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Table 2 Intervention and comparison facility descriptions

From: Implementing electronic clinical reminders for lipid management in patients with ischemic heart disease in the veterans health administration: QUERI Series

  Intervention Comparison
  Site A Site B Site C Site D Site E Site F
Site description Small non-tertiary facility in a relatively small city; frontier state Large tertiary teaching center in a large metropolitan area with several smaller clinics in outlying areas Very small non-tertiary facility in a small city in extremely remote area Relatively large non-tertiary outpatient only facility with several smaller clinics in outlying areas Small non-tertiary facility in a relatively small city; frontier area Large tertiary teaching center in a large metropolitan area with several smaller clinics in outlying areas
Number of patients with IHD during entire study period 1883 4440 1001 4021 1399 5763
Number of primary care providers 14 60 9 22 11 83
Proportion of PCPs who responded to survey 80% 78% 96% 80% 70% 57%
Proportion of PCPs who are MDs 65% 53% 79% 62% 71% 33%
Proportion of PCPs who are over 45 years old 60% 58% 50% 46% 43% 36%
Proportion male PCPs 57% 46% 81% 28% 73% 43%
Proportion PCPs stating they feel clinical reminders are useful 45% 49% 50% 71% 64% 39%
Commitment to intervention at baseline
Size of team attending kick off meeting 3 of 8 8 of 21 4 of 9 NA
Composition of team attending kick off meeting 1 MD, 2 RNs 1 QM, 1 Admin, 6 NPs or PAs 2 MDs, 2 RNs    
  1. PCP-Primary Care Provider