Table 4

HCP-targeted strategies used to improve screening uptake in young adults and perception of their effectiveness

Healthcare Professional (HCP) strategyAdopting strategyPerceived effectiveness
n (%)Extremely effectiveVery effectiveModerately effectiveSlightly effectiveNot effectiveMean
(SD)
Clinical education89 (87.3)16 (18.0)36 (40.4)27 (30.3)10 (11.2)0 (0.0)3.65 (0.91)
Audit and performance feedback (eg, feedback on number of patients screened per month)97 (95.1)18 (18.6)28 (28.9)40 (41.2)11 (11.3)0 (0.0)3.55 (0.92)
Electronic registers (which hold information about patients and their eye screening appointments)99 (97.1)24 (24.2)32 (32.3)33 (33.3)9 (9.1)1 (1.0)3.70 (0.97)
Telemedicine (eg, EyePACS)/virtual clinics31 (30.4)4 (12.9)12 (38.7)14 (45.2)1 (3.2)0 (0.0)3.61 (0.76)