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Table 2 Key Drivers of Implementation Scale (KDIS) for standardized care processes

From: Advancing heart health in North Carolina primary care: the Heart Health NOW study protocol

Level Description
0 - No activity No activity on standardization.
1 - Protocols identified Practice identifies sample protocols and customizes them for their practice.
2 - Staff enabled Practice enables staff to perform roles (via standing orders, etc.) needed to implement protocols.
3 - Testing workflow Practice is develops/tests workflows to support protocols.
4 - Implementation Practice implements and follows at least one protocol.
5 - Full implementation Practice monitors the system to ensure that protocols are used consistently.