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Director's Letter by David Atkins, MD, MPH, Director, HSR&D
Implementation Science: Moving from Theory
By Amy Kilbourne, PhD, MPH, Quality Enhancement Research Initiative
(QUERI), VA Central Office
Aligning Forces for Implementation
Laura Petersen, MD, MPH, HSR&D Center for Innovations in Quality,
Effectiveness and Safety, Houston, Texas
Facilitation: A Key Strategy in the Field of
By Mona J. Ritchie, PhD, and JoAnn E. Kirchner, MD, both with HSR&D's
Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research and QUERI for
Team-Based Behavioral Health, North Little Rock, Arkansas
Enhancing PACT Implementation through
Michelle Lampman, PhD, Samantha L. Solimeo, PhD, and Greg L.
Stewart, PhD, all with VISN 23 PACT Demonstration Laboratory,
and HSR&D's Center for Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research
and Evaluation, Iowa City, Iowa; and Susan Stockdale, PhD, HSR&D
Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation, and
Policy, Los Angeles, California
Measuring to Improve Care for Veterans with
Dawn M. Bravata, MD, HSR&D Center for Health Information and
Communication, Indianapolis, Indiana
Strategies to Increase Hepatitis C Treatment Starts
By Rachel Gonzalez, MPH, National Hepatitis C Resource Center, VA Long
Beach Healthcare System, Long Beach, California; Angela Park, PharmD,
CACP, New England Veterans Engineering Resource Center, VA Boston
Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts; Vera Yakovchenko, MPH,
HSR&D Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation
Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Hospital, Bedford,
Massachusetts; and Shari Rogal, MD, MPH, HSR&D Center for Health
Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System,
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