Future Directions for the Organizational Readiness for Knowledge Translation (OR4KT) Tool: Response to Recent Commentaries

Document Type: Correspondence

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1 Faculty of Nursing, Université Laval, Quebec City, QC, Canada

2 Primary Health and Social Care Research Center, Quebec City, QC, Canada

3 Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, CHU de Québec-Université Laval Research Centre, Quebec City, QC, Canada

4 CRED Research Centre – École Supérieure des Affaires, Beirut, Lebanon

5 CHEO Research Institute, Centre for Practice Changing Research Building, Ottawa, ON, Canada

6 Primary Care Research Unit of Bizkaia – Osakidetza, Basque Health Service, Bilbao, Spain

7 Faculty of Nursing and School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

8 Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Université Laval, Quebec City, QC, Canada

9 Department of Political Sciences, Université Laval, Quebec City, QC, Canada

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We are grateful to Nuño-Solinísand Puchalski Ritchie and Straus2 for their commentaries on our article that presents the organizational  readiness for knowledge translation (OR4KT), an instrument measuring healthcare organizations’ readiness to implement evidence-informed knowledge across a variety of services.3... (Read more...)

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