Helping Navigate Dissemination and Implementation Models
The D&I Models Webtool is an interactive, online resource designed to help researchers and practitioners navigate D&I Models through planning, selecting, combining, adapting, using, and linking to measures.
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"Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time."
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
"So often in life, things that you regard as an impediment turn out to be great, good fortune."
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
"I want to talk to you about one of the biggest myths in medicine, and that is the idea that all we need are more medical breakthroughs and then all of our problems will be solved. "
Quyen Nguyen: Color-coded surgery - TED Talk
"There is Nothing so Practical as a Good Theory"
"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."
"Public health workers… deserve to get somewhere by design, not just by perseverance."
McKinlay and Marceau
"If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up somewhere else."
"A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door."
"Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning."
"All models are wrong, but some are useful."
George P. Box
"Theories are like toothbrushes... everyone has their own and no one wants to use anyone else's. "
"Practitioner-implementers are as inventive as researcher-inventors and, by virtue of their close familiarity with innovations in practice, often contribute more to the effectiveness of innovations."
Dearing, Greene, Stewart, Williams
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."
"Systems thinking sees dynamic interactions between related things ... knowledge generated in one context may not be relevant in others."
"When life gets creative, it has a tendency to gravitate toward certain recurring patterns, whether those patterns are self-organizing, or whether they are deliberately crafted by human agents"
"The secret to success is constancy to purpose."
"Success at innovation can be like perfecting your golf swing: the individual elements may seem deceptively easy, but putting them altogether in real time - with repeatable success - can be a challenge."
Kelley and Littman
"What we see depends on where we stand."
"In theory, theory and practice are the same thing. In practice they're not."
Jan L.A. van de Snepscheut
"Linear thinking dominates theories of science, health, and change. It isolates factors that are really interconnected, and simplifies things that are really complex."
"I should venture to assert that the most pervasive fallacy of philosophic thinking goes back to neglect of context."
J. Dewey, 1931
"If we want more evidence-based practice, we need more practice-based evidence."
Larry W. Green
"You Don’t Need to Be a Weatherman to Know Which Way the Wind Blows."
"We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations."
- Charles Swindoll