Using ROI Analysis to Inform QI and Decision Making: ASTHO's Web-Based Tool

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Date Developed: 10/26/2016. Source: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. Presenter(s): Karl Ensign, Rebecca Brady. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Advanced. Length: 50 minutes.


This is a tutorial on ASTHO's web-based tool to estimate economic returns on investments (ROI) for public health agency projects.

ASTHO, through a cooperative agreement with CDC’s Office for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support, developed a web-based tool to calculate the return on investment (ROI) associated with public health agency program or business improvements. This is a tutorial for health agencies and public health leaders to take advantage of this web-based tool.

Visit to access the tool.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.