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Table 3 Use of sustainment frameworks

From: Evidence-based intervention sustainability strategies: a systematic review

Name of the framework Description Number of studies
Exploration, Preparation, Implementation, Sustainment (EPIS) Framework An iterative approach guiding implementation of EBPs n = 1
Reach, Effectiveness, Adoption, Implementation, Maintenance (RE-AIM) A reliable tool to assess the impact of EBPs in various settings n = 1
Framework by Shediac-Rizkallah and Bone [32] Categories for monitoring sustainability: (1) maintenance of health benefits achieved through an initial program, (2) level of institutionalization of a program within an organization, and (3) measures of capacity building in the recipient community
The use of programmatic approaches and strategies that favor long-term program maintenance including (1) project design and implementation factors, (2) factors within the organizational setting, and (3) factors in the broader community environment
n = 1
Program Sustainability Assessment Tool (PSAT) Developed by the Center for Public Health Systems Science (CPHSS) at Washington University, the PSAT assesses a program's sustainability capacity across the eight domains: (a) political support, (b) funding stability, (c) partnerships, (d) organizational capacity, (e) programme evaluation, (f) programme adaptation, (g) communications, and (h) strategic planning (Luke et al., 2014). n = 2