Centers for Education on Research and Therapeutics - Heart Failure: Targeted Intervention Study (CERTs-HF)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00979264|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 17, 2009
Last Update Posted : June 26, 2012
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Heart Failure||Behavioral: Intensive quality improvement tools||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||147 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||Centers for Education on Research and Therapeutics - Heart Failure: Targeted Intervention Study|
|Study Start Date :||March 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||October 2011|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2011|
No Intervention: Control
Standard quality improvement approaches available through participation in Get With the Guidelines - Heart Failure.
Active Comparator: Intervention
Enhanced and/or intensive quality improvement approaches, coupled with standard approaches available through participation in Get With the Guidelines - Heart Failure.
Behavioral: Intensive quality improvement tools
Personalized performance improvement interventions, including premier site data reports, personalized feedback/teleconferences, comprehensive toolkits, and focused webinars; in addition to other general QI tools typically available through participation in Get With the Guidelines Heart Failure.
- Improvement in the overall opportunity-based composite of measures eligible for intervention (absolute score difference compared to the control arm) based on the existing Get With the Guidelines Heart Failure Achievement Measures and Quality Measures. [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
- Improvement in Defect Free (all or none) score based on the combined Get With the Guidelines Heart Failure Achievement and Quality Measures [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
- Improvement in scores of each individual Get With the Guidelines Heart Failure Achievement and Quality Measure [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
- Improvement in length of stay and in-patient mortality. [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00979264
|United States, North Carolina|
|Duke Clinical Research Institute|
|Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27705|
|Principal Investigator:||Eric D Peterson, MD, MPH||Duke Clinical Research Institute|