (more)

Thummalapalli, Rama

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Analysis of Assembly Bill 2281: High Deductible Health Care Coverage  

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F: Summary of the Internal Revenue Code Provisions on HDHPsDepartment of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS)F: Summary of the Internal Revenue Code Provisions on HDHPs

California Health Benefits Review Program (CHBRP)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Office of Health & Safety - Health Resources  

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Search System Public Health Activities Agenda for Public Health Activities Access Handbook - Guidelines for Researchers Conducting Health Studies at DOE HHS Communication...

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181

HEALTH COMMUNICATION AND HEALTH MANAGEMENT IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE: A CHALLENGE, A RESPONSE!  

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ABSTRACT: Health communication in health management process contributes to the overall efficiency of the health-care delivery systems. For this the individual health worker should be able to co-ordinate, integrate and adopt his functions. This is basically required which is minutely discussed in this paper by the author. Health Communication has been defined as the study (and application) of communication parameters (levels, functions and methodologies) applied in health situations / contexts 1. Planning, organizing, staffing, directing / commanding, controlling, innovating / creating, decision making, leading, motivating, communicating and coordinating are widely accepted as basic elements in the management process 2, when applied in health situations, contexts and organizations from the health management process. Communication in health organizations operates at 4 basic levels: individual, interpersonal, group and organizational. Communication serves at least 3 primary functions: co ordination, integration and adaptation. By combing these two analytic features into a 4 x 3 matrix, we get 12 combinations of level and type, each component contributing to the overall efficiency of the health care delivery system 3. The individual level How a medical practitioner conducts himself is conditioned by the perspective he takes self centred, 4 patient centred or medical field centred. 5 The individual physician will thus have to co-ordinate his activities in such a way that he manages health care delivery. If there is clear role perception by the individual he is better able to coordinate his activities 6. A physician has to work with so many different kinds of people that a stable personality state and a good value system are very necessary, for it is only then can it be gauged whether the individual has integrated within himself alternative choices between professional reputation and financial success; concern for patients and commitment to coast containment; running a practice and practice management 7. Change is a fact within any health organization today. The growth of

K. Sundari

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

Why Rural America Needs a Public Health Insurance Plan Option  

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The inclusion of a public health insurance plan in health care reform legislation as an option for individuals, families and businesses promises to be one of the most controversial and crucial decisions made by Congress. With the myriad health care challenges facing rural people and rural communities, the decision on whether to include a public health insurance plan option has significant potential consequences for rural America. Rural America has much to gain or lose from the public health insurance plan decision. As we have written before, the potential strengths of public health insurance plans are what many rural people and businesses needstability and cost controls while providing health insurance access to vulnerable populations like low- and moderate-income families, small business employers and employees and the self-employed. 1, 2 This paper will examine some of the arguments for a public health insurance plan, how the public health insurance plan would address the health care challenges that exist for rural areas, and, ultimately, why the choice of a public health insurance plan option is needed for rural America.

Jon M. Bailey; Key Points

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Medical Surveillance in Occupational Health  

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in Occupational in Occupational Health Mary L. Doyle, MPH, RN, COHN-S/CM The Johns Hopkins UniversHy Bloomberg School of Public Health + Compliance with legal requirements + Early detection (preclinical) and therapy - many established occupational diseases are not curable + Prevention of disease in co-worlcare costs + Check and balance for adequacy of exposure controls + Detect previously unrecognized heaHh effects . l e s of Suroeilltmce + Condition of interest should be an important heaHh problem * Accepted treatment available when adverse health effect or disease diagnosed (may be cessation of exposure in occupational disease) * Suitable & acceptable test available + Early or latent stage to screen for

184

Independent Oversight Inspection, Y-12 National Security Complex, Volume I  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Independent Oversight Inspection, Y-12 National Security Complex, Independent Oversight Inspection, Y-12 National Security Complex, Volume I - September 2005 Independent Oversight Inspection, Y-12 National Security Complex, Volume I - September 2005 September 2005 Inspection of Environment, Safety, and Health Programs at the Y-12 National Security Complex, Summary Report The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Independent Oversight and Performance Assurance (OA) conducted an inspection of environment, safety, and health (ES&H) programs at the DOE Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) during August and September 2005. The inspection was performed by the OA Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations. YSO and BWXT have established ISM systems that are conceptually sound. BWXT also has appropriate programs in place to ensure the functionality of the

185

Independent Oversight Inspection, Y-12 National Security Complex - April  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Inspection, Y-12 National Security Complex - Inspection, Y-12 National Security Complex - April 2003 Independent Oversight Inspection, Y-12 National Security Complex - April 2003 Inspection of Environment, Safety, and Health Management at the Y-12 National Security Complex The Secretary of Energy's Office of Independent Oversight and Performance Assurance (OA) conducted an inspection of environment, safety, and health (ES&H) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) in March-April 2003. The inspection was performed by OA's Office of Environment, Safety and Health Evaluations. Overall, YSO and BWXT have established a generally effective ISM program. YSO and BWXT management have demonstrated their commitment to continuous improvement and have effective tools and process enhancements to address

186

Senior care resources | ENERGY STAR  

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manufacturing resources K-12 school resources Multifamily housing resources Restaurant resources Retail resources Senior care resources Small business resources State and...

187

Complexity of Counting CSP with Complex Weights  

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We give a complexity dichotomy theorem for the counting Constraint Satisfaction Problem (#CSP in short) with complex weights. To this end, we give three conditions for its tractability. Let F be any finite set of complex-valued functions, then we prove that #CSP(F) is solvable in polynomial time if all three conditions are satisfied; and is #P-hard otherwise. Our complexity dichotomy generalizes a long series of important results on counting problems: (a) the problem of counting graph homomorphisms is the special case when there is a single symmetric binary function in F; (b) the problem of counting directed graph homomorphisms is the special case when there is a single not-necessarily-symmetric binary function in F; and (c) the standard form of #CSP is when all functions in F take values in {0,1}.

Cai, Jin-Yi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

OccupationalSafety andHealthResearchCenter  

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in underground coal mines with different geo- logic settings and to provide critical information on Ground, Health Care, Manufacturing, Mining, Cross Sector · Disciplines: Industrial Hygiene, Musculoskeletal Stability Hazards Statistics from the Mine Safety and Health Administration indicate that 16% of fatalities

Beex, A. A. "Louis"

189

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY HEALTH INSURANCE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS & EXCHANGE VISITORS  

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. Emergency services; 3. Hospitalization; 4. Maternity and newborn care; 5. Mental health and substance use disorder services; including behavioral health treatment; 6. Prescription drugs; 7. Rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices; 8. Laboratory services; 9. Minimum $100,000 USD per sickness or injury 10

Stuart, Steven J.

190

Complex Systems Program Homepage  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Systems Program seeks to understand the fundamental science of these ... Complex Systems Fundamentals Roldan Pozo; Measurement Science for ...

2011-12-28T23:59:59.000Z

191

Complexity: A Guided Tour  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Complexity: A Guided Tour. Purpose: As science probes the nature of life, society, and technology ever more closely, what ...

2012-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

192

Deterministic Complexity and Entropy  

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Lempel and Ziv (1976) proposed a computable string production-complexity. In this paper, our emphasis is on providing the rigorous development, where possible, for the theoretical aspects of a more recent and contrasting measure of string complexity. ... Keywords: Formal languages, T-codes, complexity measures, entropy, generative systems, information, prefix codes

Mark R. Titchener; Radu Nicolescu; Ludwig Staiger; Aaron Gulliver; Ulrich Speidel

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Next generation mobile care solution  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Customer care has evolved over the years. In the pursuit for cost effective options that would result in reducing the cost on maintaining a large customer support team, IVR was developed to provide automated response based on a selection made by the ... Keywords: IVR systems, customer support, enterprise mobility, mobile care

Jithesh Sathyan; Manesh Sadasivan

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

2013 National Public Health Week (April 1-7)  

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2013 National Public Health Week (April 1-7) Print E-mail 2013 National Public Health Week (April 1-7) Print E-mail 2013 National Public Health Week Monday, April 1, 2013 Today marks the beginning of National Public Health Week (NPHW). Since 1995, communities across the United States have designated the first week of April as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation. This year's theme is "Public Health is ROI: Save Lives, Save Money." The 2013 NPHW theme was developed to highlight the value of prevention and the importance of well-supported public health systems in preventing disease, saving lives and curbing health care spending. Visit the National Public Health Week website to check out a calendar of events and see how you can get involved

195

Panel: implications of social computing in health informatics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Events occur daily that challenge the health, security and sustainable growth of our society, and often find us unprepared for the catastrophic outcomes. These events involve the interaction of complex processes such as climate change, emerging infectious ... Keywords: health informatics, public health, systems science

Courtney D. Corley

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Reformulated Gasoline Complex Model  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Refiners Switch to Reformulated Refiners Switch to Reformulated Gasoline Complex Model Contents * Summary * Introduction o Table 1. Comparison of Simple Model and Complex Model RFG Per Gallon Requirements * Statutory, Individual Refinery, and Compliance Baselines o Table 2. Statutory Baseline Fuel Compositions * Simple Model * Complex Model o Table 3. Complex Model Variables * Endnotes Related EIA Short-Term Forecast Analysis Products * RFG Simple and Complex Model Spreadsheets * Areas Particpating in the Reformulated Gasoline Program * Environmental Regulations and Changes in Petroleum Refining Operations * Oxygenate Supply/Demand Balances in the Short-Term Integrated Forecasting Model * Reformulated Gasoline Foreign Refinery Rules * Demand, Supply, and Price Outlook for Reformulated Motor Gasoline, 1995 , (Adobe

197

Finite Neutrosophic Complex Numbers  

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In this book for the first time the authors introduce the notion of real neutrosophic complex numbers. Further the new notion of finite complex modulo integers is defined. For every $C(Z_n)$ the complex modulo integer $i_F$ is such that $2F_i = n - 1$. Several algebraic structures on $C(Z_n)$ are introduced and studied. Further the notion of complex neutrosophic modulo integers is introduced. Vector spaces and linear algebras are constructed using these neutrosophic complex modulo integers.

W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy; Florentin Smarandache

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

March 7, 2012, USW Health Safety and Environment Conference Presentations - Integrated Approach to Health, Safety and Security  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Integrated Approach Integrated Approach to Health, Safety and Security Labor Union and Stakeholder Outreach and Collaboration William Eckroade Principal Deputy Chief for Mission Support Operations Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy USW Health, Safety and Environment Conference HSS Workshop March 7, 2012 2  October 2006: Secretary created the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) - To provide an integrated DOE-HQ-level function for health, safety and security - Establishes centralized corporate responsibility - Advises the Office of the Secretary on all matters related to health, safety and security across the complex - Serves as the Departmental Representative to the DNFSB Office of Health, Safety and Security

199

Impact of an informed choice invitation on uptake of screening for diabetes in primary care (DICISION): trial protocol  

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between two fundamental moral principles guiding health care practice and policy: on the one hand, patient-centered practice, which privi- leges the principle of respect for individual autonomy; and on the other, the promotion of public health benefits... about Health Threats and Treatments. The SAGE Handbook of Health Psychology 2004:270-298. 22. Ryan RM, Deci EL: Self-determination theory and the facilita- tion of intrinsic motivation, social development, and well- being. American Psychologist 2000...

Mann, Eleanor; Prevost, A Toby; Griffin, Simon J; Kellar, Ian; Sutton, Stephen; Parker, Michael; Sanderson, Simon; Kinmonth, Ann Louise; Marteau, Theresa M

2009-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

200

Remarks on complex bundles of complex structures  

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We consider some classical fibre bundles furnished with almost complex structures of twistor type, deduce their integrability in some cases and study self-holomorphic sections of a symplectic twistor space, trying to approach the moduli space of $\\omega$-compatible complex structures. We recall the theory of flag manifolds in order to study the Siegel domain and other domains alike, which is the fibre of the referred twistor space. Finally the coordinates for the twistor of a Riemann surface with the canonical symplectic and metric connection are deduced, this time based on a given conformal coordinate on the surface.

Albuquerque, Rui

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ORNL Health Services Division  

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Home Page ORNL Home | ESH&Q Home | Health Services Internal A division in the Environment, Safety, Health, and Quality Directorate The Health Services Division at Oak Ridge...

202

Quantum Computational Complexity  

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This article surveys quantum computational complexity, with a focus on three fundamental notions: polynomial-time quantum computations, the efficient verification of quantum proofs, and quantum interactive proof systems. Properties of quantum complexity classes based on these notions, such as BQP, QMA, and QIP, are presented. Other topics in quantum complexity, including quantum advice, space-bounded quantum computation, and bounded-depth quantum circuits, are also discussed.

John Watrous

2008-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

203

Environment/Health/Safety (EHS): Health Services  

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Forms Beryllium Health Surveillance Program Summary Beryllium-Associated Workers: Medical Surveillance Beryllium Health Surveillance Program Forms Appendix B to the Preamble...

204

Complexity in Biology  

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We will review some of the theoretical progresses that have been in the study of complex systems in physics and of their applications to biology.

Giorgio Parisi

1994-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

205

Physics of Complex Plasmas.  

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??Physics of complex plasmas is a wide and varied field. In the context of this PhD thesis I present the major results from my research (more)

Stterlin, Robert

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

2012 CFCNCA Catalog of Caring  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The CFCNCA Catalog of Caring introduces the CFC, explains how donations work, and includes the names and descriptions of the 4,400 charities that you can donate to.

207

Urgent Care/Emergency Response  

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Urgent CareEmergency Response Jackie Cohran, RN, MSN, CIC, COHN-5, PresidentCEO Infection Control Consultation Services. Inc 301.749.9540 (p) 301.749.9714(1)...

208

Health Travels: Cuban Health(care) On and Off the Island  

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over 20,000 children from Chernobyl disaster, (2009, AprilBelorussians - mainly for post-Chernobyl radiation-relatedtreatment of victims of the Chernobyl disaster in 1986 on

Burke, Nancy

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Accredited by Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. Student Health Service  

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? ____ ____ Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Côte d'Ivoire , Democratic People, Viet Nam, Zambia, Zimbabwe 2. Have you used intravenous drugs or had a history of alcoholism

Dyer, Bill

210

Health Travels: Cuban Health(care) On and Off the Island  

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acquisition. Santiago is part of the Oriente region of Cuba.Many people from Oriente self-identify as guajiros, orfood is grown here on the Oriente soil, which is so fertile

Burke, Nancy

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

Health Travels: Cuban Health(care) On and Off the Island  

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a Post-Soviet World, 29.2: del Real, P. and A.C. Pertierra (exported around the world. Ac- cording to a 2002 report,

Burke, Nancy

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

Health Travels: Cuban Health(care) On and Off the Island  

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American social medicine in Venezuela, American Journal ofRevolutionary Doctors: How Venezuela and Cuba Are Changinghealthcare providers in Venezuela: a case study, Public

Burke, Nancy

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

North Campus Recreation Complex  

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Coal Handling Franklin AmbulatoryCareCenter Bowles Thurston Research Granville Towers West Cancer Ops- NC Northside Hospital Campus NC Neuro- Plant #1 Hospital Chiller Hospital Chiller Hill Whitehead KouryNatatorium Pinetum UNC Hospital Alumni Parker HenryStadium Union SRC Graham Arena Plant Love House

Lieb, Jason

214

Enforcement Letter, Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Complex -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Complex - April 13, 2010 Enforcement Letter, Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Complex - April 13, 2010 April 13, 2010 Enforcement Letter issued to Parsons Technology Development & Fabrication Complex related to Deficiencies in the Fabrication of Safety Significant Embed Plates at the Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site This letter refers to the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement's investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with quality assurance deficiencies in the fabrication of safety significant embed plates. These embed plates were fabricated by Parsons Technology Development and Fabrication Complex (PTDFC) a supplier to

215

Millersville University Health Services Health Form Instructions Millersville University Health Services is dedicated  

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laboratories as ordered by a medical provider. Health Services works cooperatively with Quest, ACM, and CDDMillersville University Health Services Health Form Instructions Millersville University Health, and health education. Health Services Information Millersville University Health Services is centrally

Hardy, Christopher R.

216

EPharmacyNet: an approach to improve the pharmaceutical care delivery in developing countries-study case-BENIN  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

One of the problems in health care in developing countries is the bad accessibility of medicine in pharmacies for patients. Since this is mainly due to a lack of organization and information, it should be possible to improve the situation by introducing ... Keywords: african countries, benin, ecommerce, medicine ordering, pharmacy, public health systems

Thierry Oscar Edoh; Gunnar Teege

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

The development of a south Texas health information gateway : negotiating the construction of information.  

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??This study examines the challenges, issues and complexities surrounding the construction of information for a South Texas Internet-based, health information gateway. It explores the collaborative (more)

Kaercher, Deborah J.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

Repairing structurally complex data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a novel algorithm for repairing structurally complex data. Given an assertion that represents desired structural integrity constraints and a structure that violates them, the algorithm performs repair actions that mutate the given structure ...

Sarfraz Khurshid; Ivn Garca; Yuk Lai Suen

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

Computational complexity since 1980  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The field of computational complexity is reaching what could be termed middle age, with over forty years having passed since the first papers defining the discipline. With this metaphor in mind, the early nineteeneighties represented the end of adolescence ...

Russell Impagliazzo

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

Complex System Classification  

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The use of terms such as Engineering Systems, System of systems and others have been coming into greater use over the past decade to denote systems of importance but with implied higher complexity than for the term ...

Magee, Christopher

2004-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

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221

FLEXIBLE MEDICAL CARE AND DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSMENT ACCOUNTS Frequently Asked Questions and Answers  

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FLEXIBLE MEDICAL CARE AND DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSMENT ACCOUNTS Frequently Asked Questions a portion of your salary for non-reimbursed medical expenses or dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis is placed into a medical care and/or dependent care reimbursement account and reimbursed to you as you incur

Snider, Barry B.

222

Managing Complexity: Disease Control as a Complex Adaptive System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Trends in computer and communications technologies are enabling increased globalization and integration of enterprises, and corresponding increases of enterprise complexity.ᅠᅠThis article addresses management of this complexity using a complex adaptive ... Keywords: complex adaptive systems, disease control, strategic management, complexity, system models

William B. Rouse

2000-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

The Health of Aging Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Adults in California  

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March 2011 The Health of Aging Lesbian, Gay and Bisexualpopulation-level data on aging LGB adults (ages 50-70)care appears similar for aging LGB and heterosexual adults,

Wallace, Steven P.; Cochran, Susan D.; Durazo, Eva M.; Ford, Chandra L.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

A healthy and salubrious place : public health and city form  

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As cities grew larger and more complex at the end of the eighteenth century, they suffered new and more pressing public health problems. The responses to these problems had, in time, an effect on the environment that ...

Ozonoff, Victoria Vespe

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 10 Oral Care Products  

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 10 Oral Care Products Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents Press Downloadable pdf of Chapter 10 Oral Care Products from ...

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 8 Skin Care Products  

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 8 Skin Care Products Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents Press Downloadable pdf of\tChapter 8 Skin Care Products from ...

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 9 Hair Care Products  

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 9 Hair Care Products Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents Press Downloadable pdf of\tChapter 9 Hair Care Products from ...

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Determining the health of Lustre filesystems at scale  

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Monitoring the components of a Lustre file system is crucial to meeting mission requirements as the scale and complexity of the installation grows. Determining the health and performance of the file system becomes non-trivial, and the complexity increases faster than the size of the installation. This paper discusses the ongoing work at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility to monitor the health of its center-wide Lustre file systems.

Dillow, David A [ORNL; Leverman, Dustin B [ORNL; Koch, Scott M [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a Modelling and Simulation Method Comparison and Selection Framework for Health Services Management  

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were car- ried out with local and national level health care man- agers to investigate their responses in depth. At the end of the project (after iterative revision of the tool), the national level health care manager at the NHS Institute of Innovation... and modelling in aerospace and the military Distributed Simulation, Discrete Event Simulation, System Dynamics, Real Time Simulation, Monte Carlo Simulation, Agent Based Simulation, War Gaming, Hybrid Simulation, Inverse Simulation, Petri-net, Markovian Model...

