Evaluation and impact assessment

Evaluation and impact assessment describes the processes involved in measuring the success of change programmes in terms of patient experience, outcome, and cost. Evaluation is useful because it gives the organisation a clear picture of the situation, and this can help resolve issues, inform decision-making, and improve overall knowledge. Realist evaluation is an example of a methodology which is being increasingly used.

 

Our Evaluation and impact assessment Blogs

Elf help to ensure your research has digital impact #ResearchWales16

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This post accompanies a talk I’m giving in Cardiff today at the Research with Impact conference organised by Health and Care Research Wales. Please read the blog, peruse my slides and let me know what you think. It’s an exciting time for us elves!

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Navigating the obstacles to health and care integration

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Alison Turner summarises a new learning report from the Southwark and Lambeth Integrated Care (SLIC) programme, which aimed to overcome barriers to health and care integration. The report offers actionable insights that are informed by empirical evidence and experiential learning.

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Building RAPPORT between researchers and lay people

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Lucy Simons highlights the RAPPORT study and the importance of strong relationships between PPI (patient and public involvement) representatives and researchers, which are seen to be essential for PPI to become normal practice in research.

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Retrospective matched control analysis is a useful evaluation tool for service redesign, says Nuffield Trust report

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This is a summary of a Nuffield Trust report, which describes a novel approach for the evaluation of clinical and cost effectiveness of new NHS care models.

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