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Table 4 Importance Ranking of Design Seeds from Five Specialty Clinics

From: Implementation science for ambulatory care safety: a novel method to develop context-sensitive interventions to reduce quality gaps in monitoring high-risk patients

Design Seed Ranked in Top 5 Rank
(Avg)
Improved Monitoring
(Avg)
Reduce Time Spent
(Avg)
Keeps list up-to-date P, G, E, U 3.4 4.6 4.8
Triggered notifications B, G, E 4.2 4.8 4.8
Customize the patient list B, P, G, U 5.2 4.2 4.6
Ability to control data access E, U 6.2 4.4 4.2
Population registry functionality for high-risk patients P, E, U 6.6 4.4 4.2
Complete patient information G, E 7.2 4.6 4.6
Standardized data entry G 7.2 4.2 4.4
Performance data B 7.2 3.6 3.8
Patient support B, P 7.8 4.2 3.6
Complete data capture B 8 3.8 4.2
Scheduling functionality - 8.4 4 4
Figure out what patients are “on the list” P 9.8 4.2 4.2
Assign roles and responsibilities U 9.8 3.4 3.6
  1. Legend: Clinics designated as B = Breast, P = Pulmonary, G = GI, E = Ear Nose and Throat, U = Urology