Accession Number:

ADA155325

Title:

Needs Assessment and Telecommunications Cost Benefit Analysis for Army Medical Department Continuing Clinical Education Requirements.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

87.0

Abstract:

This study provides a cost benefit comparison of five telecommunication systems for meeting the specified continuing clinical education needs as identified in a policy Delphi study of 27 Army Medical Department offices and installations. Needs were defined as the combination of state and national license, certification, and registration requirements and specific content associated with continuing medical, nursing, dental, pharmacy, and health education. Telecommunication systems were examined in terms of equipment and transmission costs. A panel of AMEDD managers was used to determine system perceived benefits. Additional keywords Group decision making Multiple linear regression analysis. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Non-Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE