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ERIC Number: ED186029
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Aug
Reference Count: 0
The Area Resource File: ARF. A Manpower Planning and Research Tool.
Applied Management Sciences, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.
This publication describes the Area Resource File (ARF), a computer-based, county-specific health information system with broad analytical capabilities which utilizes manpower and manpower-related data that are available on a compatible basis for all counties in the United States, and which was developed to summarize statistics from many disparate sources into a single file or linkable files to facilitate health manpower analysis. Sections of the report address data organization and content; products and analytical capabilities; the future of ARF; and ordering information. An order form is included. (FM)
Descriptors: Databases, Health, Health Personnel, Health Services, Information Services, Information Sources, Information Systems, Online Systems, Program Descriptions, Statistical Data
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22151 (HRP0901717, tape $125.00; HRP0901718, User Documentation $6.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - General; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources Administration (DHEW/PHS), Bethesda, MD. Bureau of Health Manpower.
Authoring Institution: Applied Management Sciences, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.
Note: Appendices may not reproduce due to type size.