Implementing research findings into practice using clinical opinion leaders: barriers and lessons learned.

@article{Curran2005ImplementingRF,
  title={Implementing research findings into practice using clinical opinion leaders: barriers and lessons learned.},
  author={Geoffrey Michael Curran and Carol R. Thrush and Jeffrey L. Smith and Richard R. Owen and Mona Ritchie and D Gregory Chadwick},
  journal={Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety},
  year={2005},
  volume={31 12},
  pages={700-7}
}
BACKGROUND An opinion leader-driven intervention to improve practice guideline-based medication management for patients with schizophrenia was tested at four Department of Veterans Affairs health care facilities. The concept of using opinion leaders as disseminators of research evidence and internal agents of change has been widely reported. PROJECT… CONTINUE READING