Table 1.

Characteristics of the ORPRN Practices (N = 31 practices)

Private practice58%
Certified rural health clinic48%
High-speed Internet access93%
Electronic health record39%
Accepting new Medicaid patients96%
Accepting new Medicare patients96%
Active patient panels per practice (mean)5663
Patient visits per week (mean)210
Clinician FTE* (mean)3.6
Nonclinician FTE (mean)10.3
  • * 1.0 FTE = 32 hours of office patient care per week.

  • 1.0 FTE = 40 hours per week.