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Table 2 Assumptions used to develop the model clinic

From: Time savings – realized and potential – and fair compensation for community health workers in Kenyan health facilities: a mixed-methods approach

Task Percentage/Number of patients requiring service Average time to complete service per patient (minutes) Cadre currently performing task Cadre ideally performing task
Check-in (registration, chart retrieval, vitals) 100% 3 Clerk Clerk
Vital signs measurement 100% 3 Clinician CHW
Clinician visit 100% 7 Clinician Clinician
Lab services 50% 5 Clinician CHW
Medication and supply distribution 33% 5 Clinician CHW
Immunizations 10% 5 Clinician CHW
Basic adherence counseling 25% 5 Clinician CHW
Intensive adherence counseling 5% 10 Clinician CHW
Nutrition support 5% 15 Various CHW
Social work support 10% 15 Social work Social work
HIV voluntary counseling and testing 10% 10 Various CHW
Check-out (billing, chart filing, appointment booking) 100% 5 Clerk Clerk
Group education session 100% 30 CHW CHW
Defaulter tracking 2 30 CHW CHW
Community mobilization -- 60 CHW CHW
Linking facility and community -- 60 CHW CHW
Patients seen per clinician per day 25 -- -- --
Patients attending clinic per day 35 -- -- --