Assessment and Evaluation

Advancing Assessment and Evaluation

This is your gateway to finding measurement tools that can be used to assess individual learners, groups, teams, practice environments, and organizations; and to evaluate the impact of interprofessional education programs and collaborative practice on Triple Aim Outcomes. 

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A Validity Study of the Safety Attitudes Survey

This large, national study examines the validity of the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire (SAQ) in predicting risk-adjusted morbidity and mortality outcomes for hospital patients on general/vascular services.  The SAQ (Sexton JB, et al., 2006) is a well-known, psychometrically sound survey that has been used internationally for many years.  It contains 30 items grouped into six scales measuring (1) teamwork climate, (2) safety climate, (3) working conditions, (4) job satisfaction, (5) recognition...
Davenport, D.L., Henderson, W.G., Mosca, C.L., Khuri, S.F., Mentzer, R.M. Jr. & Participants in the Working Conditions of Surgery Residents and Quality of Care Study.

Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS)

HEDIS is a tool used by more than 90 percent of America's health plans to measure performance on important dimensions of care and service. Because so many plans collect HEDIS data, and because the measures are so specifically defined, HEDIS makes it possible to compare the performance of health plans. Health plans also use HEDIS results themselves to see where they need to focus their improvement efforts.  Many health plans report HEDIS data to employers or use their results to make...
National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Healthcare Team Vitality Instrument (HTVI)

The HTVI was designed to provide healthcare staff with a way to measure team "vitality" in hospital settings.  Specifically, the self-report tool measures the individual’s perceptions of environmental support structures, engagement and empowerment, patient care transitions, and team communication. It was designed to be administered to a wide variety of licensed and unlicensed staff.  The reference listed below describes a study which sought to refine and shorten the original 20-item...
Upenieks, V.V.
Lee, E.A.
Flanagan, M.E.
Doebbeling, B.N.

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Providers and Systems (HCAPS)

The Health Care Quality Information from the Consumer Perspective (HCAHPS, pronounced "H-caps"), also known as the CAHPS Hospital Survey, is the first national, standardized, publicly reported survey of patients' perspectives of hospital care.  CAHPS surveys focus on aspects of care that meet two criteria: (1) The people who received care are the best and/or only source of the information ; and (2) Consumers and patients identified the information as important to them. CAHPS...
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Intensive Care Unit Nurse-Physician Questionnaires (ICU-NPQ)

This collection of parallel instruments was designed to assess leadership, organizational culture, communication, coordination, problem solving / conflict management, and team cohesiveness among nurses and physicians working in Intensive Care Units (ICUs). The instruments collect individual perceptions that may be aggregated to the ICU unit level; results may be used to diagnose organization and team issues for improvement. The measures were based on a theoretical model which posits that (a)...
Shortell S.M.
Rousseau D.M.
Gillies R.R.
Devers K.J.
Simons T. L.

Perception of Interprofessional Collaboration Model Questionnaire (PINCOM-Q)

The PINCOM-Q is designed to assess perceptions of interprofessional collaboration on the individual, group, and organizational levels for professionals in the domain of mental health care for children and adolescents. Specifically, the tool measures individual motivation, role expectations, personality style, and professional power; group leadership, coping, communication, and social support; and organizational culture, goal/aims, domain, and environment in a 48-item self-report questionnaire....
Odegard, A.
Strype, J.

Survey of Organizational Attributes for Primary Care (SOAPC)

The SOAPC was designed to measure the perspectives of clinicians, nurses, and staff on the internal resources of small family medicine practices. Specifically, the tool measures communication, decision making, stress/chaos, and history of change in a 21-item self-report instrument. The results are meant to provide a practical resource for benchmarking practices and guiding interventions. A validation study of 640 staff from 51 family practices demonstrated a four factor structure and good...
Ohman-Strickland, P.A.
Orzano, A.J.
Nutting, P.A.
Dickinson, W.P.
Scott-Cawiezell, J.
Hahn, K.
Gibel, M.
Crabtree, B.F.

Surveys on Patient Safety Culture

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has developed a suite of provider surveys addressing questions related to quality care and patient safety.  Five different version of the survey exist, and they are customized for five different clinical settings: ambulatory surgery center, community pharmacy, hospital, medical office, and nursing home.  The AHRQ provides planning resources and maintains a national database with comparative data for participating organizations.  The purpose...
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Team Evaluation and Assessment Measure (TEAM)

This tool was designed to collect individuals' perceptions of multidisciplinary teamwork (MDT) performance in cancer care teams during meetings. Specifically, perceptions of the team, infrastructure for team meetings, meeting organization and administration, patient-centered clinical decision making, and clinical governance are measured in a 47-item self-report survey. The content is based on recommendations from a large-scale survey about effectiveness in MDT in the UK.  A validation...
Taylor, C.
Brown, K
Lamb, B.
Harris, J
Sevdalis, N
Green, J.S.A.

Tools from the Medical Outcomes Trust (MOT)

Measuring the impact of IPECP on patient health and well-being is a primary goal of many IPECP efforts.  The Medical Outcomes Trust (MOT) is a non-profit organization that has collected a number of highly respected instruments that may be of use for IPECP evaluation studies.  All of the instruments in the MOT library have significant evidence of validity and have been widely adapted for many years.  They are generally licensed for a fee, which may include data collection, analysis, and...
Medical Outcomes Trust
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