In this webinar, Dr Munthe-Kass introduced the TRANSFER approach for structured collaboration with stakeholders in order to consider context and the transferability of review findings. She began by discussing how collaboration with stakeholders can be beneficial when defining the review question and considering contextual factors, how TRANSFER can help us to structure this collaboration, and how to assess the transferability of review findings to a local decision making context. TRANSFER can be used with systematic reviews of effectiveness or qualitative research.
Heather Menzies Munthe-Kaas is a researcher at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. She is co-founder of the GRADE-CERQual approach and the TRANSFER approach. She has been conducting systematic reviews of effectiveness and qualitative evidence syntheses for ten years. Her research interests focus on using user-centred design approaches to develop methods and tools to improve the usefulness, relevance and usability of systematic review findings and improve stakeholder representation in evidence-informed decision-making processes.