212831 Benefits of Ratio and Trend Analysis in Public Health

Sunday, November 8, 2009: 4:50 PM

Matthew Dillon, BS , Staff Development and Training, Florida Department of Health, Mary Esther, FL
The Florida Department of Health has conducted ratio and trend analysis for decades. Recently the agency conducted state-wide ratio and trend analysis using the uniform set of indicators currently being tested in public health. Dialogue in this session will center of the benefits of the analysis.

Learning Objectives:
Name one benefit of trend analysis.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am familiar with the subject matter and recognized as a key resource person by the Florida Department of Health on administrative and financial matters regarding county health departments. Currently I direct a team of professionals that train and assist 67 county health departments on financial and administrative matters. I have personally presented in front of audiences on previous occasions.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.