REsource Notes: Evaluation and Performance Management
Does integrated care deliver the benefits expected? Findings from 16 integrated care pilot initiatives in England — 2013
RAND Europe co-led an evaluation of 16 varied pilot projects initiated by the Department of Health (England) as a means to explore new ways of integrating patient care from different local provider.
Mental Health Retrosight: Identifying the attributes of successfully translated research (lessons from schizophrenia) — 2013
Identifying the attributes of successfully translated research (lessons from schizophrenia); headline findings and policy provocations from the Mental Health Retrosight project.
Bibliometrics: Key findings from a report on the theory and practice of bibliometrics in health research — 2012
This research brief summarises the key findings from a report on the theory and practice of bibliometrics in health research.
Evaluating grant peer review: Key findings of a literature review of grant peer review in the health sciences — 2012
This research brief summarises the key findings of a literature review of grant peer review in the health sciences.
Evaluation of the Social Impact Bond: Lessons from planning and early implementation at HMP Peterborough — 2011
RAND Europe has evaluated the world's first Social Impact Bond (SIB), an innovative payment-by-results mechanism to fund public services which aims to reduce reoffending by prisoners. This report presents the initial findings of the evaluation.
Monitoring and Evaluation in Stabilisation Interventions: Rationale, challenges and principles of effective monitoring and evaluation — 2011
Reviews the state of the art in monitoring and evaluation of stabilisation operations and suggests ways forward.
Project Retrosight analysed 29 case studies of cardiovascular and stroke research in Australia, Canada and the UK, examining the diversity of impact produced by this kind of research and identifying factors associated with various levels of payback.
Setting the Agenda for an Evidence-based Olympics is a RAND Europe initiative that reveals how our rigorous research and analysis can help policy and decision makers to address the immense challenges of London's Olympic Games.
Describes a survey tool developed for the Arthritis Research Campaign (arc) that enables arc to map its entire research portfolio, analyse the returns from individual grants and compare different types of grants.
This brief provides insight into the issues involved in research measurement and evaluation, and offers ways to approach the objective of assessing benefit. It also provides a 'toolkit' for use in the evaluation process.
Reviewing the returns of research: Capturing payback from funding by the Arthritis Research Campaign — 2007
Research charities are under increasing pressure to improve the translation of new scientific knowledge into benefit for patients. This research brief outlines a novel evaluation of paybacks of research grants by the Arthritis Research Campaign.