Tailored interventions for improving health professional practice and health outcomes

Added June 23, 2020

Citation: Baker R, Camosso‐Stefinovic J, Gillies C, et al. Tailored interventions to address determinants of practice. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2015;(4):CD005470.

What is this? The COVID-19 pandemic is placing a strain on healthcare workers. Existing research on tailored interventions to change professional practice might provide useful information for policy makers.

What works: Tailored interventions can be effective in changing professional practice, but the effect is variable and tends to be minimal.

What doesn’t work: Nothing noted.

What’s uncertain: The effects on cost-effectiveness of tailored interventions are uncertain.

 

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