Learning Session 7: Complex Interventions in Learning Health Systems


PRESENTER: Gregory Tasian, MD, MSc, MSCE Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Participants will be able to: 

  1. To learn the characteristics of complex interventions
  2. To understand the purpose and structure of process evaluations of complex interventions


  • Harvey, L. A., & Jan, S. (2017). Process evaluations for large clinical trials involving complex interventions. Spinal Cord,55(11), 963-963. doi:10.1038/sc.2017.107. Available at: https://www.nature.com/articles/sc2017107

  • Skeels, S. E., Pernigotti, D., Houlihan, B. V., Belliveau, T., Brody, M., Zazula, J., Hasiotis, S., Seetharama S., Rosenblum, D., Jette, A. (2017). Sci peer health coach influence on self-management with peers: A qualitative analysis. Spinal Cord, 55(11), 1016-1022. doi:10.1038/sc.2017.104. Available at: https://www.nature.com/articles/sc2017104

  • Moore, G. F., Audrey, S., Barker, M., Bond, L., Bonell, C., Hardeman, W., Moore, L., O'Cathain, A., Baird, J. (2015). Process evaluation of complex interventions: Medical Research Counsel Guidance. BMJ, 350(Mar19 6). doi:10.1136/bmj.h1258. Available at: https://www.bmj.com/content/350/bmj.h1258

  • Tasian, G. E., & Ellison, J. S. (2021). The surgical improvement cycle: Improving surgical outcomes through partnerships and rigor. Journal of Urology. doi:10.1097/ju.0000000000001626


    Learning Session 7: Complex Interventions in Learning Health Systems