Table 4

Associations of Practice Characteristics With Care Coordination Activities and Health IT Use

Performance of All 10 Care Coordination ActivitiesUse of Health IT for Care Coordination (Health IT Index)
CharacteristicPractices, %a (N = 350)OR (95% CI)b (N = 332)Mean Scorec (N = 350)β Coefficientb (N = 332)P Value
Practice type,
 Community health centers18.71.6 (0.8–3.8)5.4−0.3.41
 Health system owned16.3Ref5.9Ref
 Physician owned, <5 FTE clinicians25.01.7 (0.9–3.9)
 Physician owned, ≥5 FTE clinicians25.31.5 (0.7–3.4)6.0−0.1.80
PCMH level
 Level 1 or 216.1Ref5.4n/an/a
 Level 322.71.6 (0.7–3.4)6.0n/an/a
Financial concern
 Less than very concerned23.8Ref5.9Refn/a
 Very concerned14.40.4 (0.2–0.8)d5.6−0.4.13
Have nonclinician in charge of care coordination
 Yes26.01.9 (1.0–3.5)d6.20.7.01
Type of area
 Rural or suburban24.72.5 (1.2–5.3)d6.0n/an/a
Received consultation/collaboration help for care coordination
 Yes25.32.6 (1.1–6.4)d6.20.6.06
Change Process Capability Questionnaire, Strategies scalee1.1 (1.1–1.2)f1.1 (1.0–1.2)d,f5.80.2<.0001
  • FTE = full-time equivalent; IT = information technology (computerized system/electronic health record system); n/a = not applicable; OR = odds ratio; PCMH = patient-centered medical home; Ref = Reference group.

  • a Unadjusted.

  • b From multivariate regression analysis.

  • c Unadjusted; on a scale of 0 to 10, where higher score indicates greater number of coordination activities performed with health IT.

  • d Statistically significant.

  • e On a scale of 0 to 17.

  • f For a 1-unit change in score.