Health Care Program Evaluation


RAND excels at evaluating performance of health care programs that operate in diverse settings, identifying opportunities for improvement, and understanding the needs of both patients and providers.

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    Independent Evaluation of the New York State 1115 Waiver Amendment: The Children's Design

    In this interim evaluation of the New York State Medicaid program's Children's Design, RAND researchers identify facilitators of, and barriers to, its implementation; describe and delineate baseline trends in outcomes of interest; and assess the feasibility of identifying comparison groups for analyses that will contribute to a summative evaluation of the program.

    Aug 6, 2021

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    Mental Health First Aid: Training People to Help Others

    An innovative program trains and empowers people to not look away from those experiencing mental illness, but to listen to them, reassure them, and encourage them to get help. Most trainees of the program in New York City were still using what they had learned five years later.

    May 3, 2023

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