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Key Capabilities of an Electronic Health Record System:Letter Report

Commissioned by the Department of Health and Human Services, Key Capabilities of an Electronic Health Record System provides guidance on the most significant care delivery-related capabilities of electronic health record (EHR) systems. There is a great deal of interest in ...

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Cybersecurity of Freight Information Systems:A Scoping Study -- Special Report 274

TRB Special Report 274 - Cybersecurity of Freight Information Systems: A Scoping Study reviews trends in the use of information technology in the freight transportation industry and assesses potential vulnerabilities to a cyberattack. Special Report 274 Summary ...

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Principles and Practices for a Federal Statistical Agency: Third Edition

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Assessment of Department of Defense Basic Research

The Department of Defense (DOD) supports basic research to advance fundamental knowledge in fields important to national defense. Over the past six years, however, several groups have raised concern about whether the nature of DOD-funded basic research is changing. The ...

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Summary of a Workshop on Software Certification and Dependability

Certification of critical software systems (e.g., for safety and security) is important to help ensure their dependability. Today, certification relies as much on evaluation of the software development process as it does on the systemís properties. While the ...

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Protecting Participants and Facilitating Social and Behavioral Sciences Research

Institutional review boards (IRBs) are the linchpins of the protection systems that govern human participation in research. In recent years, high-profile cases have focused attention on the weaknesses of the procedures for protecting participants in medical research. The ...

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Information Technology for Counterterrorism:Immediate Actions and Future Possibilities

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IDs -- Not That Easy:Questions About Nationwide Identity Systems

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Cybersecurity Today and Tomorrow: Pay Now or Pay Later

This report reviews past NRC studies that have examined various dimensions of computer and network security and vulnerability and brings the results forward into the context of the current environment of security and vulnerability. The review includes work done ...

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Global Networks and Local Values: A Comparative Look at Germany and the United States

Whether you call it the third wave, the information revolution, or the virtually connected world, the implications of a global information network are profound. As a society, we want to forestall the possible negative impacts without closing the door to ...

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