Using surveillance data to monitor the nation's reproductive health
Learning Areas:Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Identify key surveillance measures related to core family planning and preventive services for women and men in the United States, including: health outcomes, client risk behaviors, and service utilization. Describe how surveillance data can be used to monitor health outcomes and service utilization, and to evaluate the impact of changes in insurance on access to services. This abstract is part of the pre-arranged panel entitled “The changing landscape in family planning: Standards of care, surveillance, and performance improvement”.
Keyword(s): Reproductive Health, Surveillance
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the lead author and principal analyst for numerous surveillance reports published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the Division of Reproductive Health. Among my scientific interest has been developing surveillance measures, in particular contraceptive use and receipt of services among women at risk for unintended pregnancy.
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.