Category Archives: Methods

Method Topic 4

Kevin M Kelly/ March 8, 2017/ Methods/ 0 comments

Method Topic 4: Discuss the role of qualitative and mixed-method approaches in TWH research and how these can be utilized to address a variety of types and sizes of organizations, businesses, occupations and industries. Moderator: Diane Rohlman, PhD, MA, Healthier Workforce Center at the University of Iowa Output: An assessment of the current use of qualitative and mixed-methods in TWH

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Method Topic 3

Kevin M Kelly/ March 7, 2017/ Methods/ 0 comments

Method Topic 3: Discussion of appropriate methods to address potential selection bias, high attrition (including non-response), and unanticipated changes to the work environment. Moderator: Jeannie Nigam, PhDc, MS, NIOSH Output: A critique of current methods to control for bias and confounding to identify gaps in reporting and recommendations for reporting potential confounders, effect modifiers and response bias. White Board Notes

Method Topic 2

Kevin M Kelly/ March 7, 2017/ Methods/ 0 comments

Method Topic 2: Discussion of appropriate control or comparison groups in studies assessing the efficacy and effectiveness of TWH interventions. Moderator: Ron Goetzel, PhD, Johns Hopkins University/Truven Health Analytics Output: Guidelines for selection of control or comparison groups that take into account differences among types and sizes of organizations, businesses, occupations or industries. White Board Notes

Method Topic 1

Kevin M Kelly/ March 7, 2017/ Methods/ 0 comments

Method Topic 1: Discussion of the advantages, disadvantages and limitations of different designs for TWH research as demonstrated by case-studies. Moderator: Nico Pronk, PhD, FACSM, FAWHP, HealthPartners Institute Output: A critique of current designs utilized in TWH research resulting in the identification of new methods. White Board Notes