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Electronic health records open up new options for healthcare delivery.
Advances in technology are blurring the boundary between the delivery of communication via physical and electronic means.
Assesses the current awareness and attitudes of stakeholders in three case study institutions of higher education regarding digital repositories for their intellectual assets.
Aims to clarify the different motivations to use and invest in digital repositories for higher education institutions, examining ways to address challenges in embedding digital repositories in institutional strategies and daily operations.
This report analyses recent policy initiatives in England relating to vocational learning, and compares them with policies in Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.
These proceedings summarize the results of a conference held in Lisbon in April 1995 dealing with the themes of employment, economic development, and migration in Southern Europe and the Maghreb.
Offers results that address the potential role of the British Library (BL) in facilitating access to relevant datasets in the biosciences and environmental science. The aim is to assist the BL in developing an appropriate strategy to enable it to establish a role for itself in the intake, curation, archiving, and preservation of scientific, technical, and medical reference datasets, in order to provide access for research purposes.
Enabling the Information Society by Stimulating the Creation of a Broadband Environment in Europe: Analyses of Evolution Scenarios for Future Networking Technologies and Networks in Europe — 2003
This study provides an analysis of the development of electronic networks in Europe and North America and their technical, economic and political drivers. It includes four scenarios depicting possible futures of electronic networks in Europe, a framework for policy formulation, analyses of selected current policies and observations regarding possible policy measures and the input of experts and stakeholders in the field during a workshop in Brussels. It concludes with a series of observations and recommendations for policy action and further research.
This report, prepared for and funded by the Information Assurance Advisory Council, analyzes the relationship between corporate governance and information assurance and examines the ways in which information assurance can be embedded into corporate risk management processes in the changing corporate governance environment. It outlines the ways in which information assurance can be embedded into corporate risk management practices and how companies can be incentivized to adopt good practices.
This report describes work to enhance the pivoting component of the Sydney Strategic Model (STM). Pivoting combines base and future model forecasts with base matrix information to produce the best possible predictions of future transport patterns.
Enhancing the benefits from biomedical and health research spillovers between public, private and charitable sectors in the UK — 2010
This paper highlights key points from a high-level Forum organised and facilitated by the Office of Health Economics and RAND Europe that discussed spillover effects from biomedical and health research, and strategies to realise their benefits.
Establishing and Sustaining Research Partnerships in Africa: A Case Study of the UK-Africa Academic Partnership on Chronic Disease — 2012
This paper examines the challenges and opportunities in establishing and sustaining north–south research partnerships in Africa through a case study of the UK-Africa Academic Partnership on Chronic Disease.
The report generates country-level consumption and retail expenditure estimates for cannabis, heroin, cocaine, and amphetamine-type substances.
An Ethnographic Study of Classifying and Accounting for Risk at the Sharp End of Medical Wards — 2009
An understanding of how staff identify, classify, narrativise and orient to patient safety risks is important in understanding responses to efforts to effect change.
Presents an overview of the achievements of the European Union Platform on Diet, Physical Activity and Health in 2007. The Platform was established in 2005 and brings together stakeholders from across Europe, all of whom are undertaking actions to improve the health of European citizens.
Hallsworth and Ling present an overview of the achievements of the European Union Platform on Diet, Physical Activity and Health in 2006. The Platform brings together stakeholders from across Europe, all of whom are undertaking actions to improve the health of European citizens. The report presents the Platform’s achievements by summarising information contained in 121 monitoring forms that were provided by members of the Platform.
This study, commissioned by DG SANCO, presents a quality assessment of the monitoring information provided by members of the European Alcohol and Health Forum on their commitments to reduce alcohol-related harm.
This book provides an essential background for understanding how security issues as between NATO and the European Union are being posed for the early part of the 21st century.
Europe, Competing: Market Prospects, Business Needs and Technological Trends for Virtual, Smart Organisations in Europe — 2004
The so-called virtual, smart organisation (VSO) builds a network based on the best use of information technologies: the use of the Internet for bidding, ordering, and tracking product, for monitoring service delivery, and checking on consumer satisfaction. It also includes the application of software and data management for internal corporate operations that free up human capital to focus on creative, innovation solutions to business problems. This report explores how government can enable competitiveness.
The European Commission has proposed the creation of a European Institute of Technology (EIT) to rival the world's premier technology institutes. This brief outlines RAND Europe's analysis of the initiative.
Europe's demography: Are babies back? The recent recovery in EU period fertility due to older childbearing — 2011
An update to the RAND Europe 2004 study into the causes and consequences of low fertility in Europe analysing the latest data, reviewing recent literature, and examining the situation in Germany, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the UK in depth.
Evaluatiemethodologie voor het Learning-by-Doing-traject van DTO, Bijlagen: Vragenformulieren en Checklists [Evaluation Methodology for the Learning-by-Doing Process of DTO: Questionnaires and Checklists] — 1999
Appendix to Evaluatiemethodologie voor het Learning-by-Doing-traject van DTO: Hoofdrapport [Evaluation Methodology for the Learning-by-Doing Process of DTO: Main Report]
Evaluatiemethodologie voor het Learning-by-Doing-traject van DTO, Hoofdrapport [Evaluation Methodology for the Learning by Doing Process of DTO: Main Report] — 1999
This study was conducted for the Interdepartementaal Onderzoeksprogramma Duurzame Technologische Ontwikkeling: Kennisoverdrachts- en Verankeringsprogramma (DTO-KOV) [Interdepartmental Researchprogram Sustainable Technological Development: Delegation of Knowledge- and Anchorage Program]. The study contains an evaluation methodology for DTOs Learning-By-Doing Projects (LBD). An evaluation methodology will allow the identification of success and failure factors in the LBD projects. Central to the study has been the development of a set of questionnaires and checklists.
This report outlines choices, options and trade-offs to policymakers, programme operators and researchers interested in the evaluation of chronic disease management. It is based on analyses undertaken within the DISMEVAL project.