Jane Nathan

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This article reviews the literature and presents data from a study that examined the effects of professional development in scientifically based reading instruction on teacher knowledge and student reading outcomes. The experimental group consisted of four first- and second-grade teachers and their students (n = 33). Three control teachers and their(More)
In most hospitals and medical establishments, about 35 percent of their budgets are spent on supplies and labor to manage the inventories, material, and information flows; typically, these are managed as multiechelon systems. The importance of reducing inventory costs, among others, has become relevant in today's health care management. This research(More)
OBJECTIVE There are limited clinical treatments for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pathologies, including degenerative disease, disc perforation and heterotopic ossification (HO). One barrier hindering the development of new therapies is that animal models recapitulating TMJ diseases are poorly established. The objective of this study was to develop an(More)
Merck is one of the largest manufacturers of drugs in the world. With emphasis on research and development and quality, it invents, develops, and markets a wide variety of human and animal health products. Merck-Medco is the industry leader in managed pharmaceutical care. Merck's productivity increases are largely attributed to procurement, inventory(More)
During the past few years, hospitals have been actively evaluating the use of newer-type stocking systems for their pharmacies. While "stockless," a just-in-time (JIT) variation, appears to be emerging as perhaps the most promising method, it is far from being accepted as the industry standard. Because of growing concern for health care reform, with its(More)
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