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Reverse Innovation and Patient Engagement to Improve Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes (CONNECT)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02222909
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2014 by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : August 22, 2014
Last Update Posted : August 22, 2014
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Brief Summary:
Project CONNECT ("Community-based Organizations Neighborhood Network: Enhancing Capacity Together") is a randomized controlled trial that involves 22 community-based organizations (CBOs) located in Baltimore, MD. Half of these organizations were randomly assigned to the intervention group using a constrained cluster randomization process. The remaining 11 are a part of the control intervention group. The intervention is a co-developed set of IT tools hypothesized to improve the connections among intervention CBOs, Johns Hopkins health care facilities and CBO clients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Diabetes Cardiovascular Disease Substance Abuse Disorder Mental Health Disorder Other: Co-developed IT intervention Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
see above

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 22 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Reverse Innovation and Patient Engagement to Improve Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes
Study Start Date : April 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date : November 2015

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Intervention CBOs
Will receive "co-developed IT intervention" developed together with intervention group community based members. Set of primarily web based tools to improve connection with clients, Johns Hopkins Medicine and one another, referrals, and volunteer services.
Other: Co-developed IT intervention
The IT-based intervention is being co-developed with the community based organizations in the intervention group, and comprises tools to improve referral and tracking of clients, use of volunteers, and direct communication with hospital staff members
Other Name: Healthify

No Intervention: Control CBOs
Community Based Organizations that are being followed for data collection only for the period of one year



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Emergency Department visits + hospital days [ Time Frame: Up to 1 year ]
    Number of Emergency Department Visits + Number of Hospital Days in the past 6 months for patients enrolled in the Johns Hopkins Community Partnership

  2. Change in number of clients seen per month [ Time Frame: September 2014 - September 2015 ]
    Change in median number of clients seen by Community Based Organizations per month



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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Community Based Organization; 501-C3 status; Located within zip codes surrounding Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center; Provides direct services to clients

Exclusion Criteria:

Part of Johns Hopkins Medicine or Baltimore City Agency


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02222909


Locations
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United States, Maryland
Zip codes surrounding Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21205
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Albert W Wu, MD MPH Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02222909    
Other Study ID Numbers: CD-12-11-4948
First Posted: August 22, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 22, 2014
Last Verified: August 2014
Keywords provided by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health:
Community Based Organization
Reverse Innovation
Social Services
Referral
Chronic disease
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Cardiovascular Diseases
Disease
Substance-Related Disorders
Mental Disorders
Pathologic Processes
Chemically-Induced Disorders