Specialty Care Transformation Survey

Constructs Measured

Implementation Outcomes Appropriateness
Implementation Determinants Organizational Culture and Climate
Readiness to Implement
Leadership for Implementation

Policy Application

Setting Hospitals or Outpatient Clinics
Topic Healthcare Cost, Access, or Quality

Basic Information

The Specialty Care Transformation Survey is a 26-item instrument assessing the extent of initiative implementation, barriers and facilitators to implementation, and impact on providers and patients.

Transferability of measure across settings: Partially transferable (9 of 26 items transferable)

Citing Literature

Empirical use: Williams KM, Kirsh S, Aron D, Au D, Helfrich C, Lambert-Kerzner A, Lowery J, Battaglia C, Graham GD, Doukas M, Jain R, Ho PM. Evaluation of the Veterans Health Administration's specialty care transformational initiatives to promote patient-centered delivery of specialty care: a mixed-methods approach. Telemedicine and e-health. 2017;23(7): 577-589. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2016.0166

Policy Application in Reviewed Studies

Setting: Hospitals or outpatient clinics

Topic: Healthcare cost, access, or quality

Country: United States

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Note: Blank pragmatic constructs indicate inadequate reporting to assign a non-zero score.

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