Grace C.-W. Ting

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BACKGROUND Despite numerous reports and initiatives, progress in reducing racial/ethnic disparities in health care has been slow. The National Health Plan Collaborative (NHPC), a novel public-private partnership between nine health plans covering approximately 95 million lives, leading learning and research organizations, the Agency for Healthcare Research(More)
Research suggests daily hemodialysis may improve clinical outcomes. To date, a comprehensive review of its implications on quality of life has not been performed, and little is known about its economic impact. We conducted an economic evaluation comparing short daily or nocturnal hemodialysis with thrice-weekly conventional in-center dialysis. Data on the(More)
There are currently over 150 patients receiving daily hemodialysis in over 12 centers worldwide. The experiences of over 200 daily hemodialysis patients spanning 30 years have been reviewed. The reports uniformly describe subjective and objective improvements. There are decreased symptoms during and after dialysis, improved functional status, and better(More)
In this paper, we show that the recent robust watermarking scheme by Liu et al. is insecure and does not provide robustness. In particular, the embedding space where the watermark is located can be recovered, and therefore removed or overwritten. This means the scheme fails when used to provide robustness applications like proof of ownership and copyright(More)
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