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  1. Postpartum depression (PPD) affects approximately 25% of women in lower-income and racial/ethnic minority populations in the USA. Evidence-based interventions for PPD screening and treatment exist, but many wo...

    Authors: Sarah L. Goff, Michael J. Moran, Kathleen Szegda, Tina Fioroni, Mary Ann DeBanate and Nancy Byatt
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:66
  2. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Elizabeth R. Stevens, Donna Shelley and Bernadette Boden-Albala
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:65

    The original article was published in Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:39

  3. Colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and mortality are increasing in many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), possibly due to a combination of changing lifestyles and improved healthcare infrastructure to f...

    Authors: Karla Unger-Saldaña, Minerva Saldaña-Tellez, Michael B. Potter, Katherine Van Loon, Betania Allen-Leigh and Martin Lajous
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:64
  4. Increased physical activity (PA) levels in cancer survivors are associated with decreased risk of recurrence and mortality as well as additional positive health outcomes. PA interventions have shown to be effi...

    Authors: Jamie M. Faro, Hannah Arem, Ann-Hilary Heston, Katherine H. Hohman, Heather Hodge, Bo Wang, Stephenie C. Lemon, Thomas K. Houston and Rajani S. Sadasivam
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:63
  5. Faith-based organizations (FBOs) can be effective partners in the implementation of health interventions to reach underserved audiences. However, little is known about the capacity they have or need to engage ...

    Authors: Jennifer D. Allen, Rachel C. Shelton, Lindsay Kephart, Lina Jandorf, Sara C. Folta and Cheryl L. Knott
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:62
  6. One goal of health systems seeking to evolve into learning health systems is to accelerate the implementation and sustainment of evidence-based practices (EBPs). As part of this evolution, the Veterans Health ...

    Authors: Andrea L. Nevedal, Caitlin M. Reardon, George L. Jackson, Sarah L. Cutrona, Brandolyn White, Allen L. Gifford, Elizabeth Orvek, Kathryn DeLaughter, Lindsay White, Heather A. King, Blake Henderson, Ryan Vega and Laura Damschroder
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:61
  7. As more effective or efficient interventions emerge out of scientific advancement to address a particular public health issue, it may be appropriate to de-implement low-value interventions, or interventions th...

    Authors: Virginia R. McKay, Todd B. Combs, M. Margaret Dolcini and Ross C. Brownson
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:60
  8. Women’s Health Services (WHS) in the Veterans Health Administration (VA) has long partnered with VA researchers to evaluate how VA care is organized for women veterans. This partnership has yielded substantial...

    Authors: Alison B. Hamilton, Tanya T. Olmos-Ochoa, Ismelda Canelo, Danielle Rose, Katherine J. Hoggatt, Claire Than and Elizabeth M. Yano
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:59
  9. People living with HIV (PWH) in Africa have higher burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) compared to the general population, probably due to increased burden of hypertension (HTN). In this study, we explored...

    Authors: Angela Aifah, Deborah Onakomaiya, Juliet Iwelunmor, David Oladele, Titilola Gbajabiamila, Chisom Obiezu-Umeh, Ucheoma Nwaozuru, Adesola Z. Musa, Oliver Ezechi and Gbenga Ogedegbe
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:58
  10. Though clinical practice guidelines are available, the diagnosis of pediatric hypertension (HTN) is often missed. Management may not follow guidelines due to the measurement challenges in children, complexity ...

    Authors: Justin D. Smith, Nivedita Mohanty, Matthew M. Davis, Ashley A. Knapp, Yacob G. Tedla, Allison J. Carroll, Heather E. Price, Juan A. Villamar, Roxane Padilla, Neil Jordan, C. Hendricks Brown and Craig B. Langman
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:57
  11. Practice facilitation is a method used to address the complexity associated with implementation of innovations into primary care. To provide support, we propose that the i-PARIHS (Integrated Promoting Action o...

    Authors: Sarah C. Hunter, Bo Kim and Alison L. Kitson
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:56
  12. Connect for Health is an evidence-based weight management program with clinical- and family-facing components for delivery in pediatric primary care for families of children ages 2 to 12 years. We used the Consol...

    Authors: Meg Simione, Holly M. Frost, Rachel Cournoyer, Fernanda Neri Mini, Jackie Cassidy, Cassie Craddock, Jennifer Moreland, Jessica Wallace, Joshua Metlay, Caroline J. Kistin, Kerry Sease, Simon J. Hambidge and Elsie M. Taveras
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:55
  13. The province of British Columbia (BC), Canada, was among the first jurisdictions to scale up HIV Treatment as Prevention (TasP) to the population level, including funding and policy commitments that enhanced H...

    Authors: Koharu Loulou Chayama, Ryan McNeil, Jean Shoveller, Will Small and Rod Knight
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:54
  14. Economic empowerment (EE) HIV prevention programs for adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in sub-Saharan Africa are gaining traction as effective strategies to reduce HIV risk and vulnerabilities among thi...

