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Lecture Slides & Videos

New and Future Directions in Implementation Science

Russell Glasgow, PhD
Borsika Rabin, PhD, PharmD, MPH
Slides Video

This seminar offers learnings from Dr. Glasgow and Rabin’s strategic planning meetings with NIH and PCORI, and insights on how to significantly increase the competitiveness and scores of applications to pragmatic research groups such as NIH Dissemination and Implementation, PCORI, and other new pragmatic research RFAs.

Implementation Science: Methods, Models, and Opportunities to Integrate Evidence, Policy, and Practice​

Russell Glasgow, PhD
Slides Video

Identify key characteristics of implementation science and how it is different from traditional health research; describe an example of how implementation science has been applied to population-based cancer screening; describe resources for funding, measures and other tools for implementation science available from NCI & NIH​.

​Diffusion of Innovations: Implications for Practice​

Jim Dearing, PhD
Slides Video

An introduction to the diffusion of innovation paradigm and the implementation science perspectives about fidelity, adaption and sustainability

​The Field of Healthcare Marketing: Implications for Dissemination and Implementation Practice​​

Elaine Morrato, DrPH, MPH
Slides Video

An overview of the changing healthcare marketplace and insights on strategic communication in today's media world.

Digital Media in Healthcare: Reaching Patients Anytime, Anywhere, Any Platform​​

Patrick Duparcq PhD
Slides AudioFiles

A brief overview of the “State of Digital Engagement” including current technology trends and how future technologies could be evaluated from a management perspective.

Mixed Methods in Dissemination and Implementation Research

Karen Albright, PhD
Slides Video

​A discussion of the strengths of qualitative vs. quantitative data, common barriers to using mixed method approaches, three dimensions of methodological combination, and five mixed method designs with particular relevance for dissemination and implementation research​.

​​​Boot Camp Translation for Patient-centered Outcomes

Don Nease, MD
Slides Video

Lessons learned in engaging Practice-Based Research Networks (PBRNs) and their patients Community and Stakeholder Engagement.

Message Tailoring

Amanda Dempsey, MD, PhD, MPH
Slides Video

An overview of targeting specific audiences with tailoring and personalization from lessons learned at University of Michigan Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit.

Text Messaging in Healthcare

Lisa Schilling, MD, MSPH
Slides Video

​An overview of SMS technology basics, regulations, intervention development, tools, and the use of text messaging in healthcare.

A Method for Achieving Covariate Balance in Cluster Randomized Trials

Miriam Dickinson, PhD
Slides Video

​Provides a tutorial on the use of balance criterion approach to achieve balance in cluster-randomized trials​.

Centers & Networks

Center for Research in Implementation Science and Prevention (CRISP)

CRISP is one of three new national centers funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) that focuses on improving clinical preventive services within primary care practice. CRISP brings together expertise in implementation of preventive services, practice-based research networks (PBRNs) and national authorities in innovative health information technology (HIT). The website contains archived D&I webinars, educational opportunities, research information. Toolkits are coming soon.

Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN)

The Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN) is a national network of academic, public health, and community partners who work together to reduce the burden of cancer, especially among those disproportionately affected. Its members conduct community-based participatory cancer research across its ten network centers, crossing academic affiliations and geographic boundaries. The CPCRN is a thematic research network of the Prevention Research Centers (PRCs), which are CDC’s flagship program for preventing and controlling chronic diseases. The website offers information on workgroups, resources, and presentations.

CCTSI

The CCTSI is a collaborative enterprise between University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado State University, six affiliated Hospitals and health care organizations, and multiple community organizations with a goal to accelerate the translation of research discoveries into improved patient care and public health. This website is the CCTSI’s portal for communication and collaboration tools. It is designed to help you navigate the many valuable clinical and translational research and educational resources available through the CCTSI.

IMPLEMENTATION NETWORK

This listserv distributes information on late-breaking research, practice, and policy activities in the area of dissemination and implementation in health care and public health, including publications, reports, conferences, meetings, program announcements, funding opportunities, and other various proceedings. The listserv encompasses the areas relevant to dissemination and implementation in health care and public health, including: scale-up/spread, capacity building, knowledge translation, quality improvement, research-to-practice, diffusion, knowledge transfer and exchange, adoption, complex interventions, implementation strategies, action research, translational research, and other related terms and sub-disciplines. It is supported in part by VA QUERI. This website is managed by Wynne Norton, Ph.D at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health.

