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Why is understanding the health care system at the local level important to consider when planning an EBP implementation? Conduct research and solicit anecdotal evidence from your course mentor that you will take into consideration for your own change project. It is important for nurses to understand how the health care system works at the local level so they can implement EBP is way that works for their hospital. Every hospital will have different rules and processes when it comes to making changes. Anyone that is attempting to implement a new practice has to understand the effects it will all have on all aspects of health care. Despite the development of effective interventions to improve health care quality, most of these interventions have only been implemented in the academic settings in which they were developed, and few have been successfully disseminated into non-academic-affiliated (Kilbourne, Neumann, Pincus, Bauer, & Stall, 2007) . The reason for this may happen is that there may an issue of funding, culture or population consideration. It is for these reasons that we

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