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Health program planning and evaluation : a practical, systematic approach for community health /
L. Michele Issel.
imprint
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2004.
description
xix, 497 p.
ISBN
0763748005
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Book
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imprint
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2004.
isbn
0763748005
contents note
The context of health program development and evaluation -- Context of health program development and evaluation -- Diversity in programs and evaluation -- Basics of planning for health programs and services -- Health program development -- Community health assessment for program planning -- Program theory and interventions revealed -- Program objectives and setting targets for objectives -- Health program implementation -- Logistics of program implementation -- Process evaluation techniques -- Impact and outcome evaluation of health programs -- Impact evaluation questions and methods -- Designs for impact evaluation -- Evaluation data analysis and interpretation -- Qualitative evaluations -- From data to decision -- Cost analysis : the basics -- Continuing the cycle.
catalogue key
5111754
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
L. Michele Issel, PhD, RN: Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago
Summaries
Main Description
NEW EDITION AVAILABLE IN DECEMBER! Today's challenging health care conditions require the development of increasingly sophisticated health programs in order to compete for funding and support. The influencing forces of federal legislation, rigid public health goals, An emphasis on outcomes of health care and evidence-based practice, and use of total quality management and improvement tools have brought about new standards for program development. Health Program Planning and Evaluation: A Practical, Systematic Approach for Community Health will help you to systematically develop, thoughtfully implement, and rigorously evaluate health programs across a variety of health disciplines. In doing so, it also serves to help students and professionals become savvy consumers of evaluation reports and prudent users of evaluation consultants. it presents the practical tools and concepts in language suitable for both the practicing and novice health program planner and evaluator. Distinguishing itself from other program planning and evaluation texts through its use of the public health pyramid, consistent use of a program logic model throughout the text, and role modeling evidence-based practice, this text will provide you with a firm foundation in addressing the needs of the population through health program planning and evaluation.
Main Description
Health Program Planning and Evaluation: A Practical, Systematic Approach for Community Health will help you to systematically develop, thoughtfully implement, and rigorously evaluate health programs a
Main Description
Health Program Planning and Evaluation: A Practical, Systematic Approach for Community Health will help you to systematically develop, thoughtfully implement, and rigorously evaluate health programs across a variety of health disciplines. It also serves to help students and professionals become savvy consumers of evaluation reports and prudent users of evaluation consultants.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xix
The Context of Health Program Development and Evaluationp. 1
Health Program Development and Evaluationp. 3
History and Contextp. 4
Evaluation as a Professionp. 9
Planning and Evaluation Cyclep. 11
Program Life Cyclep. 16
Types of Evaluationp. 18
The Public Health Pyramidp. 20
Communityp. 25
Who Does Planning and Evaluations?p. 29
Roles of Evaluatorsp. 31
Across the Pyramidp. 31
Discussion Questionsp. 34
Relevance of Diversity and Disparities to Health Programsp. 37
Health Disparitiesp. 39
Diversity and Health Programsp. 42
Organizational Culturep. 54
Across the Pyramidp. 65
Discussion Questionsp. 67
Planning for Health Programs and Servicesp. 73
Definitions of Planningp. 74
Historical Background on Planning in Public Healthp. 74
PATCHp. 75
APEXPHp. 76
MAPPp. 76
Summaryp. 77
Planning Paradoxes, Assumptions, and Ethicsp. 79
Approaches to Planningp. 84
Planning Steps and Stagesp. 91
Across the Pyramidp. 106
Discussion Questionsp. 108
Developing Health Programsp. 113
Community Health Assessment for Program Planningp. 115
Types of Needsp. 115
Perspectives on Assessmentp. 116
Types of Assessmentsp. 120
Steps in Conducting the Assessmentp. 122
Across the Pyramidp. 145
Discussion Questionsp. 147
Program Theory and Interventions Revealedp. 151
Program Theoryp. 152
Interventionsp. 155
Impacts and Outcomes in Public Healthp. 163
Functions of Program Theoryp. 172
Across the Pyramidp. 175
Discussion Questionsp. 177
Program Objectives and Setting Targetsp. 179
Parameters of the Programp. 179
Program Goals and Objectivesp. 184
Using Data to Set Target Valuesp. 191
Across the Pyramidp. 208
Discussion Questionsp. 209
Implementing Health Programsp. 211
Logistics of Program Implementationp. 213
Inputs to the Organizational Planp. 214
Outputs of the Organizational Planp. 221
Inputs to the Service Utilization Planp. 229
Outputs of the Service Utilization Planp. 232
Across the Pyramidp. 233
Discussion Questionsp. 234
Process Evaluation: Measuring Inputs and Outputsp. 237
Process Evaluationp. 238
Data Collection Methodsp. 241
Monitoring Inputs to the Organizational Planp. 244
Quantifying Outputs of the Organizational Planp. 249
Monitoring Inputs to the Service Utilization Planp. 250
Intervention Deliveryp. 254
Quantifying Outputs of the Service Utilization Planp. 257
From Data to Actionp. 266
Across the Pyramidp. 271
Discussion Questionsp. 273
Evaluating the Impact and Outcome of Health Programsp. 277
Planning the Methods for Evaluating Intervention Effectsp. 279
Developing the Evaluation Questionsp. 280
Intervention Effect Evaluation Variables from the Program Effect Theoryp. 286
Measurement Considerationsp. 291
Threats to Data Qualityp. 296
Data Sources (Methods)p. 298
Considerations During Planningp. 310
Across the Pyramidp. 313
Discussion Questionsp. 315
Choosing Designs for Impact Evaluationp. 319
Choosing an Evaluation Designp. 320
Samplingp. 343
Designs and Failuresp. 351
Across the Pyramidp. 353
Discussion Questionp. 354
Analyzing and Interpreting Evaluation Datap. 357
Data Entry and Managementp. 357
Sample Descriptionp. 361
Thinking About Changep. 362
Across Levels of Analysisp. 367
Statistical Answers to the Questionp. 368
Interpretationp. 379
Across the Pyramidp. 382
Discussion Questionsp. 383
Qualitative Methods for Planning and Evaluationp. 387
Functions of Qualitative Methodsp. 387
Qualitative Methodsp. 388
Scientific Rigorp. 398
Sampling for Qualitative Methodsp. 400
Qualitative Analysesp. 400
Presentation of Findingsp. 406
Across the Pyramidp. 407
Discussion Questionsp. 408
From Data to Decisionp. 411
Cost Analyses: The Basicsp. 413
Types of Economic Analysesp. 413
Basic Steps Involved in Conducting Economic Evaluationsp. 423
Assessing Economic Evaluationsp. 432
Across the Pyramidp. 433
Discussion Questionsp. 434
Continuing the Cyclep. 437
Data and Informationp. 437
Reportsp. 441
Ethicsp. 449
Contextual Considerationsp. 454
Meta-Evaluationp. 459
Quality of Evaluationp. 460
Across the Pyramidp. 462
Discussion Questionsp. 463
Indexp. 467
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