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.
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 methodological considerations exist?
Several methodological considerations bear mentioning in the use of screening and assessment tools. For example, to achieve the best results it is important to ensure that the questions are designed for the population being screened or assessed. This is particularly important if adopting professionally- or externally-developed tools as many of the
Performance Improvement 2004. Future Directions for Family Planning Research: A Framework for Title X
This study identified research opportunities that both build from the existing knowledge base and expand the availability of useful information that leads to the enhancement of the quality of family planning services in the United States.
13 Indicators of Quality Child Care: Research Update
Assessment of Selected Domestic Violence Programs in Primary Health Care Settings
Discharge Planning and Continuity of Care for HIV-Infected State Prison Inmates as They Return to the Community: A Study of Ten States
HHS agencies, ASPE, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), and OPHS develop evaluation plans annually in concert with HHS program planning, legislative development, and budgeting cycles. Plan development is coordinated by ASPE. Each agency or office evaluation plan generally states the evaluation priorities, or projects under consideration for
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
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.
Market Barriers to the Development of Pharmacotherapies for the Treatment of Cocaine Abuse and Addiction: Final Report
This report was prepared by Clifford Goodman, Roy Ahn, Rick Harwood, Deborah Ringel, Kareen Savage, Daniel Mendelson, and Robert Rubin of The Lewin Group. Other staff that contributed to the report included Ansari Ameen, Dawn Bartoszewicz, Timothy Field, Doug Fountain, and George Steinfels of The Lewin Group. This report was prepared under contrac
Contract No.: 100-03-0017 (HHSP2332008000002T) MPR Reference No.: 6547-400. Debra Lipson Margaret Colby Tim Lake Su Liu Sarah Turchin Submitted to: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Asst. Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Hubert H. Humphrey Bldg. 200 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20201
Designing Subsidized Health Coverage Programs to Attract Enrollment: A Review of the Literature and a Synthesis of Stakeholder Views
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Community Action Agency Activities in Affordable Care Act Outreach and Enrollment: Insights from Case Studies
This intramural research brief presents qualitative information on selected community action agencies’ (CAA) Affordable Care Act-related outreach and enrollment activities and identifies themes that emerged across the sites. The goals of the brief are to (1) provide examples of a range of activity levels and promising practices that can serve as
By: Kelsey Avery, Mathias Gardner, Emily Gee, Elena Marchetti-Bowick, Audrey McDowell, & Aditi Sen
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