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Evaluating Health Programs for Populations

T. Kue Young

in Population Health

Second edition

Published in print October 2004 | ISBN: 9780195158540
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864379 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158540.003.0008
Evaluating Health Programs for Populations

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This chapter provides a framework for health program evaluation, including economic appraisal, technology assessment, and decision making in health care.

Keywords: measurement iterative loop; efficacy; effectiveness; efficiency; structure; process; outcome; Cochrane collaboration; consensus conference; cost-benefit; cost-effectiveness; cost-utility; decision analysis

Chapter.  9770 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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