MobileMedMinder: A Networked Aide for Medication Compliances

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Steve Gottlieb, University of Maryland Identifier:
First received: May 10, 2012
Last updated: December 9, 2013
Last verified: December 2013
The main aim of this study is to conduct a randomized control trial to compare MobileMedMinder, a mobile phone based medication reminder software product, with currently accepted and empirically supported methods for increasing medication compliance through reminders and tracking.

Condition Intervention
Heart Failure, Congestive
Behavioral: Use of MobileMedMinder

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: MobileMedMinder: A Networked Aide for Medication Compliances

Further study details as provided by University of Maryland:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Compliance [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Pill counts will be used to assess compliance

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: November 2011
Study Completion Date: December 2013
Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Use of MobileMedMinder Behavioral: Use of MobileMedMinder
Use of an intervention to remind patients to take their medications.
No Intervention: Usual care


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Taking beta blockers, ACE or ARB, and hydralazine for treatment of HF.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inability to understand informed consent
  • Inability to read and understand English
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01597583

United States, Maryland
University of Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21201
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Maryland
  More Information

Responsible Party: Steve Gottlieb, Professor, University of Maryland Identifier: NCT01597583     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HP-00051021 
Study First Received: May 10, 2012
Last Updated: December 9, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases processed this record on April 27, 2016