Knowledge Exchange Resources

Websites

www.healthsystemsevidence.org
A resource containing all of the systematic reviews about knowledge exchange. To use, click on the link “How change can be brought about: Implementation strategies” and then select a topic of interest.

Journal Articles

Grimshaw JM, Eccles MP, Lavis JN, Hill SJ, Squires JE. Knowledge translation of research findings. Implementation Science 2012; 7(1): 50.
An overview of reviews on knowledge translation activities targeting healthcare professionals and consumer.

Ivers N, Jamtvedt G, Flottorp S, Young JM, Odgaard-Jensen J, French SD, O'Brien MA, Johansen M, Grimshaw J, Oxman AD. Audit and feedback: effects on professional practice and healthcare outcomes. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012 Jun 13;6:CD000259.
An example of an effectiveness review focused on healthcare providers.

Lavis JN. How can we support the use of systematic reviews in policymaking? PLoS Medicine 2009; 6(11): e1000141.
An example of a framework for organizing knowledge translation strategies focused on policymakers.

Murthy L, Shepperd S, Clarke MJ, Garner SE, Lavis JN, Perrier L, Roberts NW, Straus SE. Interventions to improve the use of systematic reviews in decision-making by health system managers, policy makers and clinicians. Cochrane Library; 2012; Issue 9; CD009401.
An example of an effectiveness review focused on policymakers.

Stacey D, Légaré F, Col NF, Bennett CL, Barry MJ, Eden KB, Holmes-Rovner M, Llewellyn-Thomas H, Lyddiatt A, Thomson R, Trevena L, Wu JHC. Decision aids for people facing health treatment or screening decisions. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD001431.
An example of an effectiveness review focused on patients/citizens.