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Figure 3: From Research to Clinical Excellence

The Outputs of Research Findings are Publications, 'Tools' and Quality Measures, and New Questions (focused studies); the Change Agents/Incentives are Payers, Plans, Professional Organizations, Clinician Groups, Policymakers and the Media; Clinician Groups in Practice Environment produce an interactive Impact-Outcome relationship between clinicians and patients.

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