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Implementation findings from a hybrid III implementation-effectiveness trial of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)

  • Laura J. Damschroder1, 2Email author,
  • Caitlin M. Reardon1,
  • Mona AuYoung1, 13,
  • Tannaz Moin3, 4, 5,
  • Santanu K. Datta6, 7,
  • Jordan B. Sparks1,
  • Matthew L. Maciejewski6, 7,
  • Nanette I. Steinle8, 9,
  • Jane E. Weinreb3, 4,
  • Maria Hughes1,
  • Lillian F. Pinault8, 9,
  • Xinran M. Xiang10, 14,
  • Charles Billington11, 12 and
  • Caroline R. Richardson1, 2, 10, 15
Implementation Science201712:94

Received: 13 March 2017

Accepted: 4 July 2017

Published: 26 July 2017

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Original Submission
13 Mar 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
10 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - James Dunbar
26 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Peter Bower
23 Jun 2017 Author responded Author comments - Laura Damschroder
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Jun 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Jul 2017 Editorially accepted
26 Jul 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13012-017-0619-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

Ann Arbor VA HSR&D/Center for Clinical Management Research
VA Diabetes QUERI
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California
Greater Los Angeles VA Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D) Center for Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy
Durham VA Medical Center HSR&D
Duke University School of Medicine
VA Maryland Healthcare System
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan
Minneapolis VA Healthcare System
University of Minnesota Medical Center
Scripps Translational Science Institute/The Scripps Research Institute
Louisiana State University Pediatric Neurology Program
University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine