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Health Program Planning and EvaluationAuthor: Rebecca Wells
Health Program Planning and Evaluation, Fifth Edition carefully walks the reader through the process for developing, implementing, and evaluating successful community health promotion programs. Featuring reader-friendly, accessible language and practical tools and concepts, this outstanding resource prepares students and professionals to become savvy consumers of evaluation reports and prudent users of evaluation consultants. The Fifth Edition reflects the major changes in the field of community health with updated examples and references throughout.
Features and Benefits
- New full-colour design that brings tables and figures to life.
- Updated research references, such as studies using georgraphic information systems and other advances in the use of integrated data on public health
- Updated internet resources, including sources outside the United States
- New advances in public data on local health-related risks and resources, such as the Child Opportunities Index, American Community Survey, and multi- and all-payer claims databases, and more.
- The new ACA requirement that hospitals complete assessements and their relevance to public health program evaluators
- Greater focus on cultural humility
- Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 eBook Access enabling you to read your digital textbook online or offline, on computers, tablets, and mobile devices.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Section I The Context of Health Program Development
- Chapter 1 Context of Health Program Development and Evaluation
- Chapter 2 Relevance of Diversity and Disparities to Health Programs
- Section II Defining the Health Problem
- Chapter 3 Community Health Assessment for Program Planning
- Chapter 4 Characterizing and Defining the Health Problem
- Section III Health Program Development And Planning
- Chapter 5 Program Theory and Interventions Revealed
- Chapter 6 Program Objectives and Setting Targets
- Section IV Implementing and Monitoring the Health Program
- Chapter 7 Process Theory for Program Implementation
- Chapter 8 Monitoring Implementation Through Budgets and Information Systems
- Chapter 9 Implementation Evaluation: Measuring Inputs and Outputs
- Chapter 10 Program Quality and Fidelity: Managerial and Contextual Considerations
- Section V Outcome and Impact Evaluation of Health Programs
- Chapter 11 Planning the Intervention Effect Evaluations
- Chapter 12 Choosing Designs for Effect Evaluations
- Chapter 13 Sampling Designs and Data Sources for Effect Evaluations
- Chapter 14 Quantitative Data Analysis and Interpretation
- Chapter 15 Qualitative Methods for Planning and Evaluation
- Section VI Additional Considerations for Evaluators
- Chapter 16 Program Evaluators’ Responsibilities