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Clinical and Economic Impact of an Electronic Medical Record Interfaced Decision Support System for Minimizing Severe Drug-Drug Interactions (DDI+)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01765595
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 10, 2013
Last Update Posted : October 21, 2014
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
Leumit Health Services, an health maintenance organization operating in Israel, will incorporate a web-based, decision support system for handling drug-drug interactions and drug information, termed DDI+. the investigators hypothesize that implementing such a system will reduce health-care expenditures (e.g., hospital admissions, referrals to ERs, Imaging procedures).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Healthcare Other: DDI+

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 715 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Study Start Date : January 2013
Primary Completion Date : October 2014
Study Completion Date : October 2014

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Drug Reactions
U.S. FDA Resources

Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: DDI+
DDI+ Incorporated in routine ambulatory practice
Other: DDI+
No Intervention: Control
Standard care


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Hospital Admissions [ Time Frame: up to 12 months post initiation ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Number of chronic concomitant drugs ≥5

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, and/or viral hepatitis B or C.
Contacts and Locations

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Locations
Israel
Leumit Health Services
Tel-Aviv, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Leumit Health Services
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Abraham Weizman, MD Tel Aviv University
More Information

Responsible Party: Leumit Health Services
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01765595     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LHS012013
First Posted: January 10, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 21, 2014
Last Verified: October 2014

Keywords provided by Leumit Health Services:
health care expenditure
drug drug interactions
electronic decision support systems
Potential reduction