Community Health Worker Care Transitions Study

Description

This study focuses on pairing community health workers (CHWs) with patients that are high risk for readmission prior to hospital discharge in order to assess differences in hospital readmission rates, ED visits, patient satisfaction and provider satisfaction as compared to patients without community health worker pairings at discharge.

Study Start Date

April, 07 2017

Estimated Completion Date

April 2019

Interventions

  • Behavioral: Community Health Worker

Study ID

Massachusetts General Hospital -- 2017A050810

Status

Recruiting

Trial ID

NCT03085264

Study Type

Interventional

Trial Phase

N/A

Enrollment Quota

1200

Sponsor

Massachusetts General Hospital

Inclusion Criteria

  • Inclusion criteria will include the following: enrollment in a Partners Risk Contract
  • agreement to participate in the study with ability to consent to enrollment, working phone number for patient contact and patient address of residence within 15 mile radius on MGH 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA.

Exclusion Criteria

  • Exclusion criteria will include a lack of capacity to consent to enrollment ( including prisoner status) or lack of cognitive ability to complete the survey, living outside of a 15 mile radius of the MGH 55 Fruit street location and having a primary care provider outside the MGH system.

Gender

All

Ages

18 Years to 109 Years

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Study Locations and Contact Information (4)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Jocelyn A Carter MD 617-726-2000 jcarter0@partners.org
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Jocelyn A Carter MD 617-726-2000 jcarter0@partners.org
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Jocelyn A Carter MD 617-726-2000 jcarter0@partners.org
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Jocelyn A Carter MD 617-726-2000 jcarter0@partners.org

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