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Module 5: Evaluation Considerations for Services Integration Programs

Evaluation is a critical tool for demonstrating a program's impact and assessing patient satisfaction, quality improvement, quality of care, and cost. Evaluation findings may be used to:

  • Assess the effectiveness of the services integration program
  • Determine return on investment
  • Identify future programmatic needs

This module discusses methods and considerations for program evaluation and presents measures that may be used in the evaluation of rural services integration programs.

For a detailed overview of program evaluation, see Evaluating Rural Programs in the Rural Community Health Toolkit.

In this module: