ISRN Guide: Building Successful Research Collaboratives for Healthcare Improvement

Team Science is growing because of the need to address complex issues related to quality of healthcare delivery. The topics presented in this guide are intended to serve as a resource for conducting quality improvement research as a transdisciplinary scientific team. More>>

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Educational Resources

Educational reading and Web sites dedicated to human subjects research, ethics and regulations. View all...

Grant Writing Assistance and Funding (Members Only)

An aim of the Improvement Science Research Network is to assist network members in the acquisition of funding for multi-site research trials. This member’s only section will assist individuals in the construct of their grant application. View all...

Journals that publish Improvement, Translational, and Implementation Research

Through the BLOG, the ISRN, fueled by discussions of the CTSA Nursing Special Interest Group (SIG), invites YOUR thinking about ‘where to publish manuscripts’ in the emerging fields of translational science, quality improvement studies, dissemination and implementation research, and newly-dubbed fields such as delivery systems science. View all...


A partial list of organizations and programs that relate to the advancement and development of improvement science. View all...

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Miriam Bender, PhD, RN, University of California Irvine

Linda Roussel, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNL, The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Marjory (Micki) Williams, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, Temple, Texas

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Wrestling Readmissions to the Mat: Evidence and Efforts
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What Works in Readmissions Reduction: How Hospitals Have Improved Performance
Amanda Brewster, PhD
Yale Global Health Leadership Institute
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Discharge Readiness as a Nurse Sensitive Indicator
Kathleen Bobay, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Marquette University, College of Nursing
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Gulsham Sharma, MD
UTMB Galveston

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