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outcome criteria

 [owt´kum kri-te´re-ah]
measurable changes in the conditions or behavior of an individual as a result of a specific intervention or action.

outcome criteria

Predetermined goals for quality assurance and improvement.
See also: outcome
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For other criteria, particularly outcome criteria such as the extent to which the process met the public interest and whether the process was superior to alternative methods of planning, stakeholder perceptions are less reliable.
Third, their measurement of both tacit knowledge and outcome criteria seems to have shifted over time.
Future studies that focus on the effectiveness of acne treatments should include common outcome criteria as well as more stringent inclusion criteria regarding who is eligible to participate in the study (e.g., those individuals with similar acne disease, age, etc.).
Physicians may have to work where they are needed based on management and population-based outcome criteria. Physician hours, expected pace, and availability will be operationally determined.
Kay discussed, in his paper, "Selection and Outcome Criteria for Community-Based Employment: Perspectives, Methodological Problems and Options", how TBI rehabilitators should not pick up whatever tool is closest at hand" in the rehabilitation of the TBI, but should custom tailor the cognitive retraining to the individual.
I did describe the "sharp debate over the adoption of outcome criteria, reasonable and relevant as they might seem to be." It would be foolish to call for the abolition of outcome criteria but it is not foolish to call attention to unrecognized flaws in the process, as have experts in, for example, educational testing, who are themselves responsible for generating such criterial systems: "Our tests may appear to be unbiased, not because they are genuinely unbiased, but because at least some of our criteria share the biases of the predictors" (Sternberg 1996: 214).
Outcome criteria, as defined by the critical pathway, can be met within a more appropriate LOS, thus furthering quality patient outcomes and cost effectiveness.
In the first year, teachers spent a total of three days at mandated language and mathematics inservices, examining outcome criteria and methods of collecting information to evaluate student progress.
We selected four process and four outcome criteria to evaluate CA shore development regulations.
Standard setting involves structure criteria (the resources necessary to complete the task successfully), process criteria (the actions to be taken to achieve the desired results), and outcome criteria (the desired effect or results stated in measurable ways).
Objective outcome criteria in trials of anti-parkinsonian therapy in the elderly: reliability, sensitivity and specificity of measures of brady- or hvpokinesia.
The first phase, which we shall call guidance for occupational choice and adjustment, employed subsequent career states and events as outcome criteria. In the second phase, guidance for career development, |learning outcomes' have been seen as appropriate criteria by which to evaluate effectiveness.