In addition to conducting internal evaluation activities, PHAB had a contract with an external evaluator to gain an understanding of the accreditation program’s strengths, opportunities for improvement, and impacts. Data collection for that evaluation is ongoing. PHAB uses evaluation findings to continuously improve the accreditation program.
For evaluation findings from applicant and accredited health departments, download a presentation that highlights key findings. NORC at the University of Chicago, which has conducted this evaluation, has also released a series of briefs.