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  1. Implementation science (IS) has the potential to serve an important role in encouraging the successful uptake of evidence-based interventions. The current state of IS awareness and engagement among health rese...

    Authors: Elizabeth R. Stevens, Donna Shelley and Bernadette Boden-Albala

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:39

    Content type: Short report

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  2. As technology has become cheaper and more accessible, health programs are adopting digital health interventions (DHI) to improve the provision of and demand for health services. These interventions are complex...

    Authors: Samantha B. Dolan, Mary E. Alao, Francis Dien Mwansa, Dafrossa C. Lymo, Ngwegwe Bulula, Emily Carnahan, Emily Beylerian, Laurie Werner and Jessica C. Shearer

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:38

    Content type: Research

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  3. Despite increasing access to antiretroviral therapy (ART), the proportion of eligible patients initiated on treatment remains suboptimal. Only 64.6% of the people living with HIV (PLHIV) globally were initiate...

    Authors: Richard Katuramu, Moses R. Kamya, Naome Sanyu, Mari Armstrong-Hough and Fred C. Semitala

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:37

    Content type: Research

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  4. Rural Veterans who receive inpatient care at a Veterans Health Administration (VA) tertiary facility can face significant barriers to a safe transition home. The VA rural Transitions Nurse Program (TNP) is a n...

    Authors: Brigid Connelly, Lexus L. Ujano-De Motta, Chelsea Leonard, Ashlea Mayberry, Lynette Kelley, David Gaskin and Heather M. Gilmartin

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:36

    Content type: Short report

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  5. Safety net hospitals, which serve vulnerable and underserved populations and often operate on smaller budgets than non-safety net hospitals, may experience unique implementation challenges. We sought to descri...

    Authors: Erika L. Crable, Dea Biancarelli, Allan J. Walkey and Mari-Lynn Drainoni

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:35

    Content type: Research

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  6. Substance use is prevalent in South Africa and associated with poor HIV treatment outcomes, yet, it is largely unaddressed in HIV care. Implementing an evidence-based, task-shared intervention for antiretrovir...

    Authors: Jessica F. Magidson, John A. Joska, Bronwyn Myers, Jennifer M. Belus, Kristen S. Regenauer, Lena S. Andersen, Sybil Majokweni, Conall O’Cleirigh and Steven A. Safren

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:23

    Content type: Study protocol

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  7. Asthma is a difficult-to-manage chronic disease marked with associated outcome disparities including an increase rate of emergency department (ED) visits for uncontrolled asthma among patients who are most at-...

    Authors: Kelly Reeves, Katherine O’Hare, Lindsay Shade, Thomas Ludden, Andrew McWilliams, Melinda Manning, Melanie Hogg, Stacy Reynolds, Christopher M. Shea, Elizabeth C. Burton, Melissa Calvert, Diane M. Derkowski and Hazel Tapp

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:22

    Content type: Study protocol

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  8. Increasingly, health researchers must demonstrate the impact and real-life applications of their research. We investigated how health researchers with expertise in knowledge translation report research transla...

    Authors: L. Boland, L. Brosseau, S. Caspar, I. D. Graham, A. M. Hutchinson, A. Kothari, K. McNamara, E. McInnes, M. Angel and D. Stacey

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:20

    Content type: Research

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  9. Traditionally, system leaders, service line managers, researchers, and program evaluators hire specifically dedicated implementation staff to ensure that a healthcare quality improvement effort can “go to scal...

    Authors: Monica M. Matthieu, Songthip T. Ounpraseuth, Jacob Painter, Angie Waliski, James “ Silas” Williams, Bo Hu, Robin Smith and Kimberly K. Garner

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:19

    Content type: Study protocol

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  10. Innovative approaches are needed to maximize fit between the characteristics of evidence-based practices (EBPs), implementation strategies that support EBP use, and contexts in which EBPs are implemented. Stan...

    Authors: Alex R. Dopp, Kathryn E. Parisi, Sean A. Munson and Aaron R. Lyon

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:17

    Content type: Research

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  11. The Six Building Blocks for improving opioid management (6BBs) is a program for improving the management of patients in primary care practices who are on long-term opioid therapy for chronic pain. The 6BBs inc...

    Authors: Sarah J. Shoemaker-Hunt, Leigh Evans, Holly Swan, Olivia Bacon, Brooke Ike, Laura-Mae Baldwin and Michael L. Parchman

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:16

    Content type: Study protocol

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  12. Public health agencies are responsible for implementing effective, evidence-based public health programs and policies to reduce the burden of chronic diseases. Evidence-based public health can be facilitated b...

    Authors: Stephanie Mazzucca, Cheryl A. Valko, Amy A. Eyler, Marti Macchi, Andrew Lau, Jeanne Alongi, John Robitscher and Ross C. Brownson

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:34

    Content type: Research

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  13. As part of their professional role, healthcare providers enact multiple competing goal-directed behaviours in time-constrained environments. Better understanding healthcare providers’ motivation to engage in t...

