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Table 3 Identified organizational-level characteristics

From: Organizational- and system-level characteristics that influence implementation of shared decision-making and strategies to address them — a scoping review

Characteristics Descriptions# Project IDs*
Organizational leadership
 2003 corporate mission and vision statement Degree to which the description of the organization’s core purpose and vision for the future supports SDM P3, P8, P13, P25, P27, P28
 Encouragement Degree to which leaders in organization proactively support SDM P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P8, P12, P13, P14, P25, P26, P27, P31
 Performance measurement and feedback Use of results of performance measurement or quality indicator metrics to indicate room for improvement P2, P3, P7, P8, P13, P16, P18, P25, P27, P28, P32
Organizational culture Degree to which an organization’s culture supports SDM P2, P3, P8, P12, P13, S14
 Autonomy of staff Degree of flexibility that healthcare providers (HCPs) have to achieve organizational goals P1, P3, P8, P26
 Shared views and goals Degree to which team members share the same views and goals P4, P8, P9, P13, P21, P31
Organizational teamwork
 Communication How information is shared within and between teams P7, P8, P12, P13, P22, P32
 Coordination of care Deliberate organization of care by HCPs from different specialties P3, P7, P12, P13, P14, P16, P26, P32
Organizational resources Availability of resources P12, P22, P26
 Time Amount of time HCPs have per patient/patient visit P1, P3, P5, P8, P9, P10, P12, P13, P14, P15, P19, P26, P27, P28, P29, P30, P31, P32
 Financial resources Amount of money available for certain activities within organization P2, P3, P4, P5, P11, P14, P19, P31
 Space Amount of room available for certain activities within organization P4, P5, P8, P26
 Workforce Availability and assignment of employees for certain activities within organization P3, P4, P5, P8, P10, P12, P14, P18, P19, P22, P23, P27, P31, P32
Organizational priorities Degree to which other aspects of care delivery conflict or align with SDM P2, P3, P4, P5, P8, P9, P10, P12, P13, P14, P18, P19, P26, P27, P31
Organizational workflows
 Patient information dissemination strategies Availability of methods to disseminate information to patients and compatibility of workflows with decision aid distribution processes P2, P3, P4, P5, P6, P8, P12, P13, P14, P17, P22, P24, P25, P26, P27, P28, P29, P31
 Scheduling routines and timeframes Degree to which scheduling (e.g., of appointments or for procedures) and time frame available until decision is needed impacts SDM P3, P4, P6, P8, P10, P12, P13, P14, P15, P21, P22, P26, P29
 Electronic health record (EHR) Availability of an EHR to be used in SDM (e.g., documentation of process) P2, P3, P6, P7, P8, P13, P14, P17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P31
  1. HCPs Healthcare providers, EHR electronic health record, SDM shared decision-making
  2. #The descriptions are the result of the thematic analysis
  3. *For projects described in more than one publication, at least one publication had to report on a specific characteristic to be listed in this table