Vanderbilt Implementation and Quality Improvement Core

About the VIQI Core

The Vanderbilt Implementation and Quality Improvement (VIQI) Core promotes rigorous evaluation of initiatives to implement evidence-based practice and improve the quality, safety, and value of healthcare delivery. We provide consultation services as a component of the Center for Clinical Quality and Implementation Research (CCQIR), comprised of faculty and staff with expertise in a wide array of methodological areas in improvement and implementation science. Dr. Amanda Mixon serves as the Director of the VIQI Core.

Consultation Services Offered

  • Implementation science: theories and frameworks, barriers/facilitators, strategies, outcomes
  • Improvement science: QI frameworks and tools
  • Study design (including hybrid designs, quasi-experimental and pragmatic clinical trials)
  • Selection of appropriate measures and metrics
  • Mixed methods program evaluation
  • Systems-level process change (process mapping)
  • Data visualization
  • Grant and manuscript preparation

Request Services

To assist us in determining your needs, please complete the VIQI Core Services request form:
We will contact you for an initial consultation at no charge. The VIQI Core operates under a collaborative core model in which services are charged as effort to your funding source.

VIQI Core Director

VIQI Core Manager


Amanda S. Mixon, MD, MS, MSPH, FHM Robyn Tamboli, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine Research Program Manager
Division of General Internal Medicine Center for Clinical Quality and
Section of Hospital Medicine Implementation Research