Journal Article

Improving health outcomes - a review of case studies from English health authorities

Alastair McColl, John Gabbay and Paul Roderick

in Journal of Public Health

Published on behalf of Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom

Volume 20, issue 3, pages 302-311
Published in print September 1998 | ISSN: 1741-3842
Published online September 1998 | e-ISSN: 1741-3850 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordjournals.pubmed.a024773
Improving health outcomes - a review of case studies from English health authorities

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We review a series of case studies from English health authorities that have tackled the assessment and improvement of health outcomes. We reflect their concerns and difficulties and the lessons they learnt. We identified case studies from a telephone survey of 91 representatives of the 100 English health authorities (61 were directors of public health). We edited 26 structured case studies which described how they had used population health outcome assessments or indicators. The health outcome assessments included service reviews, needs assessment projects, case-control studies, small area...

Keywords: health outcome indicators; health outcome assessment; health authorities - case studies

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Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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