The Intervention
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Collaborative Planning Approach
Analyze and review
  • Evaluate functions and flexible components of intervention
  • Deepen understanding of mental health needs

Explore stakeholder perceptions
  • Conduct semi-structured interviews with stakeholders
  • Run walkthroughs of intervention
  • Identify champions
  • Lead rapid reflection and iterative modifications

Develop implementation plan
  • Formulate implementation plan
  • Identify existing resources to support implementation
  • Develop performance objective matrix
  • Train staff on process of implementation

Hybrid 1 RCT Evaluation
  • Evaluate interventions
  • Measure clinical outcomes at 90 days post-op
  • Track implementation outcomes through post-implementation interviews

Integrate RCT Results
  • Analyze clinical and implementation outcomes
  • present pilot results to team and SAB
  • Plan for future adaptations

Study Populations

Our current pilot projects are focused on adults 60 years and older in three surgical populations:

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Oncologic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Research Infrastructure

Infrastructure for Quality Improvement, Research and Informatics (INQUIRI)
The over-arching aim of the Initiative for Quality Improvement, Research and Informatics (INQUIRI) is to discover and implement practical solutions that will improve quality and safety, leading to improved outcomes of surgical, peripartum, critically ill and chronic pain patients

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Department of Research
The Department of Research is a multi-disciplinary team supporting and conducting research for patient care services at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Institute for Informatics (I2)
Institute for Informatics (I2) provides an academic and professional home for informatics science and practice. I2 engages in innovative research, workforce development and informatics service delivery.

Dissemination & Implementation Research Core (DIRC)
The Dissemination and Implementation Research Core (DIRC) provides methodological expertise to advance translational (T3 and T4) research to inform and move efficacious health practices from clinical knowledge into routine, real-world use.

Healthy Mind Lab
The Healthy Mind Lab aims to improve health outcomes by studying treatments that promote healthy minds and healthy bodies across the lifespan.

Washington University Network for Dissemination and Implementation Research (WUNDIR)
The Washington University Network for Dissemination and Implementation Research (WUNDIR) is an informal network of researchers with a common interest in dissemination and implementation science in a variety of different settings and sectors (e.g., mental health services, public health, diabetes, acute care, emergency medicine, obesity, cancer, tobacco).

Pilot Projects – R03s

Click below to learn more about National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) small-grant programs funded by the Center for Perioperative Mental Health.