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Concurrent Electronic Order Entry Variation Reporting Impact on Ordering Behavior

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified May 2009 by Massachusetts General Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00907816
First Posted: May 25, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 25, 2009
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Information provided by:
Massachusetts General Hospital
  Purpose
Display of information regarding utilization and quality to primary care physicians as they use our computer based system to order radiologic imaging (CT, MR, etc) will reduce unnecessary imaging.

Condition
Behavior

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Concurrent Electronic Order Entry Variation Reporting Impact on Ordering

Further study details as provided by Massachusetts General Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Health status adjusted utilization of imaging by each PCP in the intervention group, compared to themselves before intervention, and as a group to the control group [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Estimated Enrollment: 72
Study Start Date: April 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
intervention
PCPs at MGH who receive display of utilization and quality during computer order entry
control

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
PCPs at MGH
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • PCPs at MGH with patient panel > 99 loyal patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • PCPs at MGH with patient panel < 99 loyal patients
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00907816


Locations
United States, Massachusetts
Mass General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114
Sponsors and Collaborators
Massachusetts General Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey B. Weilburg, MD Massachusetts General Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Jeffrey B. Weilburg MD; Associate Medical Director, Mass General Physicians Organization, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00907816     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PHRC Study 2009P-000611
First Submitted: May 21, 2009
First Posted: May 25, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 25, 2009
Last Verified: May 2009

Keywords provided by Massachusetts General Hospital:
this study does not look at patient conditions