TIES projects include a combination of grants and contracts covering a variety of topics. All projects focus on bringing research evidence to practice.
Dissemination Practice: Purposive distribution of information and intervention materials to a specific audience. The Intent is to spread information. (NIH)
Implementation Practice: The use of strategies to adopt and integrate evidence-based interventions and change practice within specific settings. (NIH)
Dissemination Science: The scientific study of processes and variables that determine and/or influence the spread/sharing of knowledge to various stakeholders.
Implementation Science: The scientific study of the methods to promote the uptake of research findings in clinical, organizational, or policy contexts. (Implementation Science journal)
Tool: Resource used to help patients/clinicians make informed decisions with regards to patient care.