Adherence and Intensification of Medications (AIM) Implementation Study
This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Department of Veterans Affairs
First received: June 29, 2007
Last updated: April 18, 2014
Last verified: April 2014
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study has been completed.|
|Study Completion Date:||July 2012|
|Primary Completion Date:||March 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Heisler M, Hofer TP, Schmittdiel JA, Selby JV, Klamerus ML, Bosworth HB, Bermann M, Kerr EA. Improving blood pressure control through a clinical pharmacist outreach program in patients with diabetes mellitus in 2 high-performing health systems: the adherence and intensification of medications cluster randomized, controlled pragmatic trial. Circulation. 2012 Jun 12;125(23):2863-72. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.089169. Epub 2012 May 8.
Meddings J, Kerr EA, Heisler M, Hofer TP. Physician assessments of medication adherence and decisions to intensify medications for patients with uncontrolled blood pressure: still no better than a coin toss. BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 Aug 21;12:270. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-270.
Selby JV, Schmittdiel JA, Fireman B, Jaffe M, Ransom LJ, Dyer W, Uratsu CS, Reed ME, Kerr EA, Hsu J. Improving treatment intensification to reduce cardiovascular disease risk: a cluster randomized trial. BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 Jul 2;12:183. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-183.
Sussman JB, Zulman DM, Hayward R, Hofer TP, Kerr EA. Cardiac risk is not associated with hypertension treatment intensification. Am J Manag Care. 2012 Aug;18(8):414-20.
Heisler M, Hofer TP, Klamerus ML, Schmittdiel J, Selby J, Hogan MM, Bosworth HB, Tremblay A, Kerr EA. Study protocol: the Adherence and Intensification of Medications (AIM) study--a cluster randomized controlled effectiveness study. Trials. 2010 Oct 12;11:95.
Klamerus ML, Kerr EA, Bosworth HB, Schmittdiel JA, Heisler M. Characteristics of diabetic patients associated with achieving and maintaining blood pressure targets in the Adherence and Intensification of Medications program. Chronic Illn. 2014 Mar;10(1):60-73. doi: 10.1177/1742395313496590. Epub 2013 Jul 26.