Keyword: Implementation Science

Background: Despite the importance of social determinants in health outcomes, little is known about the best practices for screening and referral during clinical encounters.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Implementation of social needs screening in primary care: A qualitative study using the health equity implementation framework

C. Drake, H. Batchelder, T. Lian, M. Cannady, M. Weinberger, H. Eisenson, E. Esmaili, A. Lewinski, L.L. Zullig, A. Haley, D. Edelman, C.M. Shea
BMC Health Serv Res

Background: Screening in primary care for unmet individual social needs (e.g., housing instability, food insecurity, unemployment, social isolation) is critical to addressing their deleterious effects on patients’ health outcomes.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Getting routine intimate partner violence screening right: Implementation strategies used in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) primary care

O.L. Adjognon, J.E. Brady, M.R. Gerber, M.E. Dichter, A.R. Grillo, A.B. Hamilton, S.W. Stirman, K.M. Iverson
J Am Board Fam Med

Background: Evidence supports the clinical effectiveness of intimate partner violence (IPV) screening programs, but less is known about implementing and sustaining them.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

A hybrid III stepped wedge cluster randomized trial testing an implementation strategy to facilitate the use of an evidence-based practice in VA homeless primary care treatment programs

M.M. Simmons, S. Gabrielian, T. Byrne, M.B. McCullough, J.L. Smith, T.J. Taylor, T.P. O'Toole, V. Kane, V. Yakovchenko, D.K. McInnes, D.A. Smelson
Implement Sci

Background: Homeless veterans often have multiple health care and psychosocial needs, including assistance with access to housing and health care, as well as support for ongoing treatment engagement.

Publication year
2017
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research