309.616.95 INTRODUCTION TO METHODS FOR HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH AND EVALUATION I
Introduces basic methods for undertaking research and program evaluation within health services organizations and systems, and reviews major completed studies. Topics include the relationship between health services research (HSR) and health care policy and management; the multidisciplinary philosophy of HSR; research design, including experimental and quasi-experimental approaches; issues of reliability, validity, and measurement; survey research techniques; use of existing data systems; basic cost benefit and effectiveness analysis; and measurement of quality of care. Students critique published HSR studies and develop a design for a research or evaluation project.
- Sat 06/30/2012 - Sun 07/01/2012
- Saturday 9:00 - 5:00
- Sunday 9:00 - 5:00