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Diagnosis Related Groups - 974 words
... ies to 1, 263. (Edwards, et al, 1994). The DRG developed for use with Medicare has been altered for use with non-Medicare populations. In 1987, the State of New York enacted legislation mandating a PPS for all non-Medicare patients. The State Department of Health was required to assess the appropriateness of HCFA DRGs for a non-Medicare population, including a specific evaluation of the appropriateness for cases involving neonates and patients with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). When first implemented on January 1, 1988, the New York AP-DRGs expanded the Medicare DRG classification system to include newborn and neonate DRGs based on birth weight and ventilator dependence. In 199 ...
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Artificial Intelligence - 1,304 words
... ify more complex shapes, e. g., a person's face, the professors estimate the requirement would be at least 100 times more pixels as well as additional circuits that mimic the movement-sensitive and edge-enhancing functions of the eye. They feel it is possible to achieve this number of pixels in the near future. When it does arrive, the new technology will likely be capable of recognizing human faces. Visual recognition would have an undeniable effect on reducing crime in automated financial transactions. Future technology breakthroughs will bring visual recognition closer to the recognition of individuals, thereby enhancing the security of automated financial transactions. Voice recognit ...
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Geneticall Engineered Golden Rice - 936 words
At one time, golden rice was just a wild idea that Ingo Potrykus thought up. Optimally, golden rice would improve the lives of millions of the poorest people in the world. The rice would contain beta-carotene which is the building block for vitamin A. However, imagining golden rice was one thing and bringing it into existence was another. He struggled for years with his colleagues to deal with the finicky growing habits of the rice they transplanted to a greenhouse near the foot hills of the Swiss Alps. Potrykus and his colleagues became successful in the spring of 1999. By creating golden rice, Potrykus wanted to be sure it would reach malnourished children of the developing world; those fo ...
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Rfid Tagging - 1,580 words
Would RFID work to track Products? Well, Bar Codes require a line of sight, so a person(s) with a bar code reader has to get right up on the bar code and scan it. When you are thinking about a supply chain, somebody in the warehouse would have to look at every single case. With RFID, all of the cases on the pallet would be picked up by a single swipe of a reader, even the ones stacked up in the middle that can't be seen. So it's much faster and more efficient and accurate. In the retail sales market you may wonder why that type or kind of speed is important. In a recent interview about RFID usage in commercial sales, it was summoned up as follows "...We want our product to be on the shelf fo ...
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Men And Women - 162 words
Connecting from whatever device is available, for example a laptop computer, trade show kiosk, or PDA, a user can access applications that are enabled on the network using a standard browser. Unlike traditional VPN systems, SureWare Agate does not require any modification to internal Web applications or servers. Furthermore, being platform and application independent, SureWare A-Gate can publish multiple applications running on multiple diverse platforms. (Enabling Low-Cost Secure Access for Everyone. A Business and Technology Review of Secure Remote Access using an SSL VPN Appliance, 2004) There are so many threats, risks and challenges in business networking that organizations should take ...
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