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  1. Context (work environment) plays a crucial role in implementing evidence-based best practices within health care settings. Context is multi-faceted and its complex relationship with best practice use by care a...

    Authors: Yinfei Duan, Jing Wang, Holly J. Lanham, Whitney Berta, Stephanie A. Chamberlain, Matthias Hoben, Katharina Choroschun, Alba Iaconi, Yuting Song, Janelle Santos Perez, Shovana Shrestha, Anna Beeber, Ruth A. Anderson, Leslie Hayduk, Greta G. Cummings, Peter G. Norton…
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:63
  2. As global adoption of antiretroviral therapy extends the lifespan of People Living with HIV (PLHIV) through viral suppression, the risk of comorbid conditions such as hypertension has risen, creating a need fo...

    Authors: Emmanuel K. Tetteh, William Effah, Lisa de las Fuentes, Karen Steger-May, Charles W. Goss, David W. Dowdy, Mark D. Huffman, Makeda J. Williams, Veronica Tonwe, Geetha P. Bansal, Elvin H. Geng, Victor G. Dávila-Román, Treva Rice and Kenneth B Schechtman
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:62
  3. Despite increasing morbidity and mortality from non-communicable diseases (NCD) globally, health systems in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) have limited capacity to address these chronic conditions, p...

    Authors: Michael E. Herce, Samuel Bosomprah, Felix Masiye, Oliver Mweemba, Jessie K. Edwards, Chomba Mandyata, Mmamulatelo Siame, Chilambwe Mwila, Tulani Matenga, Christiana Frimpong, Anchindika Mugala, Peter Mbewe, Perfect Shankalala, Pendasambo Sichone, Blessings Kasenge, Luanaledi Chunga…
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:61
  4. Black individuals in the United States (US) have a higher incidence of and mortality from colorectal cancer (CRC) compared to other racial groups, and CRC is the second leading cause of death among Hispanic/La...

    Authors: Jessica N. Rivera Rivera, Katarina E. AuBuchon, Laura C. Schubel, Claire Starling, Jennifer Tran, Marjorie Locke, Melanie Grady, Mihriye Mete, H. Joseph Blumenthal, Jessica E. Galarraga and Hannah Arem
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:60
  5. Despite the critical need for comprehensive and effective chronic pain care, delivery of such care remains challenging. Group medical visits (GMVs) offer an innovative and efficient model for providing compreh...

    Authors: Isabel Roth, Malik Tiedt, Carrie Brintz, Ariana Thompson-Lastad, Gayla Ferguson, Erum Agha, Jennifer Holcomb, Paula Gardiner and Jennifer Leeman
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:59
  6. Translational efforts to increase uptake of evidence-based practices typically look at those outcomes in isolation of their impact on other aspects of care delivery. If we are in fact to “do no harm”, we must ...

    Authors: Karen M. Emmons, Leslie Pelton-Cairns, Daniel A. Gundersen, Jennifer L. Cruz, Lynette Mascioli and Gina R. Kruse
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:58
  7. In the UK, 7.6% of babies are born preterm, which the Department of Health aims to decrease to 6% by 2025. To advance this, NHS England released Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle Version 2 Element 5, recommendin...

    Authors: Naomi Carlisle, Sonia Dalkin, Andrew H Shennan and Jane Sandall
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:57
  8. Adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in sub-Saharan Africa face a disproportionately higher HIV/AIDS burden despite the global decline in incidence. Existing interventions often fail to adequately address t...

    Authors: Ronald Olum, Elvin H. Geng, Freddy E. Kitutu and Philippa M. Musoke
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:56
  9. Despite the effectiveness of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening, American Indians (AIs) have low screening rates in the US. Many AIs receive care at Indian Health Services, Tribal, and Urban Indian (I/T/U) heal...

