Inputs – Inputs are the financial, human or technological resources an organization devotes to a program.
Outputs – The level of services your program delivers are its outputs. Outputs are typically represented numerically. Units of service include metrics such as number of visits, clients/patients seen and hours of therapy.
Inputs and Outputs are important in managing the efficiency of a program.
Outcomes – The degree of impact the organization’s Inputs and Outputs have on a client’s level of improvement. Outcomes deal with the improvements in the recipients’ condition such as cure, delay in progression and stability.