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Table 2 EvaTSN project data collection: indicators collected, data collection tools and study populations, France

From: Protocole of a controlled before-after evaluation of a national health information technology-based program to improve healthcare coordination and access to information

Assessment/Indicators Study populations Type of data collection Data collection tool
Axis 1 – TSN projects implementation
Knowledge of TSN projects HSd users Ad hoc survey Ad hoc questionnaire
TSN program use and understanding TSN users Ad hoc survey Ad hoc questionnaire
TSN implementation and development indicators TSN users ISa Extraction TSN programs IDb
TSN implementation, barriers and facilitating factors TSN implementers & stakeholders Qualitative analyse Semi-structured interviews
Axis 2 – TSN projects effectiveness on pathway quality
Prevalence of hospital admissions appropriateness HSd users Ad hoc survey AEPf questionnaire
Number of per day hospital emergency entries HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAMc
Prevalence of drug over- or misuse in the elderly HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
Potentially avoidable hospitalizations HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
Prevalence of chronic diseases HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
Incidence of chronic diseases HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
Incidence of disorders reflecting management pathway breaks HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
30-day hospital readmission rate after a first hospital admission HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
TSN use satisfaction and TSN pathway experience TSN users Ad hoc survey Ad hoc questionnaire
Perception of TSN pathway contribution to patient pathway TSN users Qualitative analyse Semi-structured interviews
Axe 3 – TSN projects effectiveness on professional coordination practices
GPs’ activity volume HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
Percentage of home visits in GPs’ activity HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
Percentage of patients with GP noted as referent in GPs’ patient list HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
GPs’ productivity (activity/estimated hours available) HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
Percentage of patients with chronic conditions in GPs’ patient list HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
Mean duration between two consecutive consultations of a same patient HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
Percentage of night and bank holiday home visits in GPs’ activity HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
Number of prescriptions of nursing care or physiotherapy in GPs’ activity HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
Health professionals’ coordination practices Health care prof users Qualitative analyse Semi-structured interviews
Health professionals’ participation level to TSN program Health care prof users Qualitative analyse Semi-structured interviews
Axe 4 – TSN programs efficiency
Health care expenditures (all types) HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
Incidence of APA1 take-up Annual rate of institutionalization in APA beneficiaries originally living at home HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
Hours of home helper visits done in people with APA living at home HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
Average level of co-payment amongst APA beneficiaries living at home HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
Health prevention expenditures HS users IS Extraction SNIIRAM
  1. aInformation system, bTSN program Information Database, cSNIIRAM: French National Heath Insurance Database, dHealth system, 1APA is a personalized Autonomy allowance for the elderly, granted to cover home-care, nursing-care or institutional-care expenses