The science to service gap has produced a quality chasm that prevents countries around the world from realizing their goals for improved health, education, and social services. Authors Dean Fixsen, Karen Blase, and Melissa Van Dyke summarize and synthesize advancements in implementation practice and science over the past 50 years. English version now available globally in paperback or eBook format.
This book is 378 pages of the latest information on implementation research and practice to promote a more definitive and developmental implementation science. With over 500 references, the book updates and extends the summaries of research and practice that have been published since 2005. The book includes previously unpublished data regarding strong implementation variables and associated implementation outcomes in a wide variety of human services. The global focus and inclusion of implementation variables and outcomes in health provides a new view of familiar problems and solutions. The generic and practical focus on how to support high fidelity use of effective innovations is augmented by an emphasis on science as it has been defined historically and currently.We are pleased to make the first edition available to all those interested in extending and refining the implementation knowledge base.