Table 2. Characteristics of the 8 Practice Partner Research Network Practices within the Standing Order Translation of Research into Practice Study
StateLocation*SpecialtyAdult Patients (n)Providers (n)
IDUrbanFamily practice12242
MORuralFamily practice33134
MDUrbanFamily practice35783
CTUrbanFamily practice37674
NYUrbanInternal medicine10,40011
NCUrbanFamily practice11,05714
  • * Rural practices identified through U.S. Census Bureau 2010 Urban and Rural Classification and Urban Area Criteria.

  • Patients are defined as active in the practice if they have had a visit within 1 year and are not designated as deceased, demonstration, transferred, or inactive status.

  • Multispecialty practices included family/internal medicine, pediatric, and obstetric/gynecology providers.