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Integrated knowledge translation (IKT) in health care: a scoping review
BackgroundIntegrated knowledge translation (IKT) refers to collaboration between researchers and decision-makers. While advocated as an approach for enhancing the relevance and use of research, IKTExpand
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A critical second look at integrated knowledge translation.
Integrated knowledge translation (IKT) requires active collaboration between researchers and the ultimate users of knowledge throughout a research process, and is being aggressively positioned as anExpand
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Using realist evaluation to open the black box of knowledge translation: a state-of-the-art review
BackgroundIn knowledge translation, complex interventions may be implemented in the attempt to improve uptake of research-based knowledge in practice. Traditional evaluation efforts that focus onExpand
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Lessons from the business sector for successful knowledge management in health care: A systematic review
BackgroundThe concept of knowledge management has been prevalent in the business sector for decades. Only recently has knowledge management been receiving attention by the health care sector, in partExpand
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"Interaction" and research utilisation in health policies and programs: does it work?
The objective of this study was to assess if interaction between users and producers of research is associated with a greater level of adoption of research findings in the design and delivery ofExpand
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Community-based knowledge translation: unexplored opportunities
BackgroundKnowledge translation is an interactive process of knowledge exchange between health researchers and knowledge users. Given that the health system is broad in scope, it is important toExpand
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Multiple intervention research programs in community health.
The authors describe an organizing framework for multiple interventions in community health. The framework provides a foundation for programmatic research on multiple interventions and poses criticalExpand
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Evaluation of partnerships in a transnational family violence prevention network using an integrated knowledge translation and exchange model: a mixed methods study
BackgroundFamily violence is a significant and complex public health problem that demands collaboration between researchers, practitioners, and policymakers for systemic, sustainable solutions. AnExpand
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Public health decision-makers' informational needs and preferences for receiving research evidence.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to identify decision-makers' preferences for the transfer and exchange of research knowledge. This article is focused on how the participants defineExpand
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The use of tacit and explicit knowledge in public health: a qualitative study
BackgroundPlanning a public health initiative is both a science and an art. Public health practitioners work in a complex, often time-constrained environment, where formal research literature can beExpand
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