Evans Center for Implementation and Improvement Sciences (CIIS) 

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Our team is partnering with Boston University Medical Campus investigators and practitioners to integrate implementation and improvement sciences, and address the needs of safety net systems.


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CIIS Fellowship – Applications Now Open

As research evidence grows, so does the demand for implementation and improvement scientists – researchers trained in the study of methods that promote adoption and integration of evidence-based practices into routine healthcare settings. Building institutional capacity for implementation science is a critical component of a continuously improving and learning healthcare system. The Evans Center for […]

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Accounting for Patient Preferences Regarding Life-Sustaining Treatment in Evaluations of Medical Effectiveness and Quality.

Check out this paper authored by CIIS co-director, Allan Walkey. Abstract: The importance of understanding patient preferences for life-sustaining treatment is well-described for individual clinical decisions; however, its role in evaluations of healthcare outcomes and quality has received little attention. Decisions to limit life-sustaining therapies are strongly associated with high risks of death in ways […]

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