University of New Mexico: Cobwebs to Assess Organizational Performance
The cobwebs are an organizational assessment tool that hospices can use to self-evaluate performance in each of the named areas, and identify where they would like to be in the future. The data gathered is used for planning educational interventions at each hospice.
Organizational Tool - Organizational Assessment
University of New Mexico
Health Science Complex
Palliative Care Office
MSC 11 6020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Phone: (505) 272-4868
Fax: (505) 272-8572
Walter Forman MD
How the grantee used this instrument:
These evaluative impact models of assessment were presented at hospice board/advisory group meetings where members were asked to complete the form. The ‘cobwebs' provided data for discussion and planning.
needs assessment, policies, procedures
To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from this site. Please credit source.
Funnel, et al, "Towards Healthier Alliances: A tool for planning, evaluating, and developing healthier alliances". Health Education Authority, London (1995)
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Posted August 2004
University of New Mexico overview page
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families. Visit PromotingExcellence.org for more resources.