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Table 1 Meeting agendas and outcomes guided by the model for developing complex interventions in nursing (MDCN)

From: Designing a multifaceted telehealth intervention for a rural population using a model for developing complex interventions in nursing

MeetingAgenda based on MDCN stepMeeting outcomes
1Problem identification discussion focusing on needs/practice/policy analyses.The unique needs and challenges of the population as well as the practice and policy issues were discussed.
2Discussion and determination of the intervention target population.Participants with multiple chronic conditions returning to the community from an institution were selected as the target population.
3Discussion of the intervention and drafting of the overall objectives.Two primary aims, one focused on cost effectiveness and one focused on project effectiveness, were agreed upon by the design team.
4Adoption of finalized objectives and selection of the guiding theory.The Chronic Care Model was selected to inform evaluation of the intervention.
5Presentation of six possible types of telehealth interventions to the design team.Based on current scientific evidence, discussions from the group, and a review of Medicaid claims data, a recommendation of a combo of 3 interventions was made.
5&6Build intervention and protocol development.Remote monitoring for Chronic Conditions, Remote Nursing Assessment, & Care Coordination telehealth types selected.
7–9Four potential vendors selected for presentation invitations and final vendor selection.Each vendor presented available services which were evaluated by the group and a combination of 2 vendors was chosen.
10Expert review with all stakeholders.Revisions were made based on feedback.
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