Supplementary Resources


Arthritis: The Public Health Approach. An online course developed by the Directors of Health Promotion and Education, CDC and the Arthritis Foundation which includes a section on program planning and evaluation. Available at URL:

Association of State and Territorial Chronic Disease Program Directors Arthritis Council Impact Project Team. Monitoring Reach and Impact of Arthritis Evidence-Based Interventions in Public Health, 2004. Available at URL:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. MMWR. September 17, 1999. Vol. 48/No. RR-11.
Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health. Available at URL:

Institute for Healthcare Improvement. How to Improve. Available at URL:

National Center on Aging Center for Healthy Aging. Maintaining Program Fidelity
("FidelityTool"). Available at URL:

RE-AIM is a systematic way for researchers, practitioners, and policy makers to evaluate health behavior interventions. This website includes information and tools to help in evaluating the reach, efficacy/effectiveness, adoption, implementation and maintenance of interventions. Available at URL:

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