Table 2

Characteristics of participating general practices
General practice 1 General practice 2 General practice 3 General practice 4 General practice 5 General practice 6 General practice 7
Patients ≥ 70 years, % 11.1 9.4 3.0 9.9 7.5 5.7 7.3
Setting Village Village City City Village City City
Collaboration in MTM and PTAMs Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Use of e-consulting No No Yes No Yes No No
Start of implementation September 2010 September 2010 October 2010 November 2010 December 2010 November 2010 January 2011
Professionals filling out the questionnaire, n
General Practitioners (n = 34) 3 3 7 6 4 8 3
Professionals conducting screening (n = 22) 2 2 5 5 2 3 3
Other professionals (n = 62)a 13 8 4 8 6 9 7

MTM = Multidisciplinary Team Meetings; PTAMs = Pharmacotherapy Audit Meetings; aTotal n = 62 as general practice is unknown for 7 other professionals.

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Robben et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:251   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-251

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