Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government

Health Services Research & Development

Go to the ORD website
Go to the QUERI website

Communication Strategies for Health Services Researchers

Utilizing Stakeholders as Communication Partners


by Rani Elwy, PhD, MSc
Seminar date: 7/16/2018

Description: As researchers, we often work with advisory boards, expert panels, patient advocacy groups, and others — obtaining their buy-in for our ideas, asking them to support our program of research at an organizational or clinic level, and requesting their feedback about our plans. Yet, we don’t always think about how these same stakeholders can help us with the communication and dissemination process that is so critical for moving research findings into real-world settings. In this Cyberseminar, VA funded and other research in which stakeholders were used in the communication and dissemination process will exemplify evidence-based communication theory recommendations for credible, trusted sources of information. Attendees will have the opportunity to think about ways in which they may be able to utilize stakeholders as communication partners in their own work. Intended audience: Health services researchers and implementation scientists.



DOWNLOAD: PDF handout | Audio only (mp3) | transcript


Questions about the HSR&D website? Email the Web Team.

Any health information on this website is strictly for informational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any condition.