Patient Navigation for Medicaid Frequent ED Users
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01797068|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 22, 2013
Last Update Posted : November 18, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Chronic Illness||Behavioral: Patient Navigator Other: Standard of Care||Not Applicable|
|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|
|Actual 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 ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
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|