Improvement and Implementation Science

Domain definition: To reduce avoidable variation in process and outcome and ensure the systematic uptake of research findings in a health system.

Quality Improvement Methods

Competency defined: Demonstrate the ability to employ specific quality improvement methods to reduce avoidable variation in clinical processes and outcomes in routine practice.

Resource Type  Level
Winter D&I Series 2019 Session 1: Fidelity and Adaption Readings Intermediate
Learning Healthcare system modules: Module 5: Engagement and Community Building Readings Intermediate
Learning Healthcare system modules: Module 6: Data and Analytics Readings Intermediate

Implementation Science Methods

Competency defined: Demonstrate the ability to employ specific implementation science or quality improvement methods to study and promote systematic uptake of research findings and other effective clinical interventions into routine practice

Resource Type  Level
Transforming Implementation and Improvement Into Science. Session 2: Using & Discussing Implementation Science Models PowerPoint Intermediate
Transforming Implementation and Improvement Into Science. Session 3: Implementation Strategies Versus Study Interventions PowerPoint Intermediate
Transforming Implementation and Improvement Into Science. Session 4: Designing an Implementation & Improvement Sciences Study PowerPoint Intermediate
Transforming Implementation and Improvement Into Science. Session 5: Designing Your Implementation & Improvement Sciences Study Readings Intermediate
Transforming Implementation and Improvement Into Science. Session 6: Measuring Implementation & Improvement Outcomes PowerPoint Intermediate
Mechanics of Improvement. Session 3. Studying Improvement Initiatives PowerPoint Intermediate

Mechanics of Improvement. Session 4. Studying and Acting on Results

PowerPoint Intermediate
Fall 2018/2019 Week 6: De-implementation PowerPoint Advanced
Fall 2018/2019 Week 4: Implementation Strategies PowerPoint Intermediate
Winter D&I Series 2019 Session 2: Sustainability PowerPoint Advanced
Fall 2018 Workshop: Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Designs PowerPoint Intermediate
MasterClass with Brian Mittman: Evaluating Change in Health Interventions: Embracing and Guiding (Versus Ignoring and Suppressing) Heterogeneity and Adaption PowerPoint Advanced
Fall 2019 Workshop: Implementation Strategy Mapping PowerPoint Advanced
Module 2: Fidelity & Adaptation of Interventions in Implementation Science Video Intermediate
Module 6: Implementation Strategies Video Intermediate
Adapting Evidence for Implementation in Healthcare Settings and Testing in Embedded Pragmatic Trials Video Intermediate

Scale-up, Spread, and Sustainment

Competency defined: Demonstrate knowledge regarding when to mount larger efforts to scale-up, spread, and sustain successful interventions based on strength of clinical evidence and organizational and provider readiness to change and adopt interventions.

Resource Type Level
Mechanics of Improvement. Session 1: Planning for Improvement-Overview PowerPoint Intermediate
Winter D&I Series 2019 Session 4: Dissemination Strategies PowerPoint Intermediate
Dissemination Strategies for Health Services Researchers
PowerPoint Intermediate