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Clinical Trials: Healthcare Education & Innovation

Source: University of Alberta
Currently, the health care that people receive is approximately 20 years behind up-to-date research findings. Developing ways to narrow the gap between evidence and practice is an important research focus in continuing care facilities, especially when one considers that the demand for these facilities is estimated to increase ten-fold in the next 25 years. In Alberta, there are an estimated 27,400 healthcare aides working in the continuing care sector. ... Read More
Last Updated: 03 Aug 2016
Source: VA Office of Research and Development
VA community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) typically serve only a small number of women Veterans, and generally do not have the women's health care resources that are available in larger settings. Women Veterans using these sites for primary care must sometimes travel to other sites to receive women's health care. That can create travel burdens, reduce continuity of care, and negatively affect patient outcomes. To address this, VA is implementing a ... Read More
Last Updated: 20 Dec 2016
Source: National Taiwan University Hospital
Medical education was transformed from mainly didactic class before 19th century to the clerkship and internship training based on the concept of "learning by doing" in 20th century. There are new challenges for medical education in the 21th century, including knowledge explosion, the importance of communication and teamwork in clinical care, and lack of comprehensive and systemic experiential learning. Therefore, another paradigm shift of medical education ... Read More
Last Updated: 06 Jul 2015
Source: Innovation Research & Training
The purpose of this study is to conduct a randomized controlled trial of a media literacy education program for middle school students with the goal of enhancing decision-making skills to prevent early and risky sexual behavior and teen pregnancy, and encourage healthy relationships. Read More
Last Updated: 18 Nov 2015
Source: Innovation Research & Training
The purpose of this study was to determine whether a media literacy education program taught be teacher to late elementary school students (grades 3-5) positively affected students' critical thinking skills and substance use-related health outcomes. Read More
Last Updated: 09 Apr 2014
Source: McMaster University
The aim of this pilot project is to determine if there are differences in patient outcomes and healthcare utilization between patients randomly assigned to usual care (a collaborative model of maternity care with co-located healthcare professionals but with referrals to off-site obstetricians) or to a collaborative model of maternity care with co-located healthcare professionals, including obstetricians. It is hypothesized that by creating a seamless ... Read More
Last Updated: 17 Aug 2009
Source: Reciprocal Labs
Propeller Health is collaborating with Walgreens Pharmacies, the City of Louisville, Qualcomm Life and other local partners to carry out a focused demonstration project that will evaluate the effectiveness of the Propeller Health approach to asthma management while exploring means to use real-time data on asthma exacerbations in a public health setting. The Asthma Data Innovation Demonstration Project (ADID) will use wireless sensor technology to develop ... Read More
Last Updated: 10 Jun 2014
Source: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether formal instruction on the use of cognitive aids in managing a crisis will result in better longterm retention of knowledge and skills. In particular, this study examines the impact of cognitive aid teaching on the Advanced Cardiac Life Support course. Read More
Last Updated: 20 May 2015
Source: Hospital El Escorial
This study evaluates the effect of the education innovation program"chiquichefs" on anthropometric variables, quality of life and nutritional habits in an elementary school children. Compared with a control group of the same age but in another school. Read More
Last Updated: 19 Sep 2016
Source: University of Southern California
This project is a partnership between Soar Technology, the University of Southern California (USC) Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans and Military Families (CIR) and the USC Creative Media and Behavioral Health Center (CM&BHC) to conduct a Safety and Effectiveness Study (SES) for an educational role-playing game developed by Soar Technology, Inc. The purpose of the intervention to be delivered by Soar Technology is to educate families and friends ... Read More
Last Updated: 10 Dec 2013
Source: Gilead Sciences
This study will evaluate efficacy of Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir (LDV/SOF) as measured by the proportion of participants achieving hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA below the lower limit of quantification (LLOQ) 12 weeks after the last dose of LDV/SOF (sustained virologic response (SVR) 12). This study will consist of 2 parts. In Part 1, the participants will be randomized to switch from stable antiretroviral (ARV) therapy to either E/C/F/TAF or F/R/TAF. The ... Read More
Last Updated: 25 Jan 2017
Source: Microvention-Terumo, Inc.
A prospective, multicenter, single-arm, open label clinical study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of MicroVention, Inc. Roadsaver™ Carotid Stent System used in conjunction with the Nanoparasol® embolic protection system for the treatment of carotid artery stenosis in patients with elevated risk for adverse events following carotid endarterectomy. Read More
Last Updated: 24 Jan 2017
Source: Boston Scientific Corporation
The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Lotus™ Valve System for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in symptomatic subjects with calcific, severe native aortic stenosis who are considered at extreme or high risk for surgical valve replacement. Read More
Last Updated: 12 Nov 2016
Source: GE Healthcare
The goal of this study is to evaluate the possible preoperative predictive value of altered heart rate variability (HRV) and baroreflex sensitivity in different sleep stages for postoperative adverse cardiac events (i.e. arrhythmia or myocardial ischemia needing hospitalization or medication, myocardial ischemia assessed by enzyme release, myocardial infarction, sudden cardiac death, stroke) in arteriosclerosis obliterans patients. Read More
Last Updated: 26 Apr 2011
Source: Henry Ford Health System
The main purpose of this pilot study is to evaluate an impact of JHI CR Platform on patient referral, recruitment and retention rates and overall patient satisfaction in cardiovascular rehabilitation programs at the HFHS. Read More
Last Updated: 14 Jul 2015
Source: Collinge and Associates, Inc.
Palliative care represents one of the most rapidly expanding sectors of health care. Its rapid growth has been accompanied by widespread needs for training of multidisciplinary personnel to work with the unique set of health issues specific to its population of patients - not only those at end-of-life, but also patients with long-term, incurable, chronic and degenerative illnesses. This project will develop the first online continuing education program for ... Read More
Last Updated: 28 Dec 2015
Source: Oregon Health and Science University
The purpose of this protocol is to evaluate the Care Transitons Innovation, a quality improvement project being implemented at OHSU to improve the transition from hospital to home for uninsured and Medicaid patients admitted to general medicine and cardiology wards at OHSU. The evaluation includes a baseline in-person survey and a 30 day post-