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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Evaluation methods and resources

Social Determinants of Health in Rural Communities Toolkit
Resources and best practices to help rural communities develop programs to address the social determinants of health (SDOH). Identifies program models and examples, and discusses implementation, evaluation, sustainability, and dissemination of program results.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Toolkit
Resources and best practices to help rural communities develop programs to address chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Identifies program models and examples, and discusses implementation, evaluation, sustainability, and dissemination of program results.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Suicide Prevention Toolkit
Resources and best practices to develop rural suicide prevention programs. Identifies program models and examples, and discusses implementation, evaluation, sustainability, and dissemination of program results.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Telehealth Toolkit
Resources and best practices to help rural communities develop telehealth programs to improve healthcare access. Identifies program models and examples, and discusses implementation, evaluation, sustainability, and dissemination of program results.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Mental Health in Rural Communities Toolkit
Resources and best practices to develop rural mental health programs, with a primary focus on adult mental health. Identifies program models and examples, and discusses implementation, evaluation, sustainability, and dissemination of program results.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Philanthropy Toolkit
Shares emerging practices and resources to help rural communities build successful relationships with philanthropies. Identifies program models and examples, and discusses implementation, evaluation, sustainability, and dissemination strategies.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Emergency Department Transfer Communication - Resources
Provides resources for rural hospitals working on the Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) emergency department (ED) transfer communication measure. Includes a section on developing an action plan, a quality improvement toolkit, a data collection training video and related tools, sample checklists, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Quality Improvement Organization Program, Stratis Health
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HRSA Health Workforce Training Program Evaluation Toolkit
Describes an evaluation framework for Primary Care Training Enhancement (PCTE) grantees in rural and urban areas. Provides recommendations to monitor trainee outcomes and program strategies. Includes seven modules and related tools to be used in grant planning and in the evaluation phase.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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State Office of Rural Health Proficiencies and Self-Assessment
Provides access to four rubrics, a guide, and an evaluation tool for State Offices of Rural Health (SORHs) to build their competencies and capacity to serve rural populations. Focuses on four target areas including: grants management, information dissemination, funding, and organizational structure.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
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CAHMPAS Data Query Tool
Tool allows Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) to compare their performance with other hospitals by location, quality measures, community data, and financials. The financials portion requires a login.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team
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