Using Diffusion of Innovation and Academic Detaling to Spread Evidence‐based practices

  title={Using Diffusion of Innovation and Academic Detaling to Spread Evidence‐based practices},
  author={C. Carboneau},
  journal={Journal For Healthcare Quality},
  • C. Carboneau
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Journal For Healthcare Quality
Healthcare in the United States is arguably the best in the world (Berwick, 2003). The science base for healthcare is broad and deep, with advancements progressing at a steady, if not hurried, pace. Yet an enormous amount of scientific knowledge related to healthcare, that is, evidence-based best practices, is underutilized across the industry. For example, when an evidence-based innovation is implemented successfully in one part of a hospital or clinic, it may spread slowly, or not at all, to… Expand

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