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Table 5 Recommendations for raising the profile of research on de-implementation in health

From: Studying de-implementation in health: an analysis of funded research grants

Recommendation Examples
1. Raise awareness and interest in studying de-implementation among the research community • Conferences (e.g., Preventing Overdiagnosis), conference sessions
• Webinars, commentaries
2. Develop specific funding opportunities on de-implementation research • Reducing Overscreening in Breast, Cervical and Colorectal Cancers among Older Adults (PA-17-110)
3. Synthesize and operationalize de-implementation terms, concepts, measures, and outcomes • State-of-the-art conference
• Consensus meetings
4. Collaborate with stakeholders involved in ongoing efforts (e.g., initiatives, campaigns, tools, resources) to study de-implementation in health • Choosing Wisely®
• Canadian Deprescribing Network (CaDeN)
5. Leverage forthcoming policy and practice changes as an opportunity to conduct embedded research on de-implementation • Oregon Health Insurance Experiment
• Opioid crisis in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States
• Antibiotic resistance crisis