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Table 6 Comparison of similar EHR implementation factors among Delphi groups

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

EHR implementation factor User group§(strength of consensus*)
P HP HI M
Privacy and security concerns None Partial Partial None
Lack of time and workload Moderate/Partial Strong Partial None
Human resources (IT support, other) None Strong Moderate Partial
  1. § P = physicians, HP = healthcare professionals, HI = health information professionals, M = managers.
  2. * Strong = ≥ 75 % of participants agree on the applicability and importance EHR implementation factor, Moderate = ≥ 60-74 % of participants agree on the applicability and importance EHR implementation factor, Partial = ≥ 60 % of participants agree on one aspect of an EHR implementation factor, either its applicability or importance, None = < 60 % of participants agree on the applicability and importance of an EHR implementation factor.