Qualitative Analysis of Hospital Executives, Physician Administrators, and Hospital Legal Counsels' Perceptions of End-of-Life Care (HospExe)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00760201
First received: September 25, 2008
Last updated: April 18, 2011
Last verified: April 2011
  Purpose

Interviewing hospital executives, physician administrators and hospital legal counsel who work in a hospital setting (academic, governmental, private or community hospital) about their perceptions concerning current and future end-of-life care provided in their facilities


Condition
End of Life Care

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Analysis of Hospital Executives, Physician Administrators, and Hospital Legal Counsels� Perceptions of End-of-Life Care

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Department of Veterans Affairs:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Perceptions of hospital executive, physician administrator or hospital legal counsel in a hospital setting (academic, governmental, private or community hospital) [ Time Frame: One year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Description:

Qualitative Analysis


Estimated Enrollment: 14
Study Start Date: August 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: August 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
1
Hospital executives, physician administrators and hospital legal counsel

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

hospital executive, physician administrator or hospital legal counsel in a hospital setting (academic, governmental, private or community hospital)

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Informant is a hospital executive, physician administrator or hospital legal counsel in a hospital setting (academic, governmental, private or community hospital) and is able to communicate perceptions verbally through use of English language. All participants will likely be nonveterans

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00760201

Locations
United States, Arkansas
Central Arkansas VHS Eugene J. Towbin Healthcare Ctr, Little Rock
No. Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72114-1706
Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kimberly K. Garner, MD JD MPH Central Arkansas VHS Eugene J. Towbin Healthcare Ctr, Little Rock
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Garner, Kimberly - Principal Investigator, Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00760201     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9360
Study First Received: September 25, 2008
Last Updated: April 18, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Department of Veterans Affairs:
executive
administrator
perceptions
legal counsel
end of life

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 16, 2014