This report, Performance Improvement 2010, the 16th annual report in this series, describes the findings from 113 studies completed during the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009. The study summaries and the publicly available database from which they are drawn are to be found at http://aspe.hhs.gov/pic/performance.
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
Researchers reviewed efforts of the American Health Information Community’s (AHIC’s) Multi-Stakeholder Workgroup. The Workgroup created the core data set for information on family health history, and worked on how to transfer such information into electronic formats for use in making health care decisions. Researchers examined
Performance Improvement 2009. How Can Relationship Skills Education, Financial Literacy And Asset Development Fields Collaborate To Improve Family Well-Being?
Researchers and practitioners from the marriage and relationship skills education, financial literacy and asset development fields met to discuss the relationship between family strengthening and financial practices to improve programmatic efforts and encourage collaborative policies designed to address long-term family and economic stability. Pa
Chapter I presents highlights from the findings of the studies included in this Performance Improvement 2007 report. These examples were selected to emphasize the breadth of subject areas addressed by the studies and showcase the diverse methodologies used.
Mission We assure health security for beneficiaries. Evaluation Program
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
Screening and Assessment in TANF\Welfare-to-Work: Ten Important Questions TANF Agencies and Their Partners Should Consider. Domestic Violence Screening Questionnaire (Montana)
Barriers Identified Domestic Violence Number and Types of Questions Six 'yes' or 'no' questions asking about physical or sexual harm, fear of partner, restrictions on working or money, threats to the client or children, and past history in a shelter. Target Population TANF clients statewide Methodological Information Not available
This report, Performance Improvement 2013-2014, the 18th in this series, summarizes the key findings from studies completed during the two fiscal-year period ending September 30, 2013.
Designing Subsidized Health Coverage Programs to Attract Enrollment: A Review of the Literature and a Synthesis of Stakeholder Views
Final Report Lynn Quincy Patricia Collins Kristin Andrews Christal Stone Submitted to: ASPE/HHS 200 Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, DC 20201 Project Officer: Donald Cox
Evaluation of HHS Delivery System Reform Efforts and Affordable Care Act Provisions: Consolidated Evaluation Design Recommendations
By: Robert Mechanic, MBA, Jennifer Perloff Phd, Darren Zinner Phd, Moaven Razavi Phd, Michael J. Keane Dr. P.H Abstract The purpose of this project is to provide a thought piece about what type of coordinated framework might be developed for evaluating the evidence HHS will receive from the multiple delivery system reform initiatives planne
Evaluation of the Medicaid Health Home Option for Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions: Annual Report - Year Two
Brenda C. Spillman, Elizabeth Richardson, Anna Spencer and Eva Allen Urban Institute Abstract