Evaluates the quality of eye care assessment in the changing health care environment and describes the quality systems currently in use and under development at two major eye institutes (in Los Angeles and Baltimore).
Regionalization of facilities performing cardiac surgery is one of the most contentious regulatory policies currently restricting the supply of specialized health services and technology. This article compares the regionalization policies of the United States (New York and California) and Canada (Ontario, Manitoba, and British Columbia) in terms of geographic access to coronary artery bypass surgery (CABS) and surgical outcomes.
Determine if mortality differences between municipal and voluntary hospitals in New York City persist after adjustment for computerized administrative data (age, sex, principal diagnosis, and secondary diagnosis), six conditions in those hospitals from 1984 through 1987 were studied.
Examines market, infrastructure, technology, and policy requirements for sustained commercial tilt-rotor service between the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey service area and other cities in the high-volume, short-haul market.
This paper presents the English version of the author's remarks in Dutch at the International Conference of the Peace Policy Foundation. It examines the theme of world order over a ten-year time span. The author does this from a Washington perspectiv...
A hindcast of post-rainstorm coliform bacteria distributions in Jamaica Bay made by use of a water-quality simulation model of that bay and models of the surrounding drainage basins on the basis of tide, wind, and rainfall data.
The New York City-RAND Institute was involved in performing policy analysis for the New York City Fire Department. During this time many changes were made in the Fire Department's operations. This paper discusses some of the changes.