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Validation of an Instrument to Qualitatively and Quantitatively Profile Hospitalist Workflow

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00208663
First Posted: September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted: April 13, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jason Stein, MD, Emory University
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine if a simple 'pick-list' menu applied to a handheld computer's time-motion program can be used to record reliably what a hospital-based doctor does while working a shift in the hospital. In this study reliability will be measured by comparing the data collected by at least two different observers recording data from the same hospitalist during the same period of time.

Condition
Physician Workflow

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Validation of an Instrument to Qualitatively and Quantitatively Profile Hospitalist Workflow

Further study details as provided by Jason Stein, MD, Emory University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Elapsed time engaged in specific hospital work activities [ Time Frame: 1 hospital workday ]

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: September 2005
Study Completion Date: December 2005
Primary Completion Date: December 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Physicians
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must be a practicing hospitalist, defined as a physician working exclusively in a hospital settings

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00208663


Locations
United States, Georgia
Emory affiliated hospitals
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30322
Sponsors and Collaborators
Emory University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jason M Stein, MD Emory University