Factor 2: Intervention complexity. Is the intervention a simple, direct process change, a test of a program model, or a larger initiative addressing multisector, multilevel population or systems change? Factor 3: Governance structure. Who is funding and overseeing the initiative—a single organization, a federal funder of a cohort of grante
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) embarked on an effort to build internal evaluation capacity throughout the agency and its multiple components. HHS is among many federal agencies aiming to build stronger internal capacity, in large part due to internal HHS efforts and as a result of the federal Office of Management and Budget
This paper addresses the challenges of conducting rapid evaluations in widely varying circumstances, from small-scale process improvement projects to complex, system transformation initiatives. Rapid approaches designed to evaluate projects at lower levels of complexity do not take into account the inter-organizational aspects of more complex init
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Analytical Framework for Examining the Value of Antibacterial Products. 5.1.12 Expected Percentage Reduction in Revenues due to Increased Competition
The market for rapid POC diagnostics is competitive, especially for those infectious diseases that have the potential to impact sizeable populations, such as influenza and Group A Streptococcus . MRSA is one such market as there are many different strains of MRSA affecting a large number of individuals in many different healthcare settings at pre
Antibacterial resistance is a growing global problem. According to the most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 2 million people acquire serious infections with bacteria that are resistant to one or more of antibacterial drugs designed to treat those infections in the United States alone. Of th
Informal Caregiving for Older Americans: An Analysis of the 2011 National Study of Caregiving. References
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Interstate Variation and Progress Toward Balance in Use of and Expenditure for Long-Term Services and Supports in 2009. References
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Five Years Later: Final Implementation Lessons from the Evaluation of Responsible Fatherhood, Marriage and Family Strengthening Grants for Incarcerated and Reentering Fathers and Their Partners. Implications for Potential Funders
Successful implementation is a key prerequisite for building program models that can be rigorously tested. Strategies for program development suggested by the MFS-IP evaluation include:
Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress, 2009-2013. Economic Security Risk Factor 3. Experimental Poverty Measures
Note: These measures use versions of 1999 Consumer Expenditure-based poverty thresholds that are updated annually using the CPI-U.
Five Years Later: Final Implementation Lessons from the Evaluation of Responsible Fatherhood, Marriage and Family Strengthening Grants for Incarcerated and Reentering Fathers and Their Partners
The Responsible Fatherhood, Marriage and Family Strengthening Grants for Incarcerated and Reentering Fathers and Their Partners Initiative (MFS-IP) represented a groundbreaking effort to recognize and respond to the impact of incarceration on families and the crucial role of family support in reentry success. No one program model was required for
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A 2005 National Academy of Sciences (NAS) panel report on expanding access to research data notes that “at present, the obligation to protect individual respondents falls primarily on those who collect the data, thereby creating a disincentive for providing access to other researchers” (National Research Council 2005).
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Minimizing Disclosure Risk in HHS Open Data Initiatives. F. Methods of Disclosure Limitation Used by Federal Agencies
Table D.1 summarizes the methods of disclosure limitation used by federal statistical agencies at the time of the CDAC 2005 update of Statistical Policy Working Paper 22. Mathematica surveyed representatives of 14 agencies to ask if the agency has made any changes to its procedures. Results are reported in the final column of the table. Table D
Minimizing Disclosure Risk in HHS Open Data Initiatives. 1. Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research
This memorandum, issued on February 22, 2013 by the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and directed to the heads of executive departments and agencies, calls for all federal agencies that are engaged in research and development to outline plans to provide public access to all results of scientific projects that are receiving federal fu
Four documents issued by the Executive Office of the President over a six-month period in 2013 define the scope and provide guidance on implementation of the new open data policy. These four documents were:
The Institute of Education Sciences within the Department of Education compiles statistics and conducts research and evaluations to help further knowledge of education from early childhood through postsecondary schooling. Under federal law, the Institute cannot use any individually identifiable information for purposes other than research or evalu
Information on the Supplemental Poverty Measure - A Summary of 2013 Current Population Survey Data (October 2014). Background
The Census Bureau, in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), developed the SPM after years of research and collaboration. The SPM is based on the 2010 recommendations of an Interagency Technical Working Group, which included representatives from the Census Bureau, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. Department of Commerce, the
Federal regulations governing individual agencies sometimes include specific provisions regarding the collection and use of personal data. Prominent examples include Title 13 (The Census Act), Title 26 (The Internal Revenue Code), and a section of Title 20 that applies to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and is notable for how i