Promoting Health by Self Experience (PHASE) Randomized Controlled Trial

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified June 2010 by Unilever Israel.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Unilever Israel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01129895
First received: May 22, 2010
Last updated: June 2, 2010
Last verified: June 2010
  Purpose

Promoting Health by Self Experience (PHASE) randomized controlled trial

Study Hypothesis:

A personal experience in health promotion will affect the health prevention activities of the health providers and thus will impact their prevention activities toward their patients compared with a control (no-intervention) group.


Condition Intervention
Personal Experience and Personal Initiation Program
Health Prevention Activities
Impact on Patients
Behavioral: Health promotion

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Promoting Health by Self Experience (PHASE) Randomized Controlled Trial

Further study details as provided by Unilever Israel:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Promoting Health randomized controlled trial [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Changes in quality measurements Changes in attitudes, personal views and life style as well as health prevention activities


Estimated Enrollment: 650
Study Start Date: April 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Health promotion
5 workshops on the initiation of health prevention projects in each clinic will be organized by the intervention team and than the clinic will be followed by the intervention team for 6 months.
Behavioral: Health promotion
In each intervention clinic 5 workshops on the initiation of health prevention projects in each clinic will be organized by the intervention team and than the clinic will be followed by the intervention team for 6 months.
No Intervention: Promoting Health
No intervention follow-up only

Detailed Description:

Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of a personal experience and personal initiation program on the health prevention activities of the health providers and the following impact on their patients compared with a control (no-intervention) group.

Methods: A randomized controlled trial Randomization: Health providers of all disciplines will be recruited from 10 clinics of Clalit Health Services, Dan district and randomized using cluster (by clinic) randomization, into an intervention and a control group. In each clinic 15 health care providers and 50 patients will be interviewed providing a total of 150 health care providers and 500 patients.

Intervention: The intervention will be delivered by psychologists and social workers trained in group facilitation and experimental learning. The program is based on theories of experimental learning and Bridges model of change. In each intervention clinic 5 workshops on the initiation of health prevention projects in each clinic will be organized by the intervention team and than the clinic will be followed by the intervention team for 6 months. No intervention will be provided to the control clinics.

Outcomes: changes in quality measurements of both intervention and non-intervention clinics. Among health providers changes in attitudes, personal views and life style as well as health prevention activities will be assessed by questionnaires. A random sample of 50 patients age 21-50 from each of the participating clinics will be selected and interviewed using a questionnaire. The questionnaires will include questions regarding the administration of screening tests, treatment of abnormal measurements, life style changes and satisfaction with the performance of the clinic and health care providers. The evaluation for both health care providers and patients will be performed at baseline and after 6 months.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 50 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Health providers in selected clinics
  • Patients age 21-50 in selected clinics

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients age younger than 21 and older than 50
  • Health providers from clinics not in the area of the study
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01129895

Locations
Israel
Clalit Health Services Recruiting
Petach Tikva, Israel
Contact: Dorit Erlich, MD    972507348786    dorite@clalit.org.il   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Unilever Israel
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Iris Shai, PhD Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Principal Investigator: Danit R Shahar, PhD Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  More Information

No publications provided by Unilever Israel

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Danit R Shahar, Ben-Gurion University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01129895     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: unilever-0410-OL
Study First Received: May 22, 2010
Last Updated: June 2, 2010
Health Authority: Unilever: Israel
Prolog initiation company: Israel

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