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Session: Advances in Health Management Research
5165.0: Wednesday, November 08, 2006: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Advances in Health Management Research
This class of papers presents original research studies that investigate administrative and system-level issues in organizing, financing, and delivering health services and public health interventions. These studies examine the implementation and/or impact of innovative administrative strategies involving such activities as organizational redesign, multi-institutional partnerships and alliances, infrastructure development, and technology adoption and diffusion.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Assess the strengths and limitations of research methods used to evaluate the implementation and impact of health administration and financing strategies Evaluate the strength and nature of evidence about the effectiveness of strategies for organizing, financing, and delivering health services and public health interventions. Develop recommendations for decision-makers in health policy and administration based on research findings.
Organizer(s):Glen Mays, PhD, MPH
Moderator(s):Paul K. Halverson, DrPH, MHSA
2:30 PMFindings from a study of local public health agency communication structure using organizational network analysis  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jacqueline Merrill, RN, MPH, DNSc, Michael Caldwell, MD, MPH, Maxine L. Rockoff, PhD, Suzanne Bakken, RN, DNSc, Kathleen Carley, PhD
2:45 PMFrom research to advocacy: Assessing the local public health infrastructure in Massachusetts  [ Recorded presentation ]
Justeen Hyde, PhD, Alison Tovar, MS, Massachusetts Health Officers Association, Massachusetts Association of Public Health Nursing, Massachusetts Environmental Health Association, Massachusetts Association of Health Boards, Massachusetts Public Health Association
3:00 PMUnderstanding state public health services  [ Recorded presentation ]
Michael Dickey, MPH, CHES, Adam Reichardt, David R. Gifford, MD, MPH
3:15 PMWhat's driving Public Health core business? Lessons from Georgia  [ Recorded presentation ]
Tina Smith, MPH, Christopher A. Parker, MBBS, MPH, Karen Minyard, PHD, John A. Shoemaker, MPH, Stuart Brown, MD
3:30 PMDeveloping a Measure of the Impact of Legislation and Organizational Forces on Rural Hospital Nursing  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jodi Shaefer, PhD, RN, Robin Newhouse, PhD, RN
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Health Administration
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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