May 4, 2011

Multilevel Interventions in Health Care: Introduction by Stephen Taplin, MD, MPH

Multilevel Interventions in Health Care: Building the Foundation for Future Research Goals

Introduction: Understanding and Influencing Multilevel Factors Across the Cancer Continuum Lead author: Stephen Taplin, MD, MPH (National Cancer Institute) This overview paper will provide frameworks and definitions to lay the groundwork for subsequent articles on multilevel interventions and research on the cancer care continuum.

Conference Description
The research conference sponsored by the National Cancer Institute assembled health care researchers, clinicians, and administrators to discuss the importance of multilevel approaches to improving health care quality in the United States. It occurred over two days and was associated with the American Society for Preventive Oncology's (ASPO) annual meeting in March of 2011.

This presentation is one of 13 research papers. The conference offered platforms for participant discussion and engagement regarding the opportunities and challenges of multilevel intervention research. Recorded sessions, presentation slides, and additional resources are available at

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