Potential Measures for Clinical-Community Relationships

A-7. Measure 4: Clinician recall of referral to a local agency

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Appendix Table A-7. CCRM Atlas Measure 4: Clinician recall of referral to a local agency (Safety Check Practitioner Post-Visit Survey)

Domain: Referral process Element/
Instrument: Safety Check Practitioner Post-Visit Survey
Purpose: Clinicians in the Pediatric Research in Office Settings program were trained on providing violence prevention-related community referrals. This measure tracks the clinicians' recall of referrals to local agencies.
Format/data source: Health Professional Survey
Measure type: Process Date: 2006
Preventive service/ USPSTF: Other – Mental Health*
Clinical practice: Primary care – Pediatrics
Denominator: Number of respondents to practitioner post-visit survey (Q4)
Numerator: Number of respondents who selected “Yes” to Local Agency Resource (Q4d)
Development & testing:  
Past or validated application:  
Citation(s): Barkin, S., Ip, E.H., Finch, S., et al. Clinician practice patterns: linking to community resources for childhood aggression. Clinical Pediatrics (2006) 45:750-756.
Notes: Please be aware that this measure is using only a selected section of an entire survey instrument. Therefore, this individual measure may need to undergo further reliability and validation testing to ensure that it can be applied in a clinical-community relationship setting.

* This is a measure that was originally applied in a mental health setting, but it could be adapted for a primary care setting.

Page last reviewed October 2013
Page originally created October 2013
Internet Citation: A-7. Measure 4: Clinician recall of referral to a local agency. Content last reviewed October 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/prevention-chronic-care/resources/ccrm-atlas-suppl/ccrm-apptabA-7.html