Remote Simultaneous Medical Interpreting and Medical Outcomes (RSMI)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
The California Endowment
The Commonwealth Fund
Information provided by:
New York University School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00522327
First received: August 27, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2007
History: No changes posted

August 27, 2007
August 27, 2007
November 2004
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Adherence with care [ Time Frame: one year ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
care parameters [ Time Frame: one year ]
Same as current
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Remote Simultaneous Medical Interpreting and Medical Outcomes
Remote Simultaneous Medical Interpretation: Medical Outcomes

All new patients to the general medicine clinic who were not primarily English speaking were randomized, after consenting, to receieve either remote simultaneous medical interpreting or usual and customary interpreting services. Patient charts were followed for one year after enrollment to assess medical outcomes, including patient satisfaction, diabetes management, lipid management, depression screening and management, vaccine administration.

All Spanish-speaking ER patients were similarly enrolled. They were followed for one ER visit and their knowledge of exit instructions was assessed, as well as their satisfaction with care.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Diabetes
  • Other: remote simultaneous medical interpreting
    remote simultaneous medical interpretation
  • Other: usual and customary
    usual and customary interpreting
  • Other: ENglish speaking
    English speakers
  • Experimental: 1
    remote simult med interpret
    Intervention: Other: remote simultaneous medical interpreting
  • Active Comparator: 2
    Usual & Customary
    Intervention: Other: usual and customary
  • 3
    comparison group
    Intervention: Other: ENglish speaking

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
1200
October 2006
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Limited English-speaking
  • English-speaking
  • New patient in medicine clinic
Both
18 Years to 85 Years
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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NCT00522327
Calendow/CMWF
No
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New York University School of Medicine
  • The California Endowment
  • The Commonwealth Fund
Principal Investigator: Francesca M Gany, MD., M.S. New York University School of Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
August 2007

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