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Reach Effectiveness Adoption Implementation Maintenance (RE-AIM)

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Dr. Paul Estabrooks, the Harold M. Maurer Distinguished Chair of Health Promotion, Social, & Behavioral Health in the College of Public Health at University of Nebraska Medical Center gave a talk at the American College of Sports Medicine Conference in Boston, MA entitled “Adapting the RE-AIM framework for the Pragmatic Evaluation of Exercise is Medicine.” This talk described how to use RE-AIM when evaluating the implementation of Exercise is Medicine initiative, giving both standard and expanded evaluation recommendations for each metric. This talk included new examples of each metric from published research studies and discussed the creation of a single pragmatic metric for evaluation

Slides are available here

Happy implementing!

Nithya Ramalingam and the RE-AIM Workgroup


NEW FEATURE: If you would like to be emailed RE-AIM related updates, please email with your name and preferred email to be added to the listserv.

Updates include: new blog posts, webinars, presentations, etc. This update will be sent by the RE-AIM Workgroup only and will not act as a typical listserv (i.e., people on the list cannot email the group using this feature).

This site provides an explanation of and resources for those wanting to apply the RE-AIM framework. The RE-AIM framework is designed to enhance the quality, speed, and public health impact of efforts to translate research into practice in five steps:

  • Reach your intended target population
  • Efficacy or effectiveness
  • Adoption by target staff, settings, or institutions
  • Implementation consistency, costs and adaptations made during delivery
  • Maintenance of intervention effects in individuals and settings over time

The Key Features of RE-AIM website are:

  • Tools and resources to facilitate implementation
  • A comprehensive list of RE-AIM publications and presentations organized alphabetically by year

Please send comments and suggestions or your own RE-AIM related work for inclusion on the site to Samantha Harden.

What's New



Upcoming Presentations:

Fall 2016

Borsika A. Rabin, M.P.H., Ph.D., Pharm.D. 
Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California

Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado

New Presentations:

Bridget Gaglio, Ph.D. GaglioMarch2016Webinar RE-AIM Workgroup 2016

Paul Estabrooks, Ph.D. Estabrooks- Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Webinar , RE-AIM Workgroup 2016

New Publications

Lane H, Porter K, Estabrooks P, Zoellner J. A Systematic Review to Assess Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Interventions for Children and Adolescents across the Socioecological Model. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2016 Jun 2. pii: S2212-2672(16)30212-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2016.04.015. [Epub ahead of print].

Sánchez A, Silvestre C, Campo N, Grandes G; PreDE research group. . Type-2 diabetes primary prevention program implemented in routine primary care: a process evaluation study. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2016 May 19. [Epub ahead of print].

McIlvennan CK, Thompson JS, Matlock DD, Cleveland JC Jr, Dunlay SM, LaRue SJ, Lewis EF, Patel CB, Walsh MN, Allen LA. A Multicenter Trial of a Shared Decision Support Intervention for Patients and Their Caregivers Offered Destination Therapy for Advanced Heart Failure: DECIDE-LVAD: Rationale, Design, and Pilot Data. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2016 May 19. [Epub ahead of print].