The MacGyver effect: alive and well in health services research?

@inproceedings{Perera2011TheME,
  title={The MacGyver effect: alive and well in health services research?},
  author={Roshan Perera and Helen J Moriarty},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND In a manner similar to the television action hero MacGyver, health services researchers need to respond to the pressure of unpredictable demands and constrained time frames. The results are often both innovative and functional, with the creation of outputs that could not have been anticipated in the initial planning and design of the research. DISCUSSION In the conduct of health services research many challenges to robust research processes are generated as a result of the… CONTINUE READING
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