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Larsen B. n.d.. Activity Analysis II: Solution of the linear programming problem. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Systems Development Project , 34 pp. (Comment series no: 0-1 (27))

Annotation: The purpose of this paper is to present a solution algorithm for the general linear programming problem of providing decision-makers in human organizations a with tools that will enable him to make decisions in an orderly fashion and with as much precision as possible. Particular emphasis is placed on basic concepts and fundamental principles, i.e., motivation and simplicity of explanation rather than on rigorous proofs and technical details. The aim of the paper is to make more effective communication and cooperation between the non-managerial mathematician and the non-mathematical manager. This paper is produced as part of the documentation and assessment of the effect of P.L. 89-97, Title II. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Administration, Children and Youth Projects, Communication, Decision making, Management information systems, Program evaluation

De Geyndt W. n.d.. Control of organizational behavior: The use of power—influence—authority. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project, 27 pp. (Comment series no.: 7-9 (5))

Annotation: This paper discusses the concept of power, the concept of influence, and the concept of authority in the context of management. The balance between individual behavior, the goals of the organization, and power are addressed.

Keywords: .Administration, Management, Organizations

Dahl T. n.d.. Activity analysis I: The formulation of a linear programming problem. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project, 26 pp. (Comment series no.: 9-5 (16))

Annotation: This paper discusses the general formulation of a linear programming problem, the diet problem, the transportation problem, and other applications. These tools are applied to use as a simplified way for planners and administrators to describe a production process or addressee an input-output problem and attempt to solve it for known constraints. A list of related references is included. This is part of a series to document and asses the effect of P.L. 89-97, Title II. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Administration, Adolescent health programs, Child health programs, Children and Youth Projects, Comprehensive health care, Statistical analysis

Dahl T. n.d.. The systems development project accounting system: A framework for cost-effectiveness analysis. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project, 19 pp. (Comment series no.: 9-6 (17))

Annotation: This paper describes the output-oriented accounting system of the Systems Development Project used to perform economic analysis of the Children and Youth Program projects. This is part of a series to document and assess the effect of P.L. 89-97, Title V. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Accounting, Administration, Adolescent health programs, Child health programs, Children and Youth Projects, Comprehensive health care, Economics, Program evaluation, Title V programs

Larsen B. n.d.. A generalization of the volume effect and its application in cost-effectiveness analysis. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project, 36 pp. (Comment series no.: 9-6 (18))

Annotation: This paper discusses the problems of the Children and Youth Program projects in obtaining cost reporting data to provide comparable data for inter-project comparisons and for comparisons of a specific project to an image of itself of theoretical perfection. This is part of a series to document and asses the effect of P.L. 89-97, Title II. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Administration, Adolescent health programs, Child health programs, Children and Youth Projects, Comprehensive health care, Cost effectiveness, Economics, Program evaluation

Ertel PY, Chase RC, Notestine JC, Ambuel JP. n.d.. A multi-purpose outpatient data system. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project, 10 pp. (Comment series no.: 9-6 (19))

Annotation: This paper shares the development of an outpatient data system by the Columbus [Ohio] Children's Hospital which was revised at the time their Children and Youth project was initiated in June, 1966. The data system describe complies with the Children and Youth Program reporting requirements but is of broader scope. This is part of a series to document and asses the effect of P.L. 89-97, Title II. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Administration, Adolescent health programs, Child health programs, Children and Youth Projects, Comprehensive health care, Data collection, Ohio, Outpatients

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. [2019). Strategic plan. Rockville, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 19 pp.

Annotation: This strategic plan describes the mission and vision, principles, and goals and objectives of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The most recent version is for FY 2019-FY 2022.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 443-1246 E-mail: ask@hrsa.gov Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Federal agencies, Health Resources and Services Administration: Strategic plans

Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin. 2018. Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile Administration Manual. Milwaukee, WI: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin, 35 pp.

Annotation: This manual provides policies and procedures for all Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile (SAS) grantees, with the goal of helping them administer programs and ensure consistency across programs. The purpose of SAS is to improve the oral health of Wisconsin children through school-based dental sealant programs. Topics include administrative and regulatory guidelines; program requirements; forms, reporting, and recording; and budget and funding information. Information about infection control and safe delivery of oral health care outside the dental office is included in appendices.

Contact: Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin, 620 South 76th Street, Suite 120, Milwaukee, WI 53214, Telephone: (414) 292-4000 Secondary Telephone: (414) 337-4561 Fax: (414) 231-4972 Web Site: http://www.chawisconsin.org/oral-health.php?pg=13 Available from the website.

Keywords: Administration, Data collection, Dental sealants, Disease prevention, Forms, Grants management, Oral health, Prevention programs, Reimbursement, School age children, School health programs, School health services, Screening, State programs, Wisconsin

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health. 2017. CDC DentalCheck: Infection prevention & control checklist application. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health, 1 v.

