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Title Health performance measurement in the public sector : principles and policies for implementing an information network / Edward B. Perrin, Jane S. Durch, and Susan M. Skillman, editors ; Panel on Performance Measures and Data for Public Health Performance Partnership Grants, Committee on National Statistics, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 176 pages)
Contents 2 Putting Performance Measurement in Context 30 -- 3 Performance Measurement Considerations for Publicly Funded Health Programs 59 -- 4 Data and Information Systems: Issues for Performance Measurement 83 -- 5 Strategies for Supporting Performance Measurement Through a National Information Network 132
Summary "Health Performance Measurement in the Public Sector is the second of two books for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on using and improving performance measurement in publicly funded health programs and the implications for data needs and systems. This book focuses on data and information system issues at the federal, state, and local levels."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Public health -- United States -- Evaluation -- Data processing.
Public health -- United States -- Information services.
Government Programs -- organization & administration.
Management Information Systems.
Program Evaluation -- methods.
Public Health Administration.
Public Sector.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Durch, Jane.
Perrin, Edward.
Skillman, Susan M.
National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Performance Measures and Data for Public Health Performance Partnership Grants.
ISBN 0585101302 (electronic bk.)
9780585101309 (electronic bk.)