Performance Monitoring and Impact Evaluation

NORC uses a range of quantitative and qualitative methods to measure program performance against goals and rigorously evaluate their impact on outcomes of interest to clients.

Representative Projects

Evaluation of Automated Online Dispute and Error Correction Technologies. Supported by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), NORC is exploring ways in which these new patient engagement tools can be used to improve the quality of EHRs.  More

Evaluation of the Information Technology Professionals in Health Care (“Workforce”) Program. NORC is conducting an evaluation of the IT Professionals in Health Care Program for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) to assess the impact of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding to support training and educational programs at universities and colleges, as well as efforts to create new curricula and a competency exam. More

Evaluation of the Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Program (SHARP). NORC has been awarded a contract from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) to design and conduct a summative evaluation of the Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Program (SHARP).  More

Impact Evaluation of Development Programs in Lesotho. NORC is conducting impact evaluations for the Millennium Challenge Corporation under the Millenium Challenge Account program in Lesotho: Health Centers Activity; Anti-Retroviral Therapy Clinics Activity ;  Rural Water Activity; and Urban Water Activity. More

Online Military SBIRT Training Program. NORC was awarded a grant from Diageo, the  world's leading premium drinks business, to develop a training system that meshes with the DOD/Army Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention (ASBI) program that will be implemented in all 91 military health clinics worldwide in 2013 and 2014. The Army's program is designed to identify military personnel whose risky alcohol use puts them, their units and their families at much greater risk of alcohol-related problems; to provide brief counseling to help them modify their risky behavior, and linkage to treatment and ongoing supports if brief counseling is insufficient.  More

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