Post policy implementation review (PPIR) of rapid fetal fibronectin testing for preterm labour in Alberta

Written under contract with the Alberta Health Technologies Decision Process (AHTDP).

This report provides an assessment of how the adoption of fFN testing in Alberta impacted the clinical management of preterm labour and healty system resources. This was also an opportunity to retroactively use the Post Policy Implementation Framework to evaluate a specific policy developed within the AHTDP.

Section Authors:

  • Section One – Report Introduction
  • Section Two – Literature Review Update: Paula Corabian, Bing Guo
  • Section Three – Key Informant and Stakeholder Interviews: Charis Management Consulting - Lindsay Wodinski, Margaret Wanke
  • Section Four – Economic Analysis: Anderson Chuck, Thanh Nguyen
  • Section Five – Key Findings, Conclusion, and Recommendations
  • Information Specialist: Dagmara Chojecki

Publication Type: Health Technology Assessments /
Systematic Reviews

Year of Publication: 2015

Topics: Diagnosis, Maternal and Child Health, Screening

Authors: IHE Institute of Health Economics

ISBN (online): 978-1-926929-52-1