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  1. Mis-implementation, the inappropriate continuation of programs or policies that are not evidence-based or the inappropriate termination of evidence-based programs and policies, can lead to the inefficient use ...

    Authors: Stephanie Mazzucca, Louise Farah Saliba, Romario Smith, Emily Rodriguez Weno, Peg Allen, Margaret Padek and Ross C. Brownson

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2022 3:4

    Content type: Research

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  2. Pediatric emergency department (PED) and urgent care (UC) professionals can play a key role in delivering evidence-based guidelines to address parental tobacco use and child tobacco smoke exposure (TSE). Under...

    Authors: Ashley L. Merianos, Kayleigh A. Fiser, E. Melinda Mahabee-Gittens, Michael S. Lyons and Judith S. Gordon

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2022 3:3

    Content type: Research

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  3. Sustained delivery of evidence-based treatments (EBTs) is essential to addressing the public health and economic impacts of youth mental health problems, but is complicated by the limited and fragmented fundin...

    Authors: Alex R. Dopp, Marylou Gilbert, Jane Silovsky, Jeanne S. Ringel, Susan Schmidt, Beverly Funderburk, Ashley Jorgensen, Byron J. Powell, Douglas A. Luke, David Mandell, Daniel Edwards, Mellicent Blythe and Dana Hagele

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2022 3:1

    Content type: Study protocol

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  4. Advancing causal implementation theory is critical for designing tailored implementation strategies that target specific mechanisms associated with evidence-based practice (EBP) use. This study will test the g...

    Authors: Emily M. Becker-Haimes, David S. Mandell, Jessica Fishman, Nathaniel J. Williams, Courtney Benjamin Wolk, Katherine Wislocki, Danielle Reich, Temma Schaechter, Megan Brady, Natalie J. Maples and Torrey A. Creed

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:144

    Content type: Study protocol

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  5. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events occurring before age 18, such as maltreatment or exposure to violence. ACE screening is increasingly recommended to prevent and address phy...

    Authors: Monica Perez Jolles, Wendy J. Mack, Christina Reaves, Lisa Saldana, Nicole A. Stadnick, Maria E. Fernandez and Gregory A. Aarons

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:143

    Content type: Study protocol

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  6. Risky drinking among college campuses has been a long-standing concern and there have been dedicated efforts to develop evidence-based prevention and treatment strategies (EBSs) to decrease alcohol use and inc...

    Authors: Ashley C. Helle, Kenneth J. Sher, Joan Masters, Karla Washington and Kristin M. Hawley

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:142

    Content type: Study protocol

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  7. Patient navigation (PN) is an evidence-based practice that involves assessing and addressing individual barriers to care for patients. While PN has shown effectiveness in numerous studies, designing successful...

    Authors: Mandi L. Pratt-Chapman, Rachel Silber, Jeffrey Tang and Phuong Thao D. Le

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:141

    Content type: Short report

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  8. The Grasha-Riechmann teaching styles, which includes three didactic and two prescriptive styles, have been shown to help enhance learning within educational settings. Although an adaption of the Grasha-Riechma...

    Authors: James H. Ford II, Aaron M. Gilson, Martha A. Maurer, Kimberly A. Hoffman and Bryan R. Garner

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:140

    Content type: Research

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  9. The purpose of this study is to develop a theory-driven understanding of the barriers and facilitators underpinning physicians’ attitudes and capabilities to implementing SARS-CoV-2 point-of-care (POC) testing...

    Authors: Patrick Kierkegaard, Timothy Hicks, A. Joy Allen, Yaling Yang, Gail Hayward, Margaret Glogowska, Brian D. Nicholson and Peter Buckle

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:139

    Content type: Research

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  10. Self-collection of samples for HPV testing may increase women’s access to cervical cancer screening in low- and middle-income settings. However, implementation remains poor in many regions. The purpose of this...

