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Evaluation of Computerized Template Entry for Compensation and Pension (C&P) Examinations

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00988546
First Posted: October 2, 2009
Last Update Posted: October 2, 2009
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Information provided by:
VA Office of Research and Development
September 30, 2009
October 2, 2009
October 2, 2009
May 2005
July 2005   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
disability exam report quality [ Time Frame: upon completion of report, generally within 3 months ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
  • disability exam report data entry time [ Time Frame: upon creation of report ]
  • disability exam encounter time [ Time Frame: upon creation of report ]
  • disability exam patient satisfaction [ Time Frame: following exam ]
Same as current
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Evaluation of Computerized Template Entry for Compensation and Pension (C&P) Examinations
Evaluation of Computerized Template Entry for C&P Examinations
The purpose of this study is to compare C&P examination reports performed using a Compensation and Pension Examination Program (CPEP) computerized, templated documentation tool to a customary examination performed and then report dictated in quality, completeness, timeliness and veteran satisfaction.
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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Joint Diseases
  • Other: Computer based template for exam documentation
    exam documentation performed using computer based template
  • Other: Dictation for exam documentation
    exam documentation performed using dictation, the standard practice
  • 1
    exam documentation performed using dictation
    Intervention: Other: Dictation for exam documentation
  • Experimental: 2
    exam documentation performed using computer based template
    Intervention: Other: Computer based template for exam documentation
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Completed
37
July 2005
July 2005   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects for the current study included veterans scheduled for C&P examination of two or fewer joints at VA TVHS.
  • No ethnic or racial group or gender was excluded.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Veterans were excluded if they were scheduled:

    1. for examination of more than two joints,
    2. with other requested exam protocols in addition to joints
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Child, Adult, Senior
Yes
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United States
 
 
NCT00988546
CSRD-000-00F
Yes
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Speroff, Theodore - Principal Investigator, Department of Veterans Affairs
VA Office of Research and Development
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Principal Investigator: Theodore Speroff, PhD MS PhD VA Office of Research and Development
VA Office of Research and Development
October 2009

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