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Intervention

Organisational Intervention: Organisational (provider) - other

Definition

Other organisational (provider) interventions not addressed above.

Effectiveness

One key review (Davey) was identified. Results from this review indicate that other organisational (provider) interventions are generally effective for improving appropriate care and prescribing outcomes.

Summary of Overall Findings from Reviews

3 reviews that evaluated the effectiveness of other organisational (to provider) interventions were identified. Of these, 1/1 high quality/key reviews with a sufficient number of studies to draw conclusions found this intervention to be generally effective.

Summary of Findings Related to Prescribing

1/1 high quality/key reviews with a sufficient number of studies to draw conclusions found this intervention to be generally effective for improving prescribing outcomes.

Reviews listed as "Summary Pending" will be analyzed, summarized and reported at a later date.

The findings will then be incorporated in the overall evidence summaries of the interventions they address.

Reviews Addressing This Intervention Quality Assessment Tool:
AMSTAR Score (of 11 points)
Davey P, Brown E, Fenelon L, Finch R, Gould I, Hartman G, Holmes A, Ramsay C, Taylor E, Wilcox M, Wiffen P. Interventions to improve antibiotic prescribing practices for hospital inpatients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005 4:CD003543. 7 (Medium)
Cortoos PJ, Simoens S, Peetermans W, Willems L, Laekeman G. Implementing a hospital guideline on pneumonia: a semi-quantitative review. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 2007 19 (6):358-67. 5 (Medium)
Ioannidis JP, Lau J. Evidence on interventions to reduce medical errors: an overview and recommendations for future research. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2001 16 (5):325-34. 4 (Medium)