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Table 3 Articles Table (n = 67)

From: Context, complexity and process in the implementation of evidence-based innovation: a realist informed review

AuthorYearTitleTypeJournalDomain
Armstrong R. et.al.2013Knowledge translation strategies to improve the use of evidence in public health decision making in local government: Intervention design and implementation plan.ReviewImplementation Science Oct 9; 8:121Implementation
Barnsley J. et al.1998Integrating learning into integrated delivery systemsTheoreticalHealth Care Management Review Winter; 23 (1):18–28Health Services Research
sBerta WB. et al.2004Factors that impact the transfer and retention of best practices for reducing error in hospitals.Expert opinion/ PersepctiveHealth Care Management Review Apr-Jun; 29 (2):90–7Leadership
Berta W. et al.2015Why (we think) facilitation works: insights from organizational learning theory.Expert opinion/ PersepctiveImplementation Science Oct 6, 10:141Implementation
Carayon P.2010Human factors in patient safety as an innovation.Model building-TestingApplied Ergonomics 41 (5): 657–65Health Services Research
Chor KH. et al.2015Measures for Predictors of Innovation Adoption.Model building-TestingAdministration and Policy in Mental health Sep; 42 (5):545–73Health Policy
Cochrane LJ. et al.2007Gaps between knowing and doing: understanding and assessing the barriers to optimal health care.ReviewJournal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions Spring; 27 (2): 94–102Education
Cummings GG et al.2007Influence of organizational characteristics and context on research utilization.Model building-TestingNursing research Jul-Aug; 56 (4 Suppl):S24–39Nursing
Davis D. et al2003The case for knowledge translation: shortening the journey from evidence to effect.Expert opinion/ PersepctiveBMJ Clinical research Jul 5; 327 (7405):33–5.Medicine
Denis JL. et al.2002Explaining diffusion patterns for complex health care innovations.Case Study Mixed or multi-methodHealth Care Management Review Summer; 27 (3):60–73Leadership
Dijkstra R. et al.2006The relationship between organisational characteristics and the effects of clinical guidelines on medical performance in hospitals, a meta-analysis.ReviewBMC Health Services Research Apr 28; 6:53Health Services Research
Dopson S.2005The diffusion of medical innovations: Can figurational sociology contribute?TheoreticalOrganization Studies 26 (8):1125–44Implementation
Eccles M. et al.2005Changing the behavior of healthcare professionals: the use of theory in promoting the uptake of research findingsModel building-TestingJournal of Clinical Epidemiology 2005;58 (2):107–12Health Services Research
Eldh AC. et al.2013Translating and testing the Alberta context tool for use among nurses in Swedish elder care.Empirical Mixed or multi-methodBMC Health Services Research 13:68Health Services Research
Estabrooks CA. et al.2003Measuring knowledge utilization in health care.ReviewInt J Policy Eval Manage. 2003; 11 (3):3–36Health Policy
Estabrooks CA.2006A guide to knowledge translation theory.TheoreticalJournal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions 26 (1):25–36Education
Estabrooks CA.2007Prologue: a program of research in knowledge translation.Expert Opinion/PersepctiveNursing Research 56 (4 Suppl):S4–6Nursing
Ferlie E. et al.1999Some limits to evidence-based medicine: A case study from elective orthopaedics.Case Study QualitativeQuality in Health Care 8 (2): 99–107Quality Improvement
Fineout-Overholt E. et al.2004Strategies for advancing evidence-based practice in clinical settings.Case study QuantitativeThe Journal of the New York State Nurses’ Association 7 (1):51–3Nursing
Fineout-Overholt E. et al.2010Teaching EBP: strategies for achieving sustainable organizational change toward evidence-based practice.Expert opinion/ PersepctiveWorldviews on Evidence-based Nursing 35 (2):28–32Nursing
Foy R. et al.2002Attributes of clinical recommendations that influence change in practice following audit and feedbackEmpirical QuantitativeJournal of Clinical Epidemiology 55 (7):717–22Health Services Research
Foy R. et al.2005Theory-based identification of barriers to quality improvement: induced abortion care.Empirical Mixed or multi-methodInternational Journal for Quality in Health Care 17 (2):147–55Quality Improvement
Franx G. et al.2014Organizational change to transfer knowledge and improve quality and outcomes of care for patients with severe mental illness: a systematic overview of reviews.ReviewCanadian Journal of Psychiatry 53 (5):294–305Medicine
