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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Evaluation methods and resources

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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Emergency Department Transfer Communication
Provides an overview of the Emergency Department Transfer Communication (EDTC) quality measure for Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP). Offers a data specifications manual and training video, as well as Excel-based data collection tools, manual, and training video. Includes a technical expert panel summary and final summary report.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health
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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 financial portion requires a login.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team
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Rural Food Access Toolkit
Resources and best practices to help rural communities improve access to healthy food. 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 Aging in Place Toolkit
Resources and best practices to help rural communities support aging in place. 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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