Rigorous Evaluation in Tribal MIECHV: A Series of Briefs
Discusses the process of developing an evaluation program for Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program grantees. Highlights evaluation challenges, methods for meeting evaluation requirements, and engaging tribal communities, among other issues, in a series of 5 briefs.
Date: 08/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation view details
Effective Community-Based Initiatives Are Needed to Curb the Opioid Crisis
Describes 6 community-research collaboratives to address the opioid crisis at the local level, including programs in St. Louis, MO, Olympia, WA, Ithaca, NY, and rural programs in Rio Arriba County, NM, western North Carolina, and tribal communities in the Midwest and the Northern Plains.
Author(s): Beth Connolly, Leslie Paulson Date: 07/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Pew Charitable Trusts view details
Improving the Use and Effectiveness of Community Advisory Boards
Presents an overview of an initiative by the Center for Indigenous Environmental Health Research (CIEHR) to develop guidelines for Community Advisory Boards (CABs). Describes the role of CABs in community engagement, and the need for tools to improve the use and effectiveness of CABs. Discusses the evolution of CIEHR's CAB guidelines.
Citation: Partnerships for Environmental Public Health Newsletter, 11(7) Date: 07/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences view details
Burnout: Measurement Tool(s), Cause(s) and Impact(s)
Reports on what is known about burnout among rural healthcare providers, highlighting several research studies. Discusses the impact of burnout on turnover, productivity, healthcare quality, and safety.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 01/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Performance Management/Program Evaluation Guide: Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program
Offers guidance to state Flex program coordinators to incorporate performance management and evaluation into Flex program operations as required by the Flex Program
Cooperative Agreement. Supports the state's capacity for assessing program activities, making improvements, and establishing if activities are effective. Defines key terms and concepts, discusses reporting requirements, demonstrates a performance year work plan, covers data collection, and provides examples of goals and measures to be included in the evaluation plan.
Date: 10/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details
Community Care Alliance, a Western Health Care Alliance Company
Interviews leaders of a health network in rural Colorado that is an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) regarding their network organization, accomplishments, challenges, and best practices. Addresses data analytics and financial measures for evaluating network progress and impact.
Date: 08/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details
Idaho Community Paramedic Toolkit
Toolkit providing step-by-step instructions on how to
develop, operate, and evaluate a Community Paramedic
program. Includes tools, resources, guidelines, and
Author(s): Anne Montera, Christopher Montera, Pat Songer, Mikaela Greene Date: 05/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare view details
CDC as a Rural Resource: Q&A with Diane Hall
An interview with Diane Hall, Senior Policy Analyst at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Highlights CDC's work in rural health, the role of data collection in program evaluation, and how rural communities can use CDC as a resource.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 03/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details