New article about policy implementation by MMC researchers

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Results showed that policymakers use evidence in different ways and that policy actors’ roles and functions had a great influence on the choices of strategies and collaborators in all policy phases.

Helena Strehlenert, PhD student at the Medical Management Centre, Linda Richter-Sundberg, PhD student at the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology and Global Health at Umeå University and co-authors Monica Nyström and Henna Hasson (also at the Medical Management Centre) have conducted a comparative study of two national policies that was recently published in Implementation Science.

Strehlenert, H, Richter-Sundberg, L, Nyström, ME, Hasson, H: Evidence-informed policy formulation and implementation: a comparative case study of two national policies for improving health and social care in Sweden. Implement Sci 2015, 10:169.

The study was presented at the 8th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation 14-15 December in Washington DC.


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