Dissemination and implementation (D&I) science, help address system-setting-, and worker-level factors to increase the uptake, impact, and sustainment of Total Worker Health (TWH) activities. Which is an initiative of the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, is defined as policies, programs, and practices that integrate protection from work-related health and safety hazards by promoting efforts that advance worker well-being. Interventions that apply the TWH paradigm improve workplace health more rapidly than wellness programs alone.
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Guerin RJ, Harden SM, Rabin BA, Rohlman DS, Cunningham TR, TePoel MR, Parish M, Glasgow RE. Dissemination and Implementation Science Approaches for Occupational Safety and Health Research: Implications for Advancing Total Worker Health. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Oct 21;18(21):11050. doi: 10.3390/ijerph182111050. PMID: 34769573.
Bethany M. Kwan, PhD, MSPH presented a talk to the Tufts CTSI on pragmatic trails in the context of D&I. The ACCORDS and CCTSI work in D&I and pragmatic trials were recognized in their efforts in developing a national reputation as leaders by Tufts Medical Center.
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PCORI’s Board of Governors adopted five National Priorities for Health to guide PCORI funding of patient- centered comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER). This process included a 60-day public comment period and several meetings and events that generated vital feedback reflected in the adopted priorities:
New Comprehensive eBook on RE-AIM
New online special issue e-book in Frontiers of Public Health on: Use of the RE-AIM Framework.
This special issue includes 21 articles details the pragmatic use of the RE-AIM/PRISM framework in a wide variety of content areas and diverse settings. Users can sort articles by author, most viewed, type, and date published or download the entire eBook for free. Start reading HERE.
Individual (RE) and Multi-level Setting (AIM) factors- community, organization, and staff
Please take a moment to view Iterative RE-AIM Framework to Inform Adaptations, a fun brief informational video from Cathy Battaglia and friends on Iterative RE-AIM. Iterative RE-AIM is a transitional research based approach from research to practice, policy, and real world applications. This video details how to carry out an Iterative RE-AIM assessment with your team.