Evidence-based priority-setting: what do the decision-makers think?

  title={Evidence-based priority-setting: what do the decision-makers think?},
  author={Craig R Mitton and San Patten},
  journal={Journal of health services research & policy},
  volume={9 3},
OBJECTIVES Resource scarcity dictates the need for health organisations to set priorities. Although such activity should be based, at least in part, on evidence, there are limited examples in the literature of decision-makers reflecting on their use of evidence in priority-setting. METHODS A participatory action-research project was conducted in a single health authority in Alberta. It included in-depth interviews and focus groups with senior decision-makers both before and after development… CONTINUE READING

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