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Table 1 Survey Questions

From: Physicians' perceptions of an electronic health record-based clinical trial alert approach to subject recruitment: A survey

Questions Possible responses
1. Did you know about the existence of the ACCORD clinical trial at CCF prior to being presented with the ACCORD Clinical Trial Alert (CTA)? __ Yes __ No
2. Did you appreciate being reminded during the patient encounter that your patient might be eligible for the ACCORD clinical trial? __ Yes __ No
3. How did you respond when presented with the Clinical Trial Alert? __ a. I chose "No" to Cancel the alert EVERY TIME
__ b. I chose "No" to Cancel the alert SOMETIMES
__ c. I always chose "Yes" in order to proceed to the CTA's Smart-Set
__ d. I don't recall
4. If you ever chose "No" to cancel, please rank all reasons in order of how frequently they influenced your decision to disregard the CTA: (1-most common reason, 5-least common reason) __ I didn't have time to respond
__ I already knew my patient would not qualify for the study
__ I didn't feel knowledgeable enough about the trial to discuss it
__ I felt that discussing this trial would adversely impact the doctor-patient relationship
__ Other: (please type your other reason(s)): _____
5. How comfortable are you discussing participation in clinical trials with your patients, in general? 1-------------2-------------3-------------4-------------5
Uncomfortable Somewhat Comfortable Very Comfortable
6. How comfortable were you asking your patient(s) to consider the participating in the ACCORD trial? 1-------------2-------------3-------------4-------------5
Uncomfortable Somewhat Comfortable Very Comfortable or
__(I Never Asked)
7. Overall, how easy was the Clinical Trial Alert system to use? 1-------------2-------------3-------------4-------------5
Difficult Moderately Easy Very Easy
8. Overall, how intrusive did you find the Clinical Trial Alert(s) to be during the patient care? 1-------------2-------------3-------------4-------------5
Not Intrusive Somewhat Intrusive Very Intrusive
9. Overall, did you find you wanted more information about the trial provided with the alert? __ Yes, the information provided was NOT adequate
__ No, the information provided was adequate
10. How interested would you be in seeing such alerts for future clinical trials? 1-------------2-------------3-------------4-------------5
Not Interested Somewhat Interested Very Interested
11. (part 1) If these alerts were improved so that they appeared only if a patient were definitely eligible for a clinical trial, how interested would you be in receiving such alerts for future trials? 1-------------2-------------3-------------4-------------5
Not Interested Somewhat Interested Very Interested
11. (part 2) If still not interested, why not? __ a. I'm too busy to participate in such activities
__ b. I don't want to discuss clinical trial participation with my patient
__ c. Other: (please specify)______
12. If your patient were eligible for more than one ongoing clinical trial, would you be interested in receiving an alert about each of them, only one, or none? __ a. Each – an alert for each trial and I will choose
__ b. Only one – an alert for the trial that is probably the best fit for my patient
__ c. None – I don't want to see any alerts about clinical trials for which my patient may be eligible
13. Is this a technology that you would like to use for your future trials? __ a. Yes, I would like to use CTAs for my future clinical trials
__ b. No, I would prefer to use only traditional methods of recruitment
__ c. I do not conduct clinical trials
14. Please provide at least one suggestion for improving the CTA in the future? (free text response)
15. Please provide any additional comments you wish: (free text response)