Participatory research findings on measuring the quality of health care delivery for persons with disabilities
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Explain the impact of participatory research on the development of quality metrics for health care delivery for individuals with disabilities. Describe Community-Based Participatory Research (CPAR). Explain why CPAR was chosen and utilized as a research tool. Describe CPAR as influencing grassroot advocacy and state health policy. Describe how learnings from findings will inform future CPAR investigations.
Keyword(s): Disability Policy, Quality
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am doctor of public policy and the Executive Director of a non profit organization that predominantly engages in Community Based Participatory Action research for both state and federally funded initiatives. As a member of Disablity Advocates Advancing our Health Care Rights, I have worked in partnership with the state of Massachusetts in its development of metrics reflective of the values of the disability community.
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.