The purpose of this article is to present the methodology to study the clinical and financial outcomes associated with the use of Winona Health Online, a novel community-wide interactive healthcare Website in Winona, Minnesota. Outcome methodology was developed by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and the Carlson School of Management in cooperation with nationally recognized outcomes and disease state management experts, healthcare practitioners in Winona, statisticians, and health economists. The main areas of measurement include health status, satisfaction, cost and utilization of services, and clinical quality.
Recommended CitationNash, David B.; Shulkin, David ; Comite, Florence; Loeppke, Ron; Van Cleave, Bruce; Kane, Robert ; Christianson, Jon; and Pousma, Douglas, "Measurement of the impact of Winona Health Online" (2001). College of Population Health Faculty Papers. Paper 13.