    Authors: Ucheoma Nwaozuru, Chisom Obiezu-Umeh, Chisom Obi-Jeff, Thembekile Shato, Titilola Gbaja-Biamila, David Oladele, Ifeoma Idigbe, Joseph Tucker, Oliver Ezechi and Juliet Iwelunmor

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:138

    Content type: Systematic review

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  11. The importance of providing evidence-based palliative care for people with dementia is increasingly acknowledged as important for patient outcomes. In Ireland, evidence-based guidance has been developed in ord...

    Authors: Alice Coffey, Irene Hartigan, Suzanne Timmons, Catherine Buckley, Elaine Lehane, Christina O’Loughlin, Selena O’Connell and Nicola Cornally

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:137

    Content type: Research

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  12. Implementation citizenship behavior (ICB) describes extra-role behaviors performed by employees to support evidence-based practice (EBP) implementation. Such behaviors can be measured using the Implementation ...

    Authors: Randi Hovden Borge, Ane-Marthe Solheim Skar, Mathilde Endsjø and Karina M. Egeland

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:136

    Content type: Research

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  13. Adolescent girls and young women account for a disproportionate fraction of new HIV infections in Africa and are a priority population for HIV prevention, including provision of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)...

    Authors: Kenneth K. Mugwanya, Daniel Matemo, Caitlin W. Scoville, Kristin M. Beima-Sofie, Allison Meisner, Dickens Onyango, Mary Mugambi, Erika Feutz, Cole Grabow, Ruanne Barnabas, Bryan Weiner, Jared M. Baeten and John Kinuthia

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:135

    Content type: Study protocol

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  14. Despite significant progress in the field of implementation science (IS), current training programs are inadequate to meet the global need, especially in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs). Even when trai...

    Authors: Mallory Wolfe Turner, Stephanie Bogdewic, Erum Agha, Carrie Blanchard, Rachel Sturke, Audrey Pettifor, Kathryn Salisbury, Andrea Horvath Marques, Marie Lina Excellent, Nitya Rajagopal and Rohit Ramaswamy

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:134

    Content type: Research

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  15. Understanding the costs and economic benefits of implementation has been identified by policymakers and researchers as critical to increase the uptake and sustainment of evidence-based practices, but this topi...

    Authors: Miya L. Barnett, Nicole A. Stadnick, Enola K. Proctor, Alex R. Dopp and Lisa Saldana

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:133

    Content type: Debate

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  16. Trauma narratives are a critical, exposure-based component of trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy, yet community therapists rarely use them. Given evidence that intentions to deliver elements of cognit...

    Authors: Hannah E. Frank, Briana S. Last, Reem AlRabiah, Jessica Fishman, Brittany N. Rudd, Hilary E. Kratz, Colleen Harker, Sara Fernandez-Marcote, Kamilah Jackson, Carrie Comeau, Sosunmolu Shoyinka and Rinad S. Beidas

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:131

    Content type: Research

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  17. Children with medical complexity (CMC) have inter-related health and social needs; however, interventions to identify and respond to social needs have not been adapted for CMC. The objective of this study was ...

    Authors: David Y. Ming, Kelley A. Jones, Elizabeth Sainz, Heidie Tkach, Amy Stewart, Ashley Cram, Madlyn C. Morreale, Samantha Dizon and Neal A. deJong

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:130

    Content type: Research

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  18. To ensure the provision of high-quality safety and cost-effective health and welfare services, managers and professionals are required to introduce and ensure the routine use of clinical guidelines and other e...

    Authors: Hanna Augustsson, Veronica-Aurelia Costea, Leif Eriksson, Henna Hasson, Annika Bäck, Mårten Åhström and Anna Bergström

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:129

    Content type: Study protocol

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  19. Smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of multiple serious adverse infant, child and maternal outcomes, yet nearly 10% of Australian women still smoke during pregnancy. Despite evidence-based guidelines t...

    Authors: Megan E. Passey, Catherine Adams, Christine Paul, Lou Atkins and Jo M. Longman

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:128

    Content type: Research

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  20. Sexually transmissible infections (STIs), such as gonorrhoea and chlamydia, are highly prevalent, particularly in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Australia. In these settings, due t...

