A partnership among Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Keystone College, King's College, Lackawanna College, Luzerne County Community College, Marywood University, Misericordia University, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, University of Scranton, and Wilkes University.
Data and Data Analysis
The Institute also analyzes data and prepares trend analysis. The Institute employs traditional statistical analysis techniques and measurements. The Institute collects and evaluates qualitative data analysis using interviews, case studies, focus groups, and direct observation using context analysis and grounded theory methods. Employing a licensed, sophisticated computer program ensures the accuracy of the coding of the data.
Data collection and analysis receive complete verification either through double entry or peer group review. This process ensures the accuracy of the data analysis, conclusions, and the recommendations.