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Public health needs assessment for state-based genetic services delivery

Robert M. Fisher and Debra Lochner Doyle

in Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century

Published in print September 2000 | ISBN: 9780195128307
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864485 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128307.003.0014

Series: Oxford Monographs on Medical Genetics

Public health needs assessment for state-based genetic services delivery

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Needs assessments have rapidly become an important component of all public and private organization strategies, and they must precede policy development and assurance activities. This chapter reviews three basic types of needs assessment: the discrepancy, marketing, and decision-making models. It also reviews examples of genetic needs assessments from different states and discusses their importance.

Keywords: needs assessment; public health; discrepancy model; marketing model; decision-making models

Chapter.  4551 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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