    Authors: Lise Lafferty, Kirsty Smith, Louise Causer, Kelly Andrewartha, David Whiley, Steven G. Badman, Basil Donovan, Lorraine Anderson, Annie Tangey, Donna Mak, Lisa Maher, Mark Shephard and Rebecca Guy

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:127

    Content type: Research

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  21. Advances and proliferation of technologies such as mobile phones may provide opportunities to improve access to HIV/STI services and reach young people with high risk for HIV and STI. However, the reach, uptak...

    Authors: Ucheoma Nwaozuru, Chisom Obiezu-Umeh, Thembekile Shato, Florida Uzoaru, Stacey Mason, Victoria Carter, Sunita Manu, Karan Modi, Jessica Parker, Oliver Ezechi and Juliet Iwelunmor

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:126

    Content type: Systematic review

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  22. Audit and feedback is a common implementation strategy, but few studies describe its costs. ‘MyPractice’ is a province-wide audit and feedback initiative to improve prescribing in nursing homes. This study sou...

    Authors: Kednapa Thavorn, Srishti Kumar, Catherine Reis, Jonathan Lam, Gail Dobell, Cara Mulhall, Jeremy M. Grimshaw and Noah Ivers

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:125

    Content type: Short report

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  23. Men with prostate cancer are often treated with the suppression of testosterone through long-acting injectable drugs termed chemical castration or androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). In most cases, ADT is not ...

    Authors: Ted A. Skolarus, Jane Forman, Jordan B. Sparks, Tabitha Metreger, Sarah T. Hawley, Megan V. Caram, Lesly Dossett, Alan Paniagua-Cruz, Danil V. Makarov, John T. Leppert, Jeremy B. Shelton, Kristian D. Stensland, Brent K. Hollenbeck, Vahakn Shahinian, Anne E. Sales and Daniela A. Wittmann

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:124

    Content type: Research

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  24. The transradial approach (TRA) to cardiac catheterization is safer than the traditional transfemoral approach (TFA), with similar clinical effectiveness. However, adoption of TRA remains low, representing less...

    Authors: Kevin I. Duan, Christian D. Helfrich, Sunil V. Rao, Emily L. Neely, Christine A. Sulc, Diana Naranjo and Edwin S. Wong

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:123

    Content type: Research

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  25. Authors: Antoinette Schoenthaler, Franzenith De La Calle, Amanda Soto, Derrel Barrett, Jocelyn Cruz, Leydi Payano, Marina Rosado, Samrachana Adhikari, Gbenga Ogedegbe and Milagros Rosal

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:122

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:21

  26. Persons living with HIV (PLHIV) receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) have a high prevalence of hypertension (HTN) and increased risk of mortality from cardiovascular diseases. HTN and HIV care integration is...

    Authors: Martin Muddu, Isaac Ssinabulya, Simon P. Kigozi, Rebecca Ssennyonjo, Florence Ayebare, Rodgers Katwesigye, Mary Mbuliro, Isaac Kimera, Chris T. Longenecker, Moses R. Kamya, Jeremy I. Schwartz, Anne R. Katahoire and Fred C. Semitala

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:121

    Content type: Research

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  27. Implementation frameworks may support local implementation strategies with a sound theoretical foundation. The Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR) facilitates identification of contextual ba...

    Authors: Verena Regauer, Eva Seckler, Craig Campbell, Amanda Phillips, Thomas Rotter, Petra Bauer and Martin Müller

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:120

    Content type: Research

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  28. Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening for average risk adults age 45 and older continues to be underutilized in the USA. One factor consistently associated with CRC screening completion is clinician recommendation...

    Authors: Xuan Zhu, Minji K. Lee, Emily Weiser, Joan M. Griffin, Paul J. Limburg and Lila J. Finney Rutten

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:119

    Content type: Short report

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  29. Weight gain during pregnancy that is outside of recommended levels is associated with a range of adverse outcomes for the mother and child, including gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia, preterm birth, and obe...

