Table 1

Ned Clinic implementation outcomes

OutcomeMeasure
Acceptability the perception among implementation stakeholders that the Ned Clinic is agreeable, palatable, or satisfactoryPost-implementation interviews with clinic staff (n=25) and patients (n=40) across all five study sites
Adoption the intention, initial decision, or action to try or employ the Ned Clinic
Appropriateness the perceived fit, relevance, or compatibility of the Ned Clinic for a given practice, provider, or patient; and/or perceived fit of the clinic to address fragmented survivorship care
Sustainability the extent to which the Ned Clinic is maintained or institutionalised within a service settings’ ongoing, stable operations
Cost the cost impact of implementing the Ned ClinicClinic administrative logs
Feasibility the extent to which the Ned Clinic can be successfully used or carried out within a given settingMonthly videoconferences with Implementation Teams
Quarterly audit and review of technical support tickets
Annual observational site visits
Log data analytics
Clinic administrative logs
Fidelity the degree to which the Ned Clinic was implemented as it was prescribed in the original protocol or as it was intended by the clinic developersMonthly videoconferences with implementation teams
Quarterly audit and review of technical support tickets
Annual observational site visits
Log data analytics
Clinic administrative logs
Checklist of fidelity to implementation service design
Penetration the integration of the Ned Clinic within a service setting and its subsystems; also referred to as reachThe absolute number, proportion, and representativeness of PCa patients using virtualsed clinic services from the total population of PCa patients within each cancer centre
  • Ned, no evidence of disease; PCa, prostate cancer.