    Authors: Nicola McCleary, Laura Desveaux, Catherine Reis, Stefanie Linklater, Holly O. Witteman, Monica Taljaard, Kednapa Thavorn, Jeremy M. Grimshaw, Noah M. Ivers and Justin Presseau

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:33

    Content type: Research

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  14. People with a psychiatric diagnosis smoke at high rates, yet are rarely treated for tobacco use. Health care systems often use a “no treatment” default for tobacco, such that providers must actively choose (op...

    Authors: Erin S. Rogers, Christina Wysota, Judith J. Prochaska, Craig Tenner, Joanna Dognin, Binhuan Wang and Scott E. Sherman

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:32

    Content type: Study protocol

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  15. Severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability for children. The Brain Trauma Foundation released evidence-based guidelines, a series of recommendations regarding care for pedia...

    Authors: Meagan R. Pilar, Enola K. Proctor and Jose A. Pineda

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:31

    Content type: Study protocol

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  16. Antipsychotic medication use in nursing homes is associated with potential for harms. In Ontario, Canada, an agency of the provincial government offers nursing home physicians quarterly audit and feedback on t...

    Authors: Noah M. Ivers, Monica Taljaard, Vasily Giannakeas, Catherine Reis, Cara L. Mulhall, Jonathan M.C. Lam, Ann N. Burchell, Gerald Lebovic and Susan E. Bronskill

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:30

    Content type: Research

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  17. Despite extensive efforts to develop and refine intervention packages, complex interventions often fail to produce the desired health impacts in full-scale evaluations. A recent example of this phenomenon is B...

    Authors: Dale A. Barnhart, Katherine E. A. Semrau, Corwin M. Zigler, Rose L. Molina, Megan Marx Delaney, Lisa R. Hirschhorn and Donna Spiegelman

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:29

    Content type: Research

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  18. Older adults in the emergency department (ED) are at high risk for functional decline, unrecognized delirium, falls, and medication interactions. Holistic assessment by a multidisciplinary team in the ED decre...

    Authors: Lauren T. Southerland, Julie A. Stephens, Christopher R. Carpenter, Lorraine C. Mion, Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, Angela Zachman, Michael Hill and Jeffrey M. Caterino

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:28

    Content type: Study protocol

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  19. The field of implementation science is growing and becoming more complex. When teaching new learners, providing a clear definition of implementation science and a description of “its place” among related field...

    Authors: Geoffrey M. Curran

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:27

    Content type: Debate

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  20. Despite significant recent reforms, Australia’s mental health system faces substantial service and workforce shortages, and progress on the reorientation of services to a recovery focus is also slow. Implement...

    Authors: Michelle Banfield, Alyssa R. Morse and Amelia Gulliver

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:26

    Content type: Study protocol

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  21. Despite recent international efforts to develop resource-stratified clinical practice guidelines for cancer, there has been little research to evaluate the best strategies for dissemination and implementation ...

    Authors: Rebecca J. DeBoer, Jerry Ndumbalo, Stephen Meena, Mamsau T. Ngoma, Nanzoke Mvungi, Sadiq Siu, Msiba Selekwa, Sarah K. Nyagabona, Rohan Luhar, Geoffrey Buckle, Tracy Kuo Lin, Lindsay Breithaupt, Stephanie Kennell-Heiling, Beatrice Mushi, Godfrey Sama Philipo, Elia J. Mmbaga…

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:24

    Content type: Study protocol

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  22. Using evidence-based interventions (EBIs) is a basic premise of contemporary social services (e.g., child and family social services). However, EBIs seldom fit seamlessly into a specific setting but often need...

    Authors: Henna Hasson, Hedvig Gröndal, Åsa Hedberg Rundgren, Gunilla Avby, Håkan Uvhagen and Ulrica von Thiele Schwarz

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:15

    Content type: Study protocol

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  23. Implementing and sustaining evidence-based programs with fidelity may require multiple implementation strategies tailored to address multi-level, context-specific barriers and facilitators. Ideally, selecting ...

    Authors: Byron J. Powell, Amber D. Haley, Sheila V. Patel, Lisa Amaya-Jackson, Beverly Glienke, Mellicent Blythe, Rebecca Lengnick-Hall, Stacey McCrary, Rinad S. Beidas, Cara C. Lewis, Gregory A. Aarons, Kenneth B. Wells, Lisa Saldana, Mary M. McKay and Morris Weinberger

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:9

    Content type: Study protocol

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  24. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common causes of mortality and morbidity in high-income countries. In addition to the high costs of initial hospitalization, COPD patients freque...

    Authors: Marta Michas, Lesly Deuchar, Richard Leigh, Mohit Bhutani, Brian H. Rowe, Michael K. Stickland and Maria B. Ospina

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:3

    Content type: Research

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  25. Implementation research in health is a rapidly growing field. Fourteen years after the launch of Implementation Science, submissions to the journal have grown exponentially, and the journal now uses a high bar fo...

    Authors: Rebecca Armstrong and Anne Sales

    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:1

    Content type: Editorial

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