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What does this tool do?
The Public Health
Performance Evaluation Primer is similar to a self-audit of public
health program activities, and can be used to improve performance within
health departments. The tool recommends methods to measure the
efficiency of department processes. The tool assists in facilitating
identification of deficiencies that need to be corrected and
efficiencies that should be maintained. The performance information
collected by this tool can support resource allocation decisions. The
primer provides information on how to conduct a program evaluation,
identify measurable aspects of the program, use a run chart to visualize
the metrics under review and identify strategies for improvements.
Who could use this tool?
These forms assist
health departments or other agencies that may have limited resources in
reviewing their performance in a response and identifying opportunities
for continuous quality improvement.