Annotation: This checklist is a companion to Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care. The checklist is divided into two categories: (1) policies and practices and (2) direct observation of personnel and patient-care practices. Each category is broken into subcategories, and each subcategory includes checkboxes to indicate whether an assessment has been done and space to record notes and areas for improvement.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/OralHealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Clinic administration, Disease prevention, Health facilities, Health service delivery, Infection control, Injury prevention, Mobile applications, Oral health, Patient care, Policy development, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Records management, Safety

U.S. Office of Head Start. 2016–. Head Start policy and regulations. Washington, DC: U.S. Office of Head Start, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources for Head Start agencies that provide services to children and families describe program performance standards and the requirements set forth in the Head Start Act of 2007. Topics include program governance, financial and administrative requirements, administrative procedures, and definitions. Information about program operations including oral health services are provided. Additional resources for grantees include information memoranda, program instructions, and information about fiscal regulations.

Contact: Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center, Telephone: (866) 763-6481 E-mail: health@ecetta.info Web Site: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Administration, Community based services, Community programs, Comprehensive programs, Costs, Early childhood education, Early intervention programs, Educational programs, Federal legislation, Fiscal management, Head Start, Health programs, Oral health, Prevention programs, Program budgeting, Program coordination, Program development, Program management, Psychosocial development, Regulations, Standards, Young Children

National Institute on Drug Abuse. 2016. DrugFacts: Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) (rev.). Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource describes how electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) work, how e-cigarettes compare to conventional cigarettes, the use of e-cigarettes by youth, and the lack of evidence on the effectiveness of e-cigarettes as smoking-cessation aids.

Contact: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213, MSC 9561, Bethesda, MD 20892-9561, Telephone: (301) 443-1124 Secondary Telephone: Fax: Web Site: http://www.nida.nih.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Drug administration routes, Nicotine, Regulations, Research, Smoking, Young adults

U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Consumer Affairs. 2016. Vaporizers, e-cigarettes, and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). Rockville, MD: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Consumer Affairs, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource describes types, ingredients, and components of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) including vaporizers, vape pens, hookah pens, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), and e-pipes. Additional topics include what ENDS look like; statistics about ENDS use; FDA regulation of ENDS; manufacturing ENDS and e-liquids; nicotine warning statement; retail sales of ENDS, e-liquids, or their components or parts made or derived from tobacco; vape shops that mix e-liquids or modify products; importing ENDS and e-liquids; and reporting adverse experiences and product violations.

Contact: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Consumer Affairs, , 5600 Fishers Lane , Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 463-6332 Fax: (301) 443-9767 E-mail: consumerinfo@fda.hhs.gov Web Site: http://www.fda.gov/consumer/default.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Adverse effects, Consumer protection, Drug administration routes, Federal agencies, Nicotine, Public health, Regulations, Smoking

National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention. 2016. Keeping kids alive: A report on the status of child death review in the United States, 2015. Washington, DC: National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention, 30 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from a national survey of state Child Death Review (CDR) program leaders to assess the status of their programs. Tables provide a synopsis of the responses and represent the status of the programs. Trends in child death review are also discussed. Topics include administration, the review process, reporting, and coordination with other reviews. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention, c/o Michigan Public Health Institute, 1115 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (800) 656-2434 Secondary Telephone: (517) 614-0379 Fax: (517) 324-6009 E-mail: info@childdeathreview.org Web Site: https://www.ncfrp.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Administration, Child death, Child death review, Injury prevention, Outcome and process assessment, Prevention programs, Program coordination, State programs, Trends

Crall JJ, ed. 2016. Advancing measurement and quality improvement in dentistry. Journal of the California Dental Association 44(4):207–258,

Annotation: This issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association provides examples of how performance measurement, quality measurement, and quality improvement (QI) are being implemented in clinical practice and in large programs and plans that administer oral health care benefits. Topics include a QI initiative to test and implement a chronic-disease-management approach to address early childhood caries, the role of measurement in the operation and clinical practice of a large consumer-governed medical and dental health-care-delivery organization, and efforts to establish standardized and valid quality measures applicable in both private and public sectors.

Contact: California Dental Association, 1201 K Street, 14th Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814, Telephone: (800) 232-7645 E-mail: contactcda@cda.org Web Site: http://www.cda.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Clinic administration, Dental care, Disease management, Health care delivery, Measures, Oral health, Pediatric care, Program improvement, Public private partnerships, Quality assurance, Standards

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health. 2015. Information for health care providers and public health professionals: Preventing tobacco use during pregnancy. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources for health care and public health professionals present information on the adverse health effects of tobacco use on pregnancy; the prevalence of smoking before, during, and after pregnancy; and what works to help pregnant women quit smoking. Additional topics include electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco and cutting back the number of cigarettes smoked without quitting. Links to hotlines, campaign materials, and other resources for professionals, as well as tips for women and their families are included.

