Patient Navigation for Medicaid Frequent ED Users
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01797068|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 22, 2013
Last Update Posted : November 18, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Chronic Illness||Behavioral: Patient Navigator Other: Standard of Care|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||100 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||Patient Navigation to Improve Care and Reduce Costs for High Utilizers of the Emergency Department|
|Study Start Date :||March 2013|
|Primary Completion Date :||March 2015|
Experimental: Patient Navigator
Patients in the experimental group will be offered patient navigation and timely access to comprehensive care and services through Project Access-New Haven (PA-NH).
Behavioral: Patient Navigator
Patients in the intervention group will be offered patient navigation and timely access to comprehensive care and services through Project Access-New Haven (PA-NH), a local non-profit organization that coordinates the provision of donated medical care and services to underserved patients through a network of participating hospitals and volunteer physicians.
Active Comparator: Standard of Care
Patients in the active comparator group will experience the usual intake process in the ED setting.
Other: Standard of Care
Patients in the standard of care group will experience the usual intake process in the ED setting.
- Number of ED visits [ Time Frame: One Year ]Additional outcomes include number of hospitalizations, number of outpatient visits, and outpatient imaging utilization.
- Number of hospitalizations [ Time Frame: One Year ]
- Number of outpatient visits [ Time Frame: One Year ]
- Costs by analyzing global use with Medicaid claims data [ Time Frame: One year ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01797068
|United States, Connecticut|
|Yale New Haven Hospital|
|New Haven, Connecticut, United States|