Comparison of Osteoporosis Disease Management Strategies

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: September 1, 2005
Last updated: October 25, 2009
Last verified: October 2009

The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of disease management interventions on bone mineral density screening rates and osteoporosis treatment rates in women age 50-64 years at high risk for osteoporosis.

Condition Intervention
Behavioral: Disease Management Assessment

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: Evaluation of Strategies for Increasing Osteoporosis Screening and Treatment in a Managed Care Organization

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Bone mineral density screening rates

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Medications adoptions; Medications adherence

Estimated Enrollment: 4685
Study Start Date: July 2004
Primary Completion Date: January 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 64 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Members of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals who are not members of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00145080

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Executive Vice President, Clinical and Quantitative Sciences, Merck & Co., Inc. Identifier: NCT00145080     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2005_050, 039
Study First Received: September 1, 2005
Last Updated: October 25, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases processed this record on April 22, 2014