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Table 2 Selected characteristics of primary care practices based on interviewee’s psychological distress (PD) screening, MEPS 2015

From: The medical home functions of primary care practices that care for adults with psychological distress: a cross-sectional study

  Patients with PD Diagnosis Patients with no PD Diagnosis
Characteristic Mean % (95% CI) Mean % (95% CI)a
Practice Ownership
 Physician-owned 45 (37, 54) 59 (56, 61)
 Hospital-owned 46 (38, 54) 34 (31, 36)
 Other-owned 9 (5, 15) 8 (6, 9)
 Multiple Locations 48 (39, 58) 44 (42, 47)
 Multispecialty Practice 45 (36, 55) 40 (38, 43)
Prescribers Per Practice
 1 12 (7, 19) 14 (13, 16)
 2–10 56 (47, 65) 56 (54, 58)
  > 10 32 (24, 42) 30 (27, 32)
 Uses advanced practitioners 79 (71, 86) 72 (70, 74)
 Uses EHR 92 (86, 96) 91 (89, 93)
 EHR Reminders/Guideline for providers 93 (88, 96) 89 (87, 91)
 Exchanges Secure Messages 75 (65, 83) 81 (79, 83)
 PCMH Certification 47 (37, 57) 48 (45, 51)
 Case Mananger 50 (41, 59) 52 (49, 54)
 Contact within 48-hours of discharge 75 (66, 82) 77 (74, 79)
 Preventative care reminders for patients 92 (87, 96) 89 (87, 91)
 Same day appointments 94 (89, 96) 94 (93, 94)
 Provider-level quality reports 94 (90, 97) 89 (88, 91)
  1. Data from MEPS, 2015 household component and medical organization survey files
  2. Data was weighted to adjust for complex survey design and is nationally representative
  3. aMay not sum to 100 due to rounding