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Measuring the monetary value of lifesaving programs

Jan Paul Acton

Measuring the monetary value of lifesaving programs

by Jan Paul Acton

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Preventive health services -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Accidents -- Prevention -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Cost effectiveness.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Jan Paul Acton ; prepared for law and contemporary problems, conference on the value of human life.
    SeriesThe Rand paper series ;, P-5675
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS36 .R28 no. 5675, RA410.5 .R28 no. 5675
    The Physical Object
    Pagination49 p. ;
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3917141M
    LC Control Number81483280

      These studies come from all over the world, in many different disciplines and concentrations, from financial services to the public sector. The use of the ROI Methodology addresses the following issues that are sometimes omitted from other casebooks:First, since many other factors influence sales, there must always be a step to isolate the effects of the sales training program on the . So, what we are concerned with in these hard choices is the value of saving or extending human life, i.e., the value of certain human actions. And this latter value can in many cases be given an approximate monetary measure, since we can compare the value of such actions with the value of obtaining or retaining a degree of wealth.

    The former Peace Corps volunteer believed in the business value of HR, and he needed an HR partner who shared his strategic vision. Costello was just that person, and he joined American Standard Author: Robert J. Grossman. Measuring the Benefits of Income Maintenance Programs Given that the compensating and equivalent variations represent the monetary value of the program to the individual, how does the payment the woman actually receives compare to these other “true” measures of the welfare gain due to the program? Intuition would lead one to conclude.

    Another paper describes the types and levels of evaluation research being done. Papers are also presented on experimental design, attitude measurement, the development of indicators of program effectiveness, measuring the monetary value of lifesaving programs, randomized field tests, and putting together evaluation research staff. For some HR programs, the impact is more understandable when the monetary value is developed. For example, consider the impact of a leadership development program aimed at all the middle managers.


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Measuring the monetary value of lifesaving programs by Jan Paul Acton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Measuring the monetary value of lifesaving programs. [Jan Paul Acton; Rand Corporation.]. Measuring the Monetary Value of Lifesaving Programs Author: Jan Paul Acton Subject: This paper discusses five alternative approaches to valuation in life-saving and disability-saving programs and strengths and weaknesses of each.

Created Date: 8/27/ AM. MEASURING THE MONETARY VALUE OF LIFESAVING PROGRAMS JAN PAUL ACTON* INTRODUCTION A multitude of public investment and regulatory decisions which have some effect on mortality and morbidity rates are made by legislatures, ad-ministrative agencies, and courts every year. Typically, as in the case of high-Cited by: Measuring Wellbeing to Help Communities Thrive.

Measuring the Monetary Value of Lifesaving Programs. by Jan Paul Acton. Related Topics: Health Care Program Evaluation, Formal analysis of the value of public life-saving programs has tended to employ a.

In a step-by-step process, the book shows how to measure the success of projects and programs, including measuring impact and ROI (Return on Investment). This book also shows how to forecast the value of the project in advance and how to collect data during and after project implementation.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http Cited by: Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http Author: Jan Paul Acton.

They present a comprehensive method for measuring the hard-to-measure, and placing monetary value on the hard-to-value. They even show how to measure and place value on "intangible" qualities like leadership, creativity, customer loyalty, employee engagement, and more/5(6).

gram benefits divided by program costs, where the net benefits are the monetary value of the benefits minus the costs of the program. The ROI formula is as follows: ROI (%) = Benefits – Costs x Costs This model also recognizes that there should be intangible benefits that will be presented along with the ROI calculation.

ROI STRATEGIES/BEST PRACTICES. The book presents a logical process of managing retention, from identifying turnover costs and causes, designing solutions that match the causes of turnover, developing tools for tracking turnover and placing alerts when action is needed, and measuring the ROI of retention programs.

Citation. Jan Paul Acton, Measuring the Monetary Value of Lifesaving Programs, 40 L aw and C ontemporary P roblems (Fall ) Available at: https://scholarship Cited by: * Measuring skill and knowledge changes during the project * Monitoring the true costs of the project solution * Converting business measure to monetary values * Forecasting ROI The authors' step-by-step approach allows you to begin the ROI process immediately.

Start measuring the success of your project management results by: 1. Author(s): Acton,Jan P Title(s): Measuring the Monetary Value of Lifesaving Programs/ Jan P Acton.

Publisher: Santa Monica: Rand Corporation,   The money measurement concept states that a business should only record an accounting transaction if it can be expressed in terms of money. This means that the focus of accounting transactions is on quantitative information, rather than on qualitative information.

Thus, a large number of items are never reflected in a company's accounting records, which means that they never appear in. the methodology. A poverty line is determined using monetary and non-monetary indicators. Where monetary indicators are used (eg the monetary value of the basic consumption basket), two issues arise: 1.

Changes, over time to this monetary value (hence frequent adjustments to the value File Size: KB. The same two authors stood behind a small, but influential book entitled An Attempt at an Historical Survey of Life-saving Measures for Drowning Persons and Information of the Best Means by Which They Can Again Be Brought Back to Life from Measuring the Monetary Value of Lifesaving Programs SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA:RAND CORPORATION, Three approaches for measuring the benefit of safety enhancing programs are discussed in detail.

These are: 1) the livelihood ap-proach which, while easy to apply, has a number of drawbacks; 2) an. Preventive measures are either not in place or do not target the issues properly, and therefore have little or no effect, and a method for measuring progress and identifying a monetary value (ROI) on retention does not exist in most organizations.'Managing Employee Retention' is a practical guide for managers to retain their talented employees/5(2).

A program costing $ per participant, designed to teach basic skills with job related software, is an ideal program for an ROI impact study.

Data can always be converted to monetary value, credibly. The ROI Methodology contains too many complicated formulas. The ROI Methodology can be implemented for about % of my HR budget.

Preventive measures are either not in place or do not target the issues properly, and therefore have little or no effect, and a method for measuring progress and identifying a monetary value (ROI) on retention does not exist in most organizations.

'Managing Employee Retention' is a practical guide for managers to retain their talented by:. Patient navigation is an intervention aimed at reducing barriers to healthcare for underserved populations as a means to reduce cancer health disparities.

Despite the proliferation of patient navigation programs across the United States, information related to the economic impact and sustainability of these programs is by:   Preventive measures are either not in place or do not target the issues properly, and therefore have little or no effect, and a method for measuring progress and identifying a monetary value (ROI) on retention does not exist in most organizations.

'Managing Employee Retention' is a practical guide for managers to retain their talented employees. Calculating the Value of a Life. and organizations routinely apportion money to programs for the young versus the old—say, research on attention-deficit disorder versus Alzheimer’s.

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