Provider surveys are used to collect information about HIV-related medical and support services in the Part A jurisdiction (such as types of services, populations served, languages spoken, hours of operation, accessibility, service models, and more). Data gathered by provider surveys help to show the strengths and gaps in the local service system, and are used to create a Resource Inventory for the jurisdiction as well as a Profile of Provider Capacity and Capability.
- Provider Surveys as a Component of RWHAP Focus Groups with People with Part A Needs Assessment. Explanation of the purpose of a provider survey, benefits and challenges, how to collect data, keys to success, and steps to undertake.
- Provider Survey Planning Template. This template lists key planning steps with a work plan and timeline for organizing and conducting provider surveys.
- Sample Provider Surveys and Reports. Links are provided to provider survey questionnaires and provider survey reports from Part A jurisdictions around the country.
- Typical Components of a Profile of Provider Focus Groups with People with HIV as a Component of RWHAP Capacity and Capability. Detailed listing of the information included in a Profile, including providers and service availability, accessibility of services and sites, appropriateness of services for populations, resource and capacity issues, and provider capability limitations and barriers.
- Sample Format for a Resource Inventory. This chart format shows one way to display a Resource Inventory, which lists providers of HIV-related services in an EMA or TGA, and basic information about them such as service locations, services offered, number of clients served, hours open, etc.