    Authors: Melanie Kingsland, Jenna Hollis, Eva Farragher, Luke Wolfenden, Karen Campbell, Craig Pennell, Penny Reeves, Belinda Tully, Justine Daly, John Attia, Christopher Oldmeadow, Mandy Hunter, Henry Murray, Francesco Paolucci, Maralyn Foureur, Chris Rissel…

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:118

    Content type: Study protocol

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  30. Hospitalization offers an opportunity for healthcare providers to initiate advance care planning (ACP) conversations, yet such conversations occur infrequently. Barriers to these conversations include attitude...

    Authors: Deepika Mohan, Meredith A. MacMartin, Julia S. C. Chelen, Carolyn B. Maezes and Amber E. Barnato

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:117

    Content type: Methodology

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  31. To “model and simulate change” is an accepted strategy to support implementation at scale. Much like a power analysis can inform decisions about study design, simulation models offer an analytic strategy to synth...

    Authors: R. Christopher Sheldrick, Gracelyn Cruden, Ana J. Schaefer and Thomas I. Mackie

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:116

    Content type: Methodology

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  32. Kangaroo mother care (KMC) is a proven low-cost intervention to prevent neonatal mortality of pre-term and low birth weight babies and is very relevant to Bangladesh. KMC provides thermal regulation and thus d...

    Authors: Saima Mehjabeen, Mowtushi Matin, Rajat Das Gupta, Ipsita Sutradhar, Yameen Mazumder, Minjoon Kim, Shamina Sharmin, Jahurul Islam and Malabika Sarker

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:115

    Content type: Research

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  33. Despite the importance of social determinants in health outcomes, little is known about the best practices for screening and referral during clinical encounters. This study aimed to implement universal social ...

    Authors: Andrea S. Wallace, Brenda L. Luther, Shawna M. Sisler, Bob Wong and Jia-Wen Guo

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:114

    Content type: Research

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  34. Although colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is effective in reducing CRC mortality, screening rates in vulnerable populations served by community health centers (CHCs) remain below national targets. CHCs in Nor...

    Authors: Teri L. Malo, Sara Y. Correa, Alexis A. Moore, Renée M. Ferrari, Jennifer Leeman, Alison T. Brenner, Stephanie B. Wheeler, Xianming Tan and Daniel S. Reuland

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:113

    Content type: Study protocol

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  35. UNICEF operates in 190 countries and territories, where it advocates for the protection of children’s rights and helps meet children’s basic needs to reach their full potential. Embedded implementation researc...

    Authors: Debra Jackson, A. S. M. Shahabuddin, Alyssa B. Sharkey, Karin Källander, Maria Muñiz, Remy Mwamba, Elevanie Nyankesha, Robert W. Scherpbier, Andreas Hasman, Yarlini Balarajan, Kerry Albright, Priscilla Idele and Stefan Swartling Peterson

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:112

    Content type: Commentary

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  36. Implementation science frameworks aided the development of a new, evidence-based clinical physical therapy program. The purpose of this report is to describe the process of sustaining a clinical program in pra...

    Authors: Jillian MacDonald, Laura Doyle, Jennifer L. Moore and Miriam R. Rafferty

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:111

    Content type: Short report

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  37. There is growing concern that routine mammography screening is overused among older women. Successful and equitable de-implementation of mammography will require a multi-level understanding of the factors cont...

    Authors: Jessica D. Austin, Parisa Tehranifar, Carmen B. Rodriguez, Laura Brotzman, Mariangela Agovino, Danya Ziazadeh, Nathalie Moise and Rachel C. Shelton

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:110

    Content type: Research

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  38. Viral suppression is key to ending the HIV epidemic, yet only 58% of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in sub-Saharan Africa are suppressed. Cash transfers are an effective strategy to improve retention in care, ...

    Authors: Laura Packel, Carolyn Fahey, Atuganile Kalinjila, Agatha Mnyippembe, Prosper Njau and Sandra I. McCoy

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:109

    Content type: Research

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  39. New cervical cancer screening guidelines recommend primary human papillomavirus (HPV) testing for women age 30–65 years. Healthcare organizations are preparing to de-implement the previous recommended strategi...

