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Table 1 Implementation sites for clinical poverty tool

From: Exploratory study of “real world” implementation of a clinical poverty tool in diverse family medicine and pediatric care settings

SettingSitesScope of carePatient populationNumber of providers recruited
Community Health Centrea1 urban site
1 site targeting addictions and homeless adults
1 rural site
General family medicine, targeted addictions careAll, focus on patients with low socioeconomic status5 physicians
2 nurse practitioners
Family Health Teamb1 academic family health team
1 non-academic family health team
General family medicineAll3 physicians
1 nurse practitioner
Family medicine1 private fee-for-service practice with focus on vulnerable populationsPrenatal care, addictions medicinePregnant patients, patients experiencing addictions1 physician
Pediatric inpatient3 pediatric inpatient units
1 neonatal intensive care unit
General inpatient pediatrics, critical care pediatrics, well newborn service, neonatal intensive careWell newborns, ill newborns and children up to 18 years of age4 physicians
(3 overlapping with outpatient pediatrics)
Pediatric outpatient1 children’s outpatient centre
1 developmental clinic
General pediatrics, specialty pediatrics (genetics, respirology, neurology, infectious disease), urgent care pediatrics, developmental pediatricsInfants and children up to 18 years of age9 physicians (3 overlapping with inpatient pediatrics)
  1. a Community Health Centres are community-governed primary health care organizations staffed by interdisciplinary teams. They focus on health promotion and community development programs to reduce the negative impacts of social and environmental factors on health
  2. b Family Health Teams consist of doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, dietitians, and other health care professionals who work collaboratively to deliver patient-centred care in Ontario