Table 1

Codebook with definitions of themes, categories and populations

PatientA person who is receiving, has received or has requested healthcare73
ProcessThe act of prescribing and administering medication by health experts
Terms and conditionsNecessary requirements (in form and content) to create and work with medication charts
KnowledgePatients’ understanding of his/her medical treatment (factual knowledge)
SafetyMedication safety (freedom from preventable harm with medication use) and patient safety (reduction of unsafe acts within the healthcare system, as well as the use of best practices shown to lead to optimal patient outcomes)73
PurposeThe function or aim that a medication chart is fulfilling for someone
CommunicationVerbal interaction between patient and healthcare provider
EmpowermentPatients’ individual belief in his/her own capabilities to execute courses of actions in order to achieve health-related goals74
Interdisciplinary cooperationThe degree to which healthcare providers are networked and interact within their professions (including communication, co-working and information exchange)74
ResourcesManagement of finances, income and expenditure
PrescriptionA written directive to dispense and administrate medications to a particular patient
Patient filesA document or a collection of documents, which contain demographic, medical and treatment information about a patient
Physicians/pharmacists/hospitalAnyone of the following healthcare providers: physicians, pharmacists, nurses, medical or pharmaceutical assistant
Patients ambulant/nursing homeAny patient who is treated in outpatient care (including diagnosis, observation, consultation, treatment, intervention and rehabilitation services) or stayed in a residential facility75
Patients hospitalised/dischargedAny patient who stayed in a hospital (ie, inpatient facilities for 24-hour medical and nursing care) or recently terminated such a stay75
CitizensAny individual who was present in a certain precinct and participated in a survey