Academic health science networks – Department of Health [UK] – 21 June 2012

Posted on June 22, 2012. Filed under: Evidence Based Practice, Knowledge Translation | Tags: |

Academic health science networks – Department of Health [UK] – 21 June 2012

“The goal of AHSN’s will be to improve patient and population health outcomes by translating research into practice and developing and implementing integrated health care systems. The document sets out the draft designation and establishment process.

Every local NHS organisation should aspire to be affiliated to its local AHSN, which would act as a gateway for any NHS organisation needing support or help with innovation, and provide industry with focused points of access to the NHS.”

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Academic Health Sciences Networks: engaging with innovation and improvement – NHS Confederation – 19 June 2012

Posted on June 20, 2012. Filed under: Health Systems Improvement | Tags: , , |

Academic Health Sciences Networks: engaging with innovation and improvement – NHS Confederation – 19 June 2012

“This Briefing provides an update on the development of Academic Health Sciences Networks (AHSNs) – a new tier of organisations to improve the identification, adoption and spread of innovation in the NHS.

It explores some of the forms that AHSNs could take, what contributions different sectors need to make and, building on the experience of other local innovation partnerships, how AHSNs will need to be supported as they emerge.

This Briefing is part of a series on the NHS innovation landscape. It is accompanied by “Lessons from Health Innovation and Education Clusters” and “Integrating research into practice: the CLAHRC experience”. Later this year a summing up paper will be released, updating our 2009 publication “Making sense of the new innovation landscape”.”

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