Combined Social Worker and Pharmacist Transitional Care Program
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01503554|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 4, 2012
Last Update Posted : May 31, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Patient Admission Patient Discharge||Behavioral: Combined Social Worker and Pharmacist Program Behavioral: No Intervention: Usual Care||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||100 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||Multidisciplinary Care Transition Intervention - Cardinal Health Grant|
|Study Start Date :||April 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2011|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2011|
Experimental: Social Worker + Pharmacist Intervention
Intervention arm offering enhanced services from a social worker and a pharmacist post-discharge
Behavioral: Combined Social Worker and Pharmacist Program
Physician or nurse performs a med rec during hospital stay Clinical pharmacist completes an additional med rec of home meds, assesses med-related risks, and provides education After discharge, a Master's prepared social worker contacts the patient and conducts an assessment from a psychosocial perspective to identify any unmet needs.
Pharmacist will be available to patients should they have any medication-related questions post-discharge
Other Name: EDPP Plus Pharmacist
Experimental: Usual Care
Patients receiving usual care will have a medication reconciliation performed by a physician or nurse during their hospital stay. No further support or interventions are provided post discharge.
Behavioral: No Intervention: Usual Care
Patient receives usual care upon discharge from the hospital.
Other Name: Control Group
- 30-day Same Hospital Readmission Rate [ Time Frame: 30 days following hospital discharge ]
- Total Cost of Care [ Time Frame: 30 days following hospital discharge ]Outcome measure seeks to capture the total cost of care within 30 days of discharge (i.e., costs associated with hospital readmissions, ED visits, outpatient visits, and program costs, if applicable).
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01503554
|United States, Illinois|
|Rush University Medical Center|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612|
|Principal Investigator:||Shannon Sims, MD, PhD||Rush University Medical Center|