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Table 4 Provider Perspectives on Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Decision Support Effectiveness

From: Understanding primary care providers’ perceptions of cancer prevention and screening in a predominantly rural healthcare system in the upper Midwest

Survey QuestionsaResponse Options
nStrongly disagree
n (%)
Somewhat disagree
n (%)
Neither agree nor disagree
n (%)
Somewhat agree
n (%)
Strongly agree
n (%)
Our EMR decision support is easy to use for helping me assess and manage a patient’s cancer risk.1637 (4)43 (26)21 (13)78 (48)14 (9)
The various functions in our EMR decision support are well integrated for helping to assess and manage a patient’s cancer risk.16314 (9)37 (23)31 (19)69 (42)12 (7)
Most providers easily learn how to use the EMR decision support to help them manage a patient’s cancer risk.16111 (7)54 (34)42 (26)44 (27)10 (6)
Our EMR decision support is awkward/cumbersome to use for helping assess and manage a patient’s cancer risk.1639 (6)29 (18)50 (31)56 (34)19 (12)
  1. aQuestions adapted from the SUS (Brooke, 1996)