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Mayo Clinic Health Connection Discovery Trial

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01777841
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 29, 2013
Last Update Posted : January 29, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
DJCook, Mayo Clinic

Brief Summary:
The MC Health Connection Discovery trial is designed to determine if a new health information system that delviers interactive care plans (delivered by mobile) to patients can impact post-surgical recovery.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Surgical Recovery Other: Electronic Care plan delivery Other: Standard care Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 250 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Clinical Pilot:myCare
Study Start Date : February 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2013

Arm Intervention/treatment
Electronic Care plan delivery Other: Electronic Care plan delivery
Other: Standard care

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Patient usability of IT platform: percent completion of care modules delivered [ Time Frame: Day 1 to day 7 of hospitalization ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Patients will be English speaking adults without visual or hearing impairments that would prevent use of the Ipad program. Target population will be older than 50 years of age. We will include patients who are undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting, valve repair or replacement or both at St. Mary's Hospital-Rochester, Minnesota. We will also be including family members 18 years of age and over, that may be the primary non-patient user of the iPad.

Exclusion Criteria:

Patients who do not meet inclusion criteria or who are predicted to have very short or very long hospital stays would not be candidates for the program which is designed for a standard 5, 6 or 7 day hospitalization.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01777841

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United States, Minnesota
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: DJCook, Professor, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic Identifier: NCT01777841    
Other Study ID Numbers: 11-008757
First Posted: January 29, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 29, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013