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Eval11 Session 909: Six Steps to Effective Recommendations

A presentation by Mike Hendricks at Evaluation 2011 on six practical steps to offering effective recommendations #2011Conference #EvaluationFollowup #DevelopingRecommendations #EvaluationUse #HowToDevelopEffectiveRecommendations #OfferingRecommendations #recommendations


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Eval11 Session 776: Evaluation Follow-Up: Challenges and Lessons

PowerPoint slides for AEA 2011 Think Tank session on evaluation follow-up from presenters Osvaldo Feinstein, Bidjan Nashat, Mike Hendricks. Session abstract: "This Think Tank will examine key challenges and lessons for international, humanitarian and development, organizations in evaluation...

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Cost-Inclusive Evaluation: Examples from Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Session: 1103 AEA 2015 in Chicago, IL "… You will finish this workshop knowing what "cost studies" all too often are, and what cost-inclusive evaluation can and should be. You will see how evaluations that include resources used the program, plus resources generated by the program, can help...

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External Consultants Roles in US Federal Government Evaluation Design and Capacity Building

Presented by Jennifer Hamilton, Senior Study Director, Westat and David Bernstein, Senior Study Director, Westat. Opinions are our own. The majority of US federal government evaluations are conducted by external evaluators. However, conducting evaluations is just one of the roles that external...

2016 Bernstein Hamilton Evaluation Contracting Final.pptx

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43. Applied Cost-Effectiveness and Cost-Benefit analysis

Materials for our 3-hour workshop on using cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis in evaluation. #TeachingofEvaluation #cost-inclusive #2009Conference #HumanServicesEvaluation #CostsEffectivenessBenefitsandEconomics #HowTo #evaluation

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Focus Search - Journal of Clinical Psychology, 65, 36-52 89Thursday, November 12, 2009 90 Depression (Beck Depression Inventory) Before and After Treatment, and at Followup 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 Depression (BDI)CT REBT FluoxetineTreatment Pre Post Followup 90Thursday, November 12, 2009 Calculation of Psychotherapy and Pharmacology Costs Using a Resources x Procedures Matrix ($US) 91Thursday, November 12, 2009 more Calculation of Psychotherapy and Pharmacology Costs Using a Resources x Procedures Matrix ($US) 92Thursday, November 12, 2009 more Calculation of Psychotherapy and Pharmacology Costs Using a Resources x Procedures Matrix ($US) 93Thursday, November 12, 2009 94 Cost per Depression-Free Day Gained per Month $0 $20 $40 $60 $80 $100 $/Depression-Free Day Gained per M onthCT REBT FluoxetineTreatment Pre v Post Pre v Followup 94Thursday, November 12, 2009 Costs per Quality-Adjusted Life Year: 95Thursday, November 12, 2009 Cost-benefit analyses Health Promotion Program for Individuals with Mobility Impairments 96Thursday, November 12, 2009 Cost-Benefit Analysis Example Both costs and benefits (effects) are in monetary terms Allows comparison across a wide variety of alternatives with different types of outcomes Results feed directly into decision makers’ financial projections/goals 97Thursday, November 12, 2009 98Thursday, November 12, 2009 The Basics  Living Well with a Disability (LWD) health promotion program  Compared to ‘usual care’ for this population (i.e., no program)  Goal is to get Medicaid and/or Medicare to cover these programs  Perspective: third-party payer  Costs = cost of offering the program  Benefits = medical care utilization cost savings 99Thursday, November 12, 2009 Cost of the LWD Program Cost component Cost per participant Facilitator training costs @ $26,528 spread over 188 participants $141 Workshop costs @ $2,430 per workshop with an average of 5.5 participants each $440 Participant workshop materials per participant $15 Total LWD Program Costs $596 Cost of ‘usual care’ (no program) = $0 100Thursday, November 12, 2009 Benefits (Health Care Utilization Reduction) • Health care utilization captured by self-report (2- month recall) • Physician visits • Emergency room visits • Outpatient surgeries • Hospital days 2 mo recall* 2 mo recall* 2 mo recall*2 mo recall* ‘Usual care’ health care utilization (x3) Health care utilization after (due to) LWD program 0-2 862 4 10 Months +!