This article describes factors that contribute to successful implementation of public health science. Health departments that are successful in implementing evidence-based practices have strong relationships and good communication channels established with their academic partner(s). Implementation of evidence-based programs was most often related to high priority community needs and the availability of resources to address these needs.
Available online: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23023282
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- Monitoring and Improving: Article points out that implementation of evidence-based programs was related to addressing high priority community needs.
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- Performance Measurement / Phase Two: Article points out that implementation of evidence-based programs was related to addressing high priority community needs.
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Cilenti, D., Brownson, R. C., Umble, K., Erwin, P. C., & Summers, R. (2012). Information-seeking behaviors and other factors contributing to successful implementation of evidence-based practices in local health departments. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 18(6), 571–576.