Gagnon MP. et al.2011Measuring organizational readiness for knowledge translation in chronic care.ReviewImplementation Science Jul 13; 6:72Implementation
Graham ID. & Logan J.2004Innovations in knowledge transfer and continuity of care.Expert opinion/ PersepctiveThe Canadian Journal of Nursing Research 36 (2):89–103Nursing
Graham ID et al.2006Lost in knowledge translation: time for a map?TheoreticalJournal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions 26 (1):13–24Education
Graham ID. et al.2007Some Theoretical Underpinnings of Knowledge Translation.TheoreticalAcademic Emergency Medicine 14 (11):936–41Medicine
Greenhalgh T. et al.2004Diffusion of innovations in service organizations: systematic review and recommendationsReviewMilbank Quarterly 82 (4):581–629 
Greenhalgh T. et al.2005Storylines of research in diffusion of innovation: a meta-narrative approach to systematic review.ReviewSocial Science & Medicine 61 (2):417–30Medicine
Grimshaw JM. et al.2001Changing provider behavior: an overview of systematic reviews of interventions.ReviewMedical Care 39 (8 Suppl 2):Ii2–45Medicine
Grol R.2001Successes and failures in the implementation of evidence-based guidelines for clinical practice.Empirical QuantitiativeMedical Care 39 (8 Suppl 2):II46–54Medicine
Grol R. et al.2003From best evidence to best practice: effective implementation of change in patients’ care.Expert opinion/ PersepctiveLancet 362 (9391):1225–30Medicine
Grol R. et al.2004What drives change? Barriers to and incentives for achieving evidence-based practice.TheoreticalMedical Journal of Australia 180 (6 Suppl):S57–60Medicine
Harrison MB. et al.2013Guideline adaptation and implementation planning: A prospective observational study.Empirical Mixed or multi-methodImplementation Science 2013;8 (1)Implementation
Harting J. et al.2005Implementation of an innovative health service - A “real-world” diffusion studyCase study QualitativeAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine 29 (2):113–9Medicine
Harvey G. et al.2016PARIHS revisited: from heuristic to integrated framework for the successful implementation of knowledge into practice.Model 5building-testingImplementation Science Mar 10;11:33Implementation
Kastner M. Straus SE.2012Application of the Knowledge-to-Action and Medical Research Council frameworks in the development of an osteoporosis clinical decision support tool.Model building-testingJournal of Clinical Epidemiology 65 (11):1163–70Health Services Research
Kerner JF.2008What we see depends on where we stand.Expert opinion/ PersepctiveJournal of Public Health Management and Practice. 14 (2):193–8Health Services Research
Kerner JF. Hall K.L2009Research Dissemination and Diffusion:Translation within Science and SocietyTheoreticalResearch on Social Work Practice 19 (5):519–30Health Services Research
Kitson A. et al.1998Enabling the implementation of evidence based practice: a conceptual framework.Model building- testingQuality in Health Care 7 (3):149–58Quality Improvement
Kitson A. & Straus SE.2010The knowledge-to-action cycle: identifying the gapsExpert opinion/ PersepctiveCMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal 182 (2):E73–7Medicine
Latimer MA. et al.2010Individual nurse and organizational context considerations for better knowledge use in pain care.Model building-testingJournal of Pediatric Nursing 25 (4):274–81Nursing
Lekan D. et al2010The Connected Learning Model for disseminating evidence-based care practices in clinical settings.Model building-testingNurse Education in Practice 10 (4):243–8Nursing
Lemieux-Charles L. et al.2002Building interorganizational knowledge for evidence-based health system change.Case study Mixed or multi-methodHealth Care Management Review 27 (3):48–59Health Services Research
Matthew-Maich N. et al.2013Supporting the uptake of nursing guidelines: What you really need to know to move nursing guidelines into practiceEmpirical QualitativeWorldviews on Evidence-based Nursing 10 (2):104–15Nursing
McCormack B. et al.2002Getting evidence into practice: the meaning of ‘context’.TheoreticalJournal of Advanced Nursing 38 (1):94–104Nursing
McCormack B. et al.2013A realist review of interventions and strategies to promote evidence-informed healthcare: a focus on change agency.ReviewImplementation Scienc 8:107Implementation
