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Okeke, Edward N.

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Works: 6 works in 9 publications in 1 language and 3,680 library holdings
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Most widely held works by Edward N Okeke
Evaluating the impact of prevention and early intervention activities on the mental health of California⁰́₉s population by Katherine E Watkins( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2004, California voters passed the Mental Health Services Act, which was intended to transform California⁰́₉s community mental health system from a crisis-driven system to one that included a focus on prevention and wellness. The vision was that prevention and early intervention (PEI) services comprised the first step in a continuum of services designed to identify early symptoms and prevent mental illness from becoming severe and disabling. Twenty percent of the act⁰́₉s funding was dedicated to PEI services. The act identified seven negative outcomes that PEI programs were intended to reduce: suicide, mental health-related incarcerations, school failure, unemployment, prolonged suffering, homelessness, and removal of children from the home. The Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) coordinated with the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), an independent administrative and fiscal intergovernmental agency, to seek development of a statewide framework for evaluating and monitoring the short- and long-term impact of PEI funding on the population. CalMHSA selected the RAND Corporation to develop a framework for the statewide evaluation. This report describes the approach, the data sources, and the frameworks developed: an overall approach framework and outcome-specific frameworks
The evolving role of emergency departments in the United States by Kristy Gonzalez Morganti( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in Undetermined and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The research described in this report was performed to develop a more complete picture of how hospital emergency departments (EDs) contribute to the U.S. health care system, which is currently evolving in response to economic, clinical, and political pressures. Using a mix of quantitative and qualitative methods, it explores the evolving role that EDs and the personnel who staff them play in evaluating and managing complex and high-acuity patients, serving as the key decisionmaker for roughly half of all inpatient hospital admissions, and serving as "the safety net of the safety net" for patients who cannot get care elsewhere. The report also examines the role that EDs may soon play in either contributing to or helping to control the rising costs of health care
Implementing a resource-based relative value scale fee schedule for physician services : an assessment of policy options for the California workers' compensation program by Barbara O Wynn( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A RAND study used 2011 medical data to examine the impact of implementing a resource-based relative value scale to pay for physician and other practitioner services under the California workers⁰́₉ compensation system. Current allowances under the workers⁰́₉ compensation fee schedule are approximately 116 percent of Medicare-allowed amounts and, by law, will transition to no more than 120 percent of Medicare payment amounts over four years. Using the policies that the California Division of Workers⁰́₉ Compensation proposes to adopt, aggregate allowances are estimated to decrease for four types of service by the end of the transition in 2017: anesthesia (⁰́₃19.5 percent), surgery (⁰́₃20.1 percent), radiology (⁰́₃15.9 percent), and pathology (⁰́₃29.0 percent). Aggregate allowances for evaluation and management visits are estimated to increase by 39.5 percent. Allowances for services classified as ⁰́medicine⁰́₊ in the Current Procedural Terminology codebook will increase by 17.3 percent. In the aggregate, across all services, allowances are projected to increase 11.9 percent. Because most specialties furnish different types of services, the impacts by specialty are generally less than the impacts by type of service
CMS Innovation Center Health Care Innovation Awards : evaluation plan by Sandra H Berry( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has funded 108 Health Care Innovation Awards, funded through the Affordable Care Act, for applicants who proposed compelling new models of service delivery or payment improvements that promise to deliver better health, better health care, and lower costs through improved quality of care for Medicare, Medicaid, and Children⁰́₉s Health Insurance Program enrollees. CMS is also interested in learning how new models would affect subpopulations of beneficiaries (e.g., those eligible for Medicare and Medicaid and complex patients) who have unique characteristics or health care needs that could be related to poor outcomes. In addition, the initiative seeks to identify new models of workforce development and deployment, as well as models that can be rapidly deployed and have the promise of sustainability. This report describes a strategy for evaluating the results. The goal for the evaluation design process is to create standardized approaches for answering key questions that can be customized to similar groups of awardees and that allow for rapid and comparable assessment across awardees. The evaluation plan envisions that data collection and analysis will be carried out on three levels: at the level of the individual awardee, at the level of the awardee grouping, and as a summary evaluation that includes all awardees. Key dimensions for the evaluation framework include implementation effectiveness, program effectiveness, workforce issues, impact on priority populations, and context. The ultimate goal is to identify strategies that can be employed widely to lower cost while improving care
The Better Obstetrics in Rural Nigeria (BORN) study : an impact evaluation of the Nigerian Midwives Service Scheme by Edward N Okeke( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evaluating the Impact of Prevention and Early Intervention Activities on the Mental Health of California's Population by Katherine Watkins( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2004, California voters passed the Mental Health Services Act, which was intended to transform California's community mental health system from a crisis-driven system to one that included a focus on prevention and wellness. The vision was that prevention and early intervention (PEI) services comprised the first step in a continuum of services designed to identify early symptoms and prevent mental illness from becoming severe and disabling. Twenty percent of the act's funding was dedicated to PEI services. The act identified seven negative outcomes that PEI programs were intended to reduce: suicide, mental health-related incarcerations, school failure, unemployment, prolonged suffering, homelessness, and removal of children from the home. The Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) coordinated with the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), an independent administrative and fiscal intergovernmental agency, to seek development of a statewide framework for evaluating and monitoring the short- and long-term impact of PEI funding on the population. CalMHSA selected the RAND Corporation to develop a framework for the statewide evaluation. This report describes the approach, the data sources, and the frameworks developed: an overall approach framework and outcome-specific frameworks
 
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