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Telehealth Following Orthopaedic Procedures

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03922737
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2019 by Rothman Institute Orthopaedics.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : April 22, 2019
Last Update Posted : April 22, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rothman Institute Orthopaedics

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date  ICMJE April 17, 2019
First Posted Date  ICMJE April 22, 2019
Last Update Posted Date April 22, 2019
Actual Study Start Date  ICMJE October 6, 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date June 1, 2019   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: April 19, 2019)
Patient Satisfaction: Likert Score [ Time Frame: 2 mont post-operative period following surgery ]
Likert Score self-reported patient satisfaction
Original Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Same as current
Change History No Changes Posted
Current Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Original Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE Telehealth Following Orthopaedic Procedures
Official Title  ICMJE Evaluation of Telehealth Follow-up Appointments Following Orthopaedic Surgery
Brief Summary This study aims to evaluate the quality of care provided by a home-based teleheath program as a safe and acceptable alternative to an in-person office visit as determined by satisfaction with the program and the amount of further medical management required by the patients.
Detailed Description Not Provided
Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Not Applicable
Study Design  ICMJE Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition  ICMJE Post-Op Complication
Intervention  ICMJE
  • Procedure: In-person office visit
    Post-operative visit to occur in-person with provider
  • Procedure: Teleheath visit
    Post-operative visit to occur via telehealth software platform with provider
Study Arms  ICMJE
  • Active Comparator: In-person office visit
    Intervention: Procedure: In-person office visit
  • Active Comparator: Telehealth visit with provider
    Intervention: Procedure: Teleheath visit
Publications * Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Unknown status
Estimated Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: April 19, 2019)
Original Estimated Enrollment  ICMJE Same as current
Estimated Study Completion Date  ICMJE December 1, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date June 1, 2019   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

Inclusion Criteria:

1. Subjects over 18 and under 75 years of age undergoing elective primary orthopaedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital or Methodist Hospital who have the capability to utilize a telecommunications platform (computer, tablet or similar device at home with a webcam, microphone and access to high-speed internet).

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Subjects who are unable to access the telemedicine platform or who are uncomfortable with following up in this fashion
  2. Subjects who are unable or unwilling to provide post-operative radiographs electronically or who are unable or unwilling to obtain them
  3. Subjects with workman's compensation or automotive claims or other ongoing litigation
  4. Subjects that are unable or unwilling to consent for enrollment
  5. Patients under the age of 18 years
  6. Pregnant or breastfeeding women
  7. Patients undergoing surgery for tumor, trauma or infection or who require revision or staged procedures
  8. Patients without English-language proficiency
  9. Patients with unforeseen intra-operative or perioperative complications
Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages  ICMJE 18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE No
Contacts  ICMJE Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE United States
Removed Location Countries  
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT03922737
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE 2019Horneff
Has Data Monitoring Committee Not Provided
U.S. FDA-regulated Product
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE Not Provided
Current Responsible Party Rothman Institute Orthopaedics
Original Responsible Party Same as current
Current Study Sponsor  ICMJE Rothman Institute Orthopaedics
Original Study Sponsor  ICMJE Same as current
Collaborators  ICMJE Not Provided
Investigators  ICMJE Not Provided
PRS Account Rothman Institute Orthopaedics
Verification Date April 2019

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