Keynote speakers, including Dr. Ron Labonte of the University of Ottawa, emphasized the importance of population health and attendees participated in series of dialogue and strategy sessions on topics such as leadership, child development, injury prevention, and healthy eating.
One of the biggest challenges of evidence-based practice (EBP) is translating knowledge, research, and clinical expertise into action. Failure to execute EBP well is rarely due to a lack of information, understanding, or experience; rather, it comes down to the lack of tools and practicality of implementing EBP into nursing care.
Table of Contents: Regulatory protection of human subjects in research -- The research problem -- Review of the literature -- The systematic review -- Methodology -- Survey research -- Qualitative research -- Community-based participatory research -- Clinical investigations -- Data analysis -- Exploring statistics comparing differences in health care -- The results section -- The discussion section -- References -- Writing and publishing in the health professions -- Interpreting the literature.
Like many other industries, health care is increasingly turning to digital information and the use of electronic resources. The Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care hosted three workshops to explore current efforts and opportunities to accelerate progress in improving health and health care with information technology systems..