The Care Transitions Intervention
This intervention tests whether encouraging older patients and their caregivers to assert a more active role in their care transitions could improve clinical outcomes. Patients are supported by a nurse transition coach and specific tools, including a Personal Health Record.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
|Official Title:||The Care Transitions Intervention|
- Rehospitalization rate at 30, 90 and 180 days after index hospitalization.
- Rehospitalization rate at 30, 90 and 180 days after index hospitalization. Rehospitalization for the same condition as the index hospital stay, at 30, 90 and 180 days.
|Study Start Date:||September 2002|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||August 2003|
|United States, Colorado|
|University of Colorado Health Sciences Center|
|Denver, Colorado, United States, 80262|
|Principal Investigator:||Eric A. Coleman, MD, MPH||University of Colorado, Denver|