Melissa M. Goldstein

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  • Jodi Daniel, Steven Posnack, +6 authors EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • 2010
The content of this white paper does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Office of the National Coordinator or the Department of Health and Human Services. The authors are solely responsible for the content. The issue of whether, to what extent, and how individuals should have the ability to exercise control over their health information(More)
Large amounts of personal health data are being collected and made available through existing and emerging technological media and tools. While use of these data has significant potential to facilitate research, improve quality of care for individuals and populations, and reduce healthcare costs, many policy-related issues must be addressed before their(More)
We review the evolution of federal financing for child health care over the past 40 years. The Social Security Amendments of 1967 established the program of early and periodic screening, diagnosis and treatment (EPSDT) as a required Medicaid benefit. The EPSDT amendments directed agencies to cover "early and periodic" screening and diagnostic services to(More)
To determine whether the human thymus provides an environment for the maturation of murine T cells, human fetal thymus and liver (hu-thy/liv) were implanted into congenitally athymic NIH-beige-nude-xid (BNX) mice or C.B-17 scid/scid (SCID) mice. 3 mo after implantation, in contrast to the hu-thy/liv implant in SCID mice, which was populated only with human(More)
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