Reducing Socioeconomic Disparities in Health at Pediatric Visits

Description

This research project is aimed to assess the effectiveness and impact of a pediatric-based intervention aimed at reducing low-income families' unmet material needs (food, housing, employment, childcare, household heat, education and learning the English language ) on child health.

Study Start Date

September 2015

Estimated Completion Date

March 2019

Interventions

  • Behavioral: WE CARE survey
  • Behavioral: Patient Navigator
  • Behavioral: WE CARE Community Resource Handout

Specialties

  • Pediatrics: Preventive/Nutrition
  • Family Medicine: Peds Family Medicine
  • Physician Assistant: Pediatrics

MeSH Terms

  • Pediatric
  • community resource
  • low-income
  • well-child care visit

Study ID

Boston Medical Center -- 1R01MD007793-01A1

Status

Unknown

Trial ID

NCT02451059

Study Type

Interventional

Trial Phase

N/A

Enrollment Quota

2050

Sponsor

Boston Medical Center

Inclusion Criteria

  • Child is on Medicaid insurance
  • Is attending routine newborn visit

Exclusion Criteria

  • Premature (less than or equal to 32 weeks GA)
  • Has a chronic disease
  • Has Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Has a foster parent

Gender

Both

Ages

1 Month and younger

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

No

Study Locations and Contact Information (6)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
South End Community Health Center - Boston, Massachusetts 3.5 miles Robyn Riseberg MD 617-425-2000 robyn.riseberg@bmc.org
Uphams Corner Health Center - Dorchester, Massachusetts 4.5 miles Edward Levy MD 617-287-8000 ELevy@uphams.org
Dorchester House MultiService Center - Boston, Massachusetts 5.7 miles Holly Goodale MD 617-288-3230 Holly.Goodale@dorchesterhouse.org
Codman Square Health Center - Boston, Massachusetts 6.0 miles Stephen Tringale MD 617-825-9660 Stephen.Tringale@codman.org
Greater Roslindale Medical and Dental Center - Roslindale, Massachusetts 6.0 miles Jennifer Lo MD 617-323-4440 jennifer.lo@bmc.org
Mattapan Community Health Center - Mattapan, Massachusetts 6.8 miles Ramon Cancino MD 617-296-0061 Cancinor@matchc.org

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