Make Research Matter (MRM)

MRM provides tools for researchers to incorporate dissemination and implementation science into their products. The MRM site contains four main tools: Planning Tools, Resource Library, Narrative Library, and Glossary.

QUERI Program

QUERI focuses on the quality of healthcare for Veterans. QUERI seeks to improve care using research evidence to improve clinical practice. QUERI’s Resource Center, the Center for Implementation Practice and Research Support (CIPRS) provides tools, resources for theories, methods, models, frameworks, journals, news, among many other resources for those interested in implementation science research.

Funding Agencies

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The AHRQ site contains a variety of resources for patients and consumers, healthcare professionals, policy makers, and researchers. AHRQ offers toolkits, funding opportunities, and other information on patient education, preventive care, quality, and patient safety.

NIH/National Cancer Institute: Implementation Science

This website is a comprehensive resource for resources and interactive tools, funding opportunities, conferences and trainings, publications, and presentations.

CRISP: Funding, Advice from Experts

This video showcases members of CRISP discussing funding for dissemination and implementation.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC website offers D&I resources in a variety of specific areas including violence protection, chronic disease prevention, tobacco cessation, and cancer control. The website also has extensive information on health communication, social media and marketing.

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

CRISP is one of three new national centers funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) that focuses on improving clinical preventive services within primary care practice. CRISP brings together expertise in implementation of preventive services, practice-based research networks (PBRNs) and national authorities in innovative health information technology (HIT). The website contains archived D&I webinars, educational opportunities, research information. Toolkits are coming soon.

Journals & Books

Clinical and Translational Science

CRISP is one of three new national centers funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) that focuses on improving clinical preventive services within primary care practice. CRISP brings together expertise in implementation of preventive services, practice-based research networks (PBRNs) and national authorities in innovative health information technology (HIT). The website contains archived D&I webinars, educational opportunities, research information. Toolkits are coming soon.

Brownson R, Colditz G, Proctor, E (Eds.). Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health. Oxford University Press, New York. 2012.

A comprehensive anthology of writings about D&I history, theories and approaches, design and analysis, and settings/populations.

Implementation Science

This website is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that aims to publish research relevant to the scientific study of methods to promote the uptake of research findings into routine healthcare in clinical, organisational or policy contexts.

Websites

UNC Dissemination and Implementation Portal

The North Carolina Translational & Clinical Sciences Institute’s website contains a variety of D&I resources including sample grants, tools, publishing information, frameworks, and information on conferences and training programs.

National Clinical & Translational Science Awards (CTSA)

The Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) program, supported by the National institutes of Health, is comprised of about 60 academic medical institutions and a coordinating center all working together to transform the way biomedical research is conducted. Its goals are to accelerate the translation of laboratory discoveries into treatments for patients, to engage communities in clinical research efforts, and to train a new generation of clinical and translational researchers. The website contains tools, best practices, collaboration opportunities, and other resources.

RE-AIM

The RE-AIM framework is designed to enhance the quality, speed, and public health impact of efforts to translate research into practice in five steps. This site provides an explanation of and resources for those wanting to apply the RE-AIM framework. Among the RE-AIM website features are Tools and resources to facilitate implementation, and a comprehensive list of RE-AIM publications and presentations organized alphabetically by year.

Precede-Proceed

This website offers information on the Precede-Proceed model and links to other resources such as conferences, journals, career opportunities, and information on organizations and health policy.

Training Programs

Health Services Research & Development's Cyberseminars

Health Services Research & Development's cyberseminars provide state-of-the art training and special interest sessions right from your computer. Cyber seminars are available 24/7 as live web conferences and as on demand archived presentations.

CIPRS (UCLA, LA VA)

The VA Center for Implementation Practice and Research Support (CIPRS) is a QUERI resource center that aims to facilitate accelerated improvement in the quality and performance of the VA healthcare delivery system through enhanced VA implementation practice and research. CIPRS programs include: education and technical assistance to VA implementation researchers, technical assistance and support for VA implementation practice, and development of implementation

Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH)

The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health, in partnership with the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, is sponsoring this 5-day training institute to provide participants with a thorough grounding in conducting dissemination and implementation research in health.

Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH)

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The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health, in partnership with the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, is sponsoring this 5-day training institute to provide participants with a thorough grounding in conducting dissemination and implementation research in health.