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Table 2 Elements of Collective Action, their Theoretical Definition, and their Grounded Usage

From: Taking note: A qualitative study of implementing a scribing practice in team-based primary care clinics

Elements of Collective Action Theoretical Definition Grounded Sub-Categories
Contextual Integration “The fit between the new intervention and the overall organizational context” [47] • Addressing regulatory concerns about documentation requirements
• Making a template note
• Using the electronic medical record
Skill-Set Workability “The fit between the new intervention and existing skill sets” [47] • Sharing the note
• Matching physician and scribe roles
• Deciding when to scribe
Interactional Workability “The impact a new intervention has on interactions, particularly the interactions between health professionals and patients” [47] • Learning and managing differences and preferences between physicians and scribes
• Noticing changes in interactions with patients
Relational Integration “The impact of the new intervention on relations between different groups of professionals; includes issues of power and trust” [47] • Maintaining interprofessional connections between the physician and scribe
• Encouraging interpersonal connections between the scribe and patient
• Trusting those connections to support primary care practice