Online Program

Developing performance measures using evidence-based information

Sunday, November 1, 2015 : 9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Michael D. Kogan, PhD, Office of Epidemiology and Research, HRSA / Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Rockville, MD
After learning about different types of public health evaluations, this lecture will delve more deeply into some of the tools necessary for a successful evaluation, including how to develop performance measures that reflect the goals of the program, and what can be realistically measured.  It will also discuss the need to balance innovation with having performance measures, strategies, and targets that are based on evidence from the scientific literature.

Learning Areas:

Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice

Learning Objectives:
Demonstrate how to develop a performance measure that has measurable targets.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Michael Kogan, PhD is the Director of the Office of Epidemiology and Research at the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Bureau, which is also responsible for program evaluations. He has initiated courses on program evaluation, given talks on strengthening the scientific rigor of public health programs, and conducted numerous workshops on performance measurement, evidence-based public health, and scientific writing. He chaired the workgroup which developed a new performance measurement system for MCH in the US.
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.