Promoting Evidence-Based Management

Shortell, Stephen M.
March 2006
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Spring2006, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p23
The article discusses the importance of evidence-based managerial research in health services administration. It identifies various sources of evidence that can be used, normative models for such use, and useful suggestions to improve the use of management research in the decision-making process. It also highlights the role of knowledge brokers and the importance of governing boards. Finally, it offers some specific recommendations for broadening the use of evidence-based managerial research.


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