    Authors: Prajakta Adsul, Kevin English, Cheyenne Jim, V. Shane Pankratz, Nicholas Edwardson, Judith Sheche, Joseph Rodman, Jimmie Charlie, John Pagett, Jonathan Trujillo, Jillian Grisel-Cambridge, Steven Mora, Kaitlyn L. Yepa and Shiraz I. Mishra
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:55
  10. Policymaking is quickly gaining focus in the field of implementation science as a potential opportunity for aligning cross-sector systems and introducing incentives to promote population health, including subs...

    Authors: Sarah Cusworth Walker, Kym R. Ahrens, Mandy D. Owens, McKenna Parnes, Joe Langley, Christine Ackerley, Jonathan Purtle, Lisa Saldana, Gregory A. Aarons, Aaron Hogue and Lawrence A. Palinkas
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:54
  11. With expanded and sustained availability of HIV treatment resulting in substantial improvements in life expectancy, the need to address modifiable risk factors associated with leading causes of death among peo...

    Authors: Florence Bada, Megan E. Mansfield, Lillian Okui, Milton Montebatsi, Carlo DiClemente, Roy Tapera, Kaizer Ikgopoleng, Selebaleng Mokonopi, Jessica F. Magidson, Eberechukwu Onukwugha, Ndwapi Ndwapi, Seth Himelhoch, Bontle Mbongwe and Man Charurat
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:53
  12. Alcohol screening and brief intervention (SBI) is an evidence-based intervention recommended by the World Health Organization. This study applied the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR) t...

    Authors: Paul Shing-fong Chan, Yuan Fang, Yao Jie Xie, Martin Chi-sang Wong, Per Nilsen, Sau-fong Leung, Kin Cheung, Zixin Wang and Eng-kiong Yeoh
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:52
  13. Practitioners’ enrollment, adherence, and retention rates influence estimates of effectiveness in knowledge translation (KT) studies and remain important concerns for implementation researchers. This review ai...

    Authors: D. Gaid, O. Eilayyan, S. Ahmed and A. Bussières
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:51
  14. Patient navigation is an individualized intervention to facilitate comprehensive care which has not yet been fully implemented in obstetric or postpartum care.

    Authors: Hannah M. Green, Brittney Williams, Laura Diaz, Viridiana Carmona-Barrera, Ka’Derricka Davis, Joe Feinglass, Michelle A. Kominiarek, Brigid M. Dolan, William A. Grobman and Lynn M. Yee
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:50
  15. Despite decades of evidence demonstrating the efficacy of hypertension care delivery in reducing morbidity and mortality, a majority of hypertension cases remain uncontrolled. There is an urgent need to elucid...

    Authors: Cristina Gago, Elaine De Leon, Soumik Mandal, Franze de la Calle, Masiel Garcia, Doreen Colella, Isaac Dapkins and Antoinette Schoenthaler
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:49
  16. Play Streets, which are community-based environmental initiatives where public spaces/streets are temporarily closed to create safe, low-cost physical activity opportunities, have demonstrated feasibility and ...

    Authors: Marilyn E. Wende, M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, Cynthia Perry, Tyler Prochnow, Christina N. Bridges Hamilton, Christiaan G. Abildso and Keshia M. Pollack Porter
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:48
  17. Authors: Leah M. Marcotte, Raina Langevin, Bridgette H. Hempstead, Anisha Ganguly, Aaron R. Lyon, Bryan J. Weiner, Nkem Akinsoto, Paula L. Houston, Victoria Fang and Gary Hsieh
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:47

    The original article was published in Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:31

  18. Early detection of cerebral palsy (CP) is possible through targeted use of assessment tools. Changes in practice are needed to facilitate this shift towards earlier diagnosis of CP in New Zealand. The aim of t...

    Authors: Amy Mulqueeney, Malcolm Battin, Ann McKillop, N. Susan Stott, Angelica Allermo-Fletcher and Sîan A. Williams
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:46
  19. Several studies have assessed whether physical activity interventions can reduce substance use in young people at risk of problematic substance use. This report identifies and describes the reporting of implem...

