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Table 5 Provider Perspectives on the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) for Cancer Prevention and Screening

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

Survey QuestionsResponse Options
Yes
n (%)
No
n (%)
The EMR alerts me that this action is due.
 Breast Cancer Screening148 (95)8 (5)
 Cervical Cancer Screening50 (32)105 (68)
 Colorectal Cancer Screening139 (91)14 (9)
 Lung Cancer Screening97 (63)56 (37)
 HPV Vaccination113 (74)40 (26)
The EMR makes it easy for me to order the needed service.
 Breast Cancer Screening130 (84)24 (16)
 Cervical Cancer Screening92 (60)61 (40)
 Colorectal Cancer Screening128 (84)25 (16)
 Lung Cancer Screening98 (66)51 (34)
 HPV Vaccination113 (76)35 (24)
The EMR enables me to print out materials that help patients identify their preferred screening method.
 Breast Cancer Screening49 (33)102 (67)
 Cervical Cancer Screening42 (28)107 (72)
 Colorectal Cancer Screening55 (37)93 (63)
 Lung Cancer Screening47 (32)101 (68)
 HPV Vaccination51 (35)94 (65)
The EMR makes it easy to calculate cancer risks for individual patients.
 Breast Cancer Screening12 (8)140 (92)
 Cervical Cancer Screening11 (7)141 (93)
 Colorectal Cancer Screening16 (11)137 (89)
 Lung Cancer Screening29 (19)122 (81)
 HPV Vaccination19 (12)133 (87)
  1. HPV Human papillomavirus