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Construct Name: Feasibility
Definition of Construct: "The extent to which a new treatment, or an innovation, can be successfully used or carried out within a given agency or setting. " Related to appropriateness but may include other concerns specific to an agency or organization like resources or staff training needs. Feasibility should be considered during the early stages of implementation during adoption.
Related Content Area(s):
  • Cardiovascular
  • Mental Health
  • not specified
  • Smoking/Tobacco
Theoretical Foundation: Rogers' Diffusion of Innovations theory
Rogers, E.M. (1995). Diffusion of innovations (4th ed.). New York: The Free Press.
Similar Constructs: Acceptability , Appropriateness
Keywords: Actual fit or utility; Suitability for everyday use; Practicability; Dissemination and implementation; Characteristics of the innovation, evidence, policy, process, GEM-DI, GEM-CP
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(Last Updated: 4/18/2012 12:45:49 PM by Cathy Bledsoe)


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