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Table 3 Healthcare professional consensus

From: Users’ perspectives of key factors to implementing electronic health records in Canada: a Delphi study

Strength of consensus EHR implementation factor Criteria§ A = applicability I = importance Consensus* (Agreement in %) 5-point Likert score Percentile score Inter-quartile range
10th 25th
Strong Perceived usefulness A ≥ 75 % 5 4 5 0
I ≥ 75 % 5 5 5 0
Motivation A ≥ 75 % 5 4 5 0
I ≥ 75 % 5 4 5 0
Patient and health professional interaction A ≥ 75 % 4 4 4 0
I ≥ 75 % 4 4 4 0
Lack of time and workload (professional tasks) A ≥ 75 % 5 4 5 0
I ≥ 75 % 5 5 5 0
Lack of time and workload (EHR use) A ≥ 75 % 5 5 5 0
I ≥ 75 % 5 5 5 0
Resources available (additional) A ≥ 75 % 5 4 5 0
I ≥ 75 % 5 5 5 0
Human resources (IT support, other) A ≥ 75 % 5 3 5 0
I ≥ 75 % 5 3 5 0
Participation of end-users in implementation strategy A ≥ 75 % 5 4 5 0
I ≥ 75 % 5 5 5 0
Moderate Productivity A 60-74 % 5 4 4 1
I ≥ 75 % 5 4 5 0
Partial Design and technical concerns A < 60 % 4 4 1
I ≥ 75 % 5 4 5 0
Perceived ease of use A < 60 %   4 4 1
I ≥ 75 % 4 5 0
Privacy and security concerns A ≥ 75 % 3 2 3 0
I < 60 % 3 3 2
Outcome expectancy A < 60 % 4 4 1
I ≥ 75 % 5 4 5 0
Management A < 60 % 4 4 1
I ≥ 75 % 5 4 5 0
  1. § A = applicability, I = importance.
  2. * Agreement in %: ≥ 75 % agreement, 60-74 % agreement, < 60 % agreement.