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Table 4 PCP Perceptions of CR Intake Transition records Received, N = 28

From: Primary care provider perceptions of intake transition records and shared care with outpatient cardiac rehabilitation programs

Quality Indicator Rating
(Mean ± SD)
All necessary information was included in the intake transition record 4.46 ± 0.79
The intake transition record was of high quality 4.43 ± 0.69
I was satisfied with the organization of the intake transition record 4.32 ± 0.77
The intake transition record met my needs 4.32 ± 0.61
The intake transition record was easy to understand 4.32 ± 0.77
I was satisfied with the length of the intake transition record 4.25 ± 0.97
I was satisfied with the length of time required to read the intake transition record 4.11 ± 0.88
Receiving an intake transition record from CR makes me more likely to refer my patients to the program 4.04 ± 1.10
I was satisfied with the time from patient referral to transition record receipt 3.96 ± 0.84
I used information in the intake transition record to manage my patient's risk factors 3.89 ± 1.03
I will likely go back to the information in the intake transition record again at a later time and use it for patient care 3.82 ± 0.98
I used the information in the intake transition record to:  
Manage my patient's medications 3.61 ± 1.10
Manage my patient's exercise habits 3.39 ± 1.20
Manage my patient's weight 3.11 ± 0.96
The transition record included non-useful information 2.36 ± 0.95
  1. Ratings were made on a 5-point Likert scale, with 1 being the lowest quality or greatest disagreement and 5 being the highest quality or greatest agreement.
  2. PCP, primary care provider; CR, cardiac rehabilitation.