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
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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.
MISSION: To discover and disseminate new knowledge leading to improved health for all Americans. NIH Evaluation Program Evaluation is an integral part of the role of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the support of biomedical research, training, and public education. Evaluation studies are undertaken to ensure that
Performance Improvement 1995. Adverse Events Associated With Childhood Vaccines: Evidence Bearing on Causality
Highlights An expert panel was convened to evaluate whether certain childhood vaccines cause adverse events. Vaccines against tetanus, diphtheria, measles, mumps, polio, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), and hepatitis B were reviewed. By weighing the available evidence, researchers determined which adverse events can be caused by each va
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.
Continuous improvement in government is a central theme of the Clinton Administration. As we move toward a balanced Federal budget, funds available for all Departments will be increasingly constrained. All programs must become more efficient and must demonstrate their effectiveness in improving the lives of all Americans.
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
Evaluation of the Distribution of the Influenza Vaccine by Health Care Providers in the U.S.
Performance Improvement 2006. Evaluation of the Health and Research Outcomes of Technologies Licensed by the National Institutes of Health
This evaluation examined the feasibility of developing new metrics for measuring technology transfer outcomes. These new metrics are to focus on the manner and extent to which products resulting from technologies developed in National Institutes of Health (NIH) laboratories and transferred to commercial partners are meeting the NIH mission of adva
Performance Improvement 2006. AIDSInfo Process Evaluation Study: Analysis of Trends in Service Usage, Accuracy and Customer Satisfaction
AIDSinfo, sponsored by several Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) agencies, serves as the primary dissemination point for Federal HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention guidelines through a comprehensive Web site, and provides confidential responses to inquiries by telephone, postal and e- mail, and through its Web-based Live Help. AIDSinfo i
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
Performance Improvement 2013-2014. Can a Provider Reminder/Recall System Change Vaccine Coverage Rates Among 18-month-olds?
This project sought to determine the change in a private office setting in vaccine coverage rates among 18-month-olds before and after installation of a provider reminder/recall system and barriers to instituting such a system. The project aimed to determine the barriers that prevent 18-month-old children in the practice from becoming up-to-date,
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.
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
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
Antibacterial resistance is a growing global problem. At least 2 million people in the U.S. acquire serious infections with bacteria that are resistant to one or more of antibacterial drugs designed to treat it. Despite the potential of new antibacterial products to reduce the social burden associated with resistant infections, development of
This brief is one in a series exploring issues related to the implementation of evidence-based interventions. It describes several constructs that can be used to describe, monitor, and facilitate implementation. It also describes how to apply these constructs in several ways, including data collection to monitor progress and developing an implemen
Currently, more than 18 million Americans have diabetes and are at risk for related complications like heart disease, stroke, blindness, amputations, and kidney disease. This document provides up-to-date and accurate prevention, detection, and treatment information, and includes simple action steps for individuals, families, health practitioners,