Jun, Gyuchan T; Morris, Zoe; Eldabi, Tillal; Harper, Paul; Naseer, Aisha; Patel, Brijesh; Clarkson, John P

2011-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydridomethyl iridium complex  

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A process for functionalizing methane comprising: (a) reacting methane with a hydridoalkyl metal complex of the formula: CpIr[P(R.sub.1).sub.3 ]H(R.sub.2) wherein Cp represents a cyclopentadienyl or alkylcyclopentadienyl radical having from 1 to 5 carbon atoms; Ir represents an iridium atom; P represents a phosphorus atom; R.sub.1 represents an alkyl group; R.sub.2 represents an alkyl group having at least two carbon atoms; and H represents a hydrogen atom, in the presence of a liquid alkane R.sub.3 H having at least three carbon atoms to form a hydridomethyl complex of the formula: CpIr[P(R.sub.1).sub.3 ]HMe where Me represents a methyl radical. (b) reacting said hydridomethyl complex with an organic halogenating agent such as a tetrahalomethane or a haloform of the formulas: CX'X"X'"X"" or CHX'X"X'"; wherein X', X", X"', and X"" represent halogens selected from bromine, iodine and chlorine, to halomethyl complex of step (a) having the formula: CpIr[P(R.sub.1).sub.3 ]MeX: (c) reacting said halomethyl complex with a mercuric halide of the formula HgX.sub.2 to form a methyl mercuric halide of the formula HgMeX; and (d) reacting said methyl mercuric halide with a molecular halogen of the formula X.sub.2 to form methyl halide.

Bergman, Robert G. (P.O. Box 7141, San Francisco, CA 94120-7141); Buchanan, J. Michael (P.O. Box 7141, San Francisco, CA 94120-7141); Stryker, Jeffrey M. (P.O. Box 7141, San Francisco, CA 94120-7141); Wax, Michael J. (P.O. Box 7141, San Francisco, CA 94120-7141)

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Impact of Informal Care and Caregiver Burden on Place of Death in Palliative Home Care.  

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??BACKGROUND: Literature suggests that many palliative home care patients wish to die at home. This study investigated determinants of caregiver burden among palliative home care (more)

Brink, Peter

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The NNSA Albuquerque Complex  

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Albuquerque Complex Transition Site Albuquerque Complex Transition Site National Nuclear Security Administration - Service Center Internet Site Skip to Content Click to make text smaller Click to make text larger Viewing Options-Click to increase or decrease page font size. NNSA Home Page Office of Public Affairs Employee Concerns Program Whistleblower Home Page Office of Civil Rights Federal Asian Pacific American Council - New Mexico Chapter Current Management and Operating Contracts Freedom of Information Privacy Act NEPA Contractor Human Resources Office of Field Financial Management The NNSA Albuquerque Complex Transition Site We are incorporating the web pages on this site into the NNSA HQ site, located at http://www.nnsa.energy.gov. We now provide links to the current locations of all our previous pages and hosted Field Office sites.

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ORISE: Health physics services  

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Health physics services Nuclear power plant The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) offers comprehensive health physics services in a number of technical areas...

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ORISE: Worker Health Studies  

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Worker Health Studies Capabilities Overview Illness and Injury Surveillance Worker Health Research Medical Data Management Beryllium Exposure Studies and Testing Radiation Exposure...

235

ORISE: Health physics training  

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surveys Health physics services Radiochemical analyses Health physics training How ORISE is Making a Difference Overview Environmental characterization at ORNL a...

236

Luminescent macrocyclic lanthanide complexes  

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The present invention provides a novel class of macrocyclic compounds as well as complexes formed between a metal (e.g., lanthanide) ion and the compounds of the invention. Preferred complexes exhibit high stability as well as high quantum yields of lanthanide ion luminescence in aqueous media without the need for secondary activating agents. Preferred compounds incorporate hydroxy-isophthalamide moieties within their macrocyclic structure and are characterized by surprisingly low, non-specific binding to a variety of polypeptides such as antibodies and proteins as well as high kinetic stability. These characteristics distinguish them from known, open-structured ligands.

Raymond, Kenneth N. (Berkeley, CA); Corneillie, Todd M. (Campbell, CA); Xu, Jide (Berkeley, CA)

2012-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Independent Oversight Lessons Learned Report - Environment, Safety, and Health Evaluations  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Environment, Safety, and Health Evaluations Independent Oversight Lessons Learned Report Office of Independent Oversight and Performance Assurance U. S. Department of Energy OVERSIGHT Table of Contents 1.0 INTRODUCTION ....................................................................1 2.0 RESULTS .................................................................................3 3.0 CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE INSPECTION AREAS OF EMPHASIS...........................................................7 APPENDIX A - FOCUS AREA RESULTS ....................................8 APPENDIX B - SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION ................25 Abbreviations Used in This Report AAAHC Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care ALARA As Low As Reasonably Achievable CAIRS Computerized Accident and Injury Reporting System

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DigiSwitch: A Device to Allow Older Adults to Monitor and Direct the Collection and Transmission of Health Information Collected at Home  

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Home monitoring represents an appealing alternative for older adults considering out-of-home long term care and an avenue for informal caregivers and health care providers to gain decision-critical information about an older adults' health and well-being. ... Keywords: Aging in place, Home, Home monitoring, Older adult, Privacy

Kelly E. Caine; Celine Y. Zimmerman; Zachary Schall-Zimmerman; William R. Hazlewood; L. Jean Camp; Katherine H. Connelly; Lesa L. Huber; Kalpana Shankar

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

239

Y-12 National Security Complex  

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Complex Y-12 National Security Complexs primary mission is to support of the DOE nuclear weapons stockpile maintenance program. Activities include assembly and disassembly...

240

The Lillehammer Submarine Fan Complex.  

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??Abstract The Lillehammer Submarine Fan Complex is a mixed mud/sand rich turbidite fan system. The fan complex was deposited in the Neoproterozoic Hedmark rift basin (more)

Skaten, Maren Kristin Mllerup

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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241

Domain analysis on an electronic health records system  

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Electronic Health Records (EHR) have been proposed as a means for managing the technical and organisational complexity that arises in modern healthcare. Different EHR systems are being developed around the world, and within individual countries, different ... Keywords: electronic health record, feature oriented domain analysis, healthcare domain

Xiaocheng Ge; Richard F. Paige; John A. McDermid

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

Complex Structures in Electrodynamics  

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In this paper we show that the basic external (i.e. not determined by the equations) object in Classical electrodynamics equations is a complex structure. In the 3-dimensional standard form of Maxwell equations this complex structure $\\mathcal{I}$ participates implicitly in the equations and its presence is responsible for the so called duality invariance. We give a new form of the equations showing explicitly the participation of $\\mathcal{I}$. In the 4-dimensional formulation the complex structure is extracted directly from the equations, it appears as a linear map $\\Phi$ in the space of 2-forms on $\\mathbb{R}^4$. It is shown also that $\\Phi$ may appear through the equivariance properties of the new formulation of the theory. Further we show how this complex structure $\\Phi$ combines with the Poincare isomorphism $\\mathfrak{P}$ between the 2-forms and 2-tensors to generate all well known and used in the theory (pseudo)metric constructions on $\\mathbb{R}^4$, and to define the conformal symmetry properties. The equations of Extended Electrodynamics (EED) do not also need these pseudometrics as beforehand necessary structures. A new formulation of the EED equations in terms of a generalized Lie derivative is given.

Stoil Donev

2001-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

243

Harnessing complexity in CSCW  

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We argue that socio-technical systems can be understood as complex adaptive systems, that is, systems containing component sub-systems interacting such that they co-evolve This viewpoint may allow us to understand more clearly the factors that underlie ...

Simon Kaplan; Lesley Seebeck

2001-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurements for Complex Fluid Formulation  

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... formulation is equally important, not to add value to a ... Industry Needs and Capabilities Characterisation Challenges for Home and Personal Care ...

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

2012 CFCNCA Catalog of Caring  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

catalog of catalog of caring ® 2012 Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area Meet Khedidja, a CFCNCA charity beneficiary, Major Gregory, a CFCNCA donor, and Rob, a CFCNCA charity representative. Read their stories online at www.cfcnca.org. DONATE ONLINE TODAY THROUGH THE CFCNCA AT WWW.CFCNCA.ORG # 1 INTRODUCTION ..............................................2 INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Jewish Aid Worldwide ............................................................6 Child Aid International ............................................................6 International Independent Organizations ................................7 Global Impact .......................................................................10 Do Unto Others.....................................................................11

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Talking about living and dying with the oldest old: public involvement in a study on end of life care in care homes.  

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required by many health care Goodman et al. BMC Palliative Care 2011, 10:20 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-684X/10/20 Page 2 of 7 facilities for researchers in the UK). They received an annual honorarium, study related expenses and financial support... to the study itself. This approach encouraged residents unfamiliar with a group discussion format to react to statements and to talk about the research openly, possibly because they were discussing their involvement with a third party. PIRg members were...

Goodman, Claire; Mathie, Elspeth; Cowe, Marion; Mendoza, Alex; Westwood, Daphne; Munday, Diane; Wilson, Patricia M; Crang, Clare; Froggatt, Katherine; Iliffe, Steve; Manthorpe, Jill; Gage, Heather; Barclay, Stephen

2011-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

247

Child Care Availability and Usage Among Welfare Recipients  

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Child Care Availability and Usage Among Welfare Recipients 1the impact that the availability of nearby licensed care hasemployment and that the availability of nearby licensed care

Houston, Douglas; Ong, Paul M.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

Federal Long Tern Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) | Department...  

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Program (FLTCIP) Federal Long Tern Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance to help pay for costs...

249

Trust in health infomediaries  

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Health infomediaries play an increasingly critical role in providing support for people's health and wellness decisions. Effectiveness of health infomediaries depends on people's trust in them. In this paper, we conceptualize a comprehensive synthesis ... Keywords: Health infomediary, Information quality, Risk belief, System quality, Trust, Trust beliefs, Trust signs

Jaeki Song; Fatemeh "Mariam" Zahedi

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

Quantum Complexity and Fundamental Physics  

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Quantum Complexity and Fundamental Physics. Scott Aaronson Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

251

The cenTer for healTh and The  

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and regulation to legal and policy issues around national health care reform. Our faculty associates come fromAL RePORt 2010 3 #12;5ReSeARCH & PROgRAMS4 ReSeARCH & PROgRAMS Photo above: Andrea King and Alicia

Gilad, Yoav

252

Independent Oversight Inspection, Y-12 National Security Complex - February  

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Y-12 National Security Complex - Y-12 National Security Complex - February 2008 Independent Oversight Inspection, Y-12 National Security Complex - February 2008 February 2008 Inspection of Emergency Management at the Y-12 Site Office and Y-12 National Security Complex The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Independent Oversight inspected the emergency management program at DOE's Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) in October-November 2007. The inspection was performed by Independent Oversight's Office of Emergency Management Oversight (HS-63). Independent Oversight reports to the Chief, Office of Health, Safety and Security, who reports directly to the Secretary of Energy. This 2007 inspection found that YSO and B&W Y-12 have established an emergency management program that generally protects site workers and the

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Independent Activity Report, Y-12 National Security Complex - June 2011 |  

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Y-12 National Security Complex - June Y-12 National Security Complex - June 2011 Independent Activity Report, Y-12 National Security Complex - June 2011 June 2011 Site Lead Orientation Visit to the Y-12 Site Office and Y-12 National Security Complex [HIAR-Y-12-2011-06-23] The purposes of the visit were to discuss the nuclear safety oversight strategy, initiate the site lead program, increase operational awareness of the site's activities, and discuss methods the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) uses to carry out its independent oversight responsibilities. Independent Activity Report, Y-12 National Security Complex - June 2011 More Documents & Publications Independent Activity Report, Oak Ridge Office - June 2011 Independent Activity Report, Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board Public

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ENERGY STAR Score for Senior Care Communities  

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Senior Care Communities in the United States Page 1 Senior Care Communities in the United States Page 1 ENERGY STAR Score for Senior Care Communities in the United States Technical Reference OVERVIEW The ENERGY STAR Score for Senior Care Communities applies to buildings that house and provide care and assistance for elderly residents. The objective of the ENERGY STAR score is to provide a fair assessment of the energy performance of a property relative to its peers, taking into account the climate, weather, and business activities at the property. To identify the aspects of building activity that are significant drivers of energy use and then

255

Complex fission phenomena  

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Complex fission phenomena are studied in a unified way. Very general reflection asymmetrical equilibrium (saddle point) nuclear shapes are obtained by solving an integro-differential equation without being necessary to specify a certain parametrization. The mass asymmetry in binary cold fission of Th and U isotopes is explained as the result of adding a phenomenological shell correction to the liquid drop model deformation energy. Applications to binary, ternary, and quaternary fission are outlined.

D. N. Poenaru; R. A. Gherghescu; W. Greiner

2004-04-09T23:59:59.000Z

256

Designing a personal health application for older adults to manage medications  

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Older adults with multiple chronic conditions are prone to care transitions, such as seeing a new doctor or being discharged after a prolonged hospital stay. These transitions are often uncoordinated and can imperil patients by omitted, duplicative, ... Keywords: elderly, healthcare, medication management, participatory design, personal health applications, personal health records

Danish U. Khan; Katie A. Siek; Jane Meyers; Leah M. Haverhals; Steven Cali; Stephen E. Ross

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

Development of a smart e-health portal for chronic disease management  

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In developed countries, chronic disease now accounts for more than 75% of health care expenditure and nearly an equivalent percentage of disease related deaths. In response to these changes in disease demographics and the economic imperatives caused ... Keywords: chronic disease, decision support, e-health portal

Maryam Haddad; Girija Chetty

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Health information technology and its impact on the quality and cost of healthcare delivery  

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The impact of health information technologies (HIT) on the quality of healthcare delivery is a topic of significant importance and recent research has yielded mixed evidence. We use archival data on HIT usage in combination with data on quality of care ... Keywords: Electronic medical record, Health information technology, Process quality

Indranil R. Bardhan, Mark F. Thouin

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

University of Virginia Health Plan Effective Date: 1/1/2013  

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, Laboratory Services and XRay Procedures (Non-Urgent Only) Paid in Full2 Paid in Full2 Available In% Coinsurance #12;University of Virginia Health Plan Effective Date: 1/1/2013 2 SERVICES PROVIDED UVa PROVIDER HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES A. Inpatient Acute Care for Non-Biologically Based Mental Illnesses

Acton, Scott

260

Building Evalution Tools to Assess the Usability of Primary Care Clinics  

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Primary care clinics play a vital role in the US healthcare system, providing preventative and cost-effective care. New trends in healthcare such as the development of the medical home model for care, the application of electronic medical records (EMRs), the effort to increase access to care, and the need to adhere to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) will have direct impacts on the work flow and spatial delineation of primary care clinics. To ensure the success of primary care practices, the architectural design of primary care clinics needs to address these changes to satisfy both patients and staff, and to improve efficiency and outcomes of care. There is limited literature on the design usability (efficiency, effectiveness, and user satisfaction) of primary care clinics. This study developed a set of building usability evaluation tools to collect, analyze and interpret the usability of a primary care facility. The study used previous literature as well as a case study primary care clinic in Maryland as a basis to develop these tools. In the clinic, data were collected through an initial interview with the head nurse, a forty-hour behavioral observation, and a staff survey. A behavioral observation tool and a survey questionnaire were developed for the data collection. For data analysis, JMP Pro 9 software was used to analyze the data collected through behavioral observation and the staff survey. The literature review developed a Building Usability Framework specifically for healthcare design. A data analysis tool, the Usability Matrix was created to integrate and understand the analyzed data within the Building Usability Framework. Integrating the analyzed data from the case study within the Usability Matrix, a primary care clinic usability evaluation survey was developed at the end of the study. This survey along with the behavioral observation tool and design analysis tools were compiled together to produce the Building Usability Evaluation Tool-Kit for Primary Care Clinics. This tool-kit can be used by architects and researchers interested in designing and analyzing usable primary care clinics.

Hussain, Tahseen 1986-

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nutrition and Biochemistry of PhospholipidsChapter 9 Compositional Analysis of Complex Mixtures of Sphingolipids by Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry  

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Nutrition and Biochemistry of Phospholipids Chapter 9 Compositional Analysis of Complex Mixtures of Sphingolipids by Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry Health Nutrition Biochemistry eChapters Health - Nutrition - Biochemist

262

ORISE: Health Literacy Development  

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Literacy Development Literacy Development While health disparities may be attributed to a number of factors, health literacy development and access to health information can help special populations gain a better understanding of wellness and prevention. The Internet and other means of electronic communication have become popular tools that are allowing people to take control of their health. According to Healthy People 2010, nearly half of American adults (90 million people) are deemed "health illiterate"-an increasing problem among special populations that appears to contribute to health disparities. Health literacy refers to the ability to read and understand materials related to personal health, as well as navigate the health system. To assist government agencies and organizations educate populations facing

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Method for preparing radiopharmaceutical complexes  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method for preparing radiopharmaceutical complexes that are substantially free of the reaction materials used to produce the radiopharmaceutical complex is disclosed. The method involves admixing in a suitable first solvent in a container a target seeking ligand or salt or metal adduct thereof, a radionuclide label, and a reducing agent for said radionuclide, thereby forming said radiopharmaceutical complex; coating the interior walls of the container with said pharmaceutical complex; discarding the solvent containing by-products and unreacted starting reaction materials; and removing the radiopharmaceutical complex from said walls by dissolving it in a second solvent, thereby obtaining said radiopharmaceutical complex substantially free of by-products and unreacted starting materials.

Jones, Alun G. (Newton Centre, MA); Davison, Alan (Needham, MA); Abrams, Michael J. (Westchester, PA)

1989-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

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ORISE: Public Health Communication  

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Communication Communication Public Health Communication The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) assists government agencies and organizations in addressing public health challenges by developing evidence-based communication programs and social marketing initiatives that resonate with target populations. Because approximately half of American adults do not understand basic health information, ORISE develops the types of messages that will attract attention and motivate people to address their personal and family health. ORISE also develops and executes evidence-based and culturally-competent public health communication programs that help change behaviors and result in healthier lifestyles. Communication Planning and Products Public health organizations are faced with increasing demands for

265

Complexity Science for Simpletons  

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In this article, we shall describe some of the most interesting topics in the subject of Complexity Science for a general audience. Anyone with a solid foundation in high school mathematics (with some calculus) and an elementary understanding of computer programming will be able to follow this article. First, we shall explain the significance of the P versus NP problem and solve it. Next, we shall describe two other famous mathematics problems, the Collatz 3n+1 Conjecture and the Riemann Hypothesis, and show how both Chaitin's incompleteness theorem and Wolfram's notion of "computational irreducibility" are important for understanding why no one has, as of yet, solved these two problems.

Craig Alan Feinstein

2005-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

266

Nuclear Weapons Complex reconfiguration study  

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Shortly after assuming duties as Secretary of Energy, I reviewed the Nuclear Weapons Complex Modernization Report'' submitted to the Congress in January 1989 as required by the National Defense Authorization Act of 1988 and 1989. My review showed that several of the report's assumptions needed to be re-evaluated. During this eighteen-month review, dramatic world changes forced further reassessments of the future Nuclear Weapons Complex. These changes are reflected in the new report. The new report presents a plan to achieve a reconfigured complex, called Complex-21. Complex-21 would be smaller, less diverse, and less expensive to operated than the Complex of today. Complex-21 would be able to safely and reliability support nuclear deterrent stockpile objectives set forth by the President and funded by the Congress. It would be consistent with realities of the emerging international security environment and flexible enough to accommodate the likely range of deterrent contingencies. In addition, Complex-21 would be constructed and operated to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and orders. Achieving Complex-21 will require significant resources. This report provides and organized approach toward selecting the most appropriate configuration for Complex-21, satisfying environmental requirements, and minimizing costs. The alternative -- to continue to use piecemeal fixes to run an antiquated complex -- will be more expensive and provide a less reliable Nuclear Weapons Complex. As a consequence, implementation of the Complex-21 plan is considered necessary to ensure continued viability of our nuclear deterrent.

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1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Organometallic Complexes of Graphene  

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We demonstrate the organometallic hexahapto complexation of chromium with graphene, graphite and carbon nanotubes. All of these extended periodic pi-electron systems exhibit some degree of reactivity toward the reagents CrCO)6 and (eta6-benzene)Cr(CO)3, and we are able to demonstrate the formation of (eta6-rene)Cr(CO)3 or (eta6-arene)2Cr, where arene = single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNT), exfoliated graphene (XG), epitaxial graphene (EG) and highly-oriented pyrolytic graphite (HOPG). We find that the SWNTs are the least reactive presumably as a result of the effect of curvature on the formation of the hexahapto bond; in the case of HOPG, (eta6-HOPG)Cr(CO)3 was isolated while the exfoliated graphene samples were found to give both (eta6-graphene)2Cr, and (eta6-graphene)Cr(CO)3 structures. We report simple and efficient routes for the mild decomplexation of the graphene-chromium complexes which appears to restore the original pristine graphene state. This study represents the first example of the use of graph...

