Listing of Abstract Titles Adverse Events Associated With Childhood Vaccines--Evidence Bearing on Causality Meeting the Nation's Needs for Biomedical and Behavioral Scientists Evaluating the Effects of School-Based Intervention Programs To Prevent Teenager Drug Use and Abuse Evaluation of NIH-Funded Condom Research Phase I: Eval
MISSION: To provide public health advice to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and executive direction to the PHS Agencies through coordination and oversight of their programs.
Highlights Readers from diverse professional backgrounds were found to value the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) for its accuracy, relevance, and concise reporting format. The number of readers is likely double the 450,000 on mailing lists. Recommendations may result in some refinements to content and format.
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
Screening and Assessment in TANF\Welfare-to-Work: Ten Important Questions TANF Agencies and Their Partners Should Consider. What Kinds of Training Should States and Localities Consider?
The kind of training needed to screen and assess for barriers to employment depends on the types and methods of screening and assessment and the skills of existing staff. By its nature, a screening tool is generally sufficiently brief and self-explanatory that it requires little or no training to use.
This evaluation sought to: (1) determine how useful the United States Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force) recommendations and products were, to primary care clinicians training programs and how the products could be made more meaningful, useful and relevant; (2) enumerate the ways that Task Force recommendations and other products are bein
Performance Improvement 2005. Two Years in Early CARE and Education: a Community Portrait of Quality and Workforce Stability: Alameda County, California
This study examined the characteristics of early care and education services in Alameda County, CA. All three sectors of the industry were included: licensed center-based care, licensed family child care homes, and license-exempt home based care. Data collection took place during a two–year period. Just as the study was launched, the county made
Performance Improvement 2004. Evaluating National Dissemination Strategies for Effective HIV Prevention Programs for Youth
This project evaluated dissemination strategies intended to increase the adoption and implementation of HIV prevention programs for youth in the United States. This Program Operations evaluation focuses on the ongoing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “Programs That Work” project. Specifically, the dissemination of two curricula
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.
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
Contents Focal Programs for This Report Evaluation Design Impacts on Behavior Impacts on Knowledge of Risks Associated with Teen Sex Impacts on Perceptions of Pregnancy and STD Prevention Site-Level Impacts Looking Forward
Contents Introduction Overview of DSH Funding Policies What Is a Safety Net Hospital? How Should Financial Vulnerability Be Defined? Framework for Analyzing DSH Allocation Policies Hospital Data Set and Low-income Patient Variables Joint Distribution of DSH Payments under Current Policies
Contents The Heritage Keepers ® Program Evaluation Design Study Sample Outcome Measures Impacts on Potential Mediators of Teen Sexual Activity Impacts on Sexual Abstinence and Teen Risk Behaviors Discussion
ASPE Issue Brief: Opioid Abuse in the U.S. and HHS Actions to Address Opioid-Drug Related Overdoses and Deaths (PDF-12 Pages)
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
This is the first of two briefs that examine the interplay between education and skills-building programming for lower income individuals and families in the areas of marriage and relationships, financial literacy, and asset development. This brief provides an overview of existing programs and practices. It highlights opportunities for collabo