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Concurrent Electronic Order Entry Variation Reporting Impact on Ordering Behavior

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00907816
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2009 by Massachusetts General Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : May 25, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 25, 2009
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Massachusetts General Hospital

Brief Summary:
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 or disease
Behavior

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 72 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Concurrent Electronic Order Entry Variation Reporting Impact on Ordering
Study Start Date : April 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 2010

Group/Cohort
intervention
PCPs at MGH who receive display of utilization and quality during computer order entry
control



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. 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 ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
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

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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

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 Posted: May 25, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 25, 2009
Last Verified: May 2009

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