Explores recent approaches to international best practices and how they relate to context and innovation in health services.
Critical review of existing research on best practices and how they created, diffused, and translate in the international setting.
Best practices are widely used and discussed, but processes by which they are developed and diffused across international settings are not well understood.
Further research is needed on innovation and dissemination of best practices internationally.
This commentary points out directions for future research on innovation and diffusion of best practices, particularly in the international setting.
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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