Contact: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Adverse effects, Disease prevention, Drug administration routes, Drug use during pregnancy, Environmental exposure, Health promotion, Nicotine, Pregnant women, Product safety, Resources for professionals, Smoking, Smoking cessation, Tobacco use

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. 2015. Strategic plan FY 2016–FY 2018. Rockville, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 16 pp.

Annotation: This strategic plan provides a blueprint for the US. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to address access and service delivery issues in the context of an evolving healthcare system. It describes these goals: (1) improve access to quality health care and services; (2) strengthen the health workforce; (3) build healthy communities; (4) improve health equity; and (5) strengthen HRSA program management and operations. It also discusses performance measures and provides an overview of principal programs.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 443-1246 E-mail: ask@hrsa.gov Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Federal MCH programs, Federal agencies, Strategic plans, U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

Truth Initiative. 2015. The truth about electronic nicotine delivery systems. Washington, DC: Truth Initiative, 23 pp.

Annotation: This document summarizes the science on patterns of use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), the health and safety of ENDS, and the effectiveness of ENDS as a method for smoking cessation. The document also addresses common perceptions of ENDS, the appeal and impact of flavors, marketing and advertising of ENDS, and public policy measures to regulate their use.

Contact: Truth Initiative, 900 G Street, N.W., Fourth Floor, Washington, DC 20001, Web Site: http://truthinitiative.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adverse effects, Advertising, Drug administration routes, Literature reviews, Marketing, Nicotine, Poisons, Public policy, Regulations, Safety, Smoking, Smoking cessation, Treatment effectiveness evaluation, Trends

American Association of Public Health Dentistry and American Board of Dental Public Health. 2014. Competency statements for dental public health: Preamble (rev.). Portland, OR: American Association of Public Health Dentistry; Gainesville, FL: American Board of Dental Public Health, 8 pp.

Annotation: This document describes competencies for dental public health and the performance indicators by which they can be measured. Contents include background on the development of the competencies, definitions,and what a specialist in dental public health will do. Topics include planning oral health programs for populations; selecting interventions and strategies for the prevention and control of oral diseases and promotion of oral health; developing resources and implementing and managing oral health programs for populations; incorporating ethical standards in oral health programs and activities; evaluating and monitoring dental care delivery systems; designing and understanding the use of surveillance systems to monitor oral health; communicating and collaborating with groups and individuals on oral health issues; advocating for, implementing, and evaluating public health policy, legislation, and regulations to protect and promote the public's oral health; critiquing and synthesizing scientific literature; and designing and conducting population-based studies to answer oral and public health questions.

Contact: American Association of Public Health Dentistry, P.O. Box 7317, Springfield, IL 62791-7317, Telephone: (217) 529-6941 Fax: (217) 529-9120 E-mail: info@aaphd.org Web Site: http://www.aaphd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Administration, Advocacy, Collaboration, Communication skills, Competence, Cultural sensitivity, Culturally competent services, Dental education, Dentistry, Ethics, Health promotion, Oral health, Population surveillance, Program evaluation, Program planning, Public health dentists, Research, Work force

Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health. 2014. [Maternal and child health services administrative manual section 700]. [Des Moines, IA]: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health, 40 pp.

Annotation: This document describes maternal and child health contract agency responsibilities for ensuring access to oral health services in Iowa. Topics include an overview of maternal and child oral health services and funding sources; a description of I-Smile™ program requirements and strategies; oral health infrastructure building; population-based, enabling, and direct care services provided by agency staff; screening and risk assessment, including school-based screening; referrals; fluoride varnish, dental sealants, prophylaxes, and radiographs; oral-health-education guidelines; service documentation; Medicaid-billable services; and supervision of dental hygienists and dental treatment provided by dentists.

Contact: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health, Lucas State Office Building, 321 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319, Telephone: (800) 383-3826 Secondary Telephone: (800) 443-8336 Fax: (515) 725-1760 Web Site: http://www.idph.iowa.gov/family-health Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Administration, Adolescents, Children, Contract services, Financing, Fiscal management, Infants, Iowa, Oral health, Pregnant women, Program management, Reimbursement, School based management, Service delivery systems, State MCH programs, Training

U.S. Social Security Administration. 2014. Agency strategic plan. [Baltimore, MD]: U.S. Social Security Administration, annual.

Annotation: This report presents the Social Security Administration's (SSA's) strategic plan for several fiscal years. The report includes a message from the commissioner, the SSA's mission and values, the SSA's programs and responsibilities, agency organizations, and strategic goals and objectives.

Contact: U.S. Social Security Administration, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235, Telephone: (800) 772-1213 Secondary Telephone: (800) 325-0778 Web Site: http://www.ssa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Federal agencies, Federal programs, Social Security Administration, Social security, Strategic plans

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.