Sarkar, Santanu; Bekyarova, Elena; Haddon, Robert C

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Parabolic flows on complex manifolds  

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Chapter 2 Convergence of the parabolic complex Monge-Amp`ere65] Streets, J. , Tian, G. A parabolic flow of pluriclosedGill, M. Convergence of the parabolic complex Monge-Amp` ere

Gill, Matthew Franklin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

Health and Nutrition Division  

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The Health and Nutrition Division promotes and facilitates communication and cooperation among professionals whose interests in lipid biochemistry and physiology relate to all aspects of dietary fats and health; encompasses the technical areas of dietary f

270

ORISE: Worker Health Research  

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Worker Health Research Worker Health Research Worker Health Research The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) provides technical assistance to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and other government agencies by performing specialized worker health research to assess the health of workers and other populations. Statistical methods, epidemiologic research and hazard assessments are core ORISE worker health research competencies. Because information technology is an integral part of the epidemiologic research process, ORISE also capitalizes on its benefits by organizing worker health research data into manageable databases. By providing DOE and the scientific community with accessible information on the long-term health outcomes of occupational exposures, ORISE is helping improve the

271

Health IT Workshop Notice  

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... among NVLAP, the NIST Information Technology Laboratory, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), laboratories interested in ...

2011-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

272

Environmental Public Health at  

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requiring special laboratory expertise · The Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, which, environmental sanitation, and laboratory sciences----to protect public health · Responding and sharing solutions to environmental public health problems worldwide "We" are---- · The Division of Laboratory Sciences, which

273

Standards and Trade -- Who Really Cares?  

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... the arrangement of keyboard characters,; the threads for light bulbs,; rules for the construction and care of steam boilers and pressure vessels, and; ...

2013-07-23T23:59:59.000Z

274

RHIC | Accelerator Complex  

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RHIC Accelerators RHIC Accelerators The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider complex is actually composed of a long "chain" of particle accelerators Heavy ions begin their travels in the Electron Beam Ion Source accelerator (1). The ions then travel to the small, circular Booster (3) where, with each pass, they are accelerated to higher energy. From the Booster, ions travel to the Alternating Gradient Synchrotron (4), which then injects the beams via a beamline (5) into the two rings of RHIC (6). In RHIC, the beams get a final accelerator "kick up" in energy from radio waves. Once accelerated, the ions can "orbit" inside the rings for hours. RHIC can also conduct colliding-beam experiments with polarized protons. These are first accelerated in the Linac (2), and further in the Booster (3), AGS (4), and

275

Complex Glazing Database  

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1.2 1.2 This is a Beta version of the Complex Glazing Database (CGDB) for WINDOW 6. The data in the list below was measured by LBNL for this first data set. In the future, LBNL will publish measurement and submittal procedures so that manufacturers can submit their own data to LBNL for review and inclusion in subsequent databases, in a similar fashion to the International Glazing Database (IGDB). The numbering scheme for each manufacturer is a Beta scheme and will be further developed in the next few months. Alkenz USA Inc Shading Material Name BSDF XML File Shading Layer Name ID Type Sunshadow 3000, N901 Charcoal (SA-31) 2011-SA31.XML Sunshadow 3000, N901 Charcoal (WS) 7000 BSDF File Sunshadow 3100, N002 white/bone (SA-30) 2011-SA30.XML Sunshadow 3100, N002 white/bone (WS)

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Complex pendulum biomass sensor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A complex pendulum system biomass sensor having a plurality of pendulums. The plurality of pendulums allow the system to detect a biomass height and density. Each pendulum has an angular deflection sensor and a deflector at a unique height. The pendulums are passed through the biomass and readings from the angular deflection sensors are fed into a control system. The control system determines whether adjustment of machine settings is appropriate and either displays an output to the operator, or adjusts automatically adjusts the machine settings, such as the speed, at which the pendulums are passed through the biomass. In an alternate embodiment, an entanglement sensor is also passed through the biomass to determine the amount of biomass entanglement. This measure of entanglement is also fed into the control system.

Hoskinson, Reed L. (Rigby, ID); Kenney, Kevin L. (Idaho Falls, ID); Perrenoud, Ben C. (Rigby, ID)

2007-12-25T23:59:59.000Z

277

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 13 Perfume in Detergent and Personal Care Products  

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 13 Perfume in Detergent and Personal Care Products Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents Press Downloadable pdf of Chapter 13 Perfu

278

Asset Health Workshop Fundamentals  

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This report represents the initial findings and expectations from member asset managers with regard to asset health. Principal objectives were expressed at an asset health workshop hosted by BC Hydro July 7th, 2007. Participants shared experiences in asset health and aligned on an approach to capture and use asset health information. Asset health will be a key component of EPRI's asset and risk management program. The notes of the meeting will be utilized as a starting point for framing out the asset hea...

2007-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

279

Independent Oversight Review, Y-12 National Security Complex - June 2012 |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Y-12 National Security Complex - June Y-12 National Security Complex - June 2012 Independent Oversight Review, Y-12 National Security Complex - June 2012 June 2012 Review of the Y-12 Implementation Verification Review Processes This report documents the independent review of implementation verification review (IVR) processes at the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) conducted by the Office of Enforcement and Oversight (Independent Oversight, Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations), within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS). The review was performed from March 12 - 30, 2012. The objective of this review was to evaluate the extent to which the site management and operating contractor, B&W Y-12, a partnership of Babcock & Wilcox and Bechtel Corporation, and the Y-12 Site

280

Independent Oversight Assessment, Y-12 National Security Complex - June  

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Assessment, Y-12 National Security Complex - Assessment, Y-12 National Security Complex - June 2012 Independent Oversight Assessment, Y-12 National Security Complex - June 2012 June 2012 Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture at the Y-12 National Security Complex Uranium Processing Facility Project The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enforcement and Oversight (Independent Oversight), within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted an independent assessment of nuclear safety culture at the DOE Uranium Processing Facility Project (UPF). The primary objective of the evaluation was to provide information regarding the status of the safety culture at UPF project. The data collection phase of the assessment occurred from late February through March 2012. The safety culture evaluation performed by the external independent safety

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Independent Oversight Targeted Review, Y-12 National Security Complex -  

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Targeted Review, Y-12 National Security Targeted Review, Y-12 National Security Complex - February 2012 Independent Oversight Targeted Review, Y-12 National Security Complex - February 2012 February 2012 Targeted Review of Site Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Y-12 National Security Complex This report documents the independent targeted review of the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) preparedness for severe natural phenomena events, conducted by the Office of Enforcement and Oversight (Independent Oversight) within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS). The review was performed by the HSS Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations and was carried out as the pilot for similar reviews at other U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sites. The purpose of the targeted review

282

Independent Oversight Appraisal, Y-12 National Security Complex - May 2013  

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Appraisal, Y-12 National Security Complex - Appraisal, Y-12 National Security Complex - May 2013 Independent Oversight Appraisal, Y-12 National Security Complex - May 2013 May 2013 Appraisal of the Uranium Processing Facility Safety Basis Preliminary Safety Design Report Process at the Y-12 National Security Complex The Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations, within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) Office of Enforcement and Oversight (Independent Oversight), conducted an appraisal of the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) Preliminary Safety Design Report (PSDR) and associated site office review processes. This appraisal focused on selected aspects of the PSDR submitted to the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Production Office (NPO) for review

283

Independent Oversight Appraisal, Y-12 National Security Complex - May 2013  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Appraisal, Y-12 National Security Complex - Appraisal, Y-12 National Security Complex - May 2013 Independent Oversight Appraisal, Y-12 National Security Complex - May 2013 May 2013 Appraisal of the Uranium Processing Facility Safety Basis Preliminary Safety Design Report Process at the Y-12 National Security Complex The Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations, within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) Office of Enforcement and Oversight (Independent Oversight), conducted an appraisal of the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) Preliminary Safety Design Report (PSDR) and associated site office review processes. This appraisal focused on selected aspects of the PSDR submitted to the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Production Office (NPO) for review

284

Independent Oversight Assessment, Y-12 National Security Complex - June  

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Y-12 National Security Complex - Y-12 National Security Complex - June 2012 Independent Oversight Assessment, Y-12 National Security Complex - June 2012 June 2012 Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture at the Y-12 National Security Complex Uranium Processing Facility Project The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enforcement and Oversight (Independent Oversight), within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted an independent assessment of nuclear safety culture at the DOE Uranium Processing Facility Project (UPF). The primary objective of the evaluation was to provide information regarding the status of the safety culture at UPF project. The data collection phase of the assessment occurred from late February through March 2012. The safety culture evaluation performed by the external independent safety

285

Independent Oversight Targeted Review, Y-12 National Security Complex -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Y-12 National Security Y-12 National Security Complex - February 2012 Independent Oversight Targeted Review, Y-12 National Security Complex - February 2012 February 2012 Targeted Review of Site Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Y-12 National Security Complex This report documents the independent targeted review of the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) preparedness for severe natural phenomena events, conducted by the Office of Enforcement and Oversight (Independent Oversight) within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS). The review was performed by the HSS Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations and was carried out as the pilot for similar reviews at other U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sites. The purpose of the targeted review

286

SCC: The Strategic Computing Complex  

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SCC: The Strategic Computing Complex SCC: The Strategic Computing Complex SCC: The Strategic Computing Complex The Strategic Computing Complex (SCC) is a secured supercomputing facility that supports the calculation, modeling, simulation, and visualization of complex nuclear weapons data in support of the Stockpile Stewardship Program. The 300,000-square-foot, vault-type building features an unobstructed 43,500-square-foot computer room, which is an open room about three-fourths the size of a football field. The Strategic Computing Complex (SCC) at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a secured supercomputing facility that supports the calculation, modeling, simulation, and visualization of complex nuclear weapons data in support of the Stockpile Stewardship Program. National Security

287

Health Consultation Evaluation of Community-Wide Asbestos Exposures EL DORADO HILLS NATURALLY OCCURRING ASBESTOS SITE  

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A health consultation is a verbal or written response from ATSDR or ATSDRs Cooperative Agreement Partners to a specific request for information about health risks related to a specific site, a chemical release, or the presence of hazardous material. In order to prevent or mitigate exposures, a consultation may lead to specific actions, such as restricting use of or replacing water supplies; intensifying environmental sampling; restricting site access; or removing the contaminated material. In addition, consultations may recommend additional public health actions, such as conducting health surveillance activities to evaluate exposure or trends in adverse health outcomes; conducting biological indicators of exposure studies to assess exposure; and providing health education for health care providers and community members. This concludes the health consultation process for this site, unless additional information is obtained by ATSDR or ATSDRs Cooperative Agreement Partner which, in the Agencys opinion, indicates a need to revise or append the conclusions previously issued.

unknown authors

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Complex Structure Forewarning System Framework  

This invention is a novel predictive framework to control the in-service health of structures or equipment by ... Oak Ridge National Laboratory Rm ...

289

Commentary Should research be part of advance care planning?  

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Advance care planning is a process to help people to formulate and communicate their preferences regarding future care during critical illness. Reviews of the advance care planning process in its current form have been disappointing. Improvements in care at the end of life and palliative care are necessary for the provision of modern medical care. Medical research has led to many improvements at the physiological and technological levels. It is only by applying the same rigour of scientific study and research ethics that improvements in the advance care planning process can be made. Keywords advance care planning, critical illness, palliative care, research ethics

Alexandra M Easson

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

The challenge Inventing, making and selling home and personal care products is more complex and time  

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focus on fewer and better experiments when designing a new product. The high performance computing advantage of the STFC Hartree Centre's expertise in high performance computing (HPC) to model how key The Hartree Centre is an industrial gateway to world-class high performance computing (HPC) and simulation

Zharkova, Valentina V.

291

Confidentiality Concerns Raised by DNA-Based Tests in the Market-Driven Managed Care Setting  

SciTech Connect

In a policy climate where incentives to cherry pick are minimized, Managed Care Organizations can implement practices that safeguard medical privacy to the extent that data is protected from falling into the hands of third parties who could misuse it to discriminate. To the extent that these practices have been codified into the regulatory Network of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Consumers may be able to rest easy about their genetic data being revealed to third parties who may discriminate. However, there are limitations to the use of policy instruments to prevent the discrimination of an entire genre of clients by market driven managed care organizations. Policy measures, to assure that knowledge of genetic conditions and their future costs would not be used by market driven managed care organizations to implement institutional policies and products that would implicitly discriminate against a genre of clients with genetic conditions, present difficulties.

Kotval, Jeroo S.

2006-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

292

Interpretation of complex scenes using dynamic tree-structure Bayesian networks  

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This paper addresses the problem of object detection and recognition in complex scenes, where objects are partially occluded. The approach presented herein is based on the hypothesis that a careful analysis of visible object details at various scales ... Keywords: Bayesian networks, Dynamic trees, Generative models, Image segmentation, Object recognition, Variational inference

Sinisa Todorovic; Michael C. Nechyba

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Trends extraction and analysis for complex system monitoring and decision support  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents an effective trend extraction procedure, based on a simple, yet powerful, representation. Its usefulness for complex system monitoring and decision support is illustrated by three examples. The method extracts semi-qualitative temporal ... Keywords: Data analysis, Diagnosis, Evaporating process, Intensive care unit, Monitoring, Operator support, Supervision, Trend analysis

Sylvie Charbonnier; Carlos Garcia-Beltan; Catherine Cadet; Sylviane Gentil

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

Environmental toxicity of complex chemical mixtures  

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Complex chemical mixtures may be released into the environment from a variety of sources including hazardous waste sites. Components of chemical mixtures and their metabolites may be genotoxic leading to cancer and heritable gene mutations. Chemical analysis alone does not always provide the most accurate information from which to estimate the risk of adverse effects associated with exposure to mixtures. Current methods to estimate the human health risk for complex mixtures assume additive effects of the components. Although it is assumed that this approach is protective of human and ecological health, it is also recognized that chemical mixtures may induce a variety of interactions including potentiation, synergism, and antagonism. A combined testing protocol, using chemical analysis coupled with a battery of in vitro, in vivo, and in situ bioassays, provides the most accurate information from which to estimate risk. Such a combined testing protocol provides information to describe the major organic and inorganic constituents, as well as the pharmacokinetics and potential interactions of chemical mixtures. This research was conducted to investigate the potential genotoxic effects of complex chemical mixtures of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and polychlorinated aromatics (PCA) using microbial bioassays (Salmonella/microsome assay and the E. coli prophage induction assay), the 32P-postlabeling assay in mice, and in situ measurements of genotoxicity using flow cytometry. Samples of environmental media and wildlife tissues were collected from four National Priority List Superfund sites within the United States. In general, chemical analysis was not always predictive of mixture toxicity. Although biodegradation reduced the concentration of total and carcinogenic PAHs in soils and groundwater, the genotoxicity of extracts from environmental media did not display a corresponding reduction. Mixtures of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) extracted from sediments were found to inhibit the genotoxicity of PAH mixtures when administered dermally to rodents. This inhibition exhibited a dose-response relationship, with the adduct frequency reduced at increasing doses of sediment extract. Finally, PAH concentrations in environmental media and tissues were found to correlate with DNA damage in wildlife receptors. An integrated approach, combining in vitro and in vivo methods to characterize genotoxicity provides more accurate information from which to estimate uptake and risk associated with exposure to complex mixtures and should be considered in both the human and ecological risk assessment process.

Gillespie, Annika Margaret

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

NIST Child Care Center Parent Handbook 1 Jolene Wayne  

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NIST Child Care Center Parent Handbook 1 2010 Jolene Wayne Director NIST Child Care Center Parent Handbook #12;NIST Child Care Center Parent Handbook August 20102 This page left intentionally blank. #12;NIST Child Care Center Parent Handbook August 20103 CONTENTS WELCOME TO THE NIST CHILD CARE CENTER

Magee, Joseph W.

296

Propane gas: Handle with care  

SciTech Connect

Because of its chemical composition and combustion properties, this liquefied petroleum (LP) gas can be mixed with air and used as a direct replacement for natural gas with no burner or process equipment modifications. One major and growing use of propane is as a vehicle fuel. Growing industrial use of propane also has prompted the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to issue new codes. NFPA standard 58-95, Storing and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gases, stresses the need to adhere to safe work and handling practices whenever propane is involved. All employees directly handling the gas should be formally trained and certified, and recertified annually. Although the code applies only to those directly handling propane or operating propane equipment such as portable cylinder filling stations, all employees working around or with propane or other LP gases should understand the characteristics of LP gas and be aware of basic safe handling practices. The paper discusses what LP gas is, special safety concerns, the care required in refilling cylinders, and cylinder inspection.

Fernald, D. [Plant Systems, Inc., Berea, OH (United States)

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Simulating Complex Window Systems using BSDF Data  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Simulating Complex Window Systems using BSDF Data MariaJune 2009 Simulating Complex Window Systems using BSDF Datathe performance of conventional window systems. Complex

Konstantoglou, Maria

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Depleted Uranium Health Effects  

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Depleted Uranium Health Effects Depleted Uranium Health Effects Depleted Uranium line line Uranium Enrichment Depleted Uranium Health Effects Depleted Uranium Health Effects Discussion of health effects of external exposure, ingestion, and inhalation of depleted uranium. Depleted uranium is not a significant health hazard unless it is taken into the body. External exposure to radiation from depleted uranium is generally not a major concern because the alpha particles emitted by its isotopes travel only a few centimeters in air or can be stopped by a sheet of paper. Also, the uranium-235 that remains in depleted uranium emits only a small amount of low-energy gamma radiation. However, if allowed to enter the body, depleted uranium, like natural uranium, has the potential for both chemical and radiological toxicity with the two important target organs

299

ORISE: Health physics services  

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Health physics services Health physics services Nuclear power plant The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) offers comprehensive health physics services in a number of technical areas for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), as well as other federal and state agencies. From radiological facility audits and reviews to dose modeling and technical evaluations, ORISE is nationally-recognized for its health physics support to decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) projects across the United States. Our health physics services include: Environmental survey Applied health physics projects We work with government agencies and organizations to identify, measure and assess the presence of radiological materials during the D&D process. ORISE

300

Parabolic flows on complex manifolds.  

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??We prove C ? convergence for suitably normalized solutions of the parabolic complex Monge-Ampre equation on compact Hermitian manifolds. This provides a parabolic proof of (more)

Gill, Matthew Franklin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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301

Complex higher order derivative theories  

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In this work is considered a complex scalar field theory with higher order derivative terms and interactions. A procedure is developed to quantize consistently this system avoiding the presence of negative norm states. In order to achieve this goal the original real scalar high order field theory is extended to a complex space attaching a complex total derivative to the theory. Next, by imposing reality conditions the complex theory is mapped to a pair of interacting real scalar field theories without the presence of higher derivative terms.

Margalli, Carlos A.; Vergara, J. David [Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 70-543, Mexico 04510 DF (Mexico)

2012-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

302

PUBLIC HEALTH STATEMENT MERCURY  

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This Public Health Statement is the summary chapter from the Toxicological Profile for Mercury. It is one in a series of Public Health Statements about hazardous substances and their health effects. A shorter version, the ToxFAQs, is also available. This information is important because this substance may harm you. The effects of exposure to any hazardous substance depend on the dose, the duration, how you are exposed, personal traits and habits, and whether other chemicals are

unknown authors

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

System for decision analysis support on complex waste management issues  

SciTech Connect

A software system called the Waste Flow Analysis has been developed and applied to complex environmental management processes for the United States Department of Energy (US DOE). The system can evaluate proposed methods of waste retrieval, treatment, storage, transportation, and disposal. Analysts can evaluate various scenarios to see the impacts to waste slows and schedules, costs, and health and safety risks. Decision analysis capabilities have been integrated into the system to help identify preferred alternatives based on a specific objectives may be to maximize the waste moved to final disposition during a given time period, minimize health risks, minimize costs, or combinations of objectives. The decision analysis capabilities can support evaluation of large and complex problems rapidly, and under conditions of variable uncertainty. The system is being used to evaluate environmental management strategies to safely disposition wastes in the next ten years and reduce the environmental legacy resulting from nuclear material production over the past forty years.

