Table 1

Summary of mapping between methodologies used and deliverables and objectives

Objective 1Approach to characterisation of learning health systems
  1. Taxonomy developed from the literature using: concept analysis and thematic analysis.

  2. Abstraction of the clinical learning life-cycle into a design thinking-based perspective.

Objective 2FrameworkPathway-based perspective applied together with taxonomy to well-known ‘levels of medical practice
Objective 3EvaluationThree case studies that demonstrate the framework for learning health systems