PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This paper presents some approaches and techniques for translating an idea or research into clinical practice, considering the innovation development process.RECENT FINDINGS: Innovative tools have been a key solution for healthcare problems, such as musculoskeletal disorders, which represent a great economic burden and are among the leading causes of disability. There has been an increase in publications on this topic, but there has been no analysis of the process of innovation development. This review describes the innovation phases for translating an idea or research into clinical practice, considering the stages of discovering the opportunity, innovation creation, project specification, technology development, and innovation launch. An analysis of the innovation development process to translate an idea or research into clinical practice, including concepts, approaches, and techniques that shows the "why", "how", and "what" of innovation.
View details for DOI 10.1007/s12178-022-09749-4
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