Group interventions to improve health outcomes: a framework for their design and delivery

  title={Group interventions to improve health outcomes: a framework for their design and delivery},
  author={Pat Hoddinott and Karen Allan and A Avenell and Jane Britten},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
BACKGROUND Delivering an intervention to a group of patients to improve health outcomes is increasingly popular in public health and primary care, yet "group" is an umbrella term which encompasses a complex range of aims, theories, implementation processes and evaluation methods. We propose a framework for the design and process evaluation of health improvement interventions occurring in a group setting, which will assist practitioners, researchers and policy makers. METHODS We reviewed the… CONTINUE READING
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