Center for Evaluation and Implementation (CEIR)
Thank you for visiting the Center for Evaluation and Implementation (CEIR) website.
As a QUERI-funded resource center, CEIR provides time-sensitive consultation and support to VA operations leaders to enable scale-up and spread of effective policies, practices, and programs aligned with VA priorities.
CEIR’s services are particularly relevant during the Pre-Implementation and Implementation phases to develop a rigorous implementation and evaluation plan to support the rapid uptake of programs across diverse clinical sites and settings. Learn more.
Interested in learning more about implementation, evaluation, and quality improvement methods?
Please contact us at CEIR@va.gov for a consultation!
CEIR is dedicated to providing individualized, time-sensitive consultation and support to VA policymakers, managers, providers, and researchers on evaluation and implementation methods and practices. Outcomes from our consultations help to foster both working and collaborative efforts among partners while enabling scale-up and spread of promising innovations and effective policies, programs, and practices.
Common topics of CEIR consultations include:
- Identification of key collaborators, linkages to best practice resources
- Discussions of potential funding opportunities
- Review and feedback on planned project methods
- Connections to learning/training opportunities
- Recommendations for strategic planning to support project success within a VA setting
"...I cannot speak more highly of CEIR and the work that they're doing because it really allowed us to take a step back and explore concepts that I never knew existed...Now, we're building out the infrastructure in a way that we could actually measure not only the service impact but the process of how we're spreading and how we can do a better job in the future..."
- National Program Office/Center Leader
As a result of working with CEIR, customers have...
If you are a VA employee interested in learning more about implementation, evaluation, and quality improvement methods, email us at CEIR@va.gov, and we will contact you to schedule a consultation.
When emailing about your inquiry, please include the following information:
- Name and Title
- VISN/VA Office/VA Department and/or work entity
- A brief description of your inquiry/issue
- Projected deadline/urgency of matter
We look forward to speaking with you and will get back to you within 3-5 business days to set up an appointment!
CEIR Services and Benefits
To achieve its mission, CEIR strives to be a national resource for implementation, quality improvement, and program evaluation methods that can enable policymakers, managers and researchers to: