Module 5: Evaluation Considerations for Telehealth Programs
Evaluation is a tool for measuring a program's impact and providing information on where to make improvements.
Careful evaluation is critical to
ensuring that rural telehealth programs are achieving their goals and objectives. Evaluation findings can also
facilitate sustainability if they demonstrate a return on
investment for telehealth programs.
This module provides methods and considerations for evaluating telehealth programs for rural community health.
For a detailed overview of program evaluation, see Evaluating
Rural Programs in the Rural Community Health Toolkit or the Conducting
Rural Health Research, Needs Assessment, and Program Evaluation topic guide.
In this module