Creating Legal Data for Public Health Monitoring and Evaluation: Delphi Standards for Policy Surveillance

David Presley, Thomas Reinstein, Damika Webb-Barr, Scott Burris

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Public Health Law Research used a Delphi process to develop consensus expert standards for policy surveillance. Consensus was reached on a set of core standards for collecting, analyzing, publishing and maintaining legal datasets for monitoring important public health policies. Further efforts are needed to refine standards and develop the infrastructure for policy surveillance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)27-31
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Law, Medicine and Ethics
Issue numbers1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2015
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Policy
  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects

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