Many programs within the Department have goals, objectives, and target populations that appear similar. Likewise, many Department programs appear to duplicate or overlap programs in other Federal agencies. Many state, local, and private sector programs also have goals, objectives, and target populations in common with Department programs. Because
Whether or not they are to be considered "research," a classic category of investigations have to do with coping with disease outbreaks and epidemics, and with other emerging or emergency threats.
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 2.3 - Improve the Healthy Development and Learning Readiness of Preschool Children
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective To promote learning readiness of preschool children from low income families, we will work to improve access to and the quality of developmental services. The core of this strategy will be:
An Overview of Programs and Initiatives Sponsored by DHHS to Promote Healthy Aging: A Background Paper for the Blueprint on Aging for the 21st Century Technical Advisory Group Meeting
The primary purpose of this paper is to highlight current federal health promotion and disease prevention activities targeted for older persons. This material is organized by grouping activities into four topics that a panel of federal officials felt would help structure the discussions at the TAG meeting. The authors felt that by organizing feder
Refugee Economic Self-Sufficiency: An Exploratory Study of Approaches Used in Office of Refugee Resettlement Programs
Refugee Economic Self-Sufficiency: An Exploratory Study of Approaches Used in Office of Refugee Resettlement Programs Prepared for: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Prepared by: Peggy Halpern, Ph.D. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assist
Assessment of the Policy Implications of Alternative Functional Definitions of Disability for Children: Final Report
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assessment of the Policy Implications of Alternative Functional Definitions of Disability for Children: Final Report Ruth E.K. Stein, M.D. Albert Einstein College of Medicine March 1997 PDF Version (50 PDF pages)
Healthy employees are more productive and can be cost beneficial to companies. For example, a research study conducted on the return on investment (ROI) for worksite health promotion and disease prevention programs in nine companies, found significant ROI with the benefit to cost ratio ranging from $1.49 to $4.91 in benefits per dollar spent on th
This report was prepared by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. Andy Rock authored/edited it; he may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org . Readers should direct technical questions about specific studies and requests for reports not available on the web to the Federal Contact listed for the study. Policy Information Ce
Studies by Agency Elements of evaluation: Effective programs achieve results. Results derive from good management which requires good decisions. Good decision-making depends on good information. Good information requires good data and careful analysis. Creative project officers, skillful researchers, thoughtful an
Performance Improvement 2008. Appendix F - optional evaluation form users of this report are invited to fill out and return.
Readers’ Evaluation Performance Improvement 2008 Report User Comments No report on evaluation would be complete without inclusion of an opportunity for user evaluation and feedback. Since this annual mandatory report to Congress is an evolving product, we welcome your comments, suggestions, and requests for ways to improve it in the future
Performance Improvement 2008. How Should Healthy People National Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Objectives for 2020 be Developed?
This study assessed the process for developing Healthy People 2010 disease prevention and health promotion objectives and recommendations. Healthy People 2010 is the third generation of objectives for the Nation; it comprises a comprehensive set of ten-year objectives, based on science. This population-based approach to disease prevention and heal
Mission To provide advice on public health and science to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to provide executive direction to program offices within the Office of Public Health and Science (OPHS), and, at the direction of the Secretary, to coordinate crosscutting public health and science initiatives in the Department. Evaluation Pro
Performance Improvement 2002: Evaluation Activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the eighth annual report to Congress summarizing previous fiscal year evaluation efforts. The purpose of this report is to provide Congress with outcome-oriented evaluation findings for the Department's programs, policies, and strategies. It
MISSION: To provide analytical support and advice to the Secretary on policy development and assist the Secretary with the development and coordination of department wide program planning and evaluation activities. Evaluation Program
Performance Improvement 2001: Evaluation Activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the seventh annual report to Congress summarizing previous fiscal year evaluation efforts. The purpose of this report is to provide Congress with evaluative information on the Department's programs, policies, and strategies. It contains brief
Contents Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Prevention in the United States: Integrated Evaluation of Public and Private Sector Disease Reporting and Service Delivery Evaluation of ICD-10 for Morbidity Reporting in the United States Suicide Intervention and Prevention: Evaluation of Community-Based Programs in Three
Contents Publications of the Patient Outcomes Research Teams (PORTS), May 1996 and Medical Treatment Effectiveness Projects 1989 through 1995 Final Report on Changes Needed in CONQUEST's Software Based Programs Final Report on Changes Needed in CONQUEST 1.0's Structure and Classification Scheme Assessment of the
MISSION: The mission of the Indian Health Service, in partnership with American Indian and Alaska Native people, is to raise their physical, mental, social, and spiritual health to the highest level. Evaluation Program