Ripple Effect Mapping: Visually Capturing the Impacts of Policy, Systems, and Environmental Changes to Advance Health Equity

This brief discusses the Ripple Effect Mapping (REM) approach to evaluation, including the process, benefits, limitations, and how it was used to evaluate the efforts of 10 HEiP-funded organizations working to implement policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) changes to advance health equity in their respective communities.



Stuber, Nick


4 p.

Wilder Topic

Health Equity

Project Information

Health Equity in Prevention

The Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota provided funding to organizations through the Health Equity in Prevention initiative to advance health equity through policy, systems, and environmental changes. Wilder Research conducted a review of tools than can assess organizational capacity to advance health equity. Evaluation work included conducting ripple effect mapping discussions with HEiP-funded organizations to understand project impacts. Reports also highlight policy work and lessons learned.

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