Shropshire, D.E.

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

World Conference on Fabric and Home Care Montreux 2010  

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Archive of the 2010 World Conference on Fabric and Home Care. World Conference on Fabric and Home Care Montreux 2010 Montreux , Switzerland World Conference on Fabric and Home Care: Montreux 2010 ...

305

Efficient scaling for complex division  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We develop a simple method for scaling to avoid overflow and harmful underflow in complex division. The method guarantees that no overflow will occur unless at least one component of the quotient must overflow, otherwise the normwise error in the computed ... Keywords: Complex division, overflow, underflow

Douglas M. Priest

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

Health and Nutrition News  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

US National Institutes of Health (NIH)used modern statistics to review data that were not included in the original 1978 publication of results from the Sydney Diet Heart Study (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 109:317330). Health and Nutritio

307

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DATE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE  

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DATE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH ANIMAL HEALTH AND SHIPPING CERTIFICATE Health The animals described hereon have been examined and found on visual observation. Unless otherwise stated, no laboratory tests have been performed. I hereby certify

Bandettini, Peter A.

308

Long-term care and the elderly  

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Long-term care expenditures represent one of the largest uninsured financial risks facing the elderly. Medicaid provides incomplete insurance against these costs: unlimited nursing home benefits with a deductible equal to ...

Coe, Norma B

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

NETL: Carbon Absorber Retrofit Equipment (CARE)  

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Emissions Control Carbon Absorber Retrofit Equipment (CARE) Project No.: DE-FE0007528 Spray Jet Array for Neustream-C Nozzle Technology Spray Jet Array for Neustream-C Nozzle...

310

Hydrogen peroxide in home-care formulations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Hydrogen peroxide-based bleaches are gentler to colors and fibers, are odorless, and have very low environmental impact. A research manager at Church & Dwight Co. describes the chemistry behind their development. Hydrogen peroxide in home-care formulations

311

Ethical and legal issues arising from complex genetic disorders. DOE final report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The project analyzed the challenges raised by complex genetic disorders in genetic counselling, for clinical practice, for public health, for quality assurance, and for protection against discrimination. The research found that, in some settings, solutions created in the context of single gene disorders are more difficult to apply to complex disorders. In other settings, the single gene solutions actually backfired and created additional problems when applied to complex genetic disorders. The literature of five common, complex genetic disorders--Alzheimer's, asthma, coronary heart disease, diabetes, and psychiatric illnesses--was evaluated in depth.

Andrews, Lori

2002-10-09T23:59:59.000Z

312

Synthetic fossil fuel technologies: health problems and intersociety cooperation  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The potential health impacts of synthetic fossil fuel products are considered mainly in terms of complex and potentially carcinogenic mixtures of polynuclear aromatic (PNA) compounds. These components of oils and tars present an especially perplexing range of problems to those concerned with health protection. The nature of these problems, such as multifactorial exposure, are discussed within a framework of current and future standards to regulate human exposure. Some activities of government agencies, national laboratories, and professional societies are described. A case can be made for pooling the resources of these groups to achieve better solutions for assessing the acceptability of the various technologies and safeguarding human health.

Gammage, R B; Turner, J E

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

The impact of individual-, unit-, and enterprise-level factors on psychological health outcomes : a system dynamics study of the U.S. military  

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other psychological health issues have emerged as a signature pathology of combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. However, the full continuum of care in the U.S. military for ...

Wang, Judy Y. H

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

A Heart Health Alaska Natives  

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Honoring the Gift of Heart Health A Heart Health Educator's Manual for Alaska Natives U . S . D E Health Service Office of Prevention, Education, and Control #12;Honoring the Gift of Heart Health A Heart National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and Indian Health Service NIH Publication No. 06-5218 Revised

Bandettini, Peter A.

315

Complexity science and intentional systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In their position paper entitled "Towards a new, complexity science of learning and education", Jorg et al. (2007) argue that educational research is in crisis. In their opinion, the transdisciplinary and interdiscursive approach of complexity science with its orientation towards self-organization, emergence, and potentiality provides new modes of inquiry, a new lexicon and assessment practices that can be used to overcome the current crisis. In this contribution, I elaborate on how complexity science can further be developed for understanding the dynamics of intentions and the communication of meaning as these are central to the social-scientific enterprise.

Leydesdorff, Loet

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Environment/Health/Safety (EHS): Health Services: Clinical Services...  

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Clinical Services: Occupational Health Mission Statement In support of the pursuit of world class science at the Berkeley Laboratory, Health Services promotes the highest level of...

317

Health & Safety Plan Last Updated  

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........................................ 4 Organizational Health and Safety Committees corrective measures, and obtain the participation of all personnel. a. Organizational Health and Safety Committees Department employees are represented on the University's Organizational Health and Safety

Anderson, Richard

318

Architecting complex systems for robustness  

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Robust design methodologies are frequently utilized by organizations to develop robust and reliable complex systems. The intent of robust design is to create systems that are insensitive to variations from production, the ...

Slagle, Jason C

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Mesoscale Convective Complexes in Africa  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Digitized full-disk infrared satellite imagery from the European geostationary satellite (Meteosat) for 1986 and 1987 was used to construct a climatology of mesoscale convective complexes (MCCs) in Africa One hundred ninety-five systems formed ...

Arlene G. Laing; J. Michael Fritsch

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Complex Hydrides for Hydrogen Storage  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report describes research into the use of complex hydrides for hydrogen storage. The synthesis of a number of alanates, (AIH4) compounds, was investigated. Both wet chemical and mechano-chemical methods were studied.

Slattery, Darlene; Hampton, Michael

2003-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

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321

Health.PDF  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

MAY 2000 MAY 2000 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF AUDIT SERVICES FOLLOW-UP AUDIT OF HEALTH BENEFIT COSTS AT THE DEPARTMENT'S MANAGEMENT AND OPERATING CONTRACTORS AUDIT REPORT DOE/IG-0470 May 11, 2000 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman (Signed) Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Follow-up Audit of Health Benefit Costs at the Department's Management and Operating Contractors" BACKGROUND In Calendar Year (CY) 1998, the Department of Energy (Department) spent about $480 million to provide health benefits for employees of its contractors. In 1994, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the system in place at that time to determine if contractor employee health benefit

322

Data driven health system  

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Effective use of data is believed to be the key to address systemic inefficiencies in health innovation and delivery, and to significantly enhance value creation for patients and all stakeholders. However, there is no ...

Rosen Ceruolo, Melissa Beth

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Health & Nutrition News  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sperm quality and dietary fat Health & Nutrition News Inform Magazine Biofuels and Bioproducts and Biodiesel Analytical Chemistry Biochemistry Biotechnology Soybeans Industrial Oil Products The type and amount of fat men eat may affect their se

324

Russian Health Studies Program  

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The Office of Health, Safety and Security HSS Logo Department of Energy Seal Left Tab SEARCH Right Tab TOOLS Right Tab Left Tab HOME Right Tab Left Tab ABOUT US Right Tab Left Tab...

325

Office of International Health Studies  

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International Health Studies International Health Studies Home Mission and Functions Japan Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF) Studies Marshall Islands Program Russian Health Studies Program Russian Radiobiology Human Tissue Repository Spain (Palomares) Program Health and Safety HSS Logo Office of International Health Studies Reports to the Office of Health and Safety Mission and Functions Mission The Office of International Health Studies engages in the conduct of international scientific studies that may provide new knowledge and information about the human response to ionizing radiation in the workplace or people exposed in communities as a result of nuclear accidents. The mission includes providing health and environmental monitoring services to populations specified by law.

326

Safety and Health Services Division  

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The Safety & Health Services Division (SHSD) provides subject matter expertise and services in industrial hygiene, safety engineering, and safety & health programs for the Lab....

327

Environment/Health/Safety (EHS)  

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Environment, Safety and Health Standards Set for LBNL Environment, Safety and Health Standards Set for LBNL Due to a recent Contract 31 action, the Necessary and Sufficient process...

328

Energy Systems and Population Health  

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infrastructure Energy, gender, and health While much of theof energy and health linkages: poverty and gender. We thengender-based priorities, community and cultural factors, energy

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Provides leadership for a national program to increase knowledge and advance effective strategies to deal with problems and issues in the promotion of mental health and the prevention and treatment of mental illness;  

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and supports mental health services research concerned with the impact of the organization, financing, and management of health services on the quality, cost, access to, and outcomes of care; · Provides assistance to to deal with problems and issues in the promotion of mental health and the prevention and treatment

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(. 4 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH &..HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service National Institutes of Health  

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~..""~ "+" ~. (. 4 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH &..HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service ~,~..Health Bethesda, Maryland 20892 January 18, 1995 TO: Addressees FROM: Deputy Director for Intramural Research SUBJECT: Disposition of Laboratory Animals There was an incident over

Bandettini, Peter A.

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Conflict and Health BioMed Central Debate  

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which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Market-based health care reform during democratic transition in Bosnia and Herzegovina was complicated by the 19921995 war, that devastated the country and greater part of its health care infrastructure. The course of the transition and consequences of war for the health system and health professionals are presented here from the perspective of the author. The description of reallife situations and their context is used to illustrate the problems physicians, as well as international community, were faced with and how they tried to cope with them during and after the war. Speaking openly about the mistakes that were made in those times is the first step in preventing them from happening again and an invitation for exchange of opinions and open academic discussion. Background The year 1990 could be considered the beginning of what is known today as the democratic transformation of political scene in the former Yugoslavia. When the communist regime

Health Care In Bosnia; Herzegovina Before; Vladimir J imunovi?; Vladimir J imunovi?

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Evacuation/Transportation Checklist for Child Care Facilities Keeping Kids Safe: Emergency Planning for Child-Care Facilities  

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Evacuation/Transportation Checklist for Child Care Facilities Keeping Kids Safe: Emergency Planning for Child-Care Facilities Evacuation/Transportation Checklist for Child-Care Facilities Name of child-care facility Address Name of person/persons responsible for transportation of children Phone number

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368 Health Science 1997/98 CSULB Catalog HEALTH SCIENCE  

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368 · Health Science · 1997/98 CSULB Catalog HEALTH SCIENCE College of Health and Human Services Champlin Director, Radiation Therapy Stephanie Eatmon Director, School Health Education Susan C. Giarratano Coordinator, Student Affairs/Radiation Therapy Robert Pfister Advisor, Single Subject Credential Dale W. Evans

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NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH National Institutes of Health  

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OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FY 2002 #12;TABLE OF CONTENTS VOLUME 1 Foreword of an Interdisciplinary Approach.................................17 Section III: Department of Health and Human ServicesNATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH National Institutes of Health Strategic Research Plan and Budget

Bandettini, Peter A.

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Animal Care Enforcement Actions | Data.gov  

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Animal Care Enforcement Actions Animal Care Enforcement Actions Agriculture Community Menu DATA APPS EVENTS DEVELOPER STATISTICS COLLABORATE ABOUT Agriculture You are here Data.gov » Communities » Agriculture » Data Animal Care Enforcement Actions Dataset Summary Description Contains monthly reports on 7060s and stipulations related to enforcement of the Animal Welfare and Horse Protection Acts. Form 7060 - Official warning of an alleged violation of statue or regulation and notice to the subject that APHIS may seek civil or criminal penalties for alleged violation in the future if the subject again violates. Stipulation - a pre-litigation monetary settlement between APHIS and the subject. The stipulation provides the subject with notice of alleged violation, affords the subject an opportunity for an administrative hearing, and offers the subject an opportunity to waive the hearing and pay a monetary penalty calculated within Civil Penalty guidelines.

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House Care Co Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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House Care Co Ltd House Care Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name House Care Co Ltd Place Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Zip 163-1431 Sector Solar Product Japanese insulation and roofing installer which also distributes and installs solar roofing systems. Coordinates 35.670479°, 139.740921° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":35.670479,"lon":139.740921,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Improved Productivity and Health from Better Indoor Environments  

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5 5 Improved Productivity and Health from Better Indoor Environments Recently completed analyses suggest that improving buildings and indoor environments could reduce health-care costs and sick leave and increase worker performance, resulting in an estimated productivity gain of $30 to $150 billion annually. The research literature provides strong evidence that characteristics of buildings and their indoor environments influence the prevalence of several adverse health effects. These include communicable respiratory disease (e.g., common colds and influenza), allergy and asthma symptoms, and acute sick building syndrome (SBS) symptoms such as headaches, and irritation of the eyes, nose, throat, and skin. For example, in six studies, the number of respiratory illnesses in building occupants varied by a factor of 1.2 to

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Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture at the Y-12 National Security Complex Urnaium Processing Facility Project, June 2012  

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Y-12 National Security Complex Y-12 National Security Complex Uranium Processing Facility Project May 2011 June 2012 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy i Independent Oversight Assessment of Safety Culture at the Y-12 National Security Complex Uranium Processing Facility Project Table of Contents 1.0 Introduction ........................................................................................................................................... 1 2.0 Scope and Methodology ....................................................................................................................... 2 3.0 Results and Conclusions ....................................................................................................................... 3

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Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture at the Y-12 National Security Complex Urnaium Processing Facility Project, June 2012  

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Y-12 National Security Complex Y-12 National Security Complex Uranium Processing Facility Project May 2011 June 2012 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy i Independent Oversight Assessment of Safety Culture at the Y-12 National Security Complex Uranium Processing Facility Project Table of Contents 1.0 Introduction ........................................................................................................................................... 1 2.0 Scope and Methodology ....................................................................................................................... 2 3.0 Results and Conclusions ....................................................................................................................... 3

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Emergency Response Health Physics  

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Health physics is an important discipline with regard to understanding the effects of radiation on human health; however, there are major differences between health physics for research or occupational safety and health physics during a large-scale radiological emergency. The deployment of a U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) monitoring and assessment team to Japan in the wake of the March 2011 accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant yielded a wealth of lessons on these difference. Critical teams (CMOC (Consequence Management Outside the Continental U.S.) and CMHT (Consequence Management Home Team) ) worked together to collect, compile, review, and analyze radiological data from Japan to support the response needs of and answer questions from the Government of Japan, the U.S. military in Japan, the U.S. Embassy and U.S. citizens in Japan, and U.S. citizens in America. This paper addresses the unique challenges presented to the health physicist or analyst of radiological data in a large-scale emergency. A key lesson learned was that public perception and the availability of technology with social media requires a diligent effort to keep the public informed of the science behind the decisions in a manner that is meaningful to them.

Mena, RaJah [National Security Technologies, LLC, Remote Sensing LaboratoryNellis; Pemberton, Wendy [National Security Technologies, LLC, Remote Sensing LaboratoryNellis; Beal, William [Remote Sensing Laboratory at Andrews

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Complex Queries | Open Energy Information  

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Complex Queries Complex Queries < User:Jweers Jump to: navigation, search Contents 1 Using Nested Queries 1.1 Programs 2 Using Inverse Property Ask Query 3 Using Wildcards Plus Array Print with Count 3.1 States start with A (4) Using Nested Queries Complex Help:Inline queries are queries which involve multiple subjects, properties, or nested queries. The following is an example of a nested query which will return only Programs (Category:Programs) in the Energy Sector (Property:ProgramSector = Energy) within the subsector of Wind (Property:Sector = Wind) which have been developed by National Labs (Category:United States Department of Energy National Laboratories). The last piece mentioned is where the nested query comes into play. To find Programs which have been developed by National Labs, we must search the

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- - - - -_ _111 _ _ _ __ HEALTH STATU~S OF VIETNAM VETER~I~NS SUPPLEMENT A LABORATORY METHOD~3 AND QUALITY CONTROL U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SEIIVICES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE Control Vietnam Experience Study January 1989 t t U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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Agencies w Affiliation & Designated Field Instructors CPR Liability Insurance CWO Background Check Drug Screen PPD T/D Varicella Titer MMB Titer Hep B Titer Action Care R  

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Drug Screen PPD T/D Varicella Titer MMB Titer Hep B Titer Action Care R Adult Protective Services R *R 7/23/2012 Bienvivir Senior Health Services R R* R* R R R R R 7/2/2012 Big brothers Big Sisters R *R 7/23/2010 Border Childrens Mental health Collaborative R R 7/23/2012 CAFV R CASS (Center R 7

Ward, Karen

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Health Impacts from Acute Radiation Exposure  

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Absorbed doses above1-2 Gy (100-200 rads) received over a period of a day or less lead to one or another of the acute radiation syndromes. These are the hematopoietic syndrome, the gastrointestinal (GI) syndrome, the cerebrovascular (CV) syndrome, the pulmonary syndrome, or the cutaneous syndrome. The dose that will kill about 50% of the exposed people within 60 days with minimal medical care, LD50-60, is around 4.5 Gy (450 rads) of low-LET radiation measured free in air. The GI syndrome may not be fatal with supportive medical care and growth factors below about 10 Gy (1000 rads), but above this is likely to be fatal. Pulmonary and cutaneous syndromes may or may not be fatal, depending on many factors. The CV syndrome is invariably fatal. Lower acute doses, or protracted doses delivered over days or weeks, may lead to many other health outcomes than death. These include loss of pregnancy, cataract, impaired fertility or temporary or permanent sterility, hair loss, skin ulceration, local tissue necrosis, developmental abnormalities including mental and growth retardation in persons irradiated as children or fetuses, radiation dermatitis, and other symptoms listed in Table 2 on page 12. Children of parents irradiated prior to conception may experience heritable ill-health, that is, genetic changes from their parents. These effects are less strongly expressed than previously thought. Populations irradiated to high doses at high dose rates have increased risk of cancer incidence and mortality, taken as about 10-20% incidence and perhaps 5-10% mortality per sievert of effective dose of any radiation or per gray of whole-body absorbed dose low-LET radiation. Cancer risks for non-uniform irradiation will be less.

Strom, Daniel J.

2003-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Albuquerque Complex | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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Complex http:www.doeal.gov The Albuquerque Complex provides responsive business, technical, financial, legal, and management advice and services to successfully accomplish the...

346

Clinic-Level Process of Care for Depression in Primary Care Settings  

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Health Administration (VHA) as a whole, and the most organizationalorganizational context in?uenced the implementation of the intervention model, and how each healthHealth (2009) 36:144158 organizations, suggesting the need for studying processes at the organizational

Fickel, Jacqueline J.; Yano, Elizabeth M.; Parker, Louise E.; Rubenstein, Lisa V.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environment, Safety & Health  

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Links Links ESSH Policy Site Environmental Reports Environmental Regulators Upton Ecological and Research Reserve Pollution Prevention Organizations ES&H Directorate Environmental Protection Division Environmental Restoration Division Safety & Health Services Other BNL Site Index Can't View PDFs? Environment, Safety & Health Brookhaven National Lab is committed to continual improvement in environmental, safety, security, and health (ESSH) performance. Full policy description. Restoration Projects Brookhaven Graphite Research Reactor decommissioning, High Flux Beam Reactor decommissioning Groundwater Projects Peconic River Cleanup Peconic River Working Group Environmental Restoration Projects green tech ISB-inspired Greening Strategies for Your Home or Office Being green isn't rocket science. Several strategies that earned the ISB its LEED Gold certification can help reduce energy usage and make any building more environmentally friendly.

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Independent Health Studies  

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Independent Health Studies Independent Health Studies A study of cancer rates within a 15-mile radius of Brookhaven National Laboratory found no relationship between Brookhaven Lab and cancer. Suffolk County Task Force Report (PDF) New York State Department of Health Cancer Registry Report (PDF) Report of the Rhabdomyosarcoma Task Force (PDF) According to a 1998 report by the Suffolk County Environmental Task Force on the Laboratory, "cancer rates of all types of cancers [the task force] studied are not elevated near BNL" for the years 1979-93. Task Force Chair Roger Grimson, a biostatistician and an associate professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, concluded in a Newsday article at that time, "There is no link between Brookhaven National Lab and

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Wind Turbines and Health  

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Wind power has been gaining prominence as a viable sustainable alternative to other forms of energy production. Studies have found that there is increasing population demand for green energy 1,2. In Australia, this has been encouraged by the introduction of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act in 2000 and the Renewable Energy Target Scheme in 2009. As with any new technology, wind turbines are not without controversy. Those who oppose the development of wind farms contend that wind turbines can adversely impact the health of individuals living in close proximity. Do wind turbines impact on health? Concerns regarding the adverse health impacts of wind turbines focus on infrasound noise, electromagnetic interference, shadow flicker and blade glint produced

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Wind Turbines and Health  

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Wind power has been gaining prominence as a viable sustainable alternative to other forms of energy production. Studies have found that there is increasing population demand for green energy1,2. In Australia, this has been encouraged by the introduction of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act in 2000 and the Renewable Energy Target Scheme in 2009. As with any new technology, wind turbines are not without controversy. Those who oppose the development of wind farms contend that wind turbines can adversely impact the health of individuals living in close proximity. Do wind turbines impact on health? Concerns regarding the adverse health impacts of wind turbines focus on infrasound noise, electromagnetic interference, shadow flicker and blade glint produced

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2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Emergency Response Health Physics  

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Health physics is an important discipline with regard to understanding the effects of radiation on human health. Topics of discussion included in this manuscript are related to responding to a radiation emergency, and the necessary balance between desired high accuracy laboratory results and rapid turnaround requirements. Considerations are addressed for methodology with which to provide the most competent solutions despite challenges presented from incomplete datasets and, at times, limited methodology. An emphasis is placed on error and uncertainty of sample analysis results, how error affects products, and what is communicated in the final product.