    Authors: Juliet Iwelunmor, Ucheoma Nwaozuru, Chisom Obiezu-Umeh, Florida Uzoaru, John Ehiri, Jami Curley, Oliver Ezechi, Collins Airhihenbuwa and Fred Ssewamala
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:53
  15. Readiness is an essential precursor of successful implementation; however, its conceptualization and application has proved elusive. R = MC2 operationalizes readiness for use in practice. The purpose of this stud...

    Authors: Melanie Livet, Mary Yannayon, Chloe Richard, Lindsay Sorge and Paul Scanlon
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:52
  16. Community engagement is critical to the acceleration of evidence-based interventions into community settings. Harnessing the knowledge and opinions of community leaders increases the likelihood of successful i...

    Authors: Jessica Haughton, Michelle L. Takemoto, Jennifer Schneider, Steven P. Hooker, Borsika Rabin, Ross C. Brownson and Elva M. Arredondo
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:51
  17. Stroke is a leading cause of disability and the fifth leading cause of death in the USA. Intravenous alteplase is a highly effective clot-dissolving stroke treatment that must be given in a hospital setting wi...

    Authors: Alex H. S. Harris, Nicolas B. Barreto, Amber W. Trickey, Sylvia Bereknyei, Tong Meng, Todd H. Wagner and Prasanthi Govindarajan
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:50
  18. To improve perioperative patient safety, guidelines for the preoperative, peroperative, and postoperative phase were introduced in the Netherlands between 2010 and 2013. To help the implementation of these gui...

    Authors: Yvette E. J. J. M. Emond, André P. Wolff, Yvonne A. S. Peters, Gerrit J. A. Bloo, Gert P. Westert, Johan Damen, Hiske Calsbeek and Hub C. Wollersheim
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:49
  19. While stakeholder mapping is common in public policy, social sciences, and business management, this tool has not often been used in healthcare settings. We developed a new method of healthcare stakeholder map...

    Authors: Steven L. Bernstein, June Weiss and Leslie Curry
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:48
  20. Positive impacts of quality improvement initiatives on health care and services have not been substantial. Knowledge translation (KT) strategies (tools, products and interventions) strive to facilitate the upt...

    Authors: Monika Kastner, Julie Makarski, Leigh Hayden, Yonda Lai, Joyce Chan, Victoria Treister, Kegan Harris, Sarah Munce, Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, Ian D. Graham and Sharon E. Straus
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:47
  21. COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in the US, and COPD exacerbations result in approximately 700,000 hospitalizations annually. Patients with acute respiratory failure due to severe COPD exacerbation ar...

    Authors: Mihaela S. Stefan, Penelope S. Pekow, Christopher M. Shea, Ashley M. Hughes, Nicholas S. Hill, Jay S. Steingrub and Peter K. Lindenauer
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:46

    The Update to this article has been published in Trials 2021 22:926

  22. Persons living with HIV (PLHIV) receiving antiretroviral therapy have increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Integration of services for hypertension (HTN), the primary CVD risk factor, into HIV clini...

    Authors: Martin Muddu, Andrew K. Tusubira, Brenda Nakirya, Rita Nalwoga, Fred C. Semitala, Ann R. Akiteng, Jeremy I. Schwartz and Isaac Ssinabulya
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:45
  23. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-296) prompted the expansion of federal requirements for local school wellness policies, which aim to improve health promoting practices across school distric...

    Authors: Y. Asada, L. Turner, M. Schwartz and J. F. Chriqui
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:44
  24. Increasingly, scholars argue that de-implementation is a distinct concept from implementation; factors contributing to stopping a current practice might be distinct from those that encourage adoption of a new ...

    Authors: Beth Prusaczyk, Taren Swindle and Geoffrey Curran
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:43
  25. Recent reviews of the use and application of implementation frameworks in implementation efforts highlight the limited use of frameworks, despite the value in doing so. As such, this article aims to provide re...

    Authors: Joanna C. Moullin, Kelsey S. Dickson, Nicole A. Stadnick, Bianca Albers, Per Nilsen, Sarabeth Broder-Fingert, Barbara Mukasa and Gregory A. Aarons
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:42
  26. By 2040, one out of three older adults in the USA are expected to belong to a racial/ethnic minority group. This population has an increased risk of mental and physical disability with significant barriers to ...

    Authors: Thalia Porteny, Margarita Alegría, Paola del Cueto, Larimar Fuentes, Sheri Lapatin Markle, Amanda NeMoyer and Giselle K. Perez
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:41
  27. Scaling-up and sustaining effective healthcare interventions is essential for improving healthcare; however, relatively little is known about these processes. In addition to quantitative experimental designs, ...

    Authors: Andrew Walker, Annette Boaz, Amber Gibney, Zoe Zambelli and Michael V. Hurley
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:40
  28. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in Implementation Science Communications 2020 1:65

  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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

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