Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: Evidence-informed health policy 4 – Case descriptions of organizations that support the use of research evidence | BioMed Central Implementation Science Research article Evidence-informed health policy 4 - Case descriptions of organizations that support the use of research evidence John N Lavis 1 2 Ray Moynihan3 Andrew D Oxman4 and Elizabeth J Paulsen4 Address 1Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics McMaster University 1200 Main St West HSC-2D3 Hamilton ON L8N 3Z5 Canada 2Department of Political Science McMaster University 1200 Main St West HSC-2D3 Hamilton ON L8N 3Z5 Canada 3School of Medicine and Public Health Faculty of Health the University of Newcastle Medical Sciences Building - Level 6 Callaghan NSW 2308 Australia and 4Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services Pb 7004 St Olavs plass Oslo N-0130 Norway Email John N Lavis - lavisj@ Ray Moynihan - Andrew D Oxman - oxman@ Elizabeth J Paulsen - Corresponding author Open Access Published 17 December 2008 Received 2 April 2008 . r Accepted 17 December 2008 Implementation Science 2008 3 56 doi 1748-5908-3-56 This article is available from http content 3 1 56 2008 Lavis et al licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License http licenses by which permits unrestricted use distribution and reproduction in any medium provided the original work is properly cited. Abstract Background Previous efforts to produce case descriptions have typically not focused on the organizations that produce research evidence and support its use. External evaluations of such organizations have typically not been analyzed as a group to identify the lessons that have emerged across multiple evaluations. Case descriptions offer the potential for capturing the views and experiences of many individuals who are familiar with an organization including staff .