Blood Pressure (BP) Visit Intensification Study
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Conditions||blood pressure, hypertension|
|Treatment||jnc guideline training|
|Sponsor||University of Rochester|
|Start date||October 2013|
|End date||October 2018|
|Trial size||60 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02164331, 1R18HL117801|
Aim 1: The purpose of the study is to implement the Seventh Joint National Committee on the Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of Hypertension (JNC VII) recommendation for monthly visits for hypertensive patients with uncontrolled blood pressure (BP) using a theoretically-informed, empirically grounded, multimodal quality improvement (QI) intervention.
Aim 2: To improve BP control and reduce disparity in BP through implementation of monthly visits.
Aim 3: To assess potential mediators and moderators of the intervention.
|Endpoint classification||safety/efficacy study|
|Intervention model||crossover assignment|
|Primary purpose||health services research|
Number of office visits
time frame: Baseline and aniticipated at 1 year
Reduction in Blood Pressure
time frame: Baseline and anticipated at year
Male or female participants at least 18 years old.
- Federally Qualified Health Center in the Clinic Directors Network, Practice Champion, Electronic Medical Record System
- Clinicians who have been at the practice less than 6 months, Practices planning to change Electronic Medical Record systems within the next 6 months
|Official title||A Multimodal Quality Improvement Intervention Using the JNC Guidelines to Promote Control of Patients' BP in Federally Qualified Health Centers|
|Principal investigator||Kevin A Fiscella, MD MPH|
|Description||This study is a stepped wedged cluster randomized trial designed to improve management of uncontrolled blood pressure among patients in federally qualified health centers through the auspices of the the Clinical Directors Network Practice-Based Research Network (CDN PBRN).|
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