Evaluation of Common Ground.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) Common Ground program builds upon previously funded initiatives to strengthen the public health system and accelerate innovative and effective use of quality improvement and information technology principles in public health. In 2006, RWJF funded 31 public health departments as Informatics Capacity (IC) and Requirements Development (RD) grantees to improve processes and information systems that support public health service delivery. More
Evaluation of Short-Term Outcomes from Public Health Accreditation.
On behalf of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), NORC is conducting an evaluation of the short-term outcomes of national accreditation of public health agencies. More
Evaluation of the Beacon Cooperative Agreement Program.
For the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), NORC at the University of Chicago is designing and conducting an overarching evaluation of the Beacon Community Cooperative Agreement Program, a key program being implemented through the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). 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
STAR Adult Behavioral Health Survey.
The STAR Adult Behavioral Health Survey is designed to evaluate experiences and satisfaction of Texas Medicaid STAR members with the behavioral health services they receive through their Medicaid Managed Care Organization (MCO) or Behavioral Health Organization (BHO). More