“measures of organizational characteristics (such as staffing ratios, number of hospital beds)” Or “Denotes attributes of the setting in which care occurs”
Donabedian (1997) http://post.queensu.ca/~hh11/assets/applets/The_Quality_of_Care__How_Can_it_Be_Assessed_-_Donabedian.pdf
An evaluation “conducted at the end of an intervention (or a phase of that intervention) to determine the extent to which anticipated outcomes were produced”
WHO (2013) Evaluation Practice Handbook
Theory Based Evaluation
“Combining outcome data with an understanding of the process that led to those outcomes”
W.K. Kellogg Foundation (2010) Evaluation Handbook
“Triangulation, first used in 1959, is defined as a combination of multi methods in a study of the same object or event to depict more accurately the phenomenon being investigated”.