7KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION AND INFORMATICS IN HEALTHCARE

ANN McKIBBON

 

Contents

Introduction

Strategies for Improving Knowledge Translation in Healthcare

Areas of Health Professional Needs That Can Be Addressed by Health Informatics

Challenges

Summary

References

Introduction

Knowledge translation is the process whereby research findings, or any new and worthwhile knowledge and insights, are integrated into everyday practice. Louis Pasteur summed up this important aspect of research and development by saying: “To him who devotes ...

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