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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01235247
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2007 by Indiana University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : November 5, 2010
Last Update Posted : July 29, 2011
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kenya
Information provided by:
Indiana University

Brief Summary:
Computer-generated clinical reminders offered to providers will improve compliance with care guidelines and impact outcomes in resource-limited clinics.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Behavior Behavioral: reminders vs. no 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.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Electronic Medical Records to Improve Patient & Public Health in Rural Kenya
Study Start Date : February 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : October 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 2012

Arm Intervention/treatment
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

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

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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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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

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: William M. Tierney, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01235247     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0709-63
First Posted: November 5, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2011
Last Verified: September 2007