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Table 5 Most commonly used strategies in the top and bottom quartile of treatment starts

From: The association between implementation strategy use and the uptake of hepatitis C treatment in a national sample

Top treating quartile Cluster N Quadrant Bottom treating quartile Cluster N Quadrant
Revise professional rolesa Support clinicians 14 3 Intentionally examine the efforts to promote HCV care Evaluative 9 1
Identify and prepare championsa Interrelationships 14 1 Place HCV medications on the formulary Financial 13 4
Tailor strategies to deliver HCV care Tailor 15 1 Provide ongoing consultation with one or more HCV treatment experts Train/educate 9 1
Engage in efforts to prepare patients to be active participants in HCV carea Consumers 16 4 Mandate changes to HCV care Infrastructure 13 3
Change the record systems Infrastructure 14 3 Develop reminder systems for clinicians Support 9 2
Intervene with patients/consumers to promote uptake and adherence to HCV treatment Consumers 17 4 Intervene with patients/consumers to promote uptake and adherence to HCV treatment Consumers 14 4
Use data warehousing techniques Tailor 19 3 Use data warehousing techniques Tailor 16 3
Distribute educational materials Train/educate 14 1 Distribute educational materials Train/educate 9 1
Facilitate the relay of clinical data to providers Support 15 1 Facilitate the relay of clinical data to providers Support 11 1
Build on existing high-quality working relationships and networks to promote information sharing and problem solving related to implementing HCV carea Interrelationships 15 3 Build on existing high-quality working relationships and networks to promote information sharing and problem solving related to implementing HCV carea Interrelationships 9 3
  1. aStrategies significantly correlated with treatment starts (see Table 2)