May 12, 2021

Survey Results: Copyright Infringement in the UK (Copyright Infringement Tracker Survey, 5th Wave)

Note: This is the fifth report from the UK Intellectual Property Office survey tracking copyright infringement in the UK. Results from the first four surveys are linked below. From the UK Intellectual Property Office: A new survey, published today [July 22, 2015- by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO), highlights the latest UK trends in online […]

Reference: Home Health Agency Ratings Get Medicare’s Star Treatment

From Kaiser Health News: The federal government released on Thursday a new five-star rating system for home health agencies, hoping to bring clarity to a fast-growing but fragmented corner of the medical industry where it’s often difficult to distinguish good from bad. Medicare applied the new quality measure to more than 9,000 agencies based on […]

Updated Datasets/Database: CMS’ Open Payments Posts Full Year of 2014 Financial Data (Medicare/Medicaid Data)

From the Center For Medicare  and Medicaid Studies: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today published 2014 Open Payments data about transfers of value by drug and medical device makers to health care providers. The data includes information about 11.4 million financial transactions attributed to over 600,000 physicians and more than 1,100 teaching […]

Just Released: Fast Facts: Estimates of State Voting-Age Population: July 1, 2011

From the U.S. Census:  Estimates of the number of people 18 and older in each state and Puerto Rico. The downloadable file will also include total population and the percentage of people 18 and older. These are the first estimates since 2010 Census tabulations were released. Direct to Datasets

U.S. Dept. of Energy Scientific Research Data Now Easier to Find, Datasets Now Being Registered with DataCite

From the DOE/OSTI Web Site: Researchers funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) can now make their scientific research data easier to cite and easier to find from worldwide sources. The DOE Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) is now registering publicly available scientific research datasets created by DOE-funded researchers through DataCite. OSTI, […]