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Table 5 Manager 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 Interoperability A ≥ 75 % 5 5 5 0
I ≥ 75 % 5 5 5 0
Outcome expectancy A ≥ 75 % 5 5 5 0
I ≥ 75 % 5 5 5 0
Moderate Resources available A 60-74 % 5 1 4 1
I ≥ 75 % 5 4 5 0
Training A 60-74 % 5 1 3 2
I ≥ 75 % 5 4 5 0
Partial Cost issues A < 60 % 2 4 1
I ≥ 75 % 5 4 5 0
Human resources (IT support, other) A < 60 % 1 4 1
I ≥ 75 % 5 4 5 0
Choice of the system A < 60 % 2 3 2
I 60-74 % 5 2 4 1
None Privacy and security concerns (security of patient information) A < 60 % 1 3 1
I < 60 % 2 3 1
Privacy and security concerns (patient privacy) A < 60 % 2 2 2
I < 60 % 2 4 1
Familiarity, ability with EHR A < 60 % 1 1 1
I < 60 % 1 1 1
Lack of time and workload A < 60 % 1 2 1
I < 60 % 1 2 3
  1. § A = applicability, I = importance.
  2. * Agreement in %: ≥ 75 % agreement, 60-74 % agreement, < 60 % agreement.