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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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Featured supplement


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. Content type: Study protocol


    Authors: Peter Scalia, Marie-Anne Durand, Rachel C. Forcino, Danielle Schubbe, Paul J. Barr, Nancy O’Brien, A. James O’Malley, Tina Foster, Mary C. Politi, Shannon Laughlin-Tommaso, Erika Banks, Tessa Madden, Raymond M. Anchan, Johanna W. M. Aarts, Priscilla Velentgas, Joyce Balls-Berry…

Associate Editor spotlight

Nick SevdalisNick Sevdalis

Prof Sevdalis is a Professor of Implementation Science & Patient Safety and Director of the Centre for Implementation Science at King's College London. 

Nick’s expertise centers on patient safety and quality improvement approaches to hospital-based care.

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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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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, Manchester Business School, 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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