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How to Implement Evidence-Based Healthcare

Trisha Greenhalgh

ISBN: 978-1-119-23852-2 June 2017 Wiley-Blackwell 278 Pages


British Medical Association Book Award Winner - President's Award of the Year 2018

From the author of the bestselling introduction to evidence-based medicine, this brand new title makes sense of the complex and confusing landscape of implementation science, the role of research impact, and how to avoid research waste.

How to Implement Evidence-Based Healthcare clearly and succinctly demystifies the implementation process, and explains how to successfully apply evidence-based healthcare to practice in order to ensure safe and effective practice. Written in an engaging and practical style, it includes frameworks, tools and techniques for successful implementation and behavioural change, as well as in-depth coverage and analysis of key themes and topics with a focus on:

  • Groups and teams 
  • Organisations 
  • Patients 
  • Technology 
  • Policy 
  • Networks and systems 

How to Implement Evidence-Based Healthcare is essential reading for students, clinicians and researchers focused on evidence-based medicine and healthcare, implementation science, applied healthcare research, and those working in public health, public policy, and management.

Foreword vi

Acknowledgements viii

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Evidence 10

Chapter 3 People 29

Chapter 4 Groups and teams 57

Chapter 5 Organisations 76

Chapter 6 Citizens 99

Chapter 7 Patients 118

Chapter 8 Technology 138

Chapter 9 Policy 161

Chapter 10 Networks 182

Chapter 11 Systems 203

Appendix A Frameworks, tools and techniques 231

Appendix B Psychological domains and constructs relevant to the implementation of EBHC 257

Index 261