Performance Improvement 2009. Do Theoretical Models Aid Health Care Workers Prepare for or Prevent Infectious Disease Outbreaks?


This evaluation determined whether the Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) program was operating as intended or whether modifications were necessary. MIDAS is a consortium of researchers who develop mathematical and computational tools to assist policymakers and public health professionals prepare the nation for outbreaks of infectious diseases. The evaluation focused on three aspects of the program: adequacy and appropriateness of policies and infrastructure; effectiveness of internal and external collaborations and communications; and perceived value of outputs.

Report Title: Models of Infectious Disease Study (MIDAS) Process Evaluation Report Summary; Report may be obtained from Federal Contact
Agency Sponsor: NIH, National Institutes of Health
Federal Contact: Jennifer Villani, 301-451-6446
Performer: Abt Associates, Inc.
PIC ID: 9045

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