Table 2.

Top Concerns for Providing Weight Management, by Role

CharacteristicClinician (n = 70)Other Medical Provider (n = 8)Staff/Other (n = 176)
I/our providers don't have time in their schedule49 (70%)4 (50%)48 (27%)
We don't have weight management workflows set up in our practice38 (54%)2 (25%)73 (41%)
I/our providers don't know how30 (43%)0 (0%)15 (9%)
I/our providers don't feel like patients will be able to successfully change and lose weight27 (39%)1 (12%)19 (11%)
We don't have time to set up a new program21 (30%)1 (12%)17 (10%)
We won't get paid/will lose money14 (20%)0 (0%)7 (4%)
Our patients will not want their providers to bring up weight loss with them10 (14%)2 (25%)33 (19%)
I/our providers are not interested in providing weight management6 (9%)0 (0%)10 (6%)
None of the above are concerns5 (7%)2 (25%)59 (34%)
Other4 (6%)0 (0%)9 (5%)