Table I.20.2Evidence on implementation strategies: data from the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario

Evidence on implementation strategies
Generally effectiveSometimes effectiveLittle or no effect
  • Educational outreach visits
  • Reminders
  • Interactive education visits
  • Multifaceted intervention including two or more of the following:

    Audit and feedback


    Local consensus process


  • Audit and feedback
  • Local opinion leaders
  • Local consensus processes
  • Patient-mediated interventions
  • Educational materials
  • Didactic educational meetings

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