Gareth Parry

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Reply to [ARCHIVED] Practical Evaluation Designs for Improving the Quality of Health Care Implementation

Jan. 29, 2016
Thank you Sudesh, to clarify - I completely agree that taking a systems approach as you describe is very helpful. I guess my main point was that we should systems vary substantially from place to place. This will mean the actual implementation will vary, and so we must pay attention ...

Reply to [ARCHIVED] Practical Evaluation Designs for Improving the Quality of Health Care Implementation

Jan. 28, 2016
Sudesh, thank you for your post, I certainly welcome these thoughts coming now. I think your prompting towards systems thinking is very helpful. At the core of many improvement methods is, to quote Deming: An understanding of the theory of knowledge (why do we believe something works), An understanding of ...

Reply to [ARCHIVED] Practical Evaluation Designs for Improving the Quality of Health Care Implementation

Jan. 28, 2016
Terry - thank you - I will read through the links you kindly sent and get you my feedback.

Reply to [ARCHIVED] Practical Evaluation Designs for Improving the Quality of Health Care Implementation

Jan. 28, 2016
Thank you Befirdu, whilst recognizing the close connection between process and outcomes, your idea of dividing the evaluation activities into process and outcome makes a lot of sense to me. Moreover, the question about what works, why it works the way it does; and how it works is, as you ...

Reply to [ARCHIVED] Practical Evaluation Designs for Improving the Quality of Health Care Implementation

Jan. 28, 2016
Thanks Terry - this sounds very interesting! Do you have any applied examples of places that have used the tools with the capabilities you outline, to understand the impact of an implementation initiative in low resourced settings? It would be great if you could share any links to reports or ...


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