Introduction to Health System Evaluation

Welcome to the Economics By Design introduction course on evaluation in healthcare.

Evaluation has a significant role in understanding and accelerating value in service design, innovation adoption, and population health interventions.

This course should be relvant to any healthcare professional who want to learn more about evaluation in healthcare.

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Through this free introductory course, we aim to provide you with a comprehensive introduction to evaluation and its potential benefits.

This course is divided into three sections:


Part 1 – Evaluation Overview

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Part 2 – Logic Model, Stakeholders + Questions

Part 3 – Evaluation Methods


We will finish with our top ten tips for good quality evaluation and with some references and resources.

Learning Objectives


By the end of the course we hope you will have an understanding of these learning objectives:

1. The questions you are trying to answer by doing an evaluation


2. The main components that together comprise a comprehensive evaluation


3. The four key stages of an evaluation including design, prepare, deliver and report


4. The methods you can use to collect and analyse data and information


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Hosted by Jacque Mallender

This course is produced and narrated by Jacque Mallender.

Jacque Mallender is a respected international health and public policy economist. She helps stakeholders to identify and demonstrate their value, and the value of their ideas for improving health and care. She has directed and delivered many engagements in the UK, Europe, the Middle East, North America and Africa.

Her particular focus is on the economics of health systems, health financing, strategic purchasing, population health management, integrated care, health workforce transformation and digital health.

Find out more on her profile – Jacque Mallender

Further information on Jacque’s research and publications can be found here:

Research Gate


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