Program Evaluation & Quality Control

Program evaluation is an important part of public health efforts to ensure they are effective and have the intended effects.  Program evaluators have strong knowledge of program planning, research methods (survey design and data collection), and  skills in analysis, writing, and policy and procedure development. Quality improvement specialists assess health programs to  ensure program quality and/or patient safety as well as compliance with regulations.

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Operations Research Analyst, Social Scientist, Quality Control Analyst, Program Evaluator, Quality Improvement Specialist, Outcomes Researcher, Patient Safety Specialist, Health Facility Surveyor, Evaluation Manager

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Operations Research AnalystsSocial scientists and related workers Quality Control Analysts (note: 19-4099.01 )


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