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  1. Content type: Research

    Successful HIV testing, care and treatment policy implementation is essential for realising the reductions in morbidity and mortality those policies are designed to target. While adoption of new HIV policies i...

    Authors: Ellen McRobie, Alison Wringe, Jessica Nakiyingi-Miiro, Francis Kiweewa, Tom Lutalo, Gertrude Nakigozi, Jim Todd, Jeffrey William Eaton, Basia Zaba and Kathryn Church

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:47

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  2. Content type: Research

    Short and valid instruments for measuring factors facilitating or hindering implementation efforts are called for. This article describes (1) the adaptation of a shorter version of the Evidence-based Practice ...

    Authors: Marte Rye, Elisa M. Torres, Oddgeir Friborg, Ingunn Skre and Gregory A. Aarons

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:44

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  3. Content type: Study protocol

    Homeless veterans often have multiple health care and psychosocial needs, including assistance with access to housing and health care, as well as support for ongoing treatment engagement. The Department of Vet...

    Authors: Molly M. Simmons, Sonya Gabrielian, Thomas Byrne, Megan B. McCullough, Jeffery L. Smith, Thom J. Taylor, Tom P. O’Toole, Vincent Kane, Vera Yakovchenko, D. Keith McInnes and David A. Smelson

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:46

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  4. Content type: Research

    In November 2015, WHO released new treatment guidelines recommending that all diagnosed as HIV positive be enrolled on antiretroviral therapy (ART). Sustaining and expanding ART scale-up programs in resource-l...

    Authors: Henry Zakumumpa, Sara Bennett and Freddie Ssengooba

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:45

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  5. Content type: Research

    Sustainability of evidence-based health promotion interventions has received increased research attention in recent years. This paper reports sustainability data from Project HEAL (Health through Early Awarene...

    Authors: Mary Ann Scheirer, Sherie Lou Z. Santos, Erin K. Tagai, Janice Bowie, Jimmie Slade, Roxanne Carter and Cheryl L. Holt

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:43

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  6. Content type: Systematic review

    Given the potential impact school-based daily physical activity (DPA) policies can have on the health outcomes of Canadian children, it is surprising that such little research has examined the implementation a...

    Authors: Katie A. Weatherson, Heather L. Gainforth and Mary E. Jung

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:41

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  7. Content type: Research

    Medication errors harm hospitalised patients and increase health care costs. Electronic Medication Management Systems (EMMS) have been shown to reduce medication errors. However, nurses do not always use EMMS ...

    Authors: Deborah Debono, Natalie Taylor, Wendy Lipworth, David Greenfield, Joanne Travaglia, Deborah Black and Jeffrey Braithwaite

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:42

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  8. Content type: Research

    Over the past decade, the World Health Organization (WHO) has implemented a standardized, evidence-informed guideline development process to assure technically sound and policy-relevant guidelines. This study ...

    Authors: Maria Cecilia Dedios, Alexo Esperato, Luz Maria De-Regil, Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas and Susan L. Norris

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:39

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  9. Content type: Research

    Most studies on barriers and facilitators to implementation of patient decision aids (PDAs) are conducted in the west; hence, the findings may not be transferable to developing countries. This study aims to us...

    Authors: Wen Ting Tong, Yew Kong Lee, Chirk Jenn Ng and Ping Yein Lee

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:40

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  10. Content type: Research

    Use of technology is increasing in health promotion and has continued growth potential in intervention research. Guided by the Reach, Effectiveness, Adoption, Implementation, and Maintenance (RE-AIM) framewor...

    Authors: Sherie Lou Zara Santos, Erin K. Tagai, Mary Ann Scheirer, Janice Bowie, Muhiuddin Haider, Jimmie Slade, Min Qi Wang and Cheryl L. Holt

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:36

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  11. Content type: Study protocol

    Clinical prediction rules (CPRs) represent a method of determining individual patient risk to help providers make more accurate decisions at the point of care. Well-validated CPRs are underutilized but may dec...

    Authors: David A. Feldstein, Rachel Hess, Thomas McGinn, Rebecca G. Mishuris, Lauren McCullagh, Paul D. Smith, Michael Flynn, Joseph Palmisano, Gheorghe Doros and Devin Mann

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:37

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  12. Content type: Research

    The World Health Organization recommends routine household tuberculosis contact investigation in high-burden countries but adoption has been limited. We sought to identify barriers to and facilitators of TB co...

    Authors: Irene Ayakaka, Sara Ackerman, Joseph M. Ggita, Phoebe Kajubi, David Dowdy, Jessica E. Haberer, Elizabeth Fair, Philip Hopewell, Margaret A. Handley, Adithya Cattamanchi, Achilles Katamba and J. Lucian Davis

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:33

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  13. Content type: Research

    Incorporating evidence-based integrated treatment for dual disorders into typical care settings has been challenging, especially among those serving Veterans who are homeless. This paper presents an evaluation...

    Authors: Matthew Chinman, Sharon McCarthy, Gordon Hannah, Thomas Hugh Byrne and David A. Smelson

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:34

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  14. Content type: Research

    We developed and evaluated a tailored programme to implement three evidence-based recommendations for multimorbid patients with polypharmacy into primary care practices: structured medication counselling inclu...

    Authors: Cornelia Jäger, Jost Steinhäuser, Tobias Freund, Sarah Kuse, Joachim Szecsenyi and Michel Wensing

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:31

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  15. Content type: Study protocol

    Large-scale implementation of evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs) such as cognitive processing therapy (CPT) for posttraumatic stress disorder can have a tremendous impact on mental and physical health, heal...

    Authors: Shannon Wiltsey Stirman, Erin P. Finley, Norman Shields, Joan Cook, Rachel Haine-Schlagel, James F. Burgess Jr, Linda Dimeff, Kelly Koerner, Michael Suvak, Cassidy A. Gutner, David Gagnon, Tasoula Masina, Matthew Beristianos, Kera Mallard, Vanessa Ramirez and Candice Monson

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:32

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  16. Content type: Systematic review

    Systematic reviews consistently indicate that interventions to change healthcare professional (HCP) behaviour are haphazardly designed and poorly specified. Clarity about methods for designing and specifying i...

    Authors: Heather L. Colquhoun, Janet E. Squires, Niina Kolehmainen, Cynthia Fraser and Jeremy M. Grimshaw

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:30

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  17. Content type: Study protocol

    Evidence-based practice (EBP) implementation represents a strategic change in organizations that requires effective leadership and alignment of leadership and organizational support across organizational level...

    Authors: Gregory A. Aarons, Mark G. Ehrhart, Joanna C. Moullin, Elisa M. Torres and Amy E. Green

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:29

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  18. Content type: Research

    Services to treat tobacco dependence are not readily available to smokers in low-middle income countries (LMICs) where smoking prevalence remains high. We are conducting a cluster randomized controlled trial c...

    Authors: Nancy VanDevanter, Pritika Kumar, Nam Nguyen, Linh Nguyen, Trang Nguyen, Frances Stillman, Bryan Weiner and Donna Shelley

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:27

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  19. Content type: Systematic review

    Guidelines support health care decision-making and high quality care and outcomes. However, their implementation is sub-optimal. Theory-informed, tailored implementation is associated with guideline use. Few g...

    Authors: Laurel Liang, Susanne Bernhardsson, Robin W. M. Vernooij, Melissa J. Armstrong, André Bussières, Melissa C. Brouwers and Anna R. Gagliardi

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:26

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  20. Content type: Methodology

    This paper describes the intervention planning process for the Home and Online Management and Evaluation of Blood Pressure (HOME BP), a digital intervention to promote hypertension self-management. It illustra...

    Authors: Rebecca Band, Katherine Bradbury, Katherine Morton, Carl May, Susan Michie, Frances S. Mair, Elizabeth Murray, Richard J. McManus, Paul Little and Lucy Yardley

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:25

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  21. Content type: Research

    Gaps in the quality of care provided to people with type 2 diabetes are regularly identified. Healthcare professionals often have a strong intention to follow practice guidelines during consultations with peop...

    Authors: Sebastian Potthoff, Justin Presseau, Falko F. Sniehotta, Marie Johnston, Marko Elovainio and Leah Avery

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:24

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  22. Content type: Research

    Governments in both developed and developing countries have adopted generic drug substitution policies to decrease pharmaceutical expenditures and improve access to medicine. In August 2015, the Ministry of Pu...

    Authors: Fadi El-Jardali, Racha Fadlallah, Rami Z. Morsi, Nour Hemadi, Mounir Al-Gibbawi, Magda Haj, Suzan Khalil, Youssef Saklawi, Diana Jamal and Elie A. Akl

    Citation: Implementation Science 2017 12:23

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