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Informing policy making and management in healthcare : the place for synthesis.

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2006
<mark>Journal</mark>Healthcare Policy
Issue number2
Number of pages6
Pages (from-to)43-48
Publication statusPublished
Original languageEnglish


Research synthesis has an important role supporting the transfer of knowledge between researchers and healthcare decision-makers. But if our goal is to make knowledge more useable and context specific, then extending the scope of systematic reviews or producing syntheses with policy makers and managers may be insufficient. Dialogues, partnerships and reinterpretations of evidence in context will help us achieve this goal.