DM1309: CASE MANAGEMENT FOR PERSONS WITH HIV / AIDS
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PART 1: Research
Design Issues in Evaluating the Outcomes of Case Management for Persons with HIV
by John A. Fleishman, Ph.D.
The case manager will
be able to:
describe the role of HIV case management.
identify the key legislation which institutionalized case management.
explain the importance of the San Francisco model.
the ways in which case managers can directly contribute to the positive outcomes
of HIV case management.
the program features of case management.
the four elements that must be defined in a quantitative study of the outcomes
of case management.
outcomes variables which may respond to case management.
research design issues for consideration when planning or assessing an evaluation
of case management.
issues facing future HIV case management evaluation studies.
WHAT IS THE QUESTION?
CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FEATURES
Case Manager Characteristics
OTHER RESEARCH DESIGN ISSUES
of Case Managers
within Case Managers
of Outcome Variable Measurement
EXPERIMENTAL AND QUASI-EXPERIMENTAL DESIGNS
EVALUATION STUDIES OF HIV CASE MANAGEMENT
2. Other Evaluation
PART 2: Evaluating
the Impact of HIV Case Management: Research Issues and Limitations
Susan Elizabeth Lehrman
PhD MPH, Daniel Gentry PhD MSHA, and Edward C. Waltz PhD MS
case manager will be able to:
- Describe the previous
focus and the current emphasis of HIV case management evaluation.
- List relevant policy
- Compare and contrast the use of cost-effectiveness
analysis (CEA) and cost-benefit analysis (CBA).
- Discuss the importance
of using a comparison group for evaluating HIV case management.
- Identify strategies and potential problems associated
with evaluating health care cost savings in HIV case management.
- Explain the pros and cons of using primary and
secondary data to assess health care cost savings.
- List a variety of data base sources and associated
quality issues .
- Describe the importance of time frame in health
care cost evaluations.
- Discuss the evaluation of non-cost related case
POTENTIALLY RELEVANT POLICY ANALYSIS TOOLS
THE IMPORTANCE OF A COMPARISON GROUP FOR EVALUATING HIV CASE MANAGEMENT
EVALUATING THE HEALTH CARE COST SAVINGS ASSOCIATED WITH HIV CASE MANAGEMENT
Calculating the costs of producing case management services
caveats for examining health care costs savings
administrative data to assess health care cost savings: overview of administrative
data bases, sources, and accessibility
of administrative data bases
administrative data for severity of illness
6. Developing cost proxies
7. Other issues related to using administrative data.
EVALUATING NON-COST RELATED CASE MANAGEMENT OUTCOMES
CONCLUSIONS AND RESEARCH IMPLICATIONS