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Standards for Reporting Implementation Studies (StaRI) Statement

Reporting guideline provided for?
(i.e. exactly what the authors state in the paper)
Reporting of implementation studies, employing a range of study designs to develop and evaluate implementation strategies with the aim of enhancing adoption and sustainability of effective interventions.


StaRI checklist (Word)

Full bibliographic reference Pinnock H, Barwick M, Carpenter CR, Eldridge S, Grandes G, Griffiths CJ, Rycroft-Malone J, Meissner P, Murray E, Patel A, Sheikh A, Taylor SJC, for the StaRI group. Standards for Reporting Implementation Studies (StaRI) statement.  BMJ. 2017;356:i6795.
Language English
PubMed ID 28264797
Relevant URLs
(full-text if available)
The StaRI Statement is freely available to access at: http://www.bmj.com/content/356/bmj.i6795.full

Explanation and elaboration papers
Pinnock H, Barwick M, Carpenter CR, Eldrige S, Grandes G, Griffiths CJ, Rycroft-Malone J, Meissner P, Murray E, Patel A, Sheikh A, Taylor S, for the StaRI group. Standards for Reporting Implementation Studies (StaRI): Explanation and Elaboration document. BMJ Open. 2017;7:e013318. PMID: 28373250

Relevant more generic / specialised reporting guidelines
(i.e. main generic guideline or extension to a generic guideline)
RIMES-SE: Smith MY, Morrato EH, Mora N, Nguyen V, Pinnock H, Winterstein AG. The Reporting Recommendations Intended for Pharmaceutical Risk Minimization Evaluation Studies: Standards for Reporting of Implementation Studies Extension (RIMES-SE). Drug Saf. 2024. PMID: 38478350

Reporting guideline acronym StaRI
Study design Clinical trials, Economic evaluations, Experimental studies, Mixed methods studies, Observational studies, Qualitative research, Quality improvement studies
Applies to the whole report or to individual sections of the report? Whole report
Other Read a guide (PDF) to reporting guidelines relevant to implementation studies developed by researchers in the Centre for Implementation Science at King’s College London and King’s Improvement Science and led by the National Institute for Health Research Applied Research Collaboration South London (NIHR ARC South London) at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and supported by King’s Improvement Science.
Additional information Read the StaRI guideline development proposal document (PDF).
Record last updated on June 12, 2024


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