Qual Manag Health Care 2021 Apr 8. Epub 2021 Apr 8.
Department of Surgery, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Ms Ruco); Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (Ms Ruco), Dalla Lana School of Public Health (Dr Nichol), and Department of Radiation Oncology (Ms Di Prospero), University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; VHA Home HealthCare, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Dr Nichol); Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Dr Nichol); Practice-Based Research and Innovation (Ms Morassaei), Odette Cancer Centre (Ms Bola), and Practice-Based Research and Innovation and Education Research Unit (Ms Di Prospero), Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (Ms Morassaei); Elekta Reference Site, SBRT Training Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Ms Bola); and Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Ms Bola).
Background And Objectives: Building capacity for research and innovation among point-of-care health professionals can translate into positive outcomes from the organization, staff, and patient perspective. However, there is not a widely accepted framework in place across academic hospitals to guide this work and measure impact. This article outlines one Canadian hospital's approach and provides a blueprint with appropriate indicators as a starting point and guide for organizations looking to develop and implement a practice-based research and innovation strategy. Read More