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An Introduction to measuring health outcomes

An Introduction to measuring health outcomes

an annotated bibliography

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Published by UK Clearing House on Health Outcomes, Nuffield Institute for Health in Leeds .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Title from cover.

StatementAlison Brettle ... [et al.].
SeriesOutcomes measurement bibliographies -- no.1
ContributionsBrettle, Alison., UK Clearing House on Health Outcomes.
The Physical Object
Pagination26p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18248380M
ISBN 101871977959

Bringing together a basic understanding of need and measures used to express need and methods for doing health needs assessment (HNA) this book provides a practical resource that can be applied to public health and health promotion practice. It aims to make accessible from the vast health surveillance and population assessment literature some. Measuring health and illness; Measuring health and illness or quantification of the association between the exposure and outcomes you are interested in and to test CDC) Office of Workforce and Career Development. Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice Third Edition, An Introduction to Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Contents Introduction Outcomes Research: The Way We Were Outcomes Research: Implications for Improving Health Care Delivery Measuring Outcomes in the Real World: NCQA, HEDIS, and the Report Card Pilot Project The Value and Application of Health Outcomes Research: A Purchaser's Perspective Measuring Outcomes in Contemporary Pharmacy Practice. The book's division into a conceptual section followed by examples is particularly effective. Section one includes six chapters covering such topics as defining and measuring clinical outcomes, consumer satisfaction, methods of measurement, and the use of outcome measurement to improve : $

The authors also look at how to monitor these aspects of public health and explore qualitative and quantitative methods for measuring, analysing and interpreting health and wellbeing, needs and outcomes. Case studies, activities and research summaries are used throughout the book to help the reader understand how to apply theory to practice. When implementing health programs, there has been a shift in focus from measuring the output to measuring the outcomes. This presents a particularly complicated challenge for program providers who must identify and measure outcomes across a variety of programs.


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