    Authors: Lisa Klamert, Melinda Craike, Gillinder Bedi, Susan Kidd, Michaela C. Pascoe and Alexandra G. Parker
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:45
  20. Substantial work has been done to update or create evidence-based practices (EBPs) in the changing health care landscape. However, the success of these EBPs is limited by low levels of clinician implementation.

    Authors: Ellen Green, Megan Hamm, Catherine Gowl, Reed Van Deusen, Jane M. Liebschutz, J. Deanna Wilson and Jessica Merlin
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:44
  21. As part of the 2018 Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG): A Core Set of Outcome Measures for Adults with Neurologic Conditions Undergoing Rehabilitation, a Knowledge Translation (KT) Task Force was convened. The ...

    Authors: Marghuretta D. Bland, Jennifer L. Moore, Elizabeth Anderl, Megan Eikenberry, Arlene McCarthy, Geneviève N. Olivier, Tracy Rice, Amelia Siles, Hallie Zeleznik and Wendy Romney
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:43
  22. Black men have among the lowest life expectancy in the United States. Alarmingly, these men are underrepresented in health promotion efforts. There are well-documented barriers to recruiting and retaining Blac...

    Authors: Guillermo M. Wippold, Zion R. Crichlow, Kaylyn A. Garcia, Ariel Domlyn, Shane Sanchez, Lucina Frank, Thrisha Mote, Sarah Grace Frary and Terry Woods
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:42
  23. Embedding researchers into policy and other settings may enhance research capacity within organisations to enable them to become more research active. We aimed to generate an evidence map on evaluations of emb...

    Authors: Dylan Kneale, Claire Stansfield, Rebecca Goldman, Sarah Lester, Rachael C. Edwards and James Thomas
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:41
  24. The use of systems engineering tools, including the development and use of care cascades using routinely collected data, process mapping, and continuous quality improvement, is used for frontline healthcare wo...

    Authors: Brittney J. van de Water, Meredith B. Brooks, Refiloe Matji, Betty Ncanywa, Freck Dikgale, Nadia N. Abuelezam, Bulelwa Mzileni, Miyakazi Nokwe, Singilizwe Moko, Lindiwe Mvusi, Marian Loveday and Sarah Gimbel
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:40
  25. People with intellectual disability experience poorer health outcomes compared with the general population, partly due to the difficulties of accessing preventive care in primary care settings. There is good e...

    Authors: Paul Caltabiano, Jodie Bailie, Alison Laycock, Bradley Shea, Sally Hall Dykgraaf, Nicholas Lennox, Kanchana Ekanayake and Ross Bailie
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:39
  26. Two decades into its tenure as a field, dissemination and implementation (D&I) scientists have begun a process of self-reflection, illuminating a missed opportunity to bridge the gap between research and pract...

    Authors: Gretchen J. R. Buchanan, Lindsey M. Filiatreau and Julia E. Moore
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:38
  27. Many men with prostate cancer will be exposed to androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). While evidence-based ADT use is common, ADT is also used in cases with no or limited evidence resulting in more harm than be...

    Authors: Ted A. Skolarus, Sarah T. Hawley, Jane Forman, Anne E. Sales, Jordan B. Sparks, Tabitha Metreger, Jennifer Burns, Megan V. Caram, Archana Radhakrishnan, Lesly A. Dossett, Danil V. Makarov, John T. Leppert, Jeremy B. Shelton, Kristian D. Stensland, Jennifer Dunsmore, Steven Maclennan…
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:37
  28. While the broader medical community grapples with the widely accepted notion that it takes an average of 17 years for research evidence to be incorporated into clinical practice, the implementation of evidence...

    Authors: Justin Berk, Hannah E. Frank and Mari-Lynn Drainoni
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:36
  29. This case study details the experience of the Proyecto Precancer in applying the Integrative Systems Praxis for Implementation Research (INSPIRE) methodology to guide the co-development, planning, implementati...

    Authors: Sarah D. Gilman, Patti E. Gravitt and Valerie A. Paz-Soldán
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:35
  30. Low back pain is still the leading cause of disability and societal burden, with 619 million prevalent cases worldwide in 2020. Most countries produce clinical guidelines to support healthcare professionals in...

