Making sense of implementation theories, models and frameworks

Per Nilsen
Implementation Science
April 21, 2015

Nilsen proposes five categories to guide the selection of theoretical approaches to implementation research and practice.  This taxonomy aims to help implementation researchers 1) translate research into practice, 2) conceptualize and understand the influences on implementation outcomes, and 3) evaluate frameworks for implementation.  Differentiating among and within the aims, models and frameworks is essential for selecting appropriate approaches