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Understanding innovators' experiences of barriers and facilitators in implementation and diffusion of healthcare service innovations: a qualitative study

  • Julie Barnett1,
  • Konstantina Vasileiou1Email author,
  • Fayika Djemil2,
  • Laurence Brooks1 and
  • Terry Young1
BMC Health Services Research201111:342

Received: 25 July 2011

Accepted: 16 December 2011

Published: 16 December 2011

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Original Submission
25 Jul 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Sep 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Caroline Homer
26 Oct 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Karla Douw
18 Nov 2011 Author responded Author comments - Konstantina Vasileiou
Resubmission - Version 2
18 Nov 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Dec 2011 Editorially accepted
16 Dec 2011 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-11-342

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University London
Systems Engineering and Human Factors Department, Cranfield University