Box 6.7

Communications timeline and milestones for dissemination of trial results

Revisit your initial communications strategy with dissemination in mind.

Establish a dissemination planning team and a decision-making policy.

As a team, discuss your dissemination goals and develop a written dissemination plan.

Update lists, materials, and messages as necessary.

Determine the timing of the announcement.

Manage pre-release issues.

Orchestrate the public announcement.

Manage post-announcement dissemination activities.