McKibbon KA. et al.2006A cross-sectional study of the number and frequency of terms used to refer to knowledge translation in a body of health literature in 2006: a Tower of Babel?Empirical QuantitiativeImplementation Science 5:16Implementation
Novotna G. et al.2012Institutionalization of evidence-informed practices in healthcare settingsExpert opinion/ PersepctiveImplementation Science 7:112Implementation
Oborn E.2012Facilitating implementation of the translational research pipeline in neurological rehabilitation.ReviewCurrent Opinion in Neurology 25 (6):676–81Medicine
Petticrew M. et al.2013Complex interventions and their implications for systematic reviews: a pragmatic approachReviewJournal of Clinical Epidemiology 66 (11):1209–14Health Services Research
Rangachari P.2008The strategic management of organizational knowledge exchange related to hospital quality measurement and reportingEmpirical QualitativeQuality Management in Health care 17 (3):252–69Quality Improvement
Retsas A.2000Barriers to using research evidence in nursing practice.Empirical QuantitativeJournal of Advanced Nursing 31 (3):599–606Nursing
Sanson-Fisher RW.2004Diffusion of innovation theory for clinical change.TheoreticalMedical Journal of Australia 180 (6 SUPPL.):S55-S6Medicine
Scott SD. et al.2008Factors influencing the adoption of an innovation: An examination of the uptake of the Canadian Heart Health KitCase Study QualitativeImplementation Science 3 (1)Implementation
Scott SD. et al.2011Optimizing clinical environments for knowledge translation: strategies for nursing leaders.Empirical QualitativeNursing Leadership 24 (3):73–85Nursing
Scullion PA.2002Effective dissemination strategiesExpert opinion/ PersepctiveNurse researcher 10 (1):65–77Nursing
Sibbald SL. Et al.2013Knowledge flow and exchange in interdisciplinary primary health care teams (PHCTS): An exploratory studyEmpirical Mixed or multi-methodJournal of the Medical Library Association 101 (2):128–37Medicine
Snyder-Halpern R.1998Measuring organizational readiness for nursing research programs.Model building-testingWestern Journal of Nursing Research 20 (2):223–37Nursing
Soper B. et al.2013CLAHRCs in practice: combined knowledge transfer and exchange strategies, cultural change, and experimentation.Empirical Mixed or multi-methodJournal of Health Services Research & Policy 18 (3 Suppl):53–64Health Services Research
Straus SE. et al.2011Knowledge translation is the use of knowledge in health care decision making.ReviewJournal of Clinical Epidemiology 181 (3–4):165–8Health Services Research
Wallin L.2006Development and validation of a derived measure of research utilization by nurses.Empirical QuantitativeNursing Research 55 (3):149–60Nursing
Ward V. et al.2009Developing a framework for transferring knowledge into action: A thematic analysis of the literature.ReviewJournal of Health Services Research and Policy 14 (3):156–64Health Services Research
Weigel FK. et al.2014Diffusion of innovations and the theory of planned behavior in information systems research: A metaanalysis.ReviewCommunications of the Association for Information Systems 34 (1):619–3Leadership
Weiner BJ. et al.2007Adoption and implementation of strategies for diabetes management in primary care practices.Case Study QualitativeAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine 33 (1 Suppl):S35–44; quiz S5–9Medicine
Wensing M. et al.2010Developing and selecting interventions for translating knowledge to action.ReviewCMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal 182 (2):E85–8Medicine
Yousefi-Nooraie R. et al.2012Information seeking for making evidence-informed decisions: a social network analysis on the staff of a public health department in CanadaEmpirical QuantitativeBMC Health Services Research 12, 118Health Services Research
  1. Table 3 text.
  2. A total of 42 separate journals composed the articles retrieved. Health services research was most represented with 15 citations. Medical and nursing journals were next with 14 citations in each. Implementation science publications were next with 10 citations followed by 4 citations in quality improvement and 3 each found in policy, education and leadership journals. Empirical studies numbered 21 with the majority being case reviews [7]. Within the empirical group qualitative, quantitative and mixed or multi-method approaches were evenly distributed at 7 each. Nineteen citations were theoretical [9] or model building/evaluating [10]. Reviews made up a further 16 citations with 11 expert opinion papers completing the sample
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