Translation in the health professions: converting science into action.

  title={Translation in the health professions: converting science into action.},
  author={Steve Y Sussman and Thomas W. Valente and Louise Ann Rohrbach and Silvana Skara and Mary Ann Pentz},
  journal={Evaluation & the health professions},
  volume={29 1},
The systematic translation of evidence-based research findings, tools, and information into practice is critical to improving the quality of our nation's health. However, despite several decades of advances in developing medical knowledge based on high-quality empirical evidence, widespread implementation of these findings into practice in diverse applied settings has not been achieved. This article reviews definitions and conceptual models that describe the translation of research from basic… CONTINUE READING
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