    Authors: Erin E. Hahn, Corrine Munoz-Plaza, Danielle E. Altman, Chunyi Hsu, Nancy T. Cannizzaro, Quyen Ngo-Metzger, Patricia Wride, Michael K. Gould, Brian S. Mittman, Melissa Hodeib, Krishnansu S. Tewari, Lena H. Ajamian, Ramez N. Eskander, Devansu Tewari and Chun R. Chao

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:108

    Content type: Research

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  40. Research has identified cognitive behavioral therapy with exposures (CBT) as an effective treatment for youth anxiety. Despite implementation efforts, few anxious youth receive CBT. Direct-to-consumer marketin...

    Authors: Margaret E. Crane, Marc S. Atkins, Sara J. Becker, Jonathan Purtle, Thomas M. Olino and Philip C. Kendall

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:107

    Content type: Study protocol

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  41. Clinical practice guideline (CPG)-consistent care improves patient outcomes, but CPG implementation is poor. Little is known about CPG implementation in pediatric oncology. This study aimed to understand suppo...

    Authors: Aaron J. Sugalski, Tammy Lo, Melissa Beauchemin, Allison C. Grimes, Paula D. Robinson, Alexandra M. Walsh, Nancy Santesso, Ha Dang, Brian T. Fisher, Andrea Rothfus Wrightson, Lolie C. Yu, Lillian Sung and L. Lee Dupuis

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:106

    Content type: Research

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  42. Evidence for the central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) bundle effectiveness remains mixed, possibly reflecting implementation challenges and persistent ambiguities in how CLABSIs are counted a...

    Authors: Joanne Goldman, Leahora Rotteau, Kaveh G. Shojania, G. Ross Baker, Paula Rowland, Marlys K. Christianson, Timothy J. Vogus, Connie Cameron and Maitreya Coffey

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:105

    Content type: Research

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  43. Trials show that antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) strategies, including communication skills training, point-of-care C-reactive protein testing (POC-CRPT) and delayed prescriptions, help optimise antibiotic pre...

    Authors: Aleksandra J. Borek, Anne Campbell, Elle Dent, Michael Moore, Christopher C. Butler, Alison Holmes, A. Sarah Walker, Monsey McLeod and Sarah Tonkin-Crine

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:104

    Content type: Research

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  44. Audit and feedback as an implementation strategy leads to small, but potentially important improvements in practice. Yet, audit and feedback is time and personnel intensive. Many interventions designed for inp...

    Authors: Rebecca F. Hamm, Lisa D. Levine, Meghan Lane-Fall and Rinad Beidas

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:103

    Content type: Short report

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  45. Psychosocial factors are pivotal in recovery after acute orthopedic traumatic injuries. Addressing psychosocial factors is an important opportunity for preventing persistent pain and disability. We aim to iden...

    Authors: Ana-Maria Vranceanu, Jafar Bakhshaie, Mira Reichman, James Doorley, Ryan A. Mace, Cale Jacobs, Mitchel Harris, Kristin R. Archer, David Ring and A. Rani Elwy

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:102

    Content type: Research

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  46. Seven housing and health services organizations were guided through a process of translating Chapter Six of the Canadian Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice into a recovery-oriented innovation and plan f...

    Authors: Myra Piat, Megan Wainwright, Danielle Cherkas, Sébastien Leblanc, Eleni Sofouli, Marie-Pier Rivest, Hélène Albert, Regina Casey, Joseph J. O’Rourke and Lise Labonté

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:101

    Content type: Research

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  47. Effective implementation requires a comprehensive understanding of individual, organisational and system determinants. This study aimed to compare inductive and deductive analysis techniques to understand a co...

    Authors: Carissa Bonner, Jane Tuckerman, Jessica Kaufman, Daniel Costa, David N. Durrheim, Lyndal Trevena, Susan Thomas and Margie Danchin

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:100

    Content type: Short report

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  48. In several recent articles, authors have called for aligning the fields of implementation and improvement science. In this paper, we call for implementation science to also align with improvement practice. Multip...

    Authors: Jennifer Leeman, Catherine Rohweder, Matthew Lee, Alison Brenner, Andrea Dwyer, Linda K. Ko, Meghan C. O’Leary, Grace Ryan, Thuy Vu and Shoba Ramanadhan

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:99

    Content type: Debate

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