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Table 1 Safe Home Care sharps study: interview sessions conducted during June 2011–April 2013

From: Understanding sharps injuries in home healthcare: The Safe Home Care qualitative methods study to identify pathways for injury prevention

Interview session # Position/area of expertise Organization
1. Infection preventionist Private HHC agency A in Massachusetts (MA)
2. Safety and health officer Labor Union in MA
3. Safety and health officer Labor Union in MA
4. Education program coordinator Private HHC agency B in MA
5. Hospice clinical services coordinator Private HHC agency A in MA
6. IV therapy/clinical services coordinator Private HHC agency A in MA
7. Education program coordinator Private HHC agency C in MA
8. Clinical coordinator Private HHC agency C in MA
9. Pharmacist Pharmacy owner in a MA town/city
10. Physician, community outreach and prevention specialist Non-government organization (NGO) in MA
11. Diabetes awareness/ environmental health and safety services (2-person interview) NGO on environmental services outside MA
12. Sharps injury prevention specialist Independent specialist outside MA
13. Executive director Sharps manufacturer A outside MA
14. Chief executive officer Sharps manufacturer B outside MA
15. Clinical manager Sharps manufacturer C outside MA
16. Clinical specialist Sharps manufacturer C outside MA
17. Diabetes care manager/diabetes educator Healthcare organization in MA
18. Physician and founder of an NGO for sharps injury prevention Independent specialist outside MA
19. Diabetes educator Healthcare organization in MA
20. Founder of an NGO for sharps injury prevention Independent specialist outside MA
21. Director Sharps manufacturer D outside MA
22. Primary care physician Healthcare organization in MA
23. Health agent MA town/city
24. Occupational and environmental health consultant Independent specialist outside MA
25. Pharmacist/ academic pharmacy researcher University outside MA
26. Public health nurse manager & public health director (2-person interview) MA town/city