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Reach Effectiveness Adoption Implementation Maintenance

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

Among the RE-AIM website features 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:

Sign-up for the RE-AIM update list (bottom of homepage) to receive direct WebEx invitations. Full schedule coming soon!

New Presentations:

Rebecca E. Lee, Phd. Using the RE-AIM Framework to Evaluate Physical Activity Public Health Programs in México, International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2015 

Gaglio Bridget. How pragmatic is it? Determining pragmatic characteristics of research.The AHRQ’s Practice-Based Research Network Resource Center, Webinar, May 2015

Estabrooks PA, Harden SM, Kessler R, Glasgow RE. Applying the RE-AIM Framework to Intervention Planning and Evaluation. Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. April 2014. 

Lee RE & O'Connor. RE-AIM Workshop: Sustainability. El XVI Congreso Internacional de Avances en Medicine. Guadalajara, Mexico. February 2014. 

Estabrooks et al. Fundamentals of the RE-AIM Framework. El XVI Congreso Internacional de Avances en Medicine. Guadalajara, Mexico. February 2014.  

New Publications

Jeong HJ, Jo HS, Oh MK, Oh HW. Applying the RE-AIM Framework to Evaluate the Dissemination and Implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Sexually Transmitted Infections. J Korean Med Sci. 2015 Jul;30(7):847-52. doi: 10.3346/jkms.2015.30.7.847. 

Wozniak L, Soprovich A, Rees S, Johnson ST, Majumdar SR, Johnson JA. Challenges in Identifying Patients with Type 2 Diabetes for Quality-Improvement Interventions in Primary Care Settings and the Importance of Valid Disease Registries. Can J Diabetes. 2015 Jul 3. pii: S1499-2671(15)00462-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2015.05.001. [Epub ahead of print] 

Almeida FA, Almeida Brito F.Planning and evaluating health programs: contributions of the RE-AIM framework to nursing. Rev Lat Am Enfermagem. 2014 Jul-Aug;22(4):527-8.