Table 4

Impact of education and outreach activities on referrals and clinic evaluation1
Activity # of providers # of referrals # of clinic evaluations
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Focus group 2 (5) 10 (11) 5 (9)
CMEa 3 (7) 4 (5) 3 (5)
Meet and greet 3 (7) 7 (8) 3 (5)
Incentive visit 4 (10) 12 (14) 6 (10)
Visit only 13 (31) 31 (35) 20 (34)
Two activities 1 (2) 1 (1) 1 (2)
No contact 16 (38) 23 (26) 20 (34)
Total 42 88 58

aContinuing medical education.

1Note: 36 (5%) of the 785 enrolled providers who did not make any referrals participated in the focus group, 66 (8%) had incentive visit, 73 (9%) had visit only, and 22 (3%) attended Meet and Greet (data on CME not available).

Brimmer et al.

Brimmer et al. BMC Research Notes 2013 6:309   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-6-309

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