C8. Site Self Assessment Evaluation Tool*

Relevant Functional Domains from the Integration Framework: 

Developer: 

Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF)

In January 2016, the Site Self Assessment Evaluation Tool was updated.

Previous version:

Purpose: 

To assess a site’s progress toward implementing patient/family-centered integrated care, as well as to encourage onsite staff to reflect on the changes they have made and further changes needed to deliver all components of integrated care.

Date: 

April 2010

Relevant submeasures: 

Not applicable

Format/data source: 

18-item site self-assessment looking at the site’s currently available integrated services for patient/family centered care and the organizational supports for practice change toward integrated services.

Development and testing: 

SSA instrument has received positive comments from MeHAF grantee sites, and pilot data collected from these sites show that it is feasible to use.

Past or validated applications: 

  • Setting: Primary Care
  • Population: Practices implementing patient centered care
  • Level of evaluation:  Department clinical practice

Sources: 

Scheirer, M.A., Leonard, B.A., Ronan, L., Boober, B.H. 2008, revised 2010. Site Self Assessment Tool for the Maine Health Access Foundation Integrated Care Initiative. Augusta, ME: Maine Health Access Foundation.

Adapted from the Primary Care Resources and Support for Chronic Disease Self-Management (PCRS) developed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Diabetes Initiative. Available at: www.diabetesinitiative.org. Accessed January 23, 2013. Also adapted from the ACIC survey developed by the MacColl Institute for Healthcare Innovation, Group Health Cooperative.

Notes: 

For additional information please contact:

Becky Hayes Boober

Maine Health Access Foundation

150 Capitol Street, Suite 4

Augusta, ME 04330

207-620-8266, ext. 114

e-mail: bhboober@mehaf.org