The purpose of the study was to assess the feasibility of conducting an outcome evaluation of the educational components of 50 Years of DNA: From Double Helix to Health that were aimed at high school teachers and students.
Performance Improvement 2004. Assessment of Strategies for engaging key healthy people constituents and potential partners through the health people consortium
This assessment examined the Healthy People Consortium, which includes representatives from State health agencies, as a mechanism for engaging external stakeholders in implementing Healthy People 2010 goals and objectives. Information and input from various Healthy People stakeholders, including representatives of State agencies, was collected dur
The purpose of this report was to evaluate the effectiveness of promoting Healthy People (HP) 2010 objectives through the distribution of small grants to non-profit organizations. Methods: Yale University’s Prevention Research Center awarded “microgrants” of $2,010 to 103 organizations throughout Connecticut. Recipients completed 103 baselin
The purpose of this project was to assess previous and ongoing intragency collaborations between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). In the last ten years, CDC and CMS have collaborated formally and informally on approximately twenty different interagency projects.
This report documents current policies and practices in Connecticut, Minnesota, and Texas in which the child support enforcement program (IV-D), Medicaid, and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) coordinate in order to secure and sustain appropriate health care coverage for child support- eligible children.
This study examined states’ experiences related to the goal of reducing nonmarital births, and the factors that helped shape state policies since the passage of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of 1996. The study provides detailed information about the experiences of a diverse sample of nine states gat
The Performance Outcomes Measures project (POMP) has been sponsored by the Administration on Aging (AoA) to develop performance-based measures for evaluating aging services. Another goal is to develop a prototype system for recording and reporting agency level information. POMP is a multi-agency collaboration involving state and local agencies on
Performance Improvement 2004. Privatization in practice: case studies of contracting for TANF case management
The purpose of this project was to conduct case studies of state and local governments that have privatized case management under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, a function traditionally provided by the human services agency. Privatization of welfare services increased significantly and expanded into new services after
This project assessed the relationship between welfare use, income, employment and training, and health care coverage, on the one hand, and multiple measures of child well-being within the TANF recipient population on the other. As families transition from welfare to work in the context of welfare reform policies, large variation in these features
Performance Improvement 2004. Leadership by Example: Coordinating Government Roles in Improving Health Care Quality
The final report, Leadership by Example: Coordinating Government Roles in Improving Health Care,” focuses on six government programs: Medicare, Medicaid, the State Children’s Health Insurance Program, the Department of Defense’s TRICARE and TRICARE for Life Programs (considered as one program), the Veteran’s Health Administration, and the
Mission To build resilience and facilitate recovery for people with or at risk for substance abuse and mental illness. Evaluation Program
Mission To provide the Secretary analysis and advice on policy development and assist the development and coordination of department-wide program planning and evaluations. Evaluation Program
Mission To sponsor and conduct medical research that leads to better health for all Americans. Evaluation Program
Mission In partnership with American Indian and Alaska Native people, to raise their physical, mental, social, and spiritual health to the highest level. Evaluation Program
Mission To protect the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation; to advance public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective, safer, and aff
Mission To promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. Evaluation Program The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducts evaluation studies designed to provide essential information about its programs, goals, and priorities. These projects support the assessment of
Mission To serve the public by using the best science, taking responsible public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and disease related to toxic substances. Evaluation Program
Mission To improve the quality, safety, efficiency and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. Evaluation Program
Mission To foster the development of services to help older persons maintain their independence. Evaluation Program