Category: Practice

  • ISHCA 21: Digital Health and Health Inequities

    Type of resource: Video
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Health equity
    With the increasing presence of, and reliance on, digital health interventions in the health care system: are we making health inequities better, or worse?
  • ISHCA 21: The How and Why of Stakeholder Engagement

    Type of resource: Video
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Practice examples Stakeholder engagement
    Speakers discuss the value of engaging stakeholders early in implementation research and provide practical examples and guidance for clinicians and researchers looking to do the same.
  • ISHCA 21: Balancing Patient and Clinical Outcomes with Implementation Outcomes

    Type of resource: Video
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Evaluation Intervention development Measures and outcomes Study design
    Recorded at ISHCA 21, this session explored how to balance patient and clinical outcomes with implementation outcomes in implementation science protocols. Presenters reflected on the different factors that influence outcome choice, including team input, funding opportunities, as well as stakeholder receptivity and measurement availability. 
  • ISHCA 21: Health Inequities and Implementation Challenges

    Type of resource: Video
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Health equity Knowledge translation Stakeholder engagement
    Hear from public health and implementation experts about why health equity is an important consideration in implementation research.
  • Developing a novel diabetes distress e-learning program for diabetes educators: an intervention mapping approach

    Type of resource:
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Evidence-practice gap Frameworks, models, theories
    The purpose of this paper is to describe how Intervention Mapping was utilised to plan the development, implementation, and evaluation of a novel diabetes distress e-learning program for diabetes educators, to meet a well-documented need and significant gap in diabetes care. 
  • Clinician and staff perspectives on potential disparities introduced by the rapid implementation of telehealth services during COVID-19: a mixed-methods analysis

    Type of resource:
    Resource category: Practice
    In this article the authors highlight three ways to overcome inequities of delivering telehealth.
  • An electronic decision support-based complex intervention to improve management of cardiovascular risk in primary health care: a cluster randomised trial (INTEGRATE)

    Type of resource:
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Context Practice examples
    The aim of this study was to determine whether a multifaceted primary health care intervention better controlled cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in patients with high risk of CVD than usual care. The study concluded that the INTEGRATE intervention was not broadly implemented and did not improve CVD risk management in participating Australian general practices. ... Read more
  • What Can Implementation Science Do for You? Key Success Stories from the Field

    Type of resource:
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Context Practice examples
    This paper describes implementation science success stories involving health interventions, programs, guidelines and policies, where the role of implementation science made a substantial, replicated, and sustained health impact across broad population groups. 
  • Translational Research Framework

    Type of resource:
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Introductory
    This guide can be used as a tool to help you critically think about where projects may fit on the translational research continuum, and with this in mind, how best to refine your research question and methods. The guide provides a number of prompts to help identify the steps you need to take to: Demonstrate ... Read more
  • Implementation in action: A guide to implementing evidence-informed programs and practices

    Type of resource:
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Introductory
    This guide has been written to help implement evidence-informed programs and practices in the child and family service sector. You are encouraged to use it in conjunction with the recommended tools and resources highlighted throughout the guide.
  • Knowledge Translation: The Rise of Implementation

    Type of resource:
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Knowledge translation
    This Report reflects on the advancements in Knowledge Translation (KT), the relationship between KT and Implementation Science and KT practice specifically in disability research.
  • Guidance for conducting feasibility and pilot studies for implementation trials

    Type of resource:
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Implementation strategies Study design
    This paper aims to provide broad guidance for the conduct of feasibility and pilot studies for implementation trials. Feasibility and pilot studies for implementation trials are similar to those for intervention trials, but focus on developing implementation strategies, refining research methods and undertaking preliminary testing of implementation strategies. This slightly different focus often presents challenges for researchers who are new ... Read more
  • A qualitative study of design stakeholders’ views of developing and implementing a registry-based learning health system

    Type of resource:
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Barriers and facilitators Partnerships Stakeholder engagement
    The concept of a learning health system has been enthusiastically embraced in healthcare, but relatively few real-life examples exist. This article, led by Prof Mary Dixon-Woods, uses stakeholder interviews to examine views on designing and implementing a US-based learning health system for cystic fibrosis. 
  • Building a Resilient COVID-19 Vaccination System

    Type of resource: Video
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Implementation strategies Practice examples
    Professor Julie Leask’s presentation focuses on building a resilient COVID-19 vaccination system. It looks at what is ahead with the pandemic and the vaccination for COVID-19. Professor Leask also discusses what would make a successful vaccination program by looking back at what we already know about high vaccination uptake.
  • The COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit in New South Wales

    Type of resource: Video
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Context Implementation strategies Practice examples
    As part of New South Wales’ response to COVID-19, the Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) established a critical intelligence unit (CIU) to keep abreast of new developments and aid health care leadership in decision-making. The CIU was a new organisational entity which brought together clinical, analytic, research, organisational and policy experts to provide timely and ... Read more
  • Politics, Post-Truth Science and COVID-19

    Type of resource: Video
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Barriers and facilitators Context Qualitative research Research translation
    Masks, schools, contact-tracing, quarantine, ventilation, vaccines. Policymakers said they were “following the science” – but the science was contested, sometimes aggressively and even violently. Research progressed at unprecedented pace and scale; too little knowledge quickly became too much. A few questions were resolved, but many were not. “Facts” were not merely value-laden; time after time ... Read more
  • Professor Fiona Coyer, Keynote Presentation, SHP Implementation Science Symposium 2019

    Type of resource: Video
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Practice examples
    Listen to Professor Fiona Coyer, a Conjoint Professor of Nursing at the Queensland University of Technology, deliver a keynote presentation about her implementation research which largely eliminated pressure injuries amongst patients of the Emergency Department at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.
  • Knowledge Translation (KT) Intervention Mapping Exercise

    Type of resource:
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Implementation strategies
    Use this template as a guide to developing a Knowledge Translation (KT) intervention to improve an evidence-to practice gap that you’ve identified.