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Developing and Prioritizing Program Options

ROSS C. BROWNSON, ELIZABETH A. BAKER, TERRY L. LEET and KATHLEEN N. GILLESPIE

in Evidence-Based Public Health

Published in print November 2002 | ISBN: 9780195143768
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865581 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143768.003.0007
Developing and Prioritizing Program Options

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This chapter is divided into four main sections. The first describes some broad-based considerations to take into account when examining options and priorities. The next section outlines analytic methods and models that have been applied when setting clinical and community priorities in health promotion and disease prevention. The third section presents an overview of the concepts of innovation and creativity in option selection. The final section describes the development and uses of analytic frameworks in developing and prioritizing options.

Keywords: public health pracice; evidence-based decision making; analytic methods; option selection

Chapter.  9745 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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