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Announcing: Implementation Science Communications

We are delighted to announce that Implementation Science Communications, a new companion journal to Implementation Science covering research on strategies across the implementation continuum, is now accepting submissions. 

Read more about the journal's launch and the aims and scope in the latest Implementation Science editorial here.

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The proceedings from the 2nd Annual UK Implementation Science Research Conference, to be held in London on July 19, 2019, have now published.

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  1. Authors: Sarah Munro, Ruth Manski, Kyla Z. Donnelly, Daniela Agusti, Gabrielle Stevens, Michelle Banach, Maureen B. Boardman, Pearl Brady, Chrissy Colón Bradt, Tina Foster, Deborah J. Johnson, Judy Norsigian, Melissa Nothnagle, Heather L. Shepherd, Lisa Stern, Lyndal Trevena…

    Content type: Research

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Sharon StrausSharon Straus

Dr Straus is a geriatrician and clinical epidemiologist. She is Director of the Knowledge Translation Program at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and Deputy Physician in Chief at St. Michael's Hospital.

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Thank you to our peer reviewers

The Editors and staff of Implementation Science would like to warmly thank our peer reviewers whose comments have helped to shape the journal. Our annual reviewer acknowledgements are available here.

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BMC at APHA & EPH 2019

BMC will be at the American Public Health Association Meeting in Philadelphia and the European Public Health Conference in Marseille this November – come speak to us about your research!

Visit our Public Health page to explore the journals we publish in your field, and find a special selection of content relevant to the themes of these conferences.

Aims and scope

Implementation Science is a pioneering, highly-accessed journal dedicated to publishing evidence regarding methods for promoting the uptake of consolidated research findings into routine healthcare practice and health policy. 

Implementation Science provides a unique, multidisciplinary platform for research on implementation strategies, including their development, outcomes, economics, process by which effects are achieved, and factors associated with implementation outcomes. The journal has a particular interest in rigorous studies and novel, theory-based approaches, and covers implementation science across the full spectrum of healthcare services and settings.

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Michel Wensing, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Paul Wilson, University of Manchester, UK

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Annual Journal Metrics

78 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
43 days to first decision for all manuscripts
147 days from submission to acceptance
20 days from acceptance to publication

Citation Impact
4.525 - 2-year Impact Factor
5.741 - 5-year Impact Factor
2.352 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
2.872 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

5,645 Altmetric mentions

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