ItemModel constructMeanStd. Dev
Improved legibility of information as compared to handwritten notesInformation quality3.791.48
Ease of access to informationaInformation quality4.220.86
Improved organization of informationaInformation quality3.651.20
Improved ability to search for patient informationaInformation quality3.631.20
Ease of creating alerts by cutting and pasting information from electronic reportsaEase of completing tasks2.891.32
Ease of creating referrals by cutting and pasting information from electronic reportsaEase of completing tasks2.841.47
Ease of updating CPP by cutting and pasting information from electronic reportsaEase of completing tasks2.551.41
Improved information sharing among members of the clinical team (e.g. doctors, nurses and reception staff)aProcess improvement3.791.08
Greater flexibility in where work can be doneaProcess improvement3.751.26
Better follow-up with patientsaProcess improvement3.621.02
Greater focus on preventative care for patients using information in the EMRaProcess improvement3.161.23
Staff ease of response to patient inquiries about test resultsaProcess improvement3.661.10
  • All items measured on a 5 point scale where 1 = not at all, 3 = to some extent and 5 = to a very great extent

  • a indicates items retained in final model