Table 3.

Measures of Primary Health Care Orientation Among Physician Organizations

MeasureTotal (N = 957)
* Possible range, 0 to 4.
† Possible range, 0 to 8.
Continuity/longitudinality
    Primary care physician turnover rate over 5 years, mean (SD), %5.7 (8.4)
Comprehensiveness
    Severe chronic illness treated in primary care index, mean (SD)*0.5 (0.9)
    Health promotions index, mean (SD)2.5 (2.6)
    Health education index, mean (SD)*2.4 (1.5)
Coordination
    Presence of electronic medical record, No. (%)188 (19.6)
    Presence of electronic standardized problem list, No. (%)168 (17.6)
Accountability
    Required outside reporting index, mean (SD)*0.8 (1.4)
    Physician organization accepts any financial risk for hospital costs, No. (%)406 (42.4)