evaluation

Risk factors for disability discharge in enlisted active duty Army soldiers

Amanda L. Piccirillo, M.P.H., Elizabeth R. Packnett, M.P.H., David N. Cowan, Ph.D., M.P.H., Michael R. Boivin, M.D., M.P.H. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p324–331 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.11.005 Background The rate of permanent disability retirement in U.S. Army soldiers and the prevalence of combat-related disabilities have significantly increased over time. Prior research on risk […]

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Week of July 9, 2013

Georgia: Collaborative Health System Change Planning Tool Announced July 3 by the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH). Learn more here. Clinical-Community Organization Relationships – Evaluation Roadmap July 2 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) report. Learn more here. Oregon Announces CMS Approval of Medicaid Community First Choice Option (K Plan) The Oregon Department Human […]

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An evaluation of health communication materials for individuals with disabilities developed by three state disability and health programs

Williams-Piehota P, Uhrig J, Doto JK, Anderson W, Williams P, Thierry JM. Disabil Health J. 2010 Jul;3(3):146-54. doi: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2009.08.002. Epub 2009 Nov 2. SOURCE:  RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA. BACKGROUND:  Health communication increasingly has been recognized as an important part of public health practice that can help raise awareness of potential health […]

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Evaluation of an Activities of Daily Living Scale for Adolescents and Adults With Developmental Disabilities

Activity limitations are an important and useful dimension of disability, but there are few validated measures of activity limitations for adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities. This evaluation set out to describe the development of the Waisman Activities of Daily Living (W-ADL) Scale for adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities, and systematically evaluate its measurement […]

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