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Session: Advances in Health Systems Research: Data and Resources
3120.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Advances in Health Systems Research: Data and Resources
Health systems research provides the evidence base needed to guide improvements in the organization, financing, and delivery of health services. This session features original presentations that examine the availability and quality of data and other resources needed to conduct high-quality research on health systems.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: (1) Assess the strengths and limitations of existing data and methods used to conduct research on health systems; (2) Evaluate alternative strategies for improving the collection and retrieval of research-quality data within health systems; and (3) Develop recommendations for policy-makers and health administrators concerning actions to improve the availability of data for health systems research.
Organizer(s):F. Douglas Scutchfield, MD
Moderator(s):Michelyn W. Bhandari, DrPH, MPH
10:30 AMPublic Health Services Research Data Set Development  [ Recorded presentation ]
F. Douglas Scutchfield, MD, Allison Amrhein, Michelyn W. Bhandari, DrPH, MPH, Nikki Lawhorn, MPP, Ashley McCarty
10:50 AMNational Profile of Local Health Departments: Resources for Tracking the Organization, Financing, and Delivery of Public Health Services  [ Recorded presentation ]
Carolyn J. Leep, MPH
11:10 AMGetting a sampling frame for a Medicaid program: Lessons for national Medicaid evaluation  [ Recorded presentation ]
L. Michele Issel, PhD RN, Robyn R. Wheatley, MPH, Sarah G. Forrestal, Amanda A. Schultz
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Health Administration
Endorsed by:Academic Public Health Caucus; Epidemiology
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA