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Decision Support AMPATH

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2007 by Indiana University.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kenya
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Indiana University Identifier:
First received: November 4, 2010
Last updated: July 28, 2011
Last verified: September 2007

November 4, 2010
July 28, 2011
February 2011
October 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Compliance rates with care guidelines [ Time Frame: 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01235247 on Archive Site
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Decision Support AMPATH
Electronic Medical Records to Improve Patient & Public Health in Rural Kenya

Computer-generated clinical reminders offered to providers will improve compliance with care guidelines and impact outcomes in resource-limited clinics.

The investigators will assess the effects of computer-generated reminders for the 3 cohorts of patients: (1) pregnant women; (2) HIV-exposed infants; and (3) adults and children co-infected with TB and HIV identified from the AMPATH clinics. Patients will be randomized to either receive the reminders as part of a paper summary, or to not have any of the reminders in their summary. Reminders implemented will vary by type of patient population. Comparisons will be made between the intervention and control groups.

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Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Behavioral: reminders vs. no reminders
Intervention providers will receive clinical reminders as part of patient care, and control group providers will not receive the reminders
Experimental: reminders, no reminder
Intervention: Behavioral: reminders vs. no reminders
Were MC, Nyandiko WM, Huang KT, Slaven JE, Shen C, Tierney WM, Vreeman RC. Computer-generated reminders and quality of pediatric HIV care in a resource-limited setting. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar;131(3):e789-96. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-2072. Epub 2013 Feb 25.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
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March 2012
October 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All pregnant women, children born to HIV+ mothers, and TB/HIV co-infected patients visiting these clinics during the this study will be included.

Exclusion Criteria:


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Contact: Martin Were, MD MS 317-423-5540
William M. Tierney, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
Indiana University
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kenya
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Indiana University
September 2007

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