Translating evidence into practice

American Heart Association
American Heart Association
Publication date:
01 February 2010


This article attempts to capture the critical success factors that enabled the ASA to play such a prominent leadership role in the fight against stroke.

The present report is organized according to 4 basic domains of translating evidence into practice:

  • generating basic science knowledge
  • disseminating scientific findings
  • convening experts for consensus
  • implementing guidelines into practice