    Authors: Maja Husted Hubeishy, Camilla Blach Rossen, Petra Dannapfel, Kristin Thomas, Tue Secher Jensen, Thomas Maribo and Nanna Rolving
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:33
  31. Enhancing the arsenal of methods available to shape implementation strategies and bolster knowledge translation is imperative. Stated preference methods, including discrete choice experiments (DCE) and best-wo...

    Authors: Whitney C. Irie, Andrew Kerkhoff, Hae-Young Kim, Elvin Geng and Ingrid Eshun-Wilson
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:32
  32. Implementation strategies are strategies to improve uptake of evidence-based practices or interventions and are essential to implementation science. Developing or tailoring implementation strategies may benefi...

    Authors: Leah M. Marcotte, Raina Langevin, Bridgette H. Hempstead, Anisha Ganguly, Aaron R. Lyon, Bryan J. Weiner, Nkem Akinsoto, Paula L. Houston, Victoria Fang and Gary Hsieh
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:31

    The Correction to this article has been published in Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:47

  33. The suboptimal case notification rates for tuberculosis (TB) globally could partly be due to the poor implementation of TB testing guidelines or policies. We identified, appraised and synthesized qualitative e...

    Authors: Perpetua W. Karanja, Mercy N. Mulaku and Eleanor A. Ochodo
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:30
  34. Participatory design approaches can improve successful selection and tailoring of implementation strategies by centering the voices of key constituents. To reduce incidence of the human immunodeficiency virus ...

    Authors: Amelia E. Van Pelt, Elizabeth Casline, Gregory Phillips II, Jorge Cestou, Brian Mustanski, Grace Cook and Rinad S. Beidas
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:29
  35. Implementation science researchers often cite clinical champions as critical to overcoming organizational resistance and other barriers to the implementation of evidence-based health services, yet relatively l...

    Authors: Micaela K. Brewington, Tara L. Queen, Jennifer Heisler-MacKinnon, William A. Calo, Sandra Weaver, Chris Barry, Wei Yi Kong, Kathryn L. Kennedy, Christopher M. Shea and Melissa B. Gilkey
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:28
  36. Undiagnosed and untreated hypertension is a main driver of cardiovascular disease and disproportionately affects persons living with HIV (PLHIV) in low- and middle-income countries. Across sub-Saharan Africa, ...

    Authors: Carmen E. Hazim, Igor Dobe, Stephen Pope, Kristjana H. Ásbjörnsdóttir, Orvalho Augusto, Fernando Pereira Bruno, Sergio Chicumbe, Norberto Lumbandali, Inocêncio Mate, Elso Ofumhan, Sam Patel, Riaze Rafik, Kenneth Sherr, Veronica Tonwe, Onei Uetela, David Watkins…
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:27
  37. Addressing health inequities that Māori (Indigenous peoples) communities face in New Zealand is a key aim of researchers and practitioners. However, there is limited understanding of the implementation process...

    Authors: John Oetzel, Renei Ngawati, Darrio Penetito-Hemara, Tori Te Puke, Akarere Henry, Sulita Povaru-Bourne and Dianne Sika-Paotonu
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:26
  38. The fit between an intervention and its local context may affect its implementation and effectiveness. Researchers have stated that both fidelity (the degree to which an intervention is delivered, enacted, and...

    Authors: Syed Zain Ahmad, Noah Ivers, Ian Zenlea, Janet A. Parsons, Baiju R. Shah, Geetha Mukerji, Zubin Punthakee and Rayzel Shulman
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:25
  39. Economic evaluations alongside implementation trials compare the outcomes and costs of competing implementation strategies to identify the most efficient strategies. The aims of this systematic review were to ...

    Authors: Alayna Carrandi, Amy Grove, Helen Skouteris, Angela Melder, Yanan Hu, Michelle Dever and Alisa Higgins
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:24
  40. The COVID-19 pandemic necessitated rapid changes in healthcare delivery in Guatemala’s public primary care settings. A new hypertension program, implemented as part of a type 2 hybrid trial since 2019, exempli...

