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Introduction to Health Services Research : A Self-Study Course

Module 1: What is Health Services Research (HSR)? (Page 9 of 11)

In Summary

In this module you learned about the broad discipline that is health services research. You gained an appreciation of the definitions of health services research, the work done by the Institute of Medicine and other associations and foundations. Lastly, you have come to know the core areas of interest in health services research which are access, quality, cost, and the evaluation of the impact of a service or technology.

The Enrichment Section will give you additional readings on topics covered in this section.

Quiz

Prepare yourself to take the quiz for this module by reviewing possible questions. Then take the quiz. From the quiz you can apply for the Certificate of Success for Module 1.

Module 1 Quiz 1 [review questions]

If you do not wish to take the quiz for Module 1, move on to Module 2: History of Health Services Research: History of Health Services Research.

When you have completed the course please take time to give us feedback by filling out the evaluation form for these modules. Thank you.

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