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Mayo Clinic Health Connection Discovery Trial

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
DJCook, Mayo Clinic Identifier:
First received: January 24, 2013
Last updated: January 28, 2013
Last verified: January 2013
The MC Health Connection Discovery trial is designed to determine if a new health information system that delviers interactive care plans (delivered by mobile) to patients can impact post-surgical recovery.

Condition Intervention
Surgical Recovery Other: Electronic Care plan delivery Other: Standard care

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Clinical Pilot:myCare

Further study details as provided by DJCook, Mayo Clinic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Patient usability of IT platform: percent completion of care modules delivered [ Time Frame: Day 1 to day 7 of hospitalization ]

Enrollment: 250
Study Start Date: February 2012
Study Completion Date: January 2013
Primary Completion Date: November 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Electronic Care plan delivery Other: Electronic Care plan delivery Other: Standard care


Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Patients will be English speaking adults without visual or hearing impairments that would prevent use of the Ipad program. Target population will be older than 50 years of age. We will include patients who are undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting, valve repair or replacement or both at St. Mary's Hospital-Rochester, Minnesota. We will also be including family members 18 years of age and over, that may be the primary non-patient user of the iPad.

Exclusion Criteria:

Patients who do not meet inclusion criteria or who are predicted to have very short or very long hospital stays would not be candidates for the program which is designed for a standard 5, 6 or 7 day hospitalization.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01777841

United States, Minnesota
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: DJCook, Professor, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic Identifier: NCT01777841     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 11-008757
Study First Received: January 24, 2013
Last Updated: January 28, 2013 processed this record on June 23, 2017