Journal article

Effectiveness of health consumer representative involvement in implementation of interventions to change health professional behaviour

Jodi Oakman, Liana S Cahill, Samantha Clune, Cheryl Neilson, Nora Shields, Tamara Tse, Sophie O'keefe, Margarita Frederico, Marnie Graco, Anne E Holland, Laura Jolliffe, Leeanne Carey, Virginia Lewis, Graham Brown, Narelle Cox, Meg E Morris, Natasha A Lannin

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR QUALITY IN HEALTH CARE | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The adoption of research evidence to improve client outcomes may be enhanced using the principles of implementation science. This systematic review aimed to understand the effect of involving consumers to change health professional behaviours and practices. The barriers and enablers to consumer engagement will also be examined. METHODS: We searched Medline, CINAHL, Embase, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and PDQ-Evidence from 2004 to February 2019. Implementation studies involving consumers in at least one phase (development, intervention or facilitation) of an intervention that aimed to change health professional behaviour to align with evidence-based practice..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council Translating Research into Practice fellowship


Awarded by National Heart Foundation of Australia Future Leader Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

This review was supported by the Building Healthy Communities Research Focus Area (La Trobe University) small project grants. J.O. is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Translating Research into Practice fellowship (1168036); N.A.L. is supported by the National Heart Foundation of Australia Future Leader Fellowship (102055).