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Table 4 Percentage of providers (n = 2,438) reporting the use of 14 strategies for COPD, CHF, and MDD clinical guideline implementation.

From: The effect of provider- and workflow-focused strategies for guideline implementation on provider acceptance

Implementation Strategies COPD
(%)
CHF
(%)
MDD
(%)
Provider-focused    
   Academic detailing 4.5 5.1 3.2
   Clinical meetings 18.5 20.3 14.2
   Grand rounds 12.3 13.9 8.9
   Complete guideline 31.6 32.4 23.8
   Brief summary 30.8 33.2 21.4
   Pocket card 19.2 19.0 12.4
   Storyboards 5.4 5.4 3.5
   Champion for the guideline 17.0 18.5 12.4
   Teleconferences 11.3 11.5 11.3
   Personal digital assistants 1.2 1.4 1.1
Workflow-focused    
   Forms created 11.0 11.4 10.0
   Responsibilities of non-physicians changed 14.2 12.5 15.2
   Computer reminders 26.9 25.0 26.7
   Computer tools to document recommended services 20.6 19.4 20.0
  1. Note: COPD = Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, CHF = Chronic Heart Failure, MDD = Major Depressive Disorder.