Table 3

Process measures of implementation evaluation

Process measuring toolMethod of collectionApproach to analysis
Context:
  1. Description of factors impacting and impacted.

  2. Description of barriers and enablers.

Facilitator field notes and site journal.Qualitative: content analysis for a structured analysis.
Feasibility:
  1. Number of patients that approached the touchscreen computer without prompting.

  2. Time taken to complete PROM by patients.

  3. Time required to assist patients to complete PROM.

  4. Number of return completions by patients.

  5. Time taken to respond to report by staff.

Counts.
Data from data-capture program.
Self-report by staff.
Field notes.
Quantitative: descriptive statistics.
Qualitative: content analysis for a structured analysis.
Fidelity:
  1. Number of missing encounters by patients.

  2. Number of missing case report forms.

  3. Reasons for missing data.

Counts.
Case report form data.
Field notes.
Quantitative: descriptive statistics.
Qualitative: content analysis for a structured analysis.
Reach:
  1. Number of staff that answered ‘yes’ to whether they knew about the implementation.

  2. Number of staff that stated that required education about PROMs.

  3. Number of staff that independently used PROMs report.

  4. Staff groups that responded to PROMs data.

Counts.
Case report form data.
Field notes.
Quantitative: descriptive statistics.
Qualitative: content analysis for a structured analysis.
  • PROM, patient-reported outcome measure.