The Implementation Station is a podcast dedicated to enhancing the dissemination and discussion around topics ranging across improvement and implementation sciences. Housed at the Center for Clinical Quality and Implementation Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, this educational podcast covers emerging topics, innovative research, and pragmatic applications with experts across the nation.


About the Host

Implementation Station is hosted by Heather Limper, PhD, MPH. Dr. Limper is the Assistant Director for Operations in the Center for Clinical Quality & Implementation Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Associate Director of the Implementation Science Core, and serves as the Director of Evaluation for the MidSouth Practice Transformation Network. She is a health services researcher specifically focusing on technical and operational methods of behavioral intervention to improve patient safety and quality in healthcare environments. Dr. Limper has a particular interest in cognitive factors affecting uptake of common interventions. Additionally, she has pragmatic experience in the design, implementation, and evaluation of interventions intended to improve the quality and safety of care delivered in real-world settings as well as implementation of best practices and de-implementation of poor care practices through operational innovation, systems-based change, and implementation science approaches.