Evaluation of Computerized Template Entry for Compensation and Pension (C&P) Examinations

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00988546
First received: September 30, 2009
Last updated: October 1, 2009
Last verified: October 2009

September 30, 2009
October 1, 2009
May 2005
July 2005   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
disability exam report quality [ Time Frame: upon completion of report, generally within 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00988546 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • disability exam report data entry time [ Time Frame: upon creation of report ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • disability exam encounter time [ Time Frame: upon creation of report ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • disability exam patient satisfaction [ Time Frame: following exam ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Evaluation of Computerized Template Entry for Compensation and Pension (C&P) Examinations
Evaluation of Computerized Template Entry for C&P Examinations

The purpose of this study is to compare C&P examination reports performed using a Compensation and Pension Examination Program (CPEP) computerized, templated documentation tool to a customary examination performed and then report dictated in quality, completeness, timeliness and veteran satisfaction.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Joint Diseases
  • Other: Computer based template for exam documentation
    exam documentation performed using computer based template
  • Other: Dictation for exam documentation
    exam documentation performed using dictation, the standard practice
  • 1
    exam documentation performed using dictation
    Intervention: Other: Dictation for exam documentation
  • Experimental: 2
    exam documentation performed using computer based template
    Intervention: Other: Computer based template for exam documentation
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
37
July 2005
July 2005   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects for the current study included veterans scheduled for C&P examination of two or fewer joints at VA TVHS.
  • No ethnic or racial group or gender was excluded.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Veterans were excluded if they were scheduled:

    1. for examination of more than two joints,
    2. with other requested exam protocols in addition to joints
Both
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United States
 
NCT00988546
CSRD-000-00F
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Speroff, Theodore - Principal Investigator, Department of Veterans Affairs
Department of Veterans Affairs
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Principal Investigator: Theodore Speroff, PhD MS PhD Department of Veterans Affairs
Department of Veterans Affairs
October 2009

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