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Intervention

Organisational Intervention: Quality improvement

Definition

Presence and organisation of quality monitoring mechanisms

Effectiveness

No high quality or key reviews were identified.

Summary of Overall Findings from Reviews

2 reviews that evaluated the effectiveness of quality improvement interventions were identified and neither was assessed as being of high quality or a key reviews.

Summary of Findings Related to Prescribing

No high quality or key reviews were identified.

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)
Smith LA, Jones C, Meek S, Webster J. Review: Provider practice and user behavior interventions to improve prompt and effective treatment of malaria: do we know what works? American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2009 80 (3):326-35. 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)