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ACTIVATE: Standard Worksite Health Program vs. Activated Consumer (ACTIVATE)

This study has been completed.
University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute
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HealthPartners Institute Identifier:
First received: December 29, 2008
Last updated: November 25, 2015
Last verified: December 2008
A 3-year, randomized, controlled trial comparing a traditional worksite health promotion program and an activated consumer program on health practices, health status and patient activation measures.

Condition Intervention
Evidence of Improved Health Status Behavioral: Counseling in use of health care Behavioral: Counseling in diet, exercise Other: Control

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: ACTIVATE: Standard Worksite Health Program vs. Activated Consumer

Further study details as provided by HealthPartners Institute:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Develop and evaluate a worksite-based, activated consumer intervention [ Time Frame: March 2005; March 2007 ]

Enrollment: 631
Study Start Date: September 2004
Study Completion Date: September 2008
Primary Completion Date: September 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Counseling in use of health care Behavioral: Counseling in use of health care
Active Comparator: Counseling in diet, exercise Behavioral: Counseling in diet, exercise
Placebo Comparator: Contol group Other: Control

Detailed Description:
The design is a cluster, randomized controlled trial of two companies with three arms in each company. The arms include two control groups (one from each company), two intervention groups using a standard health promotion intervention, and two intervention groups that constitute using an activated consumer intervention. The standard intervention includes educational offerings to address health behaviors. The activated consumer intervention offers shorter education sessions and includes decision tools and skills development for working with heath care providers to better manage health and clinical conditions. Variables include health risk assessments, clinical measures such as lipids, blood pressure, body mass index, and tobacco use, perception of health care consumer practices, claims costs, and absenteeism analysis.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Airline and health care employees

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Minors
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Responsible Party: Paul E. Terry, PhD, President and Chief Operating Officer, StayWell Identifier: NCT00815412     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R01DP000104-03 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
Study First Received: December 29, 2008
Last Updated: November 25, 2015 processed this record on September 19, 2017