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  1. Content type: Research

    Many public health programs fail because of an inability to implement tested interventions in diverse, complex settings. The field of implementation science is engaged in developing strategies for successful i...

    Authors: Rohit Ramaswamy, Joe Mosnier, Kristin Reed, Byron J. Powell and Anna P. Schenck

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:18

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  2. Content type: Research

    While it is recommended that childcare services implement policies and practices to support obesity prevention, there remains limited evidence to inform policy and practice. The aim of this study is to examine...

    Authors: Meghan Finch, Fiona Stacey, Jannah Jones, Sze Lin Yoong, Alice Grady and Luke Wolfenden

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:17

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  3. Content type: Debate

    Although there is growing recognition that the implementation of evidence-based practices is a social process, the conceptualization of social capital in implementation frameworks often conflates bonding and b...

    Authors: Jennifer Watling Neal and Zachary P. Neal

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:16

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  4. Content type: Research

    Implementation researchers have typically studied organizational culture and climate by testing whether individual dimensions are linked to the implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs) rather than exa...

    Authors: Nathaniel J. Williams, Hannah E. Frank, Lindsay Frederick, Rinad S. Beidas, David S. Mandell, Gregory A. Aarons, Philip Green and Jill Locke

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:15

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  5. Content type: Research

    Health care delivery and outcomes can be improved by using innovations (i.e., new ideas, technologies, and practices) supported by scientific evidence. However, scientific evidence may not be the foremost fact...

    Authors: R. Urquhart, C. Kendell, L. Geldenhuys, A. Ross, M. Rajaraman, A. Folkes, L. L. Madden, V. Sullivan, D. Rayson and G. A. Porter

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:14

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  6. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported an error in one of the authors’ names. In this Correction the incorrect and correct author name are shown. The original article has been ...

    Authors: Nadine E. Andrew, Sandy Middleton, Rohan Grimley, Craig S. Anderson, Geoffrey A. Donnan, Natasha A. Lannin, Enna Stroil-Salama, Brenda Grabsch, Monique F. Kilkenny, Janet E. Squires and Dominique A. Cadilhac

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:13

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    The original article was published in Implementation Science 2019 14:6

  7. Content type: Research

    The ACS QUIK trial showed that a multicomponent quality improvement toolkit intervention resulted in improvements in processes of care for patients with acute myocardial infarction in Kerala but did not improv...

    Authors: Kavita Singh, Raji Devarajan, Padinhare P. Mohanan, Abigail S. Baldridge, Dimple Kondal, David E. Victorson, Kunal N. Karmali, Lihui Zhao, Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Shifalika Goenka and Mark D. Huffman

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:12

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  8. Content type: Methodology

    It is challenging to conduct and quickly disseminate findings from in-depth qualitative analyses, which can impede timely implementation of interventions because of its time-consuming methods. To better unders...

    Authors: Randall C. Gale, Justina Wu, Taryn Erhardt, Mark Bounthavong, Caitlin M. Reardon, Laura J. Damschroder and Amanda M. Midboe

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:11

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  9. Content type: Research

    Interpersonal relationships among professionals drive both the adoption and rejection of consequential innovations. Through relationships, decision-makers learn which colleagues are choosing to adopt innovatio...

    Authors: Lisa A. Cranley, Janice M. Keefe, Deanne Taylor, Genevieve Thompson, Amanda M. Beacom, Janet E. Squires, Carole A. Estabrooks, James W. Dearing, Peter G. Norton and Whitney B. Berta

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:10

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  10. Content type: Study protocol

    National leaders recommend documenting social determinants of health and actions taken to address social determinants of health in electronic health records, and a growing body of evidence suggests the health ...

    Authors: Rachel Gold, Arwen Bunce, Erika Cottrell, Miguel Marino, Mary Middendorf, Stuart Cowburn, Dagan Wright, Ned Mossman, Katie Dambrun, Byron J. Powell, Inga Gruß, Laura Gottlieb, Marla Dearing, Jason Scott, Nadia Yosuf and Molly Krancari

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:9

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  11. Content type: Research

    Smokers usually abstain from tobacco while hospitalized but relapse after discharge. Inpatient interventions may encourage sustained quitting. We previously demonstrated that a decision support tool embedded i...

