Implementation science: Relevance in the real world without sacrificing rigor

PLoS Med. 2017 Apr 25;14(4):e1002288. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002288. eCollection 2017 Apr.


Three members of PLOS Medicine's editorial board who are leading researchers in implementation science define the characteristics of high-quality studies and invite their submission to the journal.

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Editorial Policies*
  • Humans
  • Publishing*
  • Research Personnel
  • Science / standards*
  • Translational Research, Biomedical / standards*