Making evidence count: A framework to monitor the impact of health services research

Australian Journal of Rural Health, 04/27/2012

In order to ensure relevance to policy and practice and to provide accountability for funding, it is essential that the impact of health services research is measured and monitored over time. These framework draws upon previously published literature regarding specific measures of research impact. The authors organise this information according to the main area of impact (i.e. research related, policy, service and societal) and whether the impact originated with the researcher (i.e. producer push) or the end–user (i.e. user pull).

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