3113.0: Monday, November 13, 2000: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Quality Improvement and Assessment Methods to Assure Successful Outcomes in Community Health

Oral Session with four papers reviewed by HA panel (#12502, #2868, #7789, #13515)
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):William N. Washington, DPA, MPH
2:30 PMIntroductory Remarks
2:35 PMDefining quality in primary health care: An outcomes balance model
Carol L. Macnee, PhD, Susan M. McCabe, EdD
2:55 PMImproving community outcomes: Applying quality improvement principles to improve the performance of public health programs
Katherine Schmidt, RN, MS, MPH, John Rich, MD, MPH, Laurie Huber, MEd, Linda Comfort, rn, BSN, MPH, Lise Fried, MS, Nina Fishman, BA, MEd, Ethan Mascoop, MPH, MUA, Marjorie Perkins, BA
3:15 PMInstituting quality assurance/quality improvement in local public health programs
Marina McManus, Katherine Cairns, MPH/MBA, Sandra DuVander, MSM
3:35 PMManaging the process of community health assessment and problem prioritization: What we've learned through experience
Judith A. Hager, MPH, Geraldine Oliva, MD
3:55 PMDiscussion
Sponsor:Health Administration
Cosponsors:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Social Work

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA