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Developing evidence briefs for policy: a qualitative case study comparing the process of using a guidance-contextualization workbook in Peru and Uganda.

Alvarez E, Lavis JN, Brouwers M, Carmona Clavijo G, Sewankambo N, Solari L, Schwartz L.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2019 Nov 21;17(1):89. doi: 10.1186/s12961-019-0488-0.


The governmental health policy-development process for Syrian refugees: an embedded qualitative case studies in Lebanon and Ontario.

Khalid AF, Lavis JN, El-Jardali F, Vanstone M.

Confl Health. 2019 Oct 21;13:48. doi: 10.1186/s13031-019-0231-z. eCollection 2019.


Identifying approaches for synthesizing and summarizing information to support informed citizen deliberations in health policy: a scoping review.

Wilson MG, Nidumolu A, Berditchevskaia I, Gauvin FP, Abelson J, Lavis JN.

J Health Serv Res Policy. 2019 Sep 14:1355819619872221. doi: 10.1177/1355819619872221. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.


Assessment of health systems guidance using the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation - Health Systems (AGREE-HS) instrument.

Brouwers MC, Lavis JN, Spithoff K, Vukmirovic M, Florez ID, Velez M, Kibria M, Sekercioglu N, Kamler E, Halladay J, Sandhu J, Ali A, Jaffer A, Kiflen R, Pemberton J.

Health Policy. 2019 Jul;123(7):646-651. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2019.05.004. Epub 2019 May 14.


Evaluating user experiences of a clearing house for health policy and systems.

Mutatina B, Basaza R, Sewankambo NK, Lavis JN.

Health Info Libr J. 2019 Jun;36(2):168-178. doi: 10.1111/hir.12257. Epub 2019 May 14.


Addressing the affordability of cancer drugs: using deliberative public engagement to inform health policy.

Bentley C, Peacock S, Abelson J, Burgess MM, Demers-Payette O, Longstaff H, Tripp L, Lavis JN, Wilson MG.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2019 Feb 7;17(1):17. doi: 10.1186/s12961-019-0411-8.


A systematic review on academic research productivity of postgraduate students in low- and middle-income countries.

Obuku EA, Lavis JN, Kinengyere A, Ssenono R, Ocan M, Mafigiri DK, Ssengooba F, Karamagi C, Sewankambo NK.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2018 Aug 28;16(1):86. doi: 10.1186/s12961-018-0360-7.


Use of post-graduate students' research in evidence informed health policies: a case study of Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Uganda.

Obuku EA, Sewankambo NK, Mafigiri DK, Sengooba F, Karamagi C, Lavis JN.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2018 Aug 3;16(1):77. doi: 10.1186/s12961-018-0343-8.


How is the use of research evidence in health policy perceived? A comparison between the reporting of researchers and policy-makers.

Ellen ME, Lavis JN, Horowitz E, Berglas R.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2018 Jul 20;16(1):64. doi: 10.1186/s12961-018-0345-6.


Enhancing the uptake of systematic reviews of effects: what is the best format for health care managers and policy-makers? A mixed-methods study.

Marquez C, Johnson AM, Jassemi S, Park J, Moore JE, Blaine C, Bourdon G, Chignell M, Ellen ME, Fortin J, Graham ID, Hayes A, Hamid J, Hemmelgarn B, Hillmer M, Holmes B, Holroyd-Leduc J, Hubert L, Hutton B, Kastner M, Lavis JN, Michell K, Moher D, Ouimet M, Perrier L, Proctor A, Noseworthy T, Schuckel V, Stayberg S, Tonelli M, Tricco AC, Straus SE.

Implement Sci. 2018 Jun 22;13(1):84. doi: 10.1186/s13012-018-0779-9. Review.


Validity and usability testing of a health systems guidance appraisal tool, the AGREE-HS.

Brouwers MC, Ako-Arrey D, Spithoff K, Vukmirovic M, Florez ID, Lavis JN, Cluzeau F, Permanand G, Bosch-Capblanch X, Chen Y; AGREE-HS Research Team.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2018 Jun 20;16(1):51. doi: 10.1186/s12961-018-0334-9.


Addressing overuse of health services in health systems: a critical interpretive synthesis.

Ellen ME, Wilson MG, Vélez M, Shach R, Lavis JN, Grimshaw JM, Moat KA; Synthesis working group.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2018 Jun 15;16(1):48. doi: 10.1186/s12961-018-0325-x. Review.


Midwifery and obstetrics: Factors influencing mothers' satisfaction with the birth experience.

Mattison CA, Dion ML, Lavis JN, Hutton EK, Wilson MG.

Birth. 2018 Sep;45(3):322-327. doi: 10.1111/birt.12352. Epub 2018 Apr 24.


Evaluating the Process and Extent of Institutionalization: A Case Study of a Rapid Response Unit for Health Policy in Burkina Faso.

Zida A, Lavis JN, Sewankambo NK, Kouyate B, Ouedraogo S.

Int J Health Policy Manag. 2018 Jan 1;7(1):15-26. doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2017.39.


Evidence-Informed Health Policy: Using Research to Make Health Systems Healthier [Internet].

Moynihan R, Oxman AD, Lavis JN, Paulsen E.

Oslo, Norway: Knowledge Centre for the Health Services at The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH); 2008 Jan.


How can knowledge brokering be advanced in a country’s health system? [Internet].

Lavis JN, Permanand G, Catallo C; BRIDGE Study Team.

Copenhagen (Denmark): European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies; 2013.


If You Build It, Who Will Come? A Description of User Characteristics and Experiences With the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal.

Neil-Sztramko SE, Farran R, Watson S, Levinson AJ, Lavis JN, Iorio A, Dobbins M.

Gerontol Geriatr Med. 2017 Nov 8;3:2333721417737681. doi: 10.1177/2333721417737681. eCollection 2017 Jan-Dec.


Decision-making frameworks and considerations for informing coverage decisions for healthcare interventions: a critical interpretive synthesis.

Morgan RL, Kelley L, Guyatt GH, Johnson A, Lavis JN.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;94:143-150. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.09.023. Epub 2017 Oct 6.


The SPARK Tool to prioritise questions for systematic reviews in health policy and systems research: development and initial validation.

Akl EA, Fadlallah R, Ghandour L, Kdouh O, Langlois E, Lavis JN, Schünemann H, El-Jardali F.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2017 Sep 4;15(1):77. doi: 10.1186/s12961-017-0242-4.


The factors affecting the institutionalisation of two policy units in Burkina Faso's health system: a case study.

Zida A, Lavis JN, Sewankambo NK, Kouyate B, Moat K.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2017 Jul 17;15(1):62. doi: 10.1186/s12961-017-0228-2.


McMaster Optimal Aging Portal: an evidence-based database for geriatrics-focused health professionals.

Barbara AM, Dobbins M, Brian Haynes R, Iorio A, Lavis JN, Raina P, Levinson AJ.

BMC Res Notes. 2017 Jul 11;10(1):271. doi: 10.1186/s13104-017-2595-8.


Policymaker experiences with rapid response briefs to address health-system and technology questions in Uganda.

Mijumbi-Deve R, Rosenbaum SE, Oxman AD, Lavis JN, Sewankambo NK.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2017 May 3;15(1):37. doi: 10.1186/s12961-017-0200-1.


Academic research productivity of post-graduate students at Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Uganda, from 1996 to 2010: a retrospective review.

Obuku EA, Lavis JN, Kinengyere A, Mafigiri DK, Sengooba F, Karamagi C, Sewankambo NK.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2017 Apr 4;15(1):30. doi: 10.1186/s12961-017-0194-8.


Quasi-experimental study designs series-paper 11: supporting the production and use of health systems research syntheses that draw on quasi-experimental study designs.

Lavis JN, Bärnighausen T, El-Jardali F.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2017 Sep;89:92-97. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.03.014. Epub 2017 Mar 29. Review.


Where is students' research in evidence-informed decision-making in health? Assessing productivity and use of postgraduate students' research in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review.

Obuku EA, Lavis JN, Kinengyere A, Mafigiri DK, Sengooba F, Karamagi C, Sewankambo NK.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2017 Mar 9;15(1):18. doi: 10.1186/s12961-017-0169-9. Review.


Analysis of the policymaking process in Burkina Faso's health sector: case studies of the creation of two health system support units.

Zida A, Lavis JN, Sewankambo NK, Kouyate B, Moat K, Shearer J.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2017 Feb 13;15(1):10. doi: 10.1186/s12961-017-0173-0.


Identifying and characterising health policy and system-relevant documents in Uganda: a scoping review to develop a framework for the development of a one-stop shop.

Mutatina B, Basaza R, Obuku E, Lavis JN, Sewankambo N.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2017 Feb 6;15(1):7. doi: 10.1186/s12961-017-0170-3. Review.


Celebrities' impact on health-related knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and status outcomes: protocol for a systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression analysis.

Hoffman SJ, Mansoor Y, Natt N, Sritharan L, Belluz J, Caulfield T, Freedhoff Y, Lavis JN, Sharma AM.

Syst Rev. 2017 Jan 21;6(1):13. doi: 10.1186/s13643-016-0395-1.


Levers for addressing medical underuse and overuse: achieving high-value health care.

Elshaug AG, Rosenthal MB, Lavis JN, Brownlee S, Schmidt H, Nagpal S, Littlejohns P, Srivastava D, Tunis S, Saini V.

Lancet. 2017 Jul 8;390(10090):191-202. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32586-7. Epub 2017 Jan 9. Review.


What are the best methodologies for rapid reviews of the research evidence for evidence-informed decision making in health policy and practice: a rapid review.

Haby MM, Chapman E, Clark R, Barreto J, Reveiz L, Lavis JN.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2016 Nov 25;14(1):83. Review.


Examining the use of health systems and policy research in the health policymaking process in Israel: views of researchers.

Ellen ME, Lavis JN, Shemer J.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2016 Sep 1;14(1):66. doi: 10.1186/s12961-016-0139-7.


User Experiences of the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal's Evidence Summaries and Blog Posts: Usability Study.

M Barbara A, Dobbins M, Haynes RB, Iorio A, Lavis JN, Levinson AJ.

JMIR Hum Factors. 2016 Aug 19;3(2):e22. doi: 10.2196/humanfactors.6208.


Designing a rapid response program to support evidence-informed decision-making in the Americas region: using the best available evidence and case studies.

Haby MM, Chapman E, Clark R, Barreto J, Reveiz L, Lavis JN.

Implement Sci. 2016 Aug 18;11(1):117. doi: 10.1186/s13012-016-0472-9. Review.


Views of health system policymakers on the role of research in health policymaking in Israel.

Ellen ME, Horowitz E, Vaknin S, Lavis JN.

Isr J Health Policy Res. 2016 Jun 20;5:24. doi: 10.1186/s13584-016-0088-1. eCollection 2016.


Clinicians' knowledge and practices regarding family planning and intrauterine devices in China, Kazakhstan, Laos and Mexico.

Hoffman SJ, Guindon GE, Lavis JN, Randhawa H, Becerra-Posada F, Boupha B, Shi G, Turdaliyeva BS; Research to Policy & Practice Study Team.

Reprod Health. 2016 Jun 10;13(1):70. doi: 10.1186/s12978-016-0185-1.


Why do policies change? Institutions, interests, ideas and networks in three cases of policy reform.

Shearer JC, Abelson J, Kouyaté B, Lavis JN, Walt G.

Health Policy Plan. 2016 Nov;31(9):1200-11. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czw052. Epub 2016 May 27.


The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal: Usability Evaluation of a Unique Evidence-Based Health Information Website.

Barbara AM, Dobbins M, Haynes RB, Iorio A, Lavis JN, Raina P, Levinson AJ.

JMIR Hum Factors. 2016 May 11;3(1):e14. doi: 10.2196/humanfactors.4800.


International law's effects on health and its social determinants: protocol for a systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression analysis.

Hoffman SJ, Hughsam M, Randhawa H, Sritharan L, Guyatt G, Lavis JN, Røttingen JA.

Syst Rev. 2016 Apr 16;5:64. doi: 10.1186/s13643-016-0238-0.


Surveying the Knowledge and Practices of Health Professionals in China, India, Iran, and Mexico on Treating Tuberculosis.

Hoffman SJ, Guindon GE, Lavis JN, Randhawa H, Becerra-Posada F, Dejman M, Falahat K, Malek-Afzali H, Ramachandran P, Shi G, Yesudian CAK.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 May 4;94(5):959-970. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0538. Epub 2016 Feb 22.


Enabling the participation of marginalized populations: case studies from a health service organization in Ontario, Canada.

Montesanti SR, Abelson J, Lavis JN, Dunn JR.

Health Promot Int. 2017 Aug 1;32(4):636-649. doi: 10.1093/heapro/dav118.


Health systems guidance appraisal--a critical interpretive synthesis.

Ako-Arrey DE, Brouwers MC, Lavis JN, Giacomini MK; AGREE-HS Team.

Implement Sci. 2016 Jan 22;11:9. doi: 10.1186/s13012-016-0373-y. Review.


Health system guidance appraisal--concept evaluation and usability testing.

Ako-Arrey DE, Brouwers MC, Lavis JN, Giacomini MK; AGREE HS Team.

Implement Sci. 2016 Jan 5;11:3. doi: 10.1186/s13012-015-0365-3.


A process evaluation accompanying an attempted randomized controlled trial of an evidence service for health system policymakers.

Wilson MG, Grimshaw JM, Haynes RB, Hanna SE, Raina P, Gruen R, Ouimet M, Lavis JN.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2015 Dec 12;13:78. doi: 10.1186/s12961-015-0066-z.


David Sackett's Unintended Impacts on Health Policy.

Lavis JN, Tugwell P.

Milbank Q. 2015 Dec;93(4):867-70. doi: 10.1111/1468-0009.12167. No abstract available.


Print media coverage of primary healthcare and related research evidence in South Africa.

Akintola O, Lavis JN, Hoskins R.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2015 Nov 12;13:68. doi: 10.1186/s12961-015-0051-6.


The impact of arthritis on the physical function of a rural Maya-Yucateco community and factors associated with its prevalence: a cross sectional, community-based study.

Loyola-Sanchez A, Richardson J, Pelaez-Ballestas I, Alvarez-Nemegyei J, Lavis JN, Wilson MG, Wilkins S.

Clin Rheumatol. 2016 Jul;35 Suppl 1:25-34. doi: 10.1007/s10067-015-3084-x. Epub 2015 Oct 7.

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