Table 1.

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Registry Implementation Milestones*

1Identify practice championsThe practice identifies two implementation champions (one lead, one alternate)
2Set practice-level goalsStakeholders identify goals, set achievement targets, and share goals with everyone in practice
3Define contentPractice identifies specific measures to track
4BuildPractice selects software and populates the registry
5Plan for useRegistry management tasks defined and practice workflows assessed to integrate registry use into care
6Implement workflow changesPractice workflows modified to accommodate registry use and staff are trained in use
7Begin useUse of the registry goes live
8Sustainable useOngoing maintenance and monitoring of the registry to ensure continued usefulness
  • * Each intervention practice established their own timeline for achieving these milestones.