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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Public Health and Healthcare Systems Evaluation

Program evaluation and performance metrics for the public health and healthcare emergency preparedness sector work in concert to allow the strengths and weaknesses of the program to be assessed, taking into consideration program goals, impact of implementation, and long-term viability. To make these assessments, sound performance metrics work to create a common language for communication of program requirements and goals. The feedback and results gleaned help to shape program evaluation, influence the direction for policy making decisions, provide guidance for program design, and establish program accountability.

Shaking hands Public Health and Healthcare Systems Evaluation 
Whether caused by natural, unintentional, or intentional means, public health threats can rapidly overwhelm public health & healthcare systems.  It is increasingly important for healthcare systems and public health entities to promote innovation, reduce awardee burden & improve communications, while creating a lasting impact to advance preparedness programs & response efforts. Learn More >>
People Viewing Reports Guidance and Reports
The program planning, performance measurement and tools and complimentary resources offered here can serve as guiding documents in healthcare preparedness and response to showcase successful models, improve resilience, and increase transparency. Learn More >>

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If you have any questions on Public Health and Healthcare Systems Evaluation, performance measures, or other guidance associated with this program, please contact us via the Public Health and Healthcare Systems Evaluation  Contact Form our program staff will work with you to answer your questions and provide you with the needed information.

  • This page last reviewed: August 21, 2013