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March 19, 1998

Cost, use of health services is not affected by physician compensation: a study of Washington state medical groups/managed care organizations

Whether by productivity or by salary, the way in which primary care physicians are compensated in medical groups does not appear to affect the cost or amount of health services for patients

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March 11, 1998

Journalist Jim Lehrer to speak at UW commencement June 13

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Jim Lehrer, executive editor and anchor of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on the Public Broadcasting System (PBS), will be the featured speaker at the 123rd Commencement ceremonies for the University of Washington this year.

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March 6, 1998

Sen. Warren Magnuson’s life to be honored at fundraiser

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The late Sen. Warren G. Magnuson’s accomplishments will be honored in a program at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 4th, at Kane Hall, University of Washington, with a reception following.

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First Community Conversation in Seattle March 16

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University of Washington President Richard L. McCormick will hold a Community Conversation from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Monday, March 16, at the Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway.

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March 4, 1998

Internet privacy and other emerging technology issues focus of 24th annual UW Computer Fair March 18-19

The oldest and largest technology show in the Pacific Northwest is just around the corner. The 24th Annual UW Computer Fair, which attracts up to 16,000 visitors, will be held March 18 and 19 at th e University of Washington.

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February 27, 1998

International dental symposium to focus on caries and periodontal disease

New knowledge about caries and periodontal disease and its impact on daily dental practice will be examined during the Third Washington Dental Service Foundation Distinguished Professorship Symposium, May 21 and 22, at the Four Seasons Olympic Hot el in Seattle.

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February 26, 1998

It’s emotional abuse, not vicious beatings, that often spurs women to leave battering husbands

Despite the pain and bruises inflicted by punching, kicking and worse mayhem, it is the scarring left by an emotionally abusive husband that is more likely to trigger a battered wife’s decision to leave her spouse.

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February 24, 1998

Nobel Prize-winner, acclaimed science photographer kick off UW Center for Nanotechnology

Nobel Laureate Steven Chu of Stanford University and acclaimed science photographer Felice Frankel of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be keynote speakers at a March 6 seminar to formally kick off the UW Center for Nanotechnology.

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Pilot study explores how people seek information on the Web

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A pilot study to be conducted by University of Washington faculty could help them learn how individuals seek information on the World Wide Web. The research will be one of the first in-depth studies of how people use the Web.

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February 23, 1998

University of Washington physicians comprise more than half of the “Best Doctors” in Western Washington

Physicians from University of Washington-affiliated hospitals in Seattle — University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center — and the University of Washington School of Medicine constitute more than 50 percent of the Western Washington doctors in the latest regional listings of The Best Doctors in America.

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