Mena, R., Pemberton, W., Beal, W.

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nanotech/Environment, Health & Safety Portal  

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NIST Home > Nanotech/Environment, Health & Safety Portal. Nanotech/Environment, Health & Safety Portal. Programs and ...

2013-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

353

STATE OF INTERNATIONAL EM Emergency care in India: the building blocks  

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Background The Republic of India, the worlds most populous democracy, has struggled with establishing Emergency Medical Care. However, with the recent recognition of Emergency Medicine as a formal specialty in medical training, there has been renewed vigor in the developments in the field. Method and Results We outline here the building blocks of the health care system in India, and the contribution each has made and is capable of making to the growth of emergency medical services. We also provide an account of the current situation of emergency medicine education in the country. Conclusions As we trace the development and status of emergency medicine in India, we offer insight into the current state of the field, what the future holds for the emergency medical community, and how we can get there.

Imron Subhan; Anunaya Jain; I. Subhan; A. Jain

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantum Computational Complexity John Watrous  

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Quantum Computational Complexity John Watrous Institute for Quantum Computing and School of the subject and its importance II. Introduction III. The quantum circuit model IV. Polynomial-time quantum computations V. Quantum proofs VI. Quantum interactive proof systems VII. Other selected notions in quantum

Watrous, John

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Environment, Safety, and Health Risk Assessment Program (ESHRAP)  

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The Environment, Safety and Health Risk Assessment Program (ESHRAP) models human safety and health risk resulting from waste management and environmental restoration activities. Human safety and health risks include those associated with storing, handling, processing, transporting, and disposing of radionuclides and chemicals. Exposures to these materials, resulting from both accidents and normal, incident-free operation, are modeled. In addition, standard industrial risks (falls, explosions, transportation accidents, etc.) are evaluated. Finally, human safety and health impacts from cleanup of accidental releases of radionuclides and chemicals to the environment are estimated. Unlike environmental impact statements and safety analysis reports, ESHRAP risk predictions are meant to be best estimate, rather than bounding or conservatively high. Typically, ESHRAP studies involve risk predictions covering the entire waste management or environmental restoration program, including such activities as initial storage, handling, processing, interim storage, transportation, and final disposal. ESHRAP can be used to support complex environmental decision-making processes and to track risk reduction as activities progress.

Eide, Steven Arvid; Thomas Wierman

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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doi:10.1155/2010/975016 Research Article Physician Assistant Distribution in Texas-Mexico Border Counties: Public Health Implications  

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Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Purpose. Texas Medical Board physician assistant (PA) data were assessed to assist workforce education and planning strategies for PA programs in regions with high percentages of Hispanic populations. Methods. Data were assessed for gender, ethnicity, program attended and current employment addresses within the 14 Texas-Mexico border counties. Results. Of the 329 border county PAs, 227 self-reported as Hispanic (69%), and 53 % were female. Remarkably, 72 % of all Hispanic PAs attended two of the six public Texas PA Programs. Conclusions. The Sullivan Commission report of 2004 concluded that the primary cause of poor public health care for minorities resulted from unequal representation of minorities in the health care professions. Two public Texas PA programs have made substantial contributions to public health care access in poverty-stricken border areas by educating and placing Hispanic PAs within medically underserved communities. 1.

P. Eugene Jones; Karen E. Mulitalo

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design and evaluation of a wireless electronic health records system for field care in mass  

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in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan; the coordinated bombings in Madrid1 and London;2 the Tsunami disaster prepares for: a dirty bomb (an explosive-dispersed radiation device) or nuclear-bomb detonation,6

Kirsh, David

358

Architecting the future telebehavioral health system of care in the United States Army  

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Charged by the Chairman of the Joints Chief of Staff, the authors were members of a study to develop innovative recommendations for transforming the military enterprise to better manage post-traumatic stress and related ...

Ippolito, Andrea K. (Andrea Katherine)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dr. Hanan Al-Kuwari on the Future of Health Care  

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accidents and crises) as well as to the interaction between inductive and deductive approaches. These two of the 20th -century ­ from the period of Faysals government in Damascus to the French Mandate, Lebanese of the events and accidents that constitute the specificity of each historical trajectory. It is up

Danforth, Bryan Nicholas

360

Analysis of Assembly Bill 8: Health Care Coverage for Masectomies and Lymph Node Dissections  

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literature review. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 74(California Breast Cancer Research Program Research Page: Thenot based on research specific to breast cancer treatment,

California Health Benefits Review Program (CHBRP)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Cost-Conscious Guide to Fire Safety in Health Care ...  

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... 3. the anticipated costs of each retrofit measure ... building safety feature in the light blocks of ... Evaluation Worksheet, the expected savings can exceed ...

2008-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

362

Medicaid Expansions and Welfare Contractions: Offsetting Effects on Prenatal Care and Infant Health?  

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Ruggles. "When Do Women Use AFDC & Food Stamps? The Dynamicsthe Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program.Thus, the loss of AFDC effectively raised the administrative

Currie, Janet; Grogger, Jeffrey

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Medicaid Expansions and Welfare Contractions: Offsetting Effects on Prenatal Care and Infant Health?  

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Ruggles. "When Do Women Use AFDC & Food Stamps? The DynamicsA i d to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program.Thus, the loss of AFDC effectively raised the administrative

Currie, Janet; Grogger, Jeffrey T.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Senate Bill 749: Health Care Coverage for Diagnosis of Autism  

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National Research Council (NRC). (2001). Educating childrenwas already included in the NRC report. No other relevant

California Health Benefits Review Program (CHBRP)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, a Division of Health Care Service Corporation,  

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Intelligence and Counterintelligence Operations, April 2002. #12; FM 2 COUNTERINTELLIGENCE INTENT Degrade Red's Visualization of Blue TARGET · Adversary Intelligence Activities FUNCTIONSFM 2-22.3 (FM 34-52) HUMAN INTELLIGENCE COLLECTOR OPERATIONS HEADQUARTERS, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

Shull, Kenneth R.

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Disparities in Health Insurance and Access to Care for Residents Across U.S. Cities  

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High Rates of Uninsurance El Paso, TX Jersey City, NJ LosHigh Rates of Uninsurance El Paso, TX Jersey City, NJ LosNJ Las Vegas, NVAZ Salt Lake City, UT Charlotte, NCSC MSAs with High Rates

Brown, E. Richard; Wyn, Roberta; Teleki, Stephanie

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Addressing the Complexity of the Earth System  

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This paper highlights the role of the Earth-system biosphere and illustrates the complex: biosphere-atmosphere interactions in the Amazon Basin, changes in nitrogen cycling, ocean chemistry, and land use. It introduces three important requirements for accelerating the development and use of Earth system information. The first requirement is to develop Earth system analysis and prediction models that account for multi-scale physical, chemical and biological processes, including their interactions in the coupled atmosphere-ocean-land-ice system. The development of these models requires partnerships between academia, national research centers, and operational prediction facilities, and builds upon accomplishments in weather and climate predictions. They will highlight the regional aspects of global change, and include modules for water system, agriculture, forestry, energy, air quality, health, etc. The second requirement is to model the interactions between humans and the weather-climate-biogeochemical system. The third requirement is to introduce novel methodologies to account for societal drivers, impacts and feedbacks. This is a challenging endeavor requiring creative solutions and some compromising because human behavior cannot be fully represented within the framework of present-day physical prediction systems.

Nobre, Carlos; Brasseur, Guy P.; Shapiro, Melvyn; Lahsen, Myanna; Brunet, Gilbert; Busalacchi, Antonio; Hibbard, Kathleen A.; Seitzinger, Sybil; Noone, Kevin; Ometto, Jean P.

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Consolidated Manufacturing Complex | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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Consolidated Manufacturing ... Consolidated Manufacturing ... Consolidated Manufacturing Complex An integral part of Y-12's transformation, the Consolidated Manufacturing Complex will fulfill the NNSA mission of placing production processes in right-sized, modern facilities. The CMC will consolidate several mission-critical processes required to meet Y-12 customer needs. Updating processing methods and right-sizing the facility will mean a significant reduction, projected at more than 250,000 square feet, in the footprint. CMC will eliminate several 40- to 65-year-old facilities and alleviate concerns associated with aged facilities built to different codes and standards. Functions being evaluated for inclusion in CMC are lithium operations, general machining operations, depleted uranium operations and deuterium

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1: Redox chemistry of bimetallic fulvalene complexes; 2: Oligocyclopentadienyl complexes  

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The electrochemistry of the heterobimetallic complexes (fulvalene)WFe(CO){sub 5} (30) and (fulvalene)WRu(CO){sub 5} (31) has been investigated. Compound 30 is reduced in two one-electron processes, and this behavior was exploited synthetically to prepare a tetranuclear dimer by selective metal reduction. Complex 31 displayed a distinction between the metals upon reoxidation of the dianion, allowing the formation of a dimer by selective metal anion oxidation. The redox behavior of 30 led to an investigation of the use of electrocatalysis to effect metal-specific ligand substitution. It was found that reduction of 30 with a catalytic amount of CpFe(C{sub 6}Me{sub 6}) (97) in the presence of excess P(OMe){sub 3} or PMe{sub 3} led to the formation of the zwitterions (fulvalene)[W(CO){sub 3}{sup {minus}}][Fe(CO)PR{sub 3}{sup +}] (107, R = P(OMe){sub 3}; 108, R = PMe{sub 3}). Compound 31 also displayed unique behavior with different reducing agents, as the monosubstituted zwitterion (fulvalene)[W(CO){sub 3}{sup {minus}}][Ru(CO){sub 2}(PMe{sub 3}){sup +}] was obtained when 97 was used while the disubstituted complex (fulvalene) [W(CO){sub 3}{sup {minus}}] [Ru(CO)(PMe{sub 3}){sub 2}{sup +}] was produced when Cp*Fe(C{sub 6}Me{sub 6}) was the catalyst. Potential synthetic routes to quatercyclopentadienyl complexes were also explored. Various attempts to couple heterobimetallic fulvalene compounds proved to be unsuccessful. 138 refs.

Brown, D.S. [Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States). Dept. of Chemistry]|[Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States). Chemical Sciences Div.

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Information Theoretic Adaptive Tracking of Epidemics in Complex Networks  

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Adaptively monitoring the states of nodes in a large complex network is of interest in domains such as national security, public health, and energy grid management. Here, we present an information theoretic adaptive tracking and sampling framework that recursively selects measurements using the feedback from performing inference on a dynamic Bayesian Network. We also present conditions for the existence of a network specific, observation dependent, phase transition in the updated posterior of hidden node states resulting from actively monitoring the network. Since traditional epidemic thresholds are derived using observation independent Markov chains, the threshold of the posterior should more accurately model the true phase transition of a network. The adaptive tracking framework and epidemic threshold should provide insight into modeling the dynamic response of the updated posterior to active intervention and control policies while monitoring modern complex networks.

Harrington, Patrick L

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Simple Inference Heuristics versus Complex Decision Machines  

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Keywords: complex algorithms, decision making, deep thought, fast and frugal decisions, simple heuristics

Peter M. Todd

1999-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY, HEALTH PHYSICS  

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contamination and internal exposures to radiation? Disposable gloves __X__ Disposable booties_____ Lab coat __XRUA # 1384 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY, HEALTH PHYSICS Radiation radioactive contamination and/or radiation fields? Wipes and liquid scintillation counting C. At what

Singer, Mitchell

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World Conference on Fabric and Home Care: Singapore 2012  

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Archive of the 2012 World Conference on Fabric and Home Care. World Conference on Fabric and Home Care: Singapore 2012 Other Conference Archives abstracts aocs conference Conference Archives courses fats industries meeting Meeting Archives meetings netwo

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Control Complexity in Fallback Voting  

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We study the control complexity of fallback voting. Like manipulation and bribery, electoral control describes ways of changing the outcome of an election; unlike manipulation or bribery attempts, control actions---such as adding/deleting/partitioning either candidates or voters---modify the participative structure of an election. Via such actions one can try to either make a favorite candidate win ("constructive control") or prevent a despised candidate from winning ("destructive control"). Computational complexity can be used to protect elections from control attempts, i.e., proving an election system resistant to some type of control shows that the success of the corresponding control action, though not impossible, is computationally prohibitive. We show that fallback voting, an election system combining approval with majority voting, is resistant to each of the common types of candidate control and to each common type of constructive control. Among natural election systems with a polynomial-time winner pr...

Erdlyi, Gbor; Rothe, Jrg

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carotenoids & Retinoids; Molecular Aspects and Health IssuesChapter 7 Macular Carotenoids in Eye Health  

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Carotenoids & Retinoids; Molecular Aspects and Health Issues Chapter 7 Macular Carotenoids in Eye Health Health Nutrition Biochemistry eChapters Health - Nutrition - Biochemistry Press Downloadable pdf...

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Healthful LipidsChapter 28 Nutritional Characteristics of Diacylglycerol Oil and Its Health Benefits  

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Healthful Lipids Chapter 28 Nutritional Characteristics of Diacylglycerol Oil and Its Health Benefits Health Nutrition Biochemistry eChapters Health - Nutrition - Biochemistry AOCS Press Downloadable pdf of Chap

377

Quantum query complexity for qutrits  

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We compute lower bounds for the exact quantum query complexity of a ternary function f. The lower bound is of order O(log{sub 3}(n)). In case f is symmetric on a sphere then the lower bound is of order O({radical}(n)). This work is a natural continuation of the work of Beals, Buhrman, Cleve, Mosca, and de Wolf on lower limits for binary functions.

Tamir, Boaz [Department of HPS, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan (Israel)

2008-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

378

Experiments on Cryogenic Complex Plasma  

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Experiments on a cryogenic complex plasma have been performed. Preliminary experiments include production of a plasma in a liquid helium or in a cryogenic helium gas by a pulsed discharge. The extended production of a plasma has been realized in a vapor of liquid helium or in a cryogenic helium gas by rf discharge. The charge of dust particles injected in such a plasma has been studied in detail.

Ishihara, O.; Sekine, W.; Kubota, J.; Uotani, N.; Chikasue, M.; Shindo, M. [Faculty of Engineering, Yokohama National University Yokohama, 240-8501 (Japan)

2009-11-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Disposable Point-of-Care Testing Device for Nucleic Acid ...  

home \\ technologies \\ disposable point of care testing device. Technologies: Ready-to-Sign Licenses: ... Operated by Lawrence Livermore National Security, ...

380

Coordinating Pediatric Medical Care during an Influenza Pandemic - Hospital Workbook  

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This workbook is intended to assist hospitals with coordinating medical care for pediatric influenza-like illness across their community.

HCTT CHE

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health physics applications of nuclear safeguards radiation monitors  

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Nuclear safeguards needs fostered the development of radiation monitors whose sensitivity and microprocessor-controlled logic permit detection of small, transient increases in environmental levels of gamma radiation. While this capability was originally developed to detect the diversion of the special nuclear materials /sup 235/U and plutonium, adaptation to health physics monitoring is straigthforward. Applications of the safeguards instruments range from small, handheld instruments used to monitor laundry of salvage-bound materials to more complex systems devoted to monitoring moving vehicles at entry/exit points. In addition to these health physics applications, other new applications for safeguards instruments are being considered.

Fehlau, P.E.; Dvorak, R.F.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

health_risks.cdr  

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This This fact sheet explains the potential health hazards associated with the radioactive decay of uranium and other radioactive elements found in ore and mill tailings. Potential Health Hazards of Radiation Background Definition Sources of Radiation During World War II and the Cold War, the federal government developed and operated industrial facilities for the research, production, and testing of nuclear weapons, as well as other scientific and engineering research. These processes left a legacy of radioactive and chemical waste, environmental contamination, and hazardous facilities and materials at well over 100 sites. Some of these sites processed uranium and vanadium, and upon closure, left behind millions of cubic yards of mill tailings on the sites and throughout the nearby communities. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) administers the cleanup of these areas

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Security, Safety and Health  

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8, Fourth Quarter, 2012 8, Fourth Quarter, 2012 www.fossil.energy.gov/news/energytoday.html HigHligHts inside 2 Security and Sustainability A Column from the FE Director of Health, Security, Safety and Health 4 Training Goes 3-D NETL's AVESTAR Center Deploys New Virtual Training System 5 Secretary Achievement Awards Two FE Teams Earn Secretary of Energy Recognition 7 Vast Energy Resource Identified FE Study Says Billions of Barrels of Oil in Residual Oil Zones 8 Presidential Award NETL-RUA Engineer Earns Highest Government Honor in Science & Engineering This September marked a major mile- stone for one of the Office of Fossil Energy's largest carbon capture, utili- zation and storage projects: the opening

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Choline, Phospholipids, Health, and Disease  

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The proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Phospholipids. Choline, Phospholipids, Health, and Disease Health acid analysis aocs april articles chloropropanediol contaminants detergents dietary fats division divisions esters fats fatty food food

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The Health of Colorado's Forests  

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, Fort Collins, Colo., and Aerial Survey Coordinator, Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS. Patricia M. Ciesla, Forest Health Management International, Fort Collins, Colo. Brian Howell, Aerial SurveyThe Health of Colorado's Forests 2009 Report Special Issue: Threats to Colorado's Current

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DIY TOP 10 DOS The more costly and extensive the plan, the more carefully you will have to manage time and resources to reach your destination  

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DIY TOP 10 DOS The more costly and extensive the plan, the more carefully you will have to manage to the often-elusive DIY happy ending. 1. 3 GOALS WHAT EXACTLY ARE YOU TRYING TO ACHIEVE? A simple one-off job will happen with DIY. Every project has the potential to cost more than expected. The larger and more complex

Peters, Richard

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 1 The Main Surfactants Used in Detergents and Personal Care Products  

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 1 The Main Surfactants Used in Detergents and Personal Care Products Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents Press Downloadable pdf o

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Arsenic Health Research Synthesis  

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This report summarizes EPRI-sponsored arsenic health research results to date, examines implications of these results for reducing uncertainties in arsenic cancer risk assessment, and identifies remaining research needs. The most important contributions of this research toward reducing key uncertainties for arsenic cancer risk estimates include a revised arsenic inhalation unit risk value, support for a nonlinear dose-response relationship, an estimate of bioavailability of arsenic in coal fly ash, deter...

2001-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

389

Arsenic Health Research Update  

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The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) research program investigating the health effects of inorganic arsenic continues to focus on understanding the biological significance of low-level inorganic arsenic exposure. The major component of ongoing work is the development of an alternative, nonlinear approach to revising the inorganic arsenic cancer potency value (or cancer slope factor). Current, default linear approaches for establishing a cancer slope factor do not account for the biological mode o...

