OB Nest; Redefining Continuity of Care for Expectant Mothers
The study defines a new model of prenatal care called OB Nest which will be compared to the traditional model of prenatal care. OB nest is intended to create an experience for patients that feels more connected and patient-centered, allowing the patient to visit the clinic less frequently while offering increased communication with the OB nurses and providers through new tools provided to the patient. The goal of the project is to promote patient-centered care through a new prenatal care program based on constant and direct support from a nursing team, meeting the on-demand needs of expecting mothers as they rise, and as thus, redesigning the need and timing of on-site appointment with providers. Pregnant women randomized to the OB Nest cohort will see the number of pre-planned visits with their providers decreased and replaced with more direct and constant support and interaction with an assigned nursing team.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
|Official Title:||Implementation and Evaluation of the OB Nest Project at the Point of Care: Redefining Continuity of Care for Expectant Mothers.|
- Expectant mothers satisfaction of prenatal care [ Time Frame: 36 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]At 36 weeks the expectant mother will complete a survey that assessed their satisfaction of the prenatal care received using a validated scale.
|Study Start Date:||February 2014|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||September 2016|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||March 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Experimental: OB Nest
OB Nest is designed to reduce the number of pre-planned visits with their OB provider and replace the in-clinic visits with a direct and constant support from an assigned nursing team. OB Nest will empower moms-to-be to take ownership of their prenatal care by providing a wealth of resources.
Other: OB Nest
No Intervention: Traditional Prenatal care
Traditional prenatal visits in clinic with OB providers.
OB Nest is a model designed to promote increased patient-centered care during pregnancy. OB Nest care will allow for more flexibility, decrease interruptions to your productivity, while continuing to maintain safety for you and your infant. This model of care is anticipated to allow you more access to your health care team during your pregnancy.
This study will compare OB Nest, a new model of prenatal care, to the existing traditional model of prenatal care. The plan is to have about 300 low-risk mothers take part in this study. Eligible patients will be randomized to one of two groups; The Traditional Prenatal care Group or the OB Nest Group. Mothers will have an equal chance of being assigned to the OB Nest group. Mothers randomized to the OB Nest intervention will be assigned to a nursing care team comprised of one to three nurses and see their initial eleven planned appointments with their provider reduced to six. Mothers will still be able to request additional in-office visits with their provider and/or the provider require additional in-office visits to monitor mother and infants safety/care.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02082275
|Contact: Misty M Baker, R.N.||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|United States, Minnesota|
|Mayo Clinic in Rochester||Recruiting|
|Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905|
|Contact: Misty M Baker, R.N. email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Abimbola Famuyide, MBBS||Mayo Clinic|