The study of methods to promote the systematic uptake of clinical research findings and other evidence-based practices into routine practice (e.g. knowledge mobilization, knowledge translation). It includes the study of influences on healthcare professionals and organizational behaviour (adapted from the Journal of Implementation Science).
To improve the quality (e.g. effectiveness, reliability, safety, appropriateness, equity, efficiency) of healthcare.
Sexual health is a basic human right that can often be disrupted after a spinal cord injury (SCI), stroke or acquired brain injury (ABI). Many people with these diagnoses have questions about their sexuality that are often not addressed in rehabilitation. In 2017-2018 a team of clinicians, researchers and persons with lived experience of SCI identified this as a gap in care and developed a new sexual health practice for SCI rehabilitation at Parkwood Institute.