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Evaluation of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Programs
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Evaluation of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Programs offers conceptual and methodological frameworks for the six phases of health program evaluation: * introduction to evaluation * models of evaluation planning * efficacy and effectiveness evaluation * measurement and analysis evaluation * process and qualitative evaluation * cost analysis and basic economic evaluation By presenting these concepts through case studies, this text offers an innovative and didactic model for measuring health impact and health outcomes, then extending these measurements to establish an evidence base for future practice. This central competency in health promotion will be of use to graduate and post-graduate students in public and population health programs, plus health program practitioners working at the intervention forefront.
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Evaluation ; 2. Planning an Evaluation ; 3. Efficacy and Effectiveness Evaluation ; 4. Measurement and Analysis in Evaluation ; 5. Process and Qualitative Evaluation ; 6. Cost Analysis and Economic Evaluation

About the Author

Richard Windsor, PhD, MS, MPH, is Professor Emeritus of Prevention and Community Health at George Washington University. Dr. Windsor has more than 45 years of experience evaluating all aspects of local, state, and national health promotion and disease prevention programs. Over a 35-year period (1980-2014), he led an evidence-based counseling program cited by the Agency for HealthCare Research and Quality (AHRQ, 2000 and 2008) for routine delivery to patients in prenatal care.

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The book presents information on how to effectively evaluate health promotion programs. The numerous case studies, along with the business side of the cost analysis ratio make it a great interdisciplinary book. * Doody's Notes *

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