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Resources by Topic: Evaluation methods and resources

Rural Obesity Prevention Toolkit
Contains seven modules that concentrate on different aspects of obesity prevention programs. Shares best practices from successful obesity prevention programs in clinical, school, and community settings.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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On Center
This blog serves as a tool for conversation between the National Rural Health Resource Center and its customers and partners. Contributions from staff focus on performance improvement, health information technology, recruitment and retention, community health assessments, and networking.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Program Development and Evaluation: Logic Models
Provides logic model templates to help program developers articulate, collaborate, and understand the full scope of their project, from conceptualization through evaluation.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension
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Community Health Workers Toolkit
Contains eight modules about community health worker programs, how the programs work, and how to use community health workers in the local community.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Community Health Gateway
Provides resources to help build effective community health programs, improve services, and develop new programs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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AHRQ Health IT Evaluation Toolkit and Evaluation Measures Quick Reference Guides
Assists project teams when creating an evaluation plan for a health information technology (HIT) project. Outlines a step-by-step process to determine goals, identifies potential measures, and includes examples of implementation projects.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Conducting Rural Health Research, Needs Assessment, and Program Evaluation Topic Guide
An overview of rural health research, needs assessments, and program evaluation, with tools and resources to support these activities. Discusses the roles each of these activities play in helping rural stakeholders understand rural health needs and identify effective interventions.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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The Community Tool Box
Practical and detailed information and resources to support community health. Provides training and tools to help build skills on topics that include cultural competence, community assessment, leadership, grant writing, and more.
Type: Website
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