Table 2.

Participating Practices

Practice SpecialtyPhysicians (n)Staffinge-Rx Program
Family medicine31 OM, 3 MAs, 4 SB
41 OM, 1 LPN, 4 SA
21 OM, 2 LPNs, 3 MAs, 3 SB
General internal medicine21 OM, 1, LPN, 1 MA, 4 SB
11 OMA
11 OM, 1 MA, 1 SA
41 OM, 3 MAs, 5 SB
Obstetrics and gynecology11 RN/OM, 1 MA, 1 SA
  • Caremark's iScribe system and Allscripts' TouchScript system were blinded in the study as either program A or B.

  • e-Rx, electronic prescribing; LPN, licensed practical nurse; MA, medical assistant; OM, office manager; RN, registered nurse; S = support staff including receptionists.