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Table 1 Adoption of KT-MCC Strategy intervention components & local consensus processes, by MCC team

From: Use of the KT-MCC strategy to improve the quality of decision making for multidisciplinary cancer conferences: a pilot study

KT-MCC Strategy Component MCC Team 1 MCC Team 2 MCC Team 3 MCC Team 4
Local Consensus Processes -Deadline for case submission
-Maximum number of cases defined
-Maximum discussion time per case defined
-Requirement to attend MCCs on time
-Requirement for MRP to attend (or send surrogate) in order to present case
-Deadline for case submission
-Maximum number of cases defined
-Deadline to submit imaging
-Requirement for MRP to attend (or send surrogate) in order to present case
-Types of cases to be discussed defined
-Deadline for case submission
-Maximum number of cases defined
-Maximum discussion time per case defined
-Requirement to attend MCCs on time
-Deadline for case submission
-Deadline to submit imaging
Standard Intake Form; Synoptic Discussion Checklist -Agreed to use synoptic checklist
-Clear clinical question and original treatment plan required on intake form
-Agreed to collect data regarding rate of decision change following discussion
-Treatment plan to be articulated by chair
-Chair agreed to invite members of each specialist group to participate in discussion
-Agreed to use synoptic checklist
-Chair to control discussion to a moderate extent
-Treatment plan to be articulated
-Agreed to use synoptic checklist
-Clear clinical question and original treatment plan required on intake form
-Agreed to collect data regarding rate of decision change following discussion
-Treatment plan to be articulated by chair and disseminated back to group
-Agreed to use synoptic checklist
-Clear clinical question and original treatment plan required on intake form
-Agreed to collect data regarding rate of decision change following discussion
-Treatment plan to be articulated by the chair
-Chair agreed to invite members of each specialist group to participate in discussion
Chair Training
Team Training
Audit and Feedback A&F for
-Rate of decision change
-Time spent per case
-Cases discussed per round
-Quality of information
-Quality of teamworking
A&F for
-Rate of decision change
-Time spent per case
-Cases discussed per round
-Quality of information
-Quality of teamworking
A&F for
-Rate of decision change
-Time spent per case
-Cases discussed per round
-Quality of information
-Quality of teamworking
A&F for
-Rate of decision change
-Time spent per case
-Cases discussed per round
-Quality of information
-Quality of teamworking