Data collection was accomplished utilizing (a) an online report card grading system for Life Skills and Work Habits data, (b) California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS
) data, (c) California Standards Test (CST) scores, (d) individual school site records for discipline referrals, and (e) student information systems for attendance and truancy rates.
Jason Harries, managing director, CHKS
said: "Every hospital is accountable to its patients, their families and carers as well as the local community to provide a safe environment.
One trust that CHKS
is currently working with is the Royal Bolton Hospital.
The entire CHKS
sample from the 2005 and 2007 school years were used for this study.
is an independent provider of healthcare intelligence and quality improvement ser vices.
is a major U.K.-based organization that works with public and private health care providers worldwide.
HKI's private equity owner Inflexion had previously sold its Alcester-based UK subsidiary CHKS
to Capita in February, in a deal also advised by Catalyst.
It was named one of the 40 leading hospitals by independent health information provider CHKS
The third article (Furlong, Ritchey, & O'Brennan, 2009) shares the results of a study to develop norms for the California Resilience Youth Development Module of the California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS
These were: Aetna; Axa PPP; BUPA; CHKS
; Dr Foster; Health Dialog Services Corporation; Humana; KPMG LLP; McKesson; McKinsey; Navigant Consulting; Tribal; UnitedHealth Europe; and WG Consulting.
The checks were carried out by independent healthcare benchmarking company CHKS
In addition, tools from other organizations such as the California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS
, 2005) and the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) (CDC, 2004) were considered.