Journal article

Improving systems of prenatal and postpartum care for hyperglycemia in pregnancy: A process evaluation.

Diana MacKay, Natasha Freeman, Jacqueline A Boyle, Sandra Campbell, Anna McLean, David Peiris, Sumaria Corpus, Christine Connors, Elizabeth Moore, Mark Wenitong, Bronwyn Silver, H David McIntyre, Jonathan E Shaw, Alex Brown, Renae Kirkham, Louise Maple-Brown, undefined Diabetes Across the Lifecourse: Northern Australia Partnership

Int J Gynaecol Obstet | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To identify successes to date and opportunities for improvement in the implementation of a complex health systems intervention aiming to improve prenatal and postpartum care and health outcomes for women with hyperglycemia in pregnancy in regional and remote Australia. METHODS: A qualitative evaluation, underpinned by the RE-AIM framework (reach, effectiveness, adoption, implementation, maintenance), was conducted mid-intervention. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with the participants, who included clinicians, regional policymakers and managers, and study implementation staff. RESULTS: Interviewees (n = 45) reported that the early phase of the intervention had resulted i..

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