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Table 2 Results for the feasibility of the study

From: Feasibility of a quality improvement project to increase adherence to evidence-based pulmonary embolism diagnosis in the emergency department

Outcome Criteria for feasibility Feasibility proved
Implementation of the new diagnostic PE protocol at the participating hospitals Successful implementation in at least two of the three participating sites Yes, intervention implemented in two centers
Identification of the population Capturing ≥ 80% of all CTPAs ordered Yes, 90% captured
Access to all the required electronic data Successful access to all the data Yes
Timely manual data extraction Completed 5 days before the end of the following month ≥ 80% of the times Yes, 100% of the times
Implementation of individual emergency physician audit and feedback Feedback on the previous month ready to be emailed before the end of the following month ≥ 80% of the times Yes, 100% of the times
Number of hours of research assistant time to extract the required data and synthesize the physician feedback reports ≤ 2 days/week Yes, 14 h/week
  1. PE pulmonary embolism, CTPA computed tomography pulmonary angiography