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Table 2 The solutions proposed to improve the collaboration classified according to the chronic care model*

From: Needs and barriers to improve the collaboration in oral anticoagulant therapy: a qualitative study

  Experienced
#
Expected
#
Health care organization 37 9
Easily approachable informal contact 25 2
Association of professionals 5 NR
Quality management 4 2
Accreditation 1 NR
External stimuli 2 3
Leadership NR 2
Delivery system (re)design 15 24
Changing allocation of tasks 15 24
Decision support 23 89
Education   
   Education 13 31
   Repeating the message 2 5
   Establish an image 2 7
Protocols/agreements   
   Multidisciplinary NR 11
   Shared protocol 2 12
   Agreements 1 6
   Checklists 1 3
Meetings   
   Multidisciplinary NR 5
   Per discipline NR 5
   Bilateral 2 1
   Other NR 3
Clinical information system 10 13
Shared clinical information system 10 13
  1. *Solutions proposed to improve collaboration are categorized under experienced solutions (i.e. the solution is by the interviewee experienced to improve the collaboration in the past) and expected solutions (i.e. the solution is merely based on expectations rather than experiences);
  2. #, number of times reported by AC professionals;
  3. NR, not reported during the interviews by AC professionals.