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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of participating primary care practices (N=9), September 2016- April 2017

From: An observational study of workflows to support fecal testing for colorectal cancer screening in primary care practices serving Medicaid enrollees

  Primary care practice
Higher Performing Lower Performing
1 a 2 b 3 b 4 b 5 b 6 7 8 a 9 b
General Characteristics
CRC Screening Observed (%) 42.9 38.1 37.0 35.3 32.9 15.4 11.5 5.0 4.8
Organizational Features
Setting Urban Rural Urban Urban Urban Rural Rural Urban Urban
Ownership Private, non-profit FQHC FQHC FQHC FQHC Rural Health Clinic Private, non-profit Private, non-profit Private, non-profit
Affiliation Hospital Public Health System System Hospital Hospital Hospital Hospital Hospital
EHR System Epic 2015 OCHIN Epic 2014 Epic 2015 Epic 2015 OCHIN Epic 2014 OCHIN Epic 2014 Epic 2015 Epic 2015 Epic 2014
Medical clinicians c 12 5 8 11 34 22 6 7 12
Clinician FTE 9.1 4.3 * 6.45 20.02 15.0 6.0 6.3 8.35
Patient Insurance Coverage
Medicaid (%) 26 49 * 52 52 40 26 26 20
Medicare (%) 42 12 * 9 30 12 33 42 N/A
Private (%) 30 19 * 9 15 43 35 30 N/A
Self-pay (%) 19 N/A * 26 2 5 5 1 2
Other (%) <1 20** * 3 1 0 1 <1 N/A
  1. aPractices are part of the same health system and reported patient insurance coverage jointly
  2. bThese clinics had both visit-based and population outreach strategies to support CRC screening
  3. cIncludes physician (MD, DO), nurse practitioners (NP), and physician assistants (PAs)
  4. *Unable to provide patient coverage due to internal privacy regulations
  5. **Uninsured / No insurance