2010-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Designing Soybeans for the 21st Century MarketsChapter 16 Accelerated Yield Technology: A Platform for Marker Assisted Selection of Simple and Complex Traits  

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Designing Soybeans for the 21st Century Markets Chapter 16 Accelerated Yield Technology: A Platform for Marker Assisted Selection of Simple and Complex Traits Biofuels - Bioproducts eChapters Food Science & Technology Health - Nutrition

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Operational health physics training  

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The initial four sections treat basic information concerning atomic structure and other useful physical quantities, natural radioactivity, the properties of {alpha}, {beta}, {gamma}, x rays and neutrons, and the concepts and units of radiation dosimetry (including SI units). Section 5 deals with biological effects and the risks associated with radiation exposure. Background radiation and man-made sources are discussed next. The basic recommendations of the ICRP concerning dose limitations: justification, optimization (ALARA concepts and applications) and dose limits are covered in Section seven. Section eight is an expanded version of shielding, and the internal dosimetry discussion has been extensively revised to reflect the concepts contained in the MIRD methodology and ICRP 30. The remaining sections discuss the operational health physics approach to monitoring radiation. Individual sections include radiation detection principles, instrument operation and counting statistics, health physics instruments and personnel monitoring devices. The last five sections deal with the nature of, operation principles of, health physics aspects of, and monitoring approaches to air sampling, reactors, nuclear safety, gloveboxes and hot cells, accelerators and x ray sources. Decontamination, waste disposal and transportation of radionuclides are added topics. Several appendices containing constants, symbols, selected mathematical topics, and the Chart of the Nuclides, and an index have been included.

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1992-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

HEALTH AND SAFETY PROGRAM MANUAL  

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;' HEALTH AND SAFETY PROGRAM MANUAL Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Laboratory Revision.C.M.P. (UBC campus) . .......................................(604) 224-1322 Student Health Services (UBC Date: September, 2008 #12;#12;AMPEL Health and Safety Program Revised September, 2008 1 TABLE

Handy, Todd C.

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REPORT NO. 3 health implications  

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REPORT NO. 3 health implications of fallout from nuclear weapons testing through 1961 May 1962 Report of the FEDERAL RADIATION COUNCIL #12;REPORT NO. 3 health implications of fallout from nuclear............................................................................................. 10 iii #12;REPORT OF THE FEDERAL RADIATION COUNCIL HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF FALLOUT FROM NUCLEAR

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PIA - Richland Health Services Scheduling | Department of Energy  

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Health Services Scheduling PIA - Richland Health Services Scheduling PIA - Richland Health Services Scheduling PIA - Richland Health Services Scheduling More Documents &...

395

ORISE: Capabilities in Worker Health Studies  

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Health Research Worker Health Research ORISE performs statistical analyses, epidemiologic research and hazards assessments to evaluate workforce health. Medical Data Management...

396

In today's complex technology-driven world  

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... public health and safety, energy, pollution and ... through the use of information technology. ... on messaging standards and technologies that move ...

2005-02-18T23:59:59.000Z

397

Ground states in complex bodies  

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A unified framework for analyzing the existence of ground states in wide classes of elastic complex bodies is presented here. The approach makes use of classical semicontinuity results, Sobolev mappinngs and Cartesian currents. Weak diffeomorphisms are used to represent macroscopic deformations. Sobolev maps and Cartesian currents describe the inner substructure of the material elements. Balance equations for irregular minimizers are derived. A contribution to the debate about the role of the balance of configurational actions follows. After describing a list of possible applications of the general results collected here, a concrete discussion of the existence of ground states in thermodynamically stable quasicrystals is presented at the end.

Paolo Maria Mariano; Giuseppe Modica

2008-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

398

INDUSTRIAL SAFETY & HEALTH (ISH)  

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HEALTH (ISH) HEALTH (ISH) OBJECTIVE ISH.1 A comprehensive industrial safety & health program has been implemented to address applicable safety requirements at the TA 55 SST Facility. (Core Requirements 1, 3, and 4) Criteria * Procedures are implemented to address applicable industrial & health safety issues. * An adequate number of trained personnel are available to support SST facility regarding industrial safety & health concerns. * Portable fire extinguishers are appropriate for the class of fire they are expected to fight and are located within the proper distance. * Cranes, hooks, slings, and other rigging are plainly marked as to their capacity and inspected prior to use. * Forklifts and other powered lifting devices are adequately inspected.

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Emergent Phenomena at Complex Oxide Interfaces  

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Complex Oxide Interfaces by Pu Yu A dissertation submittedOxide Interfaces Copyright 2011 by Pu Yu Abstract Emergentat Complex Oxide Interfaces by Pu Yu Doctor of Philosophy in

Yu, Pu

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Complex oxides useful for thermoelectric energy conversion  

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The invention provides for a thermoelectric system comprising a substrate comprising a first complex oxide, wherein the substrate is optionally embedded with a second complex oxide. The thermoelectric system can be used for thermoelectric power generation or thermoelectric cooling.

Majumdar, Arunava (Orinda, CA); Ramesh, Ramamoorthy (Moraga, CA); Yu, Choongho (College Station, TX); Scullin, Matthew L. (Berkeley, CA); Huijben, Mark (Enschede, NL)

2012-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Reliable complex event detection for pervasive computing  

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Complex event processing for pervasive computing must deal with various sources of error. In this paper, we focus on improving complex event detector handling of several types of communication error, in addition to timing errors caused by the lack of ...

Dan O'Keeffe; Jean Bacon

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Defining and detecting emergence in complex networks  

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Emergence is seen as the most significant feature discriminating complex from non complex systems. Nevertheless, no standard definition of emergence is currently available in the literature. This lack of a shared view affects ...

Fabio Boschetti; Mikhail Prokopenko; Ian Macreadie; Anne-Marie Grisogono

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Albuquerque Complex | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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Albuquerque Complex | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response...

404

Coordination of Care in Substance Abuse Treatment: An Interorganizational Perspective  

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system-wide organizational strategies on the health statusorganizational social outcomes in a centrally governed healthorganizational relationships among drug abuse treatment organizations, 1990-2000. Health

Spear, Suzanne Evelyn

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

Modeling complexity of enterprise routing design  

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Enterprise networks often have complex routing designs given the need to meet a wide set of resiliency, security and routing policies. In this paper, we take the position that minimizing design complexity must be an explicit objective of routing design. ... Keywords: network complexity, routing design, top-down modeling

Xin Sun; Sanjay G. Rao; Geoffrey G. Xie

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Establishing Economic Effectiveness through Software Health-Management  

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More than two thirds of the annual software budget of large-scale organizations dealing with complex software systems is spent on the perfection, correction, and operation of existing software systems. A significant part of these running costs could be saved if the software systems that need to be constantly extende, maintained and operated were in a better technical condition. This paper proposes Software Health-Checks as a method to assess the technical condition of existing software systems and to deduce measures for improving the health of software in a structured manner. Since 2006 numerous commercial software systems with a total of 30 MLOC, implemented in various technologies, were already checked with this method. The actions suggested as a result of these Software 'Health-Checks', repeatedly yielded dramatic performance improvements, risk reductions and cost savings between 30% and 80%.

Pizka, M; Panas, T

2009-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

407

Genotoxicity of complex chemical mixtures  

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Complex chemical mixtures are ubiquitous in the environment. Humans are frequently exposed to these mixtures; therefore, it is important to understand potential interactions of chemical mixtures. Mixture interactions may influence the absorption, distribution, metabolism or excretion of the components of a complex mixture. The research conducted for this dissertation has coupled chemical fractionation with in vitro and in vivo bioassays to assess the potential carcinogenic risk of complex mixtures. A non-aqueous phase liquid from a wood treatment plant was separated into acid (AF), base (BF) and neutral fractions (NF). The NF was further enriched using column chromatography to produce a polychlorinated dinbenzo-p-dioxin (PCDD) and a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) fraction. The genotoxicity of these mixtures were assessed via analytical quantification, in vitro (Salmonella microsome and E. coli prophage induction) and in vivo (32P-postlabeling) bioassays. The NF was further tested to measure bulky DNA adducts and induction of tumor formation. The AF contained the highest level of pentachlorophenol and the highest concentration of total PAHs. Although the carcinogenic PAHs were highest in the PCDD fraction, the highest concentrations of benzo(a)pyrene (BAP), indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene and dibenz(a,h)anthracene were detected in the PAH fraction. A positive genotoxic response in Salmonella was induced by the crude extract, the PAH and BF, whereas the AF and BF induced a positive response in the E. coli assay. In vivo, the PAH fraction induced the highest DNA adduct frequencies in the lung. The NF, reconstituted mixture (RM) (which includes equivalent concentrations of seven carcinogenic PAHs in the NF), BAP and the NF amended with BAP (NF+BAP) were all tested in an infant mouse model. At the highest dose, after a 24 hr exposure, NF+BAP had the highest total DNA adducts measured in liver which was three to seven times higher than with other treatments. Adduct levels were comparable to the control after 280 days. The highest incidence of tumors was observed in the liver. At the high dose, NF+BAP elicited the highest incidence of tumors. The results of this research confirm previous studies and indicate that the carcinogenic potential of PAH mixtures may be greater than predicted by chemical analysis.

Phillips, Tracie Denise

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

ES&H Policy Statement | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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ES&H Policy Statement ES&H Policy Statement ES&H Policy Statement As we work to achieve the Y-12 mission and our vision of a modernized Y-12 Complex, we will do so by ensuring the safety and health of every worker, the public, and the environment. Every employee, contractor, and visitor is expected to take personal responsibility for their actions. Environmental Policy Statement: We protect the environment, prevent pollution, comply with applicable requirements, and continually improve our environment. Safety and Health Policy Statement: The safety and health of our workers and the protection of public health and safety are paramount in all that we do. We maintain a safe work place, and plan and conduct our work to ensure hazard prevention and control methods are in place and effective.

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Polymorphism of DNA-anionic Liposome Complexes Reveals Hierarchy of  

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Polymorphism of DNA-anionic Polymorphism of DNA-anionic Liposome Complexes Reveals Hierarchy of Ion-mediated Interactions Hongjun Liang,* Daniel Harries,+ and Gerard C. L. Wong* *Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Department of Physics, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL 61801, USA +Laboratory of Physical and Structural Biology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA Gene therapy using either viral or synthetic vectors is currently one of the most promising strategies for developing cures for many hereditary and acquired diseases. Protocols have been approved for cancer, hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, neuromuscular disorders, and others. Although synthetic nonviral systems such as cationic liposomes generally transfect less efficiently than viruses, they have a number of advantages such as high DNA packaging capacity and low immunogenicity. Since their introduction in 1987, cationic lipid-DNA complexes (CL-DNA) have emerged as one of the major non-viral DNA delivery platforms. CL-DNA complexes have been used in gene therapy for a broad range of cell types as well as delivery systems for cancer vaccines.

410

Y-12 National Security Complex  

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About About Careers Community Employees & Retirees Library Suppliers Contact Us Y-12 Home Y-12 National Security Complex Home Nuclear Deterrence Global Security Naval Reactors Partnerships Security News Search form Search... Search Latest News | B&W Y-12 donates $75,000 to Emory Valley Center Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr RSS Feature Stories Expertise Our NRFTC trainers have many years of operational experience at Y-12 as well as on numerous international missions. Nuclear Detection and Forensics A strong technical nuclear detection and forensics capability is important to the nation's security. "Cook"ing at Y-12 for 70 years We have an enduring mission. Y-12 plays a key role in it. And a nuclear deterrent remains the ultimate insurance policy for America. Young Innovators' Society Awesome Eyeballs visit Y-12

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Deactivation Of Mound's Tritium Complex  

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Deactivation of Mound? s tritium complex is on the critical path for the site exit plan. Under the site exit plan, the DOE Mound Plant in Miamisburg, Ohio, is undergoing significant effort to transition the former weapons facilities to commercial use. Mound will demolish, decontaminate, or transfer more than 100 facilities and 300 acres of land to a non-commercial organization, Miamisburg Mound Community Improvement Corp. (MMCIC) for the city's industrial site development. Among these facilities, deactivation of three tritium facilities presents the most challenge. These laboratory buildings were among some of the original buildings built at Mound in the late 1940s or early 1950s. Through the years, those buildings were used for tritium recovery, testing, research and development and are heavily contaminated with tritium and other radionuclides. The Mound Plant combined safe shutdown of these facilities into a single project. The first deactivation project of this magnitude in the...

Sam Cheng And

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

ICDF Complex Remedial Action Report  

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This Idaho CERCLA Disposal Facility (ICDF) Remedial Action Report has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of Section 6.2 of the INEEL CERCLA Disposal Facility Remedial Action Work Plan. The agency prefinal inspection of the ICDF Staging, Storage, Sizing, and Treatment Facility (SSSTF) was completed in June of 2005. Accordingly, this report has been developed to describe the construction activities completed at the ICDF along with a description of any modifications to the design originally approved for the facility. In addition, this report provides a summary of the major documents prepared for the design and construction of the ICDF, a discussion of relevant requirements and remedial action objectives, the total costs associated with the development and operation of the facility to date, and identification of necessary changes to the Agency-approved INEEL CERCLA Disposal Facility Remedial Action Work Plan and the ICDF Complex Operations and Maintenance Plan.

W. M. Heileson

2007-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

413

Consensus clustering in complex networks  

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The community structure of complex networks reveals both their organization and hidden relationships among their constituents. Most community detection methods currently available are not deterministic, and their results typically depend on the specific random seeds, initial conditions and tie-break rules adopted for their execution. Consensus clustering is used in data analysis to generate stable results out of a set of partitions delivered by stochastic methods. Here we show that consensus clustering can be combined with any existing method in a self-consistent way, enhancing considerably both the stability and the accuracy of the resulting partitions. This framework is also particularly suitable to monitor the evolution of community structure in temporal networks. An application of consensus clustering to a large citation network of physics papers demonstrates its capability to keep track of the birth, death and diversification of topics.

Lancichinetti, Andrea; 10.1038/srep00336

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Calling All Health Innovators: Health Data Palooza Live June...  

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event. Hashtag healthapps. The Health Data Initiative is an incredibly exciting public-private collaboration that is encouraging innovators to utilize data made publicly...

415

NETL: Health Effects - Source Contributions to PM Health Effects...  

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Source Contributions to PM Health Effects: DOE Office of Fossil Energy Analysis DOE's Division of Planning and Environmental Analysis, within its Office of Fossil Energy, Office of...

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The Office of Health, Safety and Security  

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Public Meetings and Hearings Public Meetings and Hearings JUMP TO: 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 2013 December 10, 2013, Safety in Design, Operations, and Emergency Preparedness at the Y-12 National Security Complex. Agenda [PDF] Federal Register Notice of Public Meeting Changes (new time and date) [PDF] Notice of Public Meeting (for October 22, 2013) [PDF] March 14, 2013, Board Public Meeting and Hearing on Safety Culture, Emergency Preparedness, and Nuclear Explosive Operations at Pantex. Federal Register Notice [PDF] Notice of Public Meeting Changes [PDF] Agenda [PDF] Written Statement of Mr. Daniel Ogg, Group Lead for Nuclear Weapon Programs, DNFSB [PDF] Written Statement of Mr. Glenn Podonsky, Chief Health, Safety and Security Officer [PDF]

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journal Environmental Health Perspectives  

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Pollutant exposures from unvented gas cooking burners A simulation Pollutant exposures from unvented gas cooking burners A simulation based assessment for Southern California journal Environmental Health Perspectives year month abstract p Background Residential natural gas cooking burners NGCBs can emit substantial quantities of pollutants and they are typically used without venting p p Objective Quantify pollutant concentrations and occupant exposures resulting from NGCB use in California homes p p Methods A mass balance model was applied to estimate time dependent pollutant concentrations throughout homes and the exposure concentrations experienced by individual occupants The model was applied to estimate nitrogen dioxide NO2 carbon monoxide CO and formaldehyde HCHO concentrations for one week each in summer and winter for a representative sample

418

Heat Transfer in Complex Fluids  

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Amongst the most important constitutive relations in Mechanics, when characterizing the behavior of complex materials, one can identify the stress tensor T, the heat flux vector q (related to heat conduction) and the radiant heating (related to the radiation term in the energy equation). Of course, the expression 'complex materials' is not new. In fact, at least since the publication of the paper by Rivlin & Ericksen (1955), who discussed fluids of complexity (Truesdell & Noll, 1992), to the recently published books (Deshpande et al., 2010), the term complex fluids refers in general to fluid-like materials whose response, namely the stress tensor, is 'non-linear' in some fashion. This non-linearity can manifest itself in variety of forms such as memory effects, yield stress, creep or relaxation, normal-stress differences, etc. The emphasis in this chapter, while focusing on the constitutive modeling of complex fluids, is on granular materials (such as coal) and non-linear fluids (such as coal-slurries). One of the main areas of interest in energy related processes, such as power plants, atomization, alternative fuels, etc., is the use of slurries, specifically coal-water or coal-oil slurries, as the primary fuel. Some studies indicate that the viscosity of coal-water mixtures depends not only on the volume fraction of solids, and the mean size and the size distribution of the coal, but also on the shear rate, since the slurry behaves as shear-rate dependent fluid. There are also studies which indicate that preheating the fuel results in better performance, and as a result of such heating, the viscosity changes. Constitutive modeling of these non-linear fluids, commonly referred to as non-Newtonian fluids, has received much attention. Most of the naturally occurring and synthetic fluids are non-linear fluids, for example, polymer melts, suspensions, blood, coal-water slurries, drilling fluids, mud, etc. It should be noted that sometimes these fluids show Newtonian (linear) behavior for a given range of parameters or geometries; there are many empirical or semi-empirical constitutive equations suggested for these fluids. There have also been many non-linear constitutive relations which have been derived based on the techniques of continuum mechanics. The non-linearities oftentimes appear due to higher gradient terms or time derivatives. When thermal and or chemical effects are also important, the (coupled) momentum and energy equations can give rise to a variety of interesting problems, such as instability, for example the phenomenon of double-diffusive convection in a fluid layer. In Conclusion, we have studied the flow of a compressible (density gradient type) non-linear fluid down an inclined plane, subject to radiation boundary condition. The heat transfer is also considered where a source term, similar to the Arrhenius type reaction, is included. The non-dimensional forms of the equations are solved numerically and the competing effects of conduction, dissipation, heat generation and radiation are discussed. It is observed that the velocity increases rapidly in the region near the inclined surface and is slower in the region near the free surface. Since R{sub 7} is a measure of the heat generation due to chemical reaction, when the reaction is frozen (R{sub 7}=0.0) the temperature distributions would depend only on R{sub 1}, and R{sub 2}, representing the effects of the pressure force developed in the material due to the distribution, R{sub 3} and R{sub 4} viscous dissipation, R{sub 5} the normal stress coefficient, R{sub 6} the measure of the emissivity of the particles to the thermal conductivity, etc. When the flow is not frozen (RP{sub 7} > 0) the temperature inside the flow domain is much higher than those at the inclined and free surfaces. As a result, heat is transferred away from the flow toward both the inclined surface and the free surface with a rate that increases as R{sub 7} increases. For a given temperature, an increase in {zeta} implies that the activation energy is smaller and thus, the reaction ra

Mehrdad Massoudi

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

ORISE: Health Promotion and Outreach  

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that promote health literacy. Capacity Building Capacity Building ORISE develops skills and strengthens the infrastructure necessary for government agencies and organizations...

420

Environment/Health/Safety (EHS)  

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to assist Berkeley Lab supervisors and managers in conducting discussions on environment, safety and health topics with their staff. Each slide delivers focused talking...

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Environment/Health/Safety (EHS)  

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recommendations to the Laboratory Director on the development and implementation of Environment, Safety & Health (ES&H) policy, guidelines, codes and regulatory interpretation. It...

422

Environment/Health/Safety (EHS)  

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Concerns Training SubcontractorsVendors (SJHA) Waste Management What We Do The EnvironmentHealthSafety division helps Berkeley Lab staff perform their work safely and in an...

423

Health impact assessment in Korea  

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Recently, Health Impact Assessment has gained great attention in Korea. First, the Ministry of Environment introduced HIA within existing Environment Impact Assessment. Second, the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs began an HIA program in 2008 in alliance with Healthy Cities. In this short report, these two different efforts are introduced and their opportunities and challenges discussed. We believe these two approaches complement each other and both need to be strengthened. We also believe that both can contribute to the development of health in policy and project development and ultimately to improvements in the Korean population's health.

