If you are not familiar with implementation science, the following materials may give you a good first impression of the topic.


  • Bauer, M. S., Damschroder, L., Hagedorn, H., Smith, J., & Kilbourne, A. M. (2015). An introduction to implementation science for the non-specialist. BMC psychology3(1), 1-12.
  • Bauer, M. S., & Kirchner, J. (2020). Implementation science: what is it and why should I care?. Psychiatry research283, 112376.
  • Olswang, L. B., & Prelock, P. A. (2015). Bridging the gap between research and practice: Implementation science. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research58(6), S1818-S1826.


  • Wensing, M., Grol, R., & Grimshaw, J. (Eds.). (2020). Improving patient care: The implementation of change in health care. John Wiley & Sons.
  • Wensing, M. J. P., & Grol, R. P. T. M. (2017). Implementatie: effectieve verbetering van de patiëntenzorg. Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.


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Chapter overview

  1. Connect with implementation scientists
  2. Introduction to Implementation Science
  3. Implementation theories, models & frameworks
  4. Study methods, designs & measures
  5. Implementation strategies
  6. Dissemination
  7. De-implementation
  8. Sustainability
  9. Participatory research & stakeholder engagement
  10. Implementation Science in NL