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Table 1 Data collected for evaluation

From: Relational aspects of building capacity in economic evaluation in an Australian Primary Health Network using an embedded researcher approach

PHASE DATA COLLECTED
Planning • Observation notes from 3 interactions between economists and PHN senior executives;
• Six interviews (four with PHN senior executives and two with HMRI economists).
• The economist’s field diary.
• Documents including: emails between the site and economist and researchers; team and site meeting agendas and minutes; as well as the introductory PowerPoint presentation and draft eE Program operational plan.
Embedding • Observations from five interactions between economists and participating PHN staff;
• 20 interviews (two with PHN senior executives; two with the lead economist; 16 with PHN staff participants).
• The economist’s field diary.
• Emails between the site and economist and researchers; and research team meeting agendas and minutes.
Post-embedding (after the economist left the site) • 12 interviews (three with PHN senior executives; one with the lead economist and two with support economists; six with PHN staff participants who were also interviewed during the embedded phase).
• Emails between the site and economists and researchers; and research team meeting agendas and minutes.