MISSION: To improve health by assuring quality health care to underserved, vulnerable populations and by promoting a primary care and public health workforce.
P erformance Improvement 1995: Evaluation Activities of the Public Health Service is the first annual report on evaluation activities of the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS). As a report to Congress, it summarizes the findings of PHS evaluations completed in fiscal year (FY) 1994.
Performance Improvement 1995: Evaluation Activities of the Public Health Service is the first annual report on evaluation activities of the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS). As a report to Congress, it summarizes the findings of PHS evaluations completed in fiscal year (FY) 1994. In general, the report is intended for three audiences: decisionmake
Performance Improvement 2004. IDS Solutions for Transferring Medication Information Across Patient Care Settings: Volume 1 & 2
An important part of ensuring patient safety is the effective transmission of medication information across care settings. Inaccurate or incomplete information is a leading cause of medical error. This research project focuses on information exchange between ambulatory care and acute care settings. The purpose of this study was to gain an in-depth
Definition of Public Health Laboratory Core Capacities for Infectious Disease Surveillance: Final Report
Assessing the Information Technology Infrastructure in Integrated Delivery Systems
Performance Improvement 2006. Evaluation of the Office of Minority Health Resource Center (Final Report)
The purpose of this project was to determine the effectiveness of the Office of Minority Health Resource Center’s (OMH-RC’s) ability to develop and disseminate minority health resources and information to target audiences. An evaluation instrument and protocol developed in a previous evaluation of the OMH- RC was examined to determine the exte
Performance Improvement 2006. Evaluation of Parity in the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program: Final Report
The evaluation of the 2001 Office of Personnel Management (OPM) policy of parity for mental health and substance abuse (MH/SA) health care insurance benefits in the FEHB Program was conducted primarily to assess the impact of this policy on utilization and cost. Would increases be within reasonable limits or would the increase to utilization and c
Performance Improvement 2003: Evaluation Activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the ninth annual report to Congress summarizing prior 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. The re
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) administers the largest number of assistance programs of any Federal department. These are identified and described in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, www.cfda.gov. Funds are provided under Section 241 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act Set-Aside Authority, described below, and thro
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.
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Prepared by Roy Ahn, Daniel S. Gaylin, Alison Keiller, Daniel N. Mendelson, Adil Moiduddin, and Robert J. Rubin, M.D. of The Lewin Group under the direction of Cheryl Austein, Project Officer for the Office of Health Policy, within the Office of the Assistant Secretary forPlanning and Evaluation (ASPE), Department of Health and Human Services. Oct
Background. Many small populations have distinctive health and health care needs but have been difficult to study in survey research. Objective. This report is part of a project funded by the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation to explore the feasibility of using electronic health record (EHR) and other electronic health data for resea
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