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Translation, Dissemination & Implementation

Evidence around translation, dissemination & implementation helps the field of health services research move its findings more effectively into policy and practice. This section offers evidence and programs that help research producers better understand the needs of research users, helps place research in context, and test new and innovative approaches to moving knowledge into action.

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Capturing the Impact of Research on Policy: Lessons from an AcademyHealth Pilot Project

Establishing whether, how, and why a particular study has directly impacted health policy or health care practice is a persistent and well-documented challenge. A recent article in The Foundation Review chronicles AcademyHealth’s experience with this issue, including lessons learned that may be useful to other organizations that support research and policy analysis.
Posted Mar 13, 2018 By Lauren Gerlach, M.P.P.
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How AcademyHealth Worked to Make Health and Health Care Better for Everybody from 2015-2017

This 2015-2017 Progress Report details how AcademyHealth worked with our members, partners, and funders to make both health care and research better all with the aim of making health and health care better for everybody.
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Rapid Evidence Review: What are effective approaches for recruiting and retaining rural primary care health professionals?

This rapid evidence review found that while few approaches have a positive effect on both recruitment and retention, some individual strategies are effective in drawing providers to rural areas and combining individual interventions may be the most effective way to expand and maintain the rural primary care workforce.
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So What? Helping Stakeholders See the Value in Research Results

Keeping stakeholders engaged throughout the research process is essential to ensuring research makes a difference in policy and practice. Laura Lagendyk of NVivo, an AcademyHealth Organizational Affiliate, shares a practical example of one way to help stakeholders make the link between data and the relevance to the research.
Posted Sep 19, 2017 By Laura Lagendyk