Translating and disseminating research- and practice-based criteria to support evidence-based intervention planning

J Public Health Manag Pract. Mar-Apr 2008;14(2):124-30. doi: 10.1097/01.PHH.0000311889.83380.9b.


Evidence-based public health is a decision-making process To determine the best intervention approach for addressing a particular health issue, population, and setting. The decision-making process involves the identification and evaluation of criteria supporting or Refuting use of intervention approaches based on previous work in the field.

Objective: The purpose of this article is to describe the identification and evaluation of Research- and practice-based evidence criteria.

Methods: These criteria were derived through literature Review and expert panel interviews.

Results and conclusions: These evidence criteria provide the foundation for the translation and dissemination of evidence-based intervention planning processes through a Web-based technical advisement system for public healthcare practitioners. Limitations and future directions are considered.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S.
  • Diffusion of Innovation
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Financing, Government
  • Guideline Adherence
  • Health Behavior
  • Health Plan Implementation
  • Health Services Research*
  • Health Status Disparities
  • Humans
  • Information Dissemination*
  • Interdisciplinary Communication
  • National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
  • Neoplasms / prevention & control
  • Neoplasms / therapy
  • Program Evaluation / methods
  • Public Health Practice*
  • Research Support as Topic
  • United States