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International “Best Practices” in Health Care: The Roles of Context and Innovation

International Best Practices in Health Care Management

ISBN: 978-1-78441-279-1, eISBN: 978-1-78441-278-4

ISSN: 1474-8231

Publication date: 23 February 2015

Abstract

Purpose

Explores recent approaches to international best practices and how they relate to context and innovation in health services.

Design/methodology/approach

Critical review of existing research on best practices and how they created, diffused, and translate in the international setting.

Findings

Best practices are widely used and discussed, but processes by which they are developed and diffused across international settings are not well understood.

Research implications

Further research is needed on innovation and dissemination of best practices internationally.

Originality/value

This commentary points out directions for future research on innovation and diffusion of best practices, particularly in the international setting.

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Citation

Goes, J., Savage, G.T. and Friedman, L.H. (2015), "International “Best Practices” in Health Care: The Roles of Context and Innovation", International Best Practices in Health Care Management (Advances in Health Care Management, Vol. 17), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 31-35. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1474-823120140000017003

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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