    Authors: Alejandra Paniagua-Avila, Rachel C. Shelton, Juan Carlos Figueroa, Ana Lissette Guzman, Laura Gutierrez, Diego Rolando Hernandez-Galdamez, Juan Manuel Ramirez, Javier Rodriguez, Vilma Irazola, Manuel Ramirez-Zea and Meredith P. Fort
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:23
  41. Surgical opioid overprescribing can result in long-term use or misuse. Between July 2018 and March 2019, the multicomponent intervention, Minimizing Opioid Prescribing in Surgery (MOPiS) was implemented in the...

    Authors: Willemijn L. A. Schäfer, Julie K. Johnson, Meagan S. Ager, Cassandra B. Iroz, Reiping Huang, Salva N. Balbale and Jonah J. Stulberg
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:22
  42. Scientific investigation of how to sustain the implementation of evidence-based interventions (EBI) is emerging. Sustaining the implementation of EBIs helps ensure their effects on improving health endure. Ext...

    Authors: Luke Wolfenden, Adam Shoesmith, Alix Hall, Adrian Bauman and Nicole Nathan
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:21

    The Correction to this article has been published in Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:34

  43. Group prenatal care enhances quality of care, improves outcomes, and lowers costs. However, this healthcare innovation is not widely available. Using a case-study approach, our objectives were to (1) examine o...

    Authors: Claire Masters, Rogie Royce Carandang, Jessica B. Lewis, Ashley Hagaman, Rebecca Metrick, Jeannette R. Ickovics and Shayna D. Cunningham
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:20
  44. We applied a longitudinal network analysis approach to assess the formation of knowledge sharing and collaboration networks among care aide-led quality improvement (QI) teams in Canadian nursing homes particip...

    Authors: Reza Yousefi Nooraie, Qiuyuan Qin, Adrian Wagg, Whitney Berta and Carole Estabrooks
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:19
  45. Interest in learning dissemination and implementation (D&I) science is at an all-time high. As founding faculty and fellows of a new center focused on D&I science, we have found that non-specialist researchers...

    Authors: Sara J. Becker, Kira DiClemente-Bosco, Kelli Scott, Sarah A. Helseth, Zabin Patel-Syed and Dennis H. Li
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:18
  46. Most psycho-social interventions contain multiple components. Practitioners often vary in their implementation of different intervention components. Caregiver coaching is a multicomponent intervention for youn...

    Authors: Melanie Pellecchia, David S. Mandell, Liza Tomczuk, Steven C. Marcus, Rebecca Stewart, Aubyn C. Stahmer, Rinad S. Beidas, Sarah R. Rieth and Gwendolyn M. Lawson
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:17
  47. Facilitation is an implementation strategy that supports the uptake of evidence-based practices. Recently, use of virtual facilitation (VF), or the application of facilitation using primarily video-based confe...

    Authors: Asya Agulnik, Derrecka Boykin, Denalee M. O’Malley, Julia Price, Mia Yang, Mark McKone, Geoffrey Curran and Mona J. Ritchie
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:16
  48. Low-dose computed tomography (lung cancer screening) can reduce lung cancer-specific mortality by 20–24%. Based on this evidence, the United States Preventive Services Task Force recommends annual lung cancer ...

    Authors: Randi M. Williams, Julia Whealan, Kathryn L. Taylor, Lucile Adams-Campbell, Kristen E. Miller, Kristie Foley, George Luta, Heather Brandt, Katharine Glassmeyer, Anu Sangraula, Peyton Yee, Kaylin Camidge, Joseph Blumenthal, Saumil Modi and Heather Kratz
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:15
  49. Pragmatic measures are essential to evaluate the implementation of evidence-based interventions. Cognitive interviewing, a qualitative method that collects partner feedback throughout measure development, is p...

    Authors: Zabin Patel-Syed, Sara Becker, Miranda Olson, Hailey Rinella and Kelli Scott
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2024 5:14

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