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Project

Evaluation of the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

Official Title
Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) Evaluation
Location(s)
United States
Dates
1/2016 – 12/2018
Market
IMPAQ Health
Practice Areas
Aging and Disability
Geriatrics
Workforce Issues
Services
Process Evaluations
Mixed Method Evaluations
Client
John A. Hartford Foundation
Sub To
American Geriatrics Society
Methodologies
Focus Groups
In-depth Interviews
Mixed Methods Research
Survey Design and Sampling

IMPAQ is conducting research to understand how Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) grantees are implementing the initiative across the country, and how the program is encouraging transformations in geriatric clinical care. We are collecting primary data on implementation and preliminary outcomes of the GWEP related to care transformation. These data will help inform future Health Resources and Services Administration programming.

We are collecting rich qualitative data from a subset of GWEP grantees, which we use to design a more structured survey for all GWEP grantees. This approach allows us to capture information from all grantees using an instrument grounded in the context of the program and its stakeholders.