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Author Øvretveit, John, 1954-

Title Evaluating health interventions : an introduction to evaluation of health treatments, services, policies, and organizational interventions / John Øvretveit
Published Buckingham [England] ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 1998

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Description xi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents 1. What is evaluation? -- 2. Evaluation purpose, theory and perspectives -- 3. Six designs -- 4. Seven evaluation case examples -- 5. Experimental evaluation -- 6. Economic evaluation -- 7. Developmental evaluation -- 8. Managerial evaluation -- 9. Planning and managing an evaluation -- 10. The practice and politics of evaluation -- 11. Data gathering methods -- 12. Data gathering concepts, analysis and interpretation -- 13. Evaluating quality -- 14. Making more use of evaluation -- App. 2. Framework for analysing an evaluation and assessing evidence -- App. 3. Six evaluation designs - 'empty' formats -- App. 4. Ten learning exercises
Summary An introduction to evaluation of health treatments, services, policies and organizational interventions
Notes Includes appendices, references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [301]-313) and index
Subject Medical care -- Evaluation.
Evaluation studies
Health services administration.
Medical care surveys.
Medical care -- Cost effectiveness.
Medical care -- Evaluation.
Medical care -- Quality control.
Outcome assessment (Medical care)
Evaluation Studies as Topic.
Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)
Evaluation Studies as Topic.
Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)
Quality Assurance, Health Care.
Genre/Form Evaluation Studies.
LC no. 97008733
ISBN 033519964X (paperback)
0335199658 (hbk.)