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Multilevel and Multi-method Designs

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Capturing the Effects of Organizational Context and Process in Implementation Research

AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference:
Improving Healthcare, Improving Lives
September 26, 2007

Jeff Alexander, Ph.D.
Department of Health Management and Policy
University of Michigan School of Public Health


Taking a slightly different approach

Focus on the relational aspects of measurement in organizational research

Built on recent advances in analytic techniques that permit the simultaneous consideration of organizational measures operating at different levels of the organizational hierarchy.
Why is this important?

Increasing recognition that health care quality can improve only through interventions that address the systemic nature of delivery (IOM reports)

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