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Community Health Assessments: A Data Warehousing Approach

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Community Health Assessments: A Data Warehousing Approach
- The measurement and assessment of health status in communities throughout the world is a massive information technology challenge. The Comprehensive Assessment for Tracking Community Health (CATCH) methodology provides a systematic framework for community-level assessment that can be a valuable tool for resource allocation and health care policy formulation. CATCH utilizes health status indicators from multiple data sources, using an innovative comparative framework and weighted evaluation process to produce a rank-ordered list of critical community health care challenges. The community-level focus is intended to empower local decision-makers and provide a clear methodology for organizing and interpreting relevant health care data. The effectiveness of the CATCH methodology is based on a data warehousing approach. The data warehouse allows a core set of reports to be produced at a reasonable cost for community use. In addition, online analytic processing (OLAP) functionality can be u...
Donald J. Berndt, Alan R. Hevner, James Studnicki
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Type Conference
Year 2000
Where ECIS
Authors Donald J. Berndt, Alan R. Hevner, James Studnicki
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