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Decision Support AMPATH

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2007 by Indiana University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kenya
Information provided by:
Indiana University Identifier:
First received: November 4, 2010
Last updated: July 28, 2011
Last verified: September 2007
Computer-generated clinical reminders offered to providers will improve compliance with care guidelines and impact outcomes in resource-limited clinics.

Condition Intervention
Behavioral: reminders vs. no reminders

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Electronic Medical Records to Improve Patient & Public Health in Rural Kenya

Further study details as provided by Indiana University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Compliance rates with care guidelines [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Study Start Date: February 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: reminders, no reminder Behavioral: reminders vs. no reminders
Intervention providers will receive clinical reminders as part of patient care, and control group providers will not receive the reminders

Detailed Description:
The investigators will assess the effects of computer-generated reminders for the 3 cohorts of patients: (1) pregnant women; (2) HIV-exposed infants; and (3) adults and children co-infected with TB and HIV identified from the AMPATH clinics. Patients will be randomized to either receive the reminders as part of a paper summary, or to not have any of the reminders in their summary. Reminders implemented will vary by type of patient population. Comparisons will be made between the intervention and control groups.

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All pregnant women, children born to HIV+ mothers, and TB/HIV co-infected patients visiting these clinics during the this study will be included.

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01235247

Contact: Martin Were, MD MS 317-423-5540

USAID-AMPATH Clinics Recruiting
Eldoret, Kenya
Contact: Allan Sudoi    +254 721821242    aksudoi@GMAIL.COM   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Indiana University
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kenya
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: William M. Tierney, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine Identifier: NCT01235247     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0709-63
Study First Received: November 4, 2010
Last Updated: July 28, 2011 processed this record on May 24, 2017