Norman R. Paterson

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We describe the effects on costs, working patterns, and clinical behavior of installing a DAX "discretionary" biochemistry analyzer. Use of the new analyzer encouraged doctors to be more specific in requesting biochemical tests, which substantially reduced the number of tests requested and slightly reduced overall costs. Doctors preferred being able to(More)
The purpose of this chapter is to evaluate the CIFP governance index against small state performance along several dimensions including rule of law, human rights and economic efficiency factors not specified in our conflict/instability index. We do so first by evaluating aspects of governance, specifically democracy against questions of stability and(More)
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