Kang, Eunjeong, E-mail: marchej@kihasa.re.r [Division for Health Promotion Research, Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs, 268 Jinheung-ro, Bulgwang-dong, Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul (Korea, Republic of); Lee, Youngsoo, E-mail: leeys@kei.re.k [Centre for Environmental Impact Assessment Review, Korea Environment Institute, 290 Jinheung-ro, Bulgwang-dong, Eunpyeong-gu (Korea, Republic of); Harris, Patrick, E-mail: Patrick.harris@unsw.edu.a [Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation, part of the UNSW, Research Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, UNSW, Locked Mail Bag 7103, Liverpool BC, NSW 1981 (Australia); Koh, Kwangwook, E-mail: kwkoh@hanafos.co [Department of Preventive Medicine, Kosin University, 149-1 Dongsam-1-dong, Youngdo-gu, Busan (Korea, Republic of); Kim, Keonyeop, E-mail: pmkky@knu.ac.k [Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, KyungPook National University, 101 Dongin 2 , Jung-gu, Daegu (Korea, Republic of)

2011-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Health Consultation Assessment of Soil Exposures in Communities Adjacent to the Walter Coke, Inc. Site  

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A health consultation is a verbal or written response from ATSDR or ATSDRs Cooperative Agreement Partners to a specific request for information about health risks related to a specific site, a chemical release, or the presence of hazardous material. In order to prevent or mitigate exposures, a consultation may lead to specific actions, such as restricting use of or replacing water supplies; intensifying environmental sampling; restricting site access; or removing the contaminated material. In addition, consultations may recommend additional public health actions, such as conducting health surveillance activities to evaluate exposure or trends in adverse health outcomes; conducting biological indicators of exposure studies to assess exposure; and providing health education for health care providers and community members. This concludes the health consultation process for this site, unless additional information is obtained by ATSDR or ATSDRs Cooperative Agreement Partner which, in the Agencys opinion, indicates a need to revise or append the conclusions previously issued. You May Contact ATSDR Toll Free at

Birmingham Al

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Worker Safety and Health Program Area Index | Safety and Health...  

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Worker Safety and Health Program Area Index A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T U V W BNL's Worker Safety and Health Program Areas were established to assist line and operations...

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SRS employees devote time to 'Days of Caring' | National Nuclear...  

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Dozens of Savannah River Site employees recently spent time off volunteering at 16 area United Way agencies as participants in this year's Projects SERVE, CARE and VISION -...

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Holy Cross Energy - WE CARE Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate...  

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Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Coloado) Holy Cross Energy - WE CARE Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Coloado) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings...

428

Improved Plasma Spray Solution Precursors By Careful Choice of ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Presentation Title, Improved Plasma Spray Solution Precursors By Careful Choice of Precursor Chemistry/Properties and by Use of Suspensions. Author(s), Eric...

429

Ask a scientist: Battery life and care | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Argonne Now, the laboratory's biannual science magazine. More Ask a scientist: Battery life and care By Louise Lerner * July 1, 2012 Tweet EmailPrint This story was...

430

Child Care Subsidies and the Employment of Welfare Recipients  

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care subsidies (through AFDC and programs prior to 1996, nowwas potentially available to any AFDC recipients who waswelfare system, and the AFDC disregard for current welfare

Meyers, Marcia K.; Heintze, Theresa; Wolf, Douglas A.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Predictors of Nursing Home Placement for Home Care Consumers.  

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??The purpose of this study was to identify predictors of nursing home placement for individuals receiving home care services through a locally funded levy program. (more)

Nelson, Ian M

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

An Assessment of Integrated Health Management Frameworks  

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In order to meet the ever increasing demand for energy, the United States nuclear industry is turning to life extension of existing nuclear power plants (NPPs). Economically ensuring the safe, secure, and reliable operation of aging NPPs presents many challenges. The 2009 Light Water Reactor Sustainability Workshop identified online monitoring of active and structural components as essential to better understanding and management of the challenges posed by aging NPPs. Additionally, there is increasing adoption of condition-based maintenance (CBM) for active components in NPPs. These techniques provide a foundation upon which a variety of advanced online surveillance, diagnostic, and prognostic techniques can be deployed to continuously monitor and assess the health of NPP systems and components. The next step in the development of advanced online monitoring is to move beyond CBM to estimating the remaining useful life of active components using prognostic tools. Deployment of prognostic health management (PHM) on the scale of an NPP requires the use of an integrated health management (IHM) framework - a software product (or suite of products) used to manage the necessary elements needed for a complete implementation of online monitoring and prognostics. This paper provides a thoughtful look at the desirable functions and features of IHM architectures. A full PHM system involves several modules, including data acquisition, system modeling, fault detection, fault diagnostics, system prognostics, and advisory generation (operations and maintenance planning). The standards applicable to PHM applications are indentified and summarized. A list of evaluation criteria for PHM software products, developed to ensure scalability of the toolset to an environment with the complexity of an NPP, is presented. Fourteen commercially available PHM software products are identified and classified into four groups: research tools, PHM system development tools, deployable architectures, and peripheral tools.

Lybeck, Nancy; Coble, Jamie B.; Tawfik, Magdy; Bond, Leonard J.

2012-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

433

Hawaii Department of Health Indoor and Radiological Health Branch | Open  

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Indoor and Radiological Health Branch Indoor and Radiological Health Branch Jump to: navigation, search Name Hawaii Department of Health Indoor and Radiological Health Branch From Open Energy Information Address 591 Ala Moana Blvd. Place Honolulu, Hawaii Zip 96813 Website http://hawaii.gov/health/envir Coordinates 21.300314°, -157.864542° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":21.300314,"lon":-157.864542,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

434

Remote Sensing of Aerosol Properties during CARES  

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One month of MFRSR data collected at two sites in the central California (USA) region during the CARES campaign are processed and the MFRSR-derived AODs at 500 nm wavelength are compared with available AODs provided by AERONET measurements. We find that the MFRSR and AERONET AODs are small ({approx}0.05) and comparable. A reasonable quantitative agreement between column aerosol size distributions (up to 2 um) from the MFRSR and AERONET retrievals is illustrated as well. Analysis of the retrieved (MFRSR and AERONET) and in situ measured aerosol size distributions suggests that the contribution of the coarse mode to aerosol optical properties is substantial for several days. The results of a radiative closure experiment performed for the two sites and one-month period show a favorable agreement between the calculated and measured broadband downwelling irradiances (bias does not exceed about 3 Wm-2), and thus imply that the MFRSR-derived aerosol optical properties are reasonable.

Kassianov, Evgueni I.; Barnard, James C.; Pekour, Mikhail S.; Flynn, Connor J.; Ferrare, R.; Hostetler, Chris A.; Hair, John; Jobson, Bertram Thomas

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Advanced nuclear plant control complex  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An advanced control room complex for a nuclear power plant, including a discrete indicator and alarm system (72) which is nuclear qualified for rapid response to changes in plant parameters and a component control system (64) which together provide a discrete monitoring and control capability at a panel (14-22, 26, 28) in the control room (10). A separate data processing system (70), which need not be nuclear qualified, provides integrated and overview information to the control room and to each panel, through CRTs (84) and a large, overhead integrated process status overview board (24). The discrete indicator and alarm system (72) and the data processing system (70) receive inputs from common plant sensors and validate the sensor outputs to arrive at a representative value of the parameter for use by the operator during both normal and accident conditions, thereby avoiding the need for him to assimilate data from each sensor individually. The integrated process status board (24) is at the apex of an information hierarchy that extends through four levels and provides access at each panel to the full display hierarchy. The control room panels are preferably of a modular construction, permitting the definition of inputs and outputs, the man machine interface, and the plant specific algorithms, to proceed in parallel with the fabrication of the panels, the installation of the equipment and the generic testing thereof.

Scarola, Kenneth (Windsor, CT); Jamison, David S. (Windsor, CT); Manazir, Richard M. (North Canton, CT); Rescorl, Robert L. (Vernon, CT); Harmon, Daryl L. (Enfield, CT)

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

2011 Report on the Health  

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University Brian Howell, Aerial Survey Program Manager, Forest Health Protection, USDA Forest Service William2011 Report on the Health of Colorado's Forests #12;Acknowledgments Thanks to William M. Ciesla of this report and his work as a contributing author and photographer. Thanks to the following Colorado State

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Health and Nutrition Division List  

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Name AffiliationCity, State, CountryHealth & Nutrition Division2013 Members348 Members as of October 1, 2013Abeywardena, MahindaCSIRO Health NutritionAdelaide, SA, AustraliaAdam, RoyOilseeds International LtdSan Francisco, CA, USAAdriaenssens, MarkBarry Ca

438

Mathematical link of evolving aging and complexity  

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Aging is a fundamental aspect of living systems that undergo a progressive deterioration of physiological function with age and an increase of vulnerability to disease and death. Living systems, known as complex systems, require complexity in interactions among molecules, cells, organs, and individuals or regulatory mechanisms to perform a variety of activities for survival. On this basis, aging can be understood in terms of a progressive loss of complexity with age; this suggests that complexity in living systems would evolve with age. In general, aging dynamics is mathematically depicted by a survival function, which monotonically changes from 1 to 0 with age. It would be then useful to find an adequate survival function to link aging dynamics and complexity evolution. Here we describe a flexible survival function, which is derived from the stretched exponential function by adopting an age-dependent exponent. We note that the exponent is associated with evolving complexity, i.e., a fractal-like scaling in c...

Weon, Byung Mook

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Permutation complexity of interacting dynamical systems  

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The coupling complexity index is an information measure introduced within the framework of ordinal symbolic dynamics. This index is used to characterize the complexity of the relationship between dynamical system components. In this work, we clarify the meaning of the coupling complexity by discussing in detail some cases leading to extreme values, and present examples using synthetic data to describe its properties. We also generalize the coupling complexity index to the multivariate case and derive a number of important properties by exploiting the structure of the symmetric group. The applicability of this index to the multivariate case is demonstrated with a real-world data example. Finally, we define the coupling complexity rate of random and deterministic time series. Some formal results about the multivariate coupling complexity index have been collected in an Appendix.

Roberto Monetti; Jos Mara Amig; Thomas Aschenbrenner; Wolfram Bunk

2013-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

440

Ethical Issues in Occupational Health  

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ETillCAL ISSUES IN ETillCAL ISSUES IN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH Mary L. Doyle, MPH, RN, COHN-S/CM DOE Headquarters January 17, 2002 OH Ethical Issues * Autonomy * Confidentiality * Right to Know * Putcmalism * Informed Consent OH Ethical Issues * Beneficence: Actions that contribute to the welfare of others - Engineering controls - Exposure monitoring/ walk throughs - Health screening/ Health surveillance - Health promotion - Occupational Health Research Ethical Principles * Autonomy: The right to self-determination * Nonmaleficence: The duty to do no harm * Beneficence: Actions that contribute to the welfare of others * .Justice: Fairness or giving person what is due them OH Ethical Issues * Nonmale.ficence - High risk jobs - Second Party induced Hazards - Incompetent , wtethical, illegal practices

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Health Impacts of Traditional Medicines and Bio-prospecting: A World Scenario Accentuating Bhutan's Perspective  

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medicinal plants as indispensable cures for many ailments. Although some cultures used individual natural products as medicines, many traditions propounded powerful combinations with different ingredients known as poultices, tinctures and mixtures... health care, the natural products also play significant role in the discovery of the natural product-based drugs. The natural products like plants, animals, microorganisms, marine organisms and the extremophiles have been an important sources...

Wangchuk, Phurpa

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

Health benefits of particle filtration  

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Health benefits of particle filtration Health benefits of particle filtration Title Health benefits of particle filtration Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2013 Authors Fisk, William J. Journal Indoor Air Date Published 02/12/2013 Abstract The evidence of health benefits of particle filtration in homes and commercial buildings is reviewed. Prior reviews of papers published before 2000 are summarized. The results of 16 more recent intervention studies are compiled and analyzed. Also reviewed are four studies that modeled health benefits of using filtration to reduce indoor exposures to particles from outdoors. Prior reviews generally concluded that particle filtration is, at best, a source of small improvements in allergy and asthma health effects; however, many early studies had weak designs. A majority of recent intervention studies employed strong designs and more of these studies report statistically significant improvements in health symptoms or objective health outcomes, particularly for subjects with allergies or asthma. The percentage improvement in health outcomes is typically modest, e.g., 7% to 25%. Delivery of filtered air to the breathing zone of sleeping allergic or asthmatic persons may be more consistently effective in improving health than room air filtration. Notable are two studies that report statistically significant improvements, with filtration, in markers that predict future adverse coronary events. From modeling, the largest potential benefits of indoor particle filtration may be reductions in morbidity and mortality from reducing indoor exposures to particles from outdoor air. Published 2013. This article is a U.S. Government work and is in the public domain in the USA.

443

Security | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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Security Security The Y-12 National Security Complex places the highest priority on maintaining and improving its security posture. We employ security police officers, cyber...

444

Expertise | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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event. As one of the National Nuclear Security Administration's original nuclear weapons production facilities, Y-12 National Security Complex has more than 60 years of...

445

CORRELATION PROFILES AND MOTIFS IN COMPLEX NETWORKS.  

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Networks have recently emerged as a unifying theme in complex systems research [1]. It is in fact no coincidence that networks and complexity are so heavily intertwined. Any future definition of a complex system should reflect the fact that such systems consist of many mutually interacting components. These components are far from being identical as say electrons in systems studied by condensed matter physics. In a truly complex system each of them has a unique identity allowing one to separate it from the others. The very first question one may ask about such a system is which other components a given component interacts with? This information system wide can be visualized as a graph, whose nodes correspond to individual components of the complex system in question and edges to their mutual interactions. Such a network can be thought of as a backbone of the complex system. Of course, system's dynamics depends not only on the topology of an underlying network but also on the exact form of interaction of components with each other, which can be very different in various complex systems. However, the underlying network may contain clues about the basic design principles and/or evolutionary history of the complex system in question. The goal of this article is to provide readers with a set of useful tools that would help to decide which features of a complex network are there by pure chance alone, and which of them were possibly designed or evolved to their present state.

MASLOV,S.SNEPPEN,K.ALON,U.

2004-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

446

Report Articles | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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Report Articles Report Articles The Y-12 Report communicates the significant accomplishments of and events involving the Y-12 National Security Complex and its people. View report...

447

Predicting Global Failure Regimes in Complex Information ...  

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... While we continue to work on unconventional Markov representations in an effort to capture complex feedback paths, we have also identified a ...

2012-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

448

May 21, 2012, Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) Focus Group Training Work Group Charter  

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05-21-12 05-21-12 Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) Focus Group Training Work Group Charter In an ongoing effort to further the improvement of health, safety, environmental, and security performance within the Department, DOE is engaged in the establishment of Work Groups to pursue health and safety improvement across the DOE Complex. These efforts support DOE's responsibility as owner/manager to protect its greatest asset: the worker. The work groups support DOE's integrated safety management system and further DOE's best interests by fostering worker involvement and partnerships to maximize continuity of operations and the success of the Department's national security mission.

449

Economic Impacts of Early Care and Education in California  

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Economic Impacts of Early Care and Education in California by Jenifer MacGillvary and Laurel Lucia August 2011 #12;#12;Economic Impacts of Early Care and Education in California by Jenifer MacGillvary and Laurel Lucia University of California, Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education August 2011 #12

Militzer, Burkhard

450

Environmental Health Safety & Business Services  

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as they are defined in NFPA 70E, Article 100, "Definitions," and used in NFPA 70E, Article 110, "General Requirements as described in NFPA 70E, Article 120, and identify what controls must be put in place to work on or near live parts, if necessary, as described in NFPA 70E, Article 130. Process Description: After careful study

O'Toole, Alice J.

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DOE | Office of Health, Safety and Security | Health and Safety  

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"Worker Safety and Health Program" FAQs "Worker Safety and Health Program" FAQs 10 CFR 851 “Worker Safety and Health Program" Frequently Asked Questions Updated October 19, 2010 Please Note: The responses to the following Frequently Asked Questions are not Official interpretations, only the Office of General Counsel may issue and interpretive ruling. Please see 10 CFR 851.7 and 851.8 for more information. Subpart A—General Provisions 851.1 Scope and purpose. 851.2 Exclusions. 851.3 Definitions. 851.4 Compliance order. 851.5 Enforcement. 851.6 Petitions for generally applicable rulemaking. 851.7 Request for a binding interpretive ruling. 851.8 Informal requests for information. Subpart B—Program Requirements 851.10 General requirements. 851.11 Development and approval of worker safety and health program.

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National Center for Environmental Health Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services  

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the intersectoral collaboration among epidemiology, laboratory, and environmental health service programsNational Center for Environmental Health Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services-Net) is a collaborative forum of environmental health specialists, epidemiologists, and laboratory professionals who work

453

The Complex Chemistry of William H. Green  

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Population (billions) Global Energy Demand (1971-2030) 1750-2050 #12;Electricity: Coal, Nuclear? · 20th Century View: ­ Complex reacting mixtures are too hard to model... ­ ...so do many pilot plant us to handle complexity. ­ Quantum chemistry allows us to predict kinetic parameters. ­ To cost

Barton, Paul I.

454

Central Waste Complex (CWC) Safety Equipment List  

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This document lists all safety equipment for the Central Waste Complex, per HNF-PRO-704. This document provides a list of structures, systems, and components that are essential to the continuing safe operation of the Central Waste Complex, as designated by the applicable facility management and the cognizant engineer.

WHITLOCK, R.W.

2000-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

455

The Computational Complexity of Quantified Reciprocals  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We study the computational complexity of reciprocal sentences with quantified antecedents. We observe a computational dichotomy between different interpretations of reciprocity, and shed some light on the status of the so-called Strong Meaning Hypothesis. ... Keywords: Reciprocal expressions, Strong Meaning Hypothesis, computational complexity, generalized quantifiers

Jakub Szymanik

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Complexity and expressive power of logic programming  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article surveys various complexity and expressiveness results on different forms of logic programming. The main focus is on decidable forms of logic programming, in particular, propositional logic programming and datalog, but we also mention general ... Keywords: Complexity, datalog, expressive power, logic programming, nonmonotonic logic, query languages

Evgeny Dantsin; Thomas Eiter; Georg Gottlob; Andrei Voronkov

2001-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Operational state complexity of nested word automata  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We introduce techniques to prove lower bounds for the number of states needed by finite automata operating on nested words. We study the state complexity of Boolean operations and obtain lower bounds that are tight within an additive constant. The results ... Keywords: Finite automata, Language operations, Nested words, State complexity

Xiaoxue Piao; Kai Salomaa

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

ICD Complex Operations and Maintenance Plan  

SciTech Connect

This Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Plan describes how the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) conducts operations, winterization, and startup of the Idaho CERCLA Disposal Facility (ICDF) Complex. The ICDF Complex is the centralized INL facility responsible for the receipt, storage, treatment (as necessary), and disposal of INL Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) remediation waste.

Gibson, P. L.

2007-06-25T23:59:59.000Z

459

Complexity measures for binding-blocking automata  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We define three complexity measures for binding-blocking automata (BBA) namely, blocking number, blocking instant and blocking quotient. We also study some hierarchical structures of BBA arising out of it. Keywords: binding-blocking automata, complexity measures, peptide-antibody interaction

M. Sakthi Balan

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Computational Complexity D.B. Shmoys and '  

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Chapter 29 Computational Complexity D.B. Shmoys and ' E. Tardos School of Operations Research of Computational Problems 2. Shades of Intractability 3. Living with Intractability 4. Inside P Computational complexity theory attempts to understand the power of computation, by providing insight into the question why

Keinan, Alon

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Evaluation of Cultural Competence and Health Disparities Knowledge and Skill Sets of Public Health Department Staff  

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Life expectancy and overall health have improved in recent years for most Americans, thanks in part to an increased focus on preventive medicine and dynamic new advances in medical technology. However, not all Americans are benefiting equally. This suggests a level of urgency for need to assist our public health professionals in obtaining specific skills sets that will assist them in working better with ethnic and racial minority populations. The overall goal of the research was to assess cultural competence knowledge and programmatic skill sets of individuals employed by an urban department of health located in the southwest region of the US. The Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) guided the research design to effectively evaluate the correlation between behavior and beliefs, attitudes and intention, of an individual, as well as their level of perceived control. Within the program design, 90 participants were identified using convenience sampling. In order to effectively evaluate these constructs, a quantitative research approach was employed to assess attitudes, beliefs, knowledge and competencies of the subject matter. Participants completed the Cultural Competence Assessment (CCA), which is designed to explore individual knowledge, feelings and actions of respondents when interacting with others in health service environments (Schim, 2009). The instrument is based on the cultural competence model, and measures cultural awareness and sensitivity; cultural competence behaviors and cultural diversity experience on a 49 item scale. It seeks to assess actual behaviors through a self report, rather than self-efficacy of performing behaviors. In addition, information was obtained to assess participant perception of organizational promotion of culturally competent care and; availability of opportunities to participate in professional development training. The analysis suggested healthcare professionals who are more knowledgeable and possess attitudes which reflect increased cultural sensitivity, are more likely to engage in culturally competent behaviors. In addition, positive attitudes and increased knowledge were associated with diversity training participation. Respondents reported high levels of interaction with patients from ethnic and racial minorities. Observing the clinical and non-clinical respondents, approximately 47% and 57% respectively, stated their cultural diversity training was an employer sponsored program.

Hall, Marla

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Targeted Review of Site Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Evens at the Y-12 National Security Complex, February 2012  

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Site Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Y-12 National Security Complex May 2011 February 2012 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy i Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose ................................................................................................................................................. 1 2.0 Scope..................................................................................................................................................... 1 3.0 Background ........................................................................................................................................... 2

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Simulating the Daylight Performance of Complex Fenestration Systems...  

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Daylight Performance of Complex Fenestration Systems Using Bidirectional Scattering Distribution Functions within Radiance Title Simulating the Daylight Performance of Complex...

464

Y-12 National Security Complex - Reports  

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Reports Reports Y-12 National Security Complex Review Reports 2013 Independent Oversight Appraisal of the Uranium Processing Facility Safety Basis Preliminary Safety Design Report Process at the Y-12 National Security Complex, May 2013 Review Reports 2012 Review of the Long Lead Procurement Processed Used by Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Y-12, LLC for the Uranium Processing Facility Project, July 2012 Assessment of Nuclear Safety Culture at the Y-12 National Security Complex Uranium Processing Facility Project, June 2012 Review of the Y-12 Implementation Verification Review Processes, June 2012 Targeted Review of Site Preparedness for Severe Natural Phenomena Events at the Y-12 National Security Complex, February 2012 Office of Nuclear Safety Enforcement Regulatory Assistance Review of B&W Technical Services Y-12, LLC at the Y-12 National Security Complex, January 20, 2012

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Property:ToolComplexity | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

ToolComplexity ToolComplexity Jump to: navigation, search Property Name ToolComplexity Property Type Text Description Complexity, or ease of use, of tool/application Allows Values Simple;Moderate;Advanced;Not Available This is a property of type Text. Pages using the property "ToolComplexity" Showing 14 pages using this property. A Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Vehicles Pilot Program Emissions Benefit Tool + Moderate Applied Dynamic Analysis of the Global Economy (ADAGE) Model + Advanced E Electricity Markets Analysis (EMA) Model + Advanced Energy Forecasting Framework and Emissions Consensus Tool (EFFECT) + Simple Evaluating Public Transit Benefits and Costs: Best Practices Guidebook + Advanced G Global Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Database + Not Available

466

Gourmet and Health-Promoting Specialty Oils  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The third volume in the AOCS PRESS MONOGRAPH SERIES ON OILSEEDS is a unique blend of information focusing on edible oils in the oilseed. Gourmet and Health-Promoting Specialty Oils Health Nutrition Biochemistry Hardback Books Health - Nutrition - Bioc

467

Micronutrients and Health: Molecular Biological Mechanisms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This book contains papers presented at a workshop on micronutrients and health held in 2000. Micronutrients and Health: Molecular Biological Mechanisms Health acid analysis aocs april articles chloropropanediol contaminants detergents dietary fats divisi

468

Facilities Services and Environmental Health and Safety  

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Facilities Services and Environmental Health and Safety Laboratory Ventilation Management Program Guidance Document Facilities Services and Environmental Health and Safety This group is comprised of support staff from Facilities Services and Environmental Health and Safety who make observations

Pawlowski, Wojtek

469

IAQ in Hospitals - Better Health through Indoor Air Quality Awareness  

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Quality air is fundamental to people's health and well-being. Indoor air quality is an important issue from both a social and economic point of view. Continual advances in medicine and technology necessitate constant reevaluation of the air-conditioning needs of hospital and medical facilities. The application of air conditioning to health facilities presents many problems not encountered in the usual comfort air conditioning design. Hospital air conditioning assumes a more important role than just the promotion of comfort. Studies show that patients in controlled environment generally have more rapid physical improvement than do those in uncontrolled environment. Air quality at hospitals needs special precautions during design and maintenance stage to prevent infections from spreading. 50% of all illnesses are either caused by, or aggravated by, polluted indoor air. The main objective of this paper is to critically review and summarize the available information about IAQ particularly in health care industries. Symptoms of poor IAQ in a building, contaminants causing poor IAQ, features of HVAC systems for a hospital for better IAQ are briefly discussed in this paper. Strategies to improve indoor air quality in hospitals and the current international research to improve indoor air quality are reported in this paper. Based on the extensive interactions with different stake holders of a hospital it is concluded that maintenance of proper indoor quality in a hospital needs meticulous team work among the various members of the hospital at various stages .

Al-Rajhi, S.; Ramaswamy, M.; Al-Jahwari, F.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Methodological Challenges of Characterizing Usual Care Psychotherapeutic Practice  

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the organizational social context (OSC) of mental healthin mental health clinics as a function of organizationalOrganizational climate mediates the effect of culture on work attitudes and turnover in mental health

Garland, Ann F.; Hurlburt, Michael S.; Brookman-Frazee, Lauren; Taylor, Robin M.; Accurso, Erin C.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Undocumented and Uninsured: Barriers to Affordable Care for Immigrant Population  

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use health services. Projections show the health reform lawU.S. , 2012 AND 2016 PROJECTIONS ABOUT THE AUTHORS Steven P.AND U.S. , 2012 AND 2016 PROJECTIONS Percent uninsured North

Wallace, Steven P; Torres, Jacqueline; Sadegh-Nobari, Tabashir; Pourat, Nadereh

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Preferences for health information and decision-making: development of the Health Information Wants (HIW) questionnaire  

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The Health Information Wants (HIW) Questionnaire was developed to measure 1) a broad range of the types and amount of each type of information health consumers want to have in dealing with health-related issues; and 2) the degree to which health consumers ... Keywords: decision-making, health information, health information wants (HIW), instrument development

Bo Xie; Mo Wang; Robert Feldman

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

Bioscience: Bioenergy, Biosecurity, and Health  

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Bioscience: Bioenergy, Biosecurity, and Health Bioscience: Bioenergy, Biosecurity, and Health /science-innovation/_assets/images/icon-science.jpg Bioscience: Bioenergy, Biosecurity, and Health Los Alamos scientists are developing science and technology to improve pathogen detection, create better therapeutics, and anticipate-even prevent-epidemics and pandemics. Bioenergy» Environmental Microbiology» Proteins» Biosecurity and Health» Genomics and Systems Biology» Algal vats Read caption + Los Alamos scientists used genetic engineering to develop magnetic algae, thus making it much easier to harvest for biofuel production. Harvesting algae accounts for approximately 15-20 percent of the total cost of biofuel production-magnetic algae can reduce such costs by more than 90%. Overview Charlie McMillan, Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory

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Office of Health and Safety  

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in the South Pacific. DOE Office of Health and Safety supports studies of the Japanese A-Bomb survivors, the Russian nuclear weapons workers at Mayak and in the community around...

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Environmental Occupational Health Protection Laws  

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The manufacturing, processing, and use of chemicals and materials in industrial, workplaces are often accompanied by environmental, health, and safety hazards and risks. Occupational and environmental factors cause or ...

Ashford, Nicholas

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Environment/Health/Safety (EHS)  

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Health Services HS Home Clinical Services Policies and Procedures Forms Contact Us EH&S Training images Building 26 (510) 486-6266 Mon-Fri, 7:30 am - 3:30 pm In case of Emergency:...

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The Environment, Health and Safety  

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Environment, Health and Safety Program at the MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center Catherine Fiore PSFC Office of ES&H May 14, 2003 C Mod Alcator Design of the EHS system for...

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Superfund Cleanups and Infant Health  

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We are the first to examine the effect of Superfund cleanups on infant health rather than focusing on proximity to a site. We study singleton births to mothers residing within 5km of a Superfund site between 1989 and 2003 ...

Currie, Janet

2011-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Idaho CERCLA Disposal Facility Complex Waste Acceptance Criteria  

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The Idaho Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Disposal Facility (ICDF) has been designed to accept CERCLA waste generated within the Idaho National Laboratory. Hazardous, mixed, low-level, and Toxic Substance Control Act waste will be accepted for disposal at the ICDF. The purpose of this document is to provide criteria for the quantities of radioactive and/or hazardous constituents allowable in waste streams designated for disposal at ICDF. This ICDF Complex Waste Acceptance Criteria is divided into four section: (1) ICDF Complex; (2) Landfill; (3) Evaporation Pond: and (4) Staging, Storage, Sizing, and Treatment Facility (SSSTF). The ICDF Complex section contains the compliance details, which are the same for all areas of the ICDF. Corresponding sections contain details specific to the landfill, evaporation pond, and the SSSTF. This document specifies chemical and radiological constituent acceptance criteria for waste that will be disposed of at ICDF. Compliance with the requirements of this document ensures protection of human health and the environment, including the Snake River Plain Aquifer. Waste placed in the ICDF landfill and evaporation pond must not cause groundwater in the Snake River Plain Aquifer to exceed maximum contaminant levels, a hazard index of 1, or 10-4 cumulative risk levels. The defined waste acceptance criteria concentrations are compared to the design inventory concentrations. The purpose of this comparison is to show that there is an acceptable uncertainty margin based on the actual constituent concentrations anticipated for disposal at the ICDF. Implementation of this Waste Acceptance Criteria document will ensure compliance with the Final Report of Decision for the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center, Operable Unit 3-13. For waste to be received, it must meet the waste acceptance criteria for the specific disposal/treatment unit (on-Site or off-Site) for which it is destined.

W. Mahlon Heileson

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced Benchmarking for Complex Building Types: Laboratories as an Exemplar  

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Complex buildings such as laboratories, data centers and cleanrooms present particular challenges for energy benchmarking because it is difficult to normalize special requirements such as health and safety in laboratories and reliability (i.e., system redundancy to maintain uptime) in data centers which significantly impact energy use. For example, air change requirements vary widely based on the type of work being performed in each laboratory space. We present methods and tools for energy benchmarking in laboratories, as an exemplar of a complex building type. First, we address whole building energy metrics and normalization parameters. We present empirical methods based on simple data filtering as well as multivariate regression analysis on the Labs21 database. The regression analysis showed lab type, lab-area ratio and occupancy hours to be significant variables. Yet the dataset did not allow analysis of factors such as plug loads and air change rates, both of which are critical to lab energy use. The simulation-based method uses an EnergyPlus model to generate a benchmark energy intensity normalized for a wider range of parameters. We suggest that both these methods have complementary strengths and limitations. Second, we present"action-oriented" benchmarking, which extends whole-building benchmarking by utilizing system-level features and metrics such as airflow W/cfm to quickly identify a list of potential efficiency actions which can then be used as the basis for a more detailed audit. While action-oriented benchmarking is not an"audit in a box" and is not intended to provide the same degree of accuracy afforded by an energy audit, we demonstrate how it can be used to focus and prioritize audit activity and track performance at the system level. We conclude with key principles that are more broadly applicable to other complex building types.

Mathew, Paul A.; Clear, Robert; Kircher, Kevin; Webster, Tom; Lee, Kwang Ho; Hoyt, Tyler

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alternative Exposure Metrics and Health  

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Exposure assessments are critical components of human health studies. These assessments may be geared toward defining where an environmental agent might be present, its levels or concentrations, the conditions under which exposure occurs, those exposed, and additional details of possible exposure scenarios. The assessments may also be used by epidemiologists to address potential linkages between the exposure and health outcomes.Electromagnetic field (EMF) exposure science has evolved due ...

2013-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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NIOSH Office of Mine Safety & Health Research  

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NIOSH Office of Mine Safety & Health Research. NVLAP Lab Code: 200716-0. ... Safety & Health URL: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html ...

2013-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

483

ORISE Health Communication and Training: Capabilities  

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interactive, computer-based training programs, from Webcasts to simulations and animations. Health Promotion and Outreach Health Promotion and Outreach ORISE develops outreach...

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Health IT Mobile Device Use Case Meeting  

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Health IT Mobile Device Use Case Meeting. Purpose: ... This meeting will address the Health IT project's first use case, Mobile Devices. ...

2013-04-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential Health Hazards of Radiation | Department of Energy  

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Potential Health Hazards of Radiation Potential Health Hazards of Radiation Potential Health Hazards of Radiation Potential Health Hazards of Radiation More Documents &...

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HOTSPOT Health Physics codes for the PC  

SciTech Connect

The HOTSPOT Health Physics codes were created to provide Health Physics personnel with a fast, field-portable calculation tool for evaluating accidents involving radioactive materials. HOTSPOT codes are a first-order approximation of the radiation effects associated with the atmospheric release of radioactive materials. HOTSPOT programs are reasonably accurate for a timely initial assessment. More importantly, HOTSPOT codes produce a consistent output for the same input assumptions and minimize the probability of errors associated with reading a graph incorrectly or scaling a universal nomogram during an emergency. The HOTSPOT codes are designed for short-term (less than 24 hours) release durations. Users requiring radiological release consequences for release scenarios over a longer time period, e.g., annual windrose data, are directed to such long-term models as CAPP88-PC (Parks, 1992). Users requiring more sophisticated modeling capabilities, e.g., complex terrain; multi-location real-time wind field data; etc., are directed to such capabilities as the Department of Energy`s ARAC computer codes (Sullivan, 1993). Four general programs -- Plume, Explosion, Fire, and Resuspension -- calculate a downwind assessment following the release of radioactive material resulting from a continuous or puff release, explosive release, fuel fire, or an area contamination event. Other programs deal with the release of plutonium, uranium, and tritium to expedite an initial assessment of accidents involving nuclear weapons. Additional programs estimate the dose commitment from the inhalation of any one of the radionuclides listed in the database of radionuclides; calibrate a radiation survey instrument for ground-survey measurements; and screen plutonium uptake in the lung (see FIDLER Calibration and LUNG Screening sections).

Homann, S.G.

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Central waste complex interim safety basis  

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This interim safety basis provides the necessary information to conclude that hazards at the Central Waste Complex are controlled and that current and planned activities at the CWC can be conducted safely. CWC is a multi-facility complex within the Solid Waste Management Complex that receives and stores most of the solid wastes generated and received at the Hanford Site. The solid wastes that will be handled at CWC include both currently stored and newly generated low-level waste, low-level mixed waste, contact-handled transuranic, and contact-handled TRU mixed waste.

Cain, F.G.

1995-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

488

ICDF Complex Operations Waste Management Plan  

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This Waste Management Plan functions as a management and planning tool for managing waste streams generated as a result of operations at the Idaho CERCLA Disposal Facility (ICDF) Complex. The waste management activities described in this plan support the selected remedy presented in the Waste Area Group 3, Operable Unit 3-13 Final Record of Decision for the operation of the Idaho CERCLA Disposal Facility Complex. This plan identifies the types of waste that are anticipated during operations at the Idaho CERCLA Disposal Facility Complex. In addition, this plan presents management strategies and disposition for these anticipated waste streams.

W.M. Heileson

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Carotenoids & Retinoids; Molecular Aspects and Health IssuesChapter 17 Vitamin A in Health and Disease in Developing Countries  

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Carotenoids & Retinoids; Molecular Aspects and Health Issues Chapter 17 Vitamin A in Health and Disease in Developing Countries Health Nutrition Biochemistry eChapters Health - Nutrition - Biochemistry Press ...

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Design, field experiments and evaluation of a web-based remote medical care support system  

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In this research, we propose and develop a remote medical care system to support nurses, care managers and care helpers during their work. The proposed system has three functions: a multipoint communication function using video images and voice, ... Keywords: communication, doctor agents, drip infusion monitoring, healthcare technology, internet, medical care support systems, remote medical care, remote video conferencing, vital signs, web-based medical care

Akio Koyama; Junpei Arai; Satoshi Sasaki; Leonard Barolli

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HEALTH EFFECTS OF DIESEL EXHAUST: AN HEI PERSPECTIVE  

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Diesel engines have many advantages, including good fuel economy, power, durability, lower emissions of some pollutants (such as carbon monoxide) and of carbon dioxide (a greenhouse gas). However, there are a number of concerns that need to be addressed: (1) emissions of nitrogen oxides (which contribute to ozone formation) and of particulate matter (PM); (2) questions about cancer and other health effects from exposure to diesel PM; and (3) as efforts to decrease emissions progress, a need to understand whether the nature and toxicity of the PM emitted has changed. This paper focuses on (1) carcinogenicity data, (2) noncancer effects, and (3) diesel as part of the complex ambient mixture of PM.

Warren, Jane

2000-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

492

Electric Power Lines : Questions and Answers on Research into Health Effects.  

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Most people know that electric power lines, like the wiring in our homes, can cause serious electric shocks if we`re not careful. Many people also want to know whether the electric and magnetic fields (EMF) produced by power lines and other electrical devices cause health effects. The purpose of this pamphlet is to answer some common questions that the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) receives about the possible effects of power lines on health. (BPA is the Pacific Northwest`s Federal electric power marketing agency.) First, some basic electrical terms are defined, and electric and magnetic fields are described. Next, answers are given to several questions about recent scientific studies. We then describe how BPA is addressing public concerns raised by these studies. Some important information about electrical safety follows. The last section tells you how to obtain more detailed information about the health and safety issues summarized in this pamphlet.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

493

Upgrading California's Home Care Workforce: The Impact of Political Action and Unionization  

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howes / upgrading californias home care workforceKlein. 2003. Organizing Home Care: Homecare Workers, OldCollaborating to Improve In-Home Supportive Services: Stake-

Howes, Candace

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

494

Survival of nonprofit community health clinics  

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In the provision of public goods such as health care for the uninsured, nonprofit organizations serve important functions in society. Because they often rely on volunteer labor, and funding is frequently unstable, their survival depends on factors not present in either private enterprise or state agencies. This comparison case study examines three clinics, one surviving clinic and two that did not survive, to find patterns that characterize organizational success and survival. Theories about public goods, volunteering, and organizational coordination and communication provide insight into different aspects of the case study. Data was gathered from 19 in-depth interviews with individuals connected to the three clinics. The analysis employs Ostrom?s characterization of eight principles of longstanding common-pool resource organizations, with slight adjustments for the public goods setting. As expected, the successful clinic reflects more of the characteristics, or possesses them to a greater degree, than the unsuccessful ones. Specifically, the successful clinic reflects a greater degree of congruence between organizational rules and local conditions (as evidenced by community support), and collective-choice arrangements (as indicated by the presence of an actively engaged board of directors). In addition, the successful clinic is loosely nested with other organizations, whereas the nonsurviving clinics were more tightly nested within local organizations; the looser nesting allows for greater autonomy in decision-making. Finally, an unexpected finding drawn from the interviews concerns the manner in which the clinics framed their message and mission. The successful clinic framed its mission in terms of serving the ?working poor,? whereas the nonsurviving clinics stated their mission as charity for the poor and needy. This variance may have contributed to greater community support for the successful clinic.

Schemmer, Ruth Ann

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

495

Insuring Long-Term Care in the United States  

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Long-term care expenditures constitute one of the largest uninsured financial risks facing the elderly in the United States and thus play a central role in determining the retirement security of elderly Americans. In this ...

Finkelstein, Amy

496

Forecast verification: Its Complexity and Dimensionality  

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Two fundamental characteristics of forecast verification problemscomplexity and dimensionalityare described. To develop quantitative definitions of these characteristics, a general framework for the problem of absolute verification (AV) is ...

Allan H. Murphy

1991-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

497

Nuclear Deterrence | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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7, 2013 - 6:03pm | Y-12 Report | Volume 9, Issue 2 | 2013 The Y-12 National Security Complex was created, and exists today, to carry out one principal mission - defend the...

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Complexity of event structure in IE scenarios  

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This paper presents new Information Extraction scenarios which are linguistically and structurally more challenging than the traditional MUC scenarios. Traditional views on event structure and template design are not adequate for the more complex scenarios.The ...

Silja Huttunen; Roman Yangarber; Ralph Grishman

2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

499

Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy Investigations of Complex...  

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Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy Investigations of Complex Oxides Monday, May 23, 2011 - 3:30pm SSRL Conference room 137-322 Professor Tom Vogt, NanoCenter & Department of...

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Modeling the impact of complexity on transportation  

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This thesis aimed to understand the drivers of total transportation costs during supply chain complexity events, in particular new product launches, in a fast moving consumer goods company in the United States. The research ...

Fernandez, Jose A. (Jose Antonio Fernandez Chavira)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z