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Table 3 Organizational structure.

From: Organizational factors and depression management in community-based primary care settings

Factor   Responses   
Resources     
  Staffing: Volume and mix per office location (N = 27 practices)   
  Total # of persons Mean ± SD 11.8 ± 9.8  
  Ratio of (NP+PA) to MDs Mean ± SD 0.12 ± 0.25  
  Turnover: Proportion of practice staff who were not working in office 2 years ago Mean ± SD 6.2 ± 12.3%  
   Range 0% to 50%  
   No turnover 44.4%  
Factor   Responses Practices %
Resources     
  Finances: Financial stress Worry a little 11/27 40.7
   Worry a lot 1/27 3.7
   No worry 15/27 55.6
QI capability     
  Office ever implemented a quality improvement program for chronic condition Yes 22/27 81.5
   No 5/27 18.5
  Formal screening method for depression Yes 20/27 74.1
   No 5/27 18.5
   Don't know 2/27 7.4
  Clinical reminders for depression care Yes 4/27 14.8
   No 22/27 81.5
   Don't know 1/27 3.7
Performance Incentives     
  Types of financial and non-financial incentives used in general and for depression care Quality bonuses   
      General 10/27 37.0
      Depression 3/27 11.1
   Productivity bonuses   
      General 12/27 44.4
      Depression 2/27 7.4
   Compensation at risk   
      General 5/27 18.5
      Depression 0/27 0.0
   Publicizing performance   
      General 1/27 3.7
      Depression 1/27 3.7
   Insurance incentives   
      General 18/27 66.7
      Depression 5/27 18.5
Factor   Responses Offices %
Information Technology (by office location)    
  Use of electronic medical record Yes 17/49 offices 34.7
   No 32/49 offices 65.3
  Registry for depressed patients Yes 39/49 offices 79.6
   No 10/49 offices 20.4