In conclusion and similar to many past evaluations, we find no evidence that the KTS campaign was effective in changing the way in which suicides are reported on in California had any effect.
Apr 4, 2017
Improving Decision Support for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control: Aligning Models and Other Tools with Policymakers' Needs
This report provides an overview of decision-support tools, including models and nonmodeling approaches, for policymakers and modelers and provides recommendations for using the tools to inform real-world infectious disease-related policy questions.
Jul 12, 2016
Using Timely Survey-Based Information Networks to Collect Data on Best Practices for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response: Illustrative Case from the American College of Emergency Physicians' Ebola Surveys
Professional associations can use their member networks to collect timely survey data to inform best practices during and immediately after public health emergencies.
Jul 1, 2016
Intra-Action Report — A Dynamic Tool for Emergency Managers and Policymakers: A Proof of Concept and Illustrative Application to the 2014–2015 Ebola Crisis
Using the Ebola outbreak as an example, the authors introduce a practical proof-of-concept policy analysis tool -- the Intra-Action Report -- that provides a systematic way to capture and communicate progress over the course of an emergency response.
Feb 13, 2015
A Simple Approach to Assessing Potential Health Emergency Interventions: A Proof of Concept and Illustrative Application to the 2014–2015 Ebola Crisis
Using Ebola as an illustrative example, RAND developed a practical proof-of-concept policy analysis tool that enables a decisionmaker to systematically assess proposed interventions either before or during a public health emergency.
Feb 9, 2015