Improving Safety of Transitions to Skilled Nursing Care Using Videoconferencing (ECHO-CT)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03832257|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : February 6, 2019
Last Update Posted : April 5, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Acute Disease||Other: ECHO CT Intervention Other: Matched Non-Participating Facilities||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||800 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||AHRQ Health Services Research Projects: Making Health Care Safer in Ambulatory Care Settings and Long Term Care Facilities|
|Actual Study Start Date :||September 30, 2018|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||August 31, 2021|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||August 31, 2021|
Experimental: ECHO CT Intervention
Weekly video conference between hospitalist at Beth Israel and skilled nursing facilities.
Other: ECHO CT Intervention
weekly video conference between hospitalist and skilled nursing facilities
Matched Non- Participating Facilities
Matched non-participating facilities
Other: Matched Non-Participating Facilities
Matched Non-Participating Facilities
- 30-Day Readmission Rates [ Time Frame: 30-Days ]Number of hospital readmissions over 30 day period among participating SNF sites
- Health Care Utilization [ Time Frame: up to 90 days ]Includes average length of stay in the facility
- Incidence of Adverse Clinical Conditions [ Time Frame: 30 Days ]From the MDS (variable codes in parentheses), including rates of dehydration (J1550C), internal bleeding (J1550D), falls (J1800), anti-psychotic medication use (N0400A), delirium (C1300), surgical wound infections (I2500 and M1040E), pressure ulcers (M0210), and uncontrolled pain (J0850).
- Health Care Cost [ Time Frame: 30-days ]Total 30-day Medicare costs for fee-for-service patients.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03832257
|Contact: Lewis Lipsitz, MD||617-971-5318||Lipsitz@hsl.harvard.edu|
|Contact: Lauren Junge-Maughan||617- email@example.com|