Center for Implementation and Improvement Sciences (CIIS)
Bringing Science to Quality
The Evans Center for Implementation and Improvement Sciences (CIIS) is a methodological hub for the scientific evaluation of efforts to improve healthcare delivery that integrates key components of implementation and improvement sciences with a focus on care within safety net systems.
Specific objectives of CIIS are to:
- Guide, support, and innovate design of projects that rigorously evaluate the effectiveness of efforts to implement healthcare system change.
- Identify factors and strategies that accelerate the adoption and promote sustainability of effective healthcare interventions in in safety net systems.
- Educate faculty and trainees in Implementation and Improvement Sciences.
What types of help can I get from CIIS:
- Offer input on evidence-based interventions and implementation strategies to test/use.
- Assist with theoretical framing and design of quality improvement projects and studies.
- Consult on design and analysis for validity and publication.
- Provide linkages to additional expertise; promote collaborations.
- Provide seed grants, pilot data, and writing assistance.
- Help us and others learn from our experience.
How do I request help:
Step 1: Tell Us About Your Project
Step 2: Contact from CIIS
- We will contact you within two business days to gather further detail or book Step 3.
Step 3: Meet with CIIS
- CIIS will connect you to appropriate experts to discuss your needs and create a plan for next steps.