Proof-of-Concept Study of Heart Habits Application for Patients With Heart Failure

Description

This study assesses the ability of ambulatory patients with heart failure (HF) to use a smartphone application created for the management of patients with chronic HF. This study will aim: - To understand the frequency with which ambulatory HF patients engage with this smartphone application. - To determine whether patient's knowledge of HF and its management has improved with the use of this smartphone application. - To assess improvement in quality of life measures related to the use of this smartphone application. - To assess improvement in lifestyle measures related to the use of this smartphone application.

Study Start Date

September, 21 2017

Estimated Completion Date

February 2018

Interventions

  • Behavioral: Heart Failure Education and Management App
  • Behavioral: Heart Failure Literature

Study ID

Jana Care -- CHF-MGH-001

Status

Recruiting

Trial ID

NCT03238729

Study Type

Interventional

Trial Phase

N/A

Enrollment Quota

24

Sponsor

Jana Care

Inclusion Criteria

  • Diagnosis of HFrEF or HFpEF. HFrEF defined as clinical signs and symptoms of HF with a left ventricular (LV) EF ? 40% by any imaging modality AND at least 1 hospitalization or emergency department (ED) visit for HF or any outpatient escalation of diuretic therapy in the 12 months prior to study enrollment. HFpEF defined as clinical signs and symptoms of HF with an LVEF ? 50% by any imaging modality and at least 1 hospitalization or ED visit for HF or any outpatient escalation of diuretic therapy in the 12 months prior to study enrollment.
  • Adult patients, men and women, > 18 years old.

Exclusion Criteria

  • Pregnant

Gender

All

Ages

18 Years and older

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

No

Study Locations and Contact Information (3)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Kevin Wei None KWEI1@mgh.harvard.edu
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Kevin Wei None KWEI1@mgh.harvard.edu
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Kevin Wei None KWEI1@mgh.harvard.edu

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