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Table 4 Primary Care Physicians’ and Nurses’ perceptions of the Collaborative Team Model

From: Diffusion of a collaborative care model in primary care: a longitudinal qualitative study

   Early adopters Early majority Late majority Laggards
Observability PCPs ++ + - -
Nurses ++ + - -
Trialability PCPs ++ + - -
Nurses ++ + - -
Simplicity PCPs ++ ++ - - - -
Nurses ++ ++ - - -
Compatibility PCPs + +/− - - - - -
Nurses +++ ++ - - -
Relative advantage PCPs + +/− - - -
  Nurses +++ ++ +/− -
  1. Legend:
  2. PCPs: Primary care physicians.
  3. + Positive perception favoring the adoption of the CTM; - Negative perception representing a barrier to adoption.
  4. Note: This table presents a summary of the analysis of the interviews. It highlights (in bold italic) the areas of divergence between PCPs and nurses that may explain the differences of behavior between these two professional groups.