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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Potential reasons for varied adoption of the templates (continued)

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  • Practice factors
    • Use of templates by others in the practice
  • External environment
    • Use of template quality measures for pay-for-performance
    • Incentives to use templates


Flow of conversation with patients during visit
Propensity to cover these topics when the patient is being seen for something else
Tendency to type notes after visits versus during visits.

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