    Authors: Steven L. Bernstein, June Weiss, Michelle DeWitt, Jeanette M. Tetrault, Allen L. Hsiao, James Dziura, Scott Sussman, Ted Miller, Kelly Carpenter, Patrick O’Connor and Benjamin Toll

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:8

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  12. Content type: Systematic review

    Shared decision-making (SDM) is rarely implemented in pediatric practice. Pediatric health decision-making differs from that of adult practice. Yet, little is known about the factors that influence the impleme...

    Authors: Laura Boland, Ian D. Graham, France Légaré, Krystina Lewis, Janet Jull, Allyson Shephard, Margaret L. Lawson, Alexandra Davis, Audrey Yameogo and Dawn Stacey

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:7

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  13. Content type: Research

    Organizational context is one factor influencing the translation of evidence into practice, but data pertaining to patients with acute stroke are limited. We aimed to determine the associations of organization...

    Authors: Nadine E. Andrew, Sandy Middleton, Rohan Grimley, Craig S. Anderson, Geoffrey A. Donnan, Natasha A. Lannin, Enna Stroil-Salama, Brenda Grabsch, Monique F. Kilkenny, Janet E. Squires and Dominique A. Cadilhac

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:6

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Implementation Science 2019 14:13

  14. Content type: Study protocol

    Mitigating the risks of adverse outcomes from opioids is critical. Thus, the Veterans Affairs (VA) Healthcare System developed the Stratification Tool for Opioid Risk Management (STORM), a dashboard to assist ...

    Authors: Matthew Chinman, Walid F. Gellad, Sharon McCarthy, Adam J. Gordon, Shari Rogal, Maria K. Mor and Leslie R. M. Hausmann

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:5

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  15. Content type: Research

    Evidence-based guidelines for management of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) in the emergency department (ED) are now widely available; however, clinical practice remains inconsistent with these guidelines. ...

    Authors: Marije Bosch, Joanne E. McKenzie, Jennie L. Ponsford, Simon Turner, Marisa Chau, Emma J. Tavender, Jonathan C. Knott, Russell L. Gruen, Jill J. Francis, Sue E. Brennan, Andrew Pearce, Denise A. O’Connor, Duncan Mortimer, Jeremy M. Grimshaw, Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld, Susanne Meares…

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:4

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  16. Content type: Research

    Many psychosocial interventions are disseminated and supported by organizations, termed “Intermediary/Purveyor Organizations” (IPOs). Because IPOs remain largely unstudied, we lack understanding of their scale...

    Authors: Enola Proctor, Cole Hooley, Amber Morse, Stacey McCrary, Hyunil Kim and Patricia L. Kohl

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:3

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  17. Content type: Debate

    Guidance from economic evaluations on which implementation strategies represent the best return on investment will be critical to advancing the Triple Aim of health care: improving patient care and population ...

    Authors: Alex R. Dopp, Peter Mundey, Lana O. Beasley, Jane F. Silovsky and Daniel Eisenberg

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:2

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  18. Content type: Systematic review

    Effective implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs) remains a significant challenge. Numerous existing models and frameworks identify key factors and processes to facilitate implementation. However, th...

    Authors: Joanna C. Moullin, Kelsey S. Dickson, Nicole A. Stadnick, Borsika Rabin and Gregory A. Aarons

    Citation: Implementation Science 2019 14:1

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  19. Content type: Study protocol

    Inappropriate medication and polypharmacy increase morbidity, hospitalisation rate, costs and mortality in multimorbid patients. At hospital discharge of elderly patients, polypharmacy is often even more prono...

    Authors: Thomas Grischott, Stefan Zechmann, Yael Rachamin, Stefan Markun, Corinne Chmiel, Oliver Senn, Thomas Rosemann, Nicolas Rodondi and Stefan Neuner-Jehle

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:155

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  20. Content type: Research

    Implementation of clinical health promotion (CHP) aiming at better health gain is slow despite its effect. CHP focuses on potentially modifiable lifestyle risks such as smoking, alcohol, diet, and physical ina...

    Authors: Jeff Kirk Svane, Shu-Ti Chiou, Oliver Groene, Milena Kalvachova, Mirna Zagrajski Brkić, Isao Fukuba, Tiiu Härm, Jerneja Farkas, Yen Ang, Mikkel Østerheden Andersen and Hanne Tønnesen

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:153

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  21. Content type: Research

    Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a complex process. To quantify it, one has to also consider individual and contextual factors using multiple measures. Modern measurement approaches are available to optimize t...

    Authors: Fadi Al Zoubi, Nancy Mayo, Annie Rochette and Aliki Thomas

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:152

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  22. Content type: Research

    Since 2012 Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance has provided financial support for HPV vaccine introduction in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs); however, funding has been contingent on establishing a demonstrati...

    Authors: Caroline Soi, Sarah Gimbel, Baltazar Chilundo, Vasco Muchanga, Luisa Matsinhe and Kenneth Sherr

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:151

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  23. Content type: Systematic review

    Over the past years, implementation science has gained more and more importance in German-speaking countries. Reliable and valid questionnaires are needed for evaluating the implementation of evidence-based pr...

    Authors: Christina Kien, Marie-Therese Schultes, Monika Szelag, Rudolf Schoberberger and Gerald Gartlehner

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:150

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  24. Content type: Systematic review

    Middle managers are in a unique position to promote the implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs) in healthcare organizations, yet knowledge of middle managers’ role in implementation and determinants ...

    Authors: Sarah Birken, Alecia Clary, Amir Alishahi Tabriz, Kea Turner, Rosemary Meza, Alexandra Zizzi, Madeline Larson, Jennifer Walker and Martin Charns

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:149

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  25. Content type: Correction

    Following the publication of this article [1], the authors reported a number of errors which are given below.

    Authors: T. J. Stephens, C. J. Peden, R. M. Pearse, S. E. Shaw, T. E. F. Abbott, E. L. Jones, D. Kocman and G. Martin

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:148

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    The original article was published in Implementation Science 2018 13:142

  26. Content type: Research

    Evidence-based guidelines for the management of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) in the emergency department (ED) are now widely available, and yet, clinical practice remains inconsistent with the guidelines...

    Authors: Duncan Mortimer, Marije Bosch, Joanne E. Mckenzie, Simon Turner, Marisa Chau, Jennie L. Ponsford, Jonathan C. Knott, Russell L. Gruen and Sally E. Green

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:147

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  27. Content type: Research

    The original British instrument the Normalization Process Theory Measure (NoMAD) is based on the four core constructs of the Normalization Process Theory: Coherence, Cognitive Participation, Collective Action,...

    Authors: Marie Elf, Sofi Nordmark, Johan Lyhagen, Inger Lindberg, Tracy Finch and Anna Cristina Åberg

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:146

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  28. Content type: Study protocol

    Dissemination of evidence-based practices that can reduce morbidity and mortality is important to combat the growing opioid overdose crisis in the USA. Research and expert consensus support reducing high-dose ...

    Authors: Amanda M. Midboe, Steve Martino, Sarah L. Krein, Joseph W. Frank, Jacob T. Painter, Michael Chandler, Allison Schroeder, Brenda T. Fenton, Lara Troszak, Taryn Erhardt, Robert D. Kerns and William C. Becker

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:145

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  29. Content type: Study protocol

    Men with prostate cancer are often castrated with long-acting injectable drugs termed androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). Although many benefit, ADT is also used in patients with little or nothing to gain. The...

    Authors: Ted A. Skolarus, Sarah T. Hawley, Daniela A. Wittmann, Jane Forman, Tabitha Metreger, Jordan B. Sparks, Kevin Zhu, Megan E. V. Caram, Brent K. Hollenbeck, Danil V. Makarov, John T. Leppert, Jeremy B. Shelton, Vahakn Shahinian, Sriram Srinivasaraghavan and Anne E. Sales

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:144

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  30. Content type: Research

    Theories, models, and frameworks (TMF) are foundational for generalizing implementation efforts and research findings. However, TMF and the criteria used to select them are not often described in published art...

    Authors: Sarah A. Birken, Catherine L. Rohweder, Byron J. Powell, Christopher M. Shea, Jennifer Scott, Jennifer Leeman, Mary E. Grewe, M. Alexis Kirk, Laura Damschroder, William A. Aldridge II, Emily R. Haines, Sharon Straus and Justin Presseau

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:143

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  31. Content type: Research

    The ‘Facilitating Implementation of Research Evidence’ study found no significant differences between sites that received two types of facilitation support and those that did not on the primary outcome of docu...

    Authors: Gill Harvey, Brendan McCormack, Alison Kitson, Elizabeth Lynch and Angie Titchen

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:141

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    The Research to this article has been published in Implementation Science 2018 13:138

    The Research to this article has been published in Implementation Science 2018 13:137

  32. Content type: Research

    Facilitation is a promising implementation intervention, which requires theory-informed evaluation. This paper presents an exemplar of a multi-country realist process evaluation that was embedded in the first ...

    Authors: Jo Rycroft-Malone, Kate Seers, Ann Catrine Eldh, Karen Cox, Nicola Crichton, Gill Harvey, Claire Hawkes, Alison Kitson, Brendan McCormack, Christel McMullan, Carole Mockford, Theo Niessen, Paul Slater, Angie Titchen, Teatske van der Zijpp and Lars Wallin

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:138

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    The Research to this article has been published in Implementation Science 2018 13:137

    The Research to this article has been published in Implementation Science 2018 13:141

  33. Content type: Research

    Health care practice needs to be underpinned by high quality research evidence, so that the best possible care can be delivered. However, evidence from research is not always utilised in practice. This study u...

    Authors: Kate Seers, Jo Rycroft-Malone, Karen Cox, Nicola Crichton, Rhiannon Tudor Edwards, Ann Catrine Eldh, Carole A. Estabrooks, Gill Harvey, Claire Hawkes, Carys Jones, Alison Kitson, Brendan McCormack, Christel McMullan, Carole Mockford, Theo Niessen, Paul Slater…

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:137

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    The Research to this article has been published in Implementation Science 2018 13:138

    The Research to this article has been published in Implementation Science 2018 13:141

  34. Content type: Research

    Improving the quality and safety of perioperative care is a global priority. The Enhanced Peri-Operative Care for High-risk patients (EPOCH) trial was a stepped-wedge cluster randomised trial of a quality impr...

    Authors: T. J. Stephens, C. J. Peden, R. M. Pearse, S. E. Shaw, T. E. F. Abbott, E. L. Jones, D. Kocman and G. Martin

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:142

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Implementation Science 2018 13:148

  35. Content type: Research

    A computerised, multifaceted quality improvement (QI) intervention for cardiovascular disease (CVD) management in Australian primary healthcare was evaluated in a cluster randomised controlled trial. The inter...

    Authors: Bindu Patel, Tim Usherwood, Mark Harris, Anushka Patel, Kathryn Panaretto, Nicholas Zwar and David Peiris

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:140

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  36. Content type: Research

    While clinical pathways have the potential to improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs, their true impact has been limited by variable implementation strategies and suboptimal research designs. Thi...

    Authors: Mona Jabbour, Amanda S. Newton, David Johnson and Janet A. Curran

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:139

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  37. Content type: Research

    Audit and feedback interventions may be strengthened using social interaction. The Calgary office of the Alberta Physician Learning Program (CPLP) developed a process for audit and group feedback for physicians. ...

    Authors: Lara J. Cooke, Diane Duncan, Laura Rivera, Shawn K. Dowling, Christopher Symonds and Heather Armson

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:136

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  38. Content type: Research

    Health practice guidelines (HPGs) are important tools for the translation of evidence into practice. Reporting Items for Practice Guidelines in HealThcare (RIGHT) checklist provides guidance on reporting healt...

    Authors: Ružica Tokalić, Marin Viđak, Ivan Buljan and Ana Marušić

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:135

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  39. Content type: Research

    Implementing evidence-based care requires healthcare practitioners to do less of some things (de-implementation) and more of others (implementation). Variations in effectiveness of behaviour change interventio...

    Authors: Andrea M. Patey, Catherine S. Hurt, Jeremy M. Grimshaw and Jill J. Francis

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:134

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  40. Content type: Research

    The uptake of eRehabilitation programs in stroke care is insufficient, despite the growing availability. The aim of this study was to explore which factors influence the uptake of eRehabilitation in stroke reh...

    Authors: B. Brouns, J. J. L. Meesters, M. M. Wentink, A. J. de Kloet, H. J. Arwert, T. P. M. Vliet Vlieland, L. W. Boyce and L. van Bodegom-Vos

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:133

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  41. Content type: Research

    In recent years, the incidence of several pathogens of public health importance (measles, mumps, pertussis and rubella) has increased in Europe, leading to outbreaks. This has included England, where GP practi...

    Authors: Tim Crocker-Buque, Michael Edelstein and Sandra Mounier-Jack

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:132

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  42. Content type: Research

    Community organizations can have difficulty implementing evidence-based prevention programs. More research is needed on implementation support interventions designed to help these organizations implement progr...

    Authors: Matthew Chinman, Patricia Ebener, Patrick S. Malone, Jill Cannon, Elizabeth J. D’Amico and Joie Acosta

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:131

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  43. Content type: Systematic review

    Chlamydia is a major public health concern, with high economic and social costs. In 2016, there were over 200,000 chlamydia diagnoses made in England. The highest prevalence rates are found among young people....

    Authors: Lorraine K McDonagh, John M Saunders, Jackie Cassell, Tyrone Curtis, Hamad Bastaki, Thomas Hartney and Greta Rait

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:130

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  44. Content type: Research

    Passive dissemination of information in healthcare refers to the publication or mailing of newly established guidelines or recommendations. It is one of the least costly knowledge translation activities. This ...

    Authors: Isabelle Vedel, Melanie Le Berre, Nadia Sourial, Geneviève Arsenault-Lapierre, Howard Bergman and Liette Lapointe

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:129

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  45. Content type: Research

    In a large statewide initiative, New York State implemented collaborative care (CC) from 2012 to 2014 in 32 primary care settings where residents were trained and supported its sustainability through payment r...

    Authors: Nathalie Moise, Ravi N. Shah, Susan Essock, Amy Jones, Jay Carruthers, Margaret A. Handley, Lauren Peccoralo and Lloyd Sederer

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:128

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  46. Content type: Systematic review

    Leadership by point-of-care and senior managers is increasingly recognized as critical to the acceptance and use of research evidence in practice. The purpose of this systematic review was to identify the lead...

    Authors: Wendy A. Gifford, Janet E. Squires, Douglas E. Angus, Lisa A. Ashley, Lucie Brosseau, Janet M. Craik, Marie-Cécile Domecq, Mary Egan, Paul Holyoke, Linda Juergensen, Lars Wallin, Liquaa Wazni and Ian D. Graham

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:127

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  47. Content type: Study protocol

    The emergence of dissemination and implementation (D&I) science has driven a rapid increase in studies of how new scientific discoveries are translated and developed into evidence-based programs and policies. ...

    Authors: Rebecca Vitale, Timothy Blaine, Elizabeth Zofkie, Sarah Moreland-Russell, Todd Combs, Ross C. Brownson and Doug A. Luke

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:126

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  48. Content type: Systematic review

    Adaptations of evidence-based interventions (EBIs) often occur. However, little is known about the reasons for adaptation, the adaptation process, and outcomes of adapted EBIs. To address this gap, we conducte...

    Authors: Cam Escoffery, E. Lebow-Skelley, R. Haardoerfer, E. Boing, H. Udelson, R. Wood, M. Hartman, M. E. Fernandez and P. D. Mullen

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:125

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  49. Content type: Research

    A prominent strategy to engage private sector health providers in low- and middle-income countries is clinical social franchising, an organisational model that applies the principles of commercial franchising ...

    Authors: Loveday Penn-Kekana, Timothy Powell-Jackson, Manon Haemmerli, Varun Dutt, Isabelle L. Lange, Aniva Mahapatra, Gaurav Sharma, Kultar Singh, Sunita Singh, Vasudha Shukla and Catherine Goodman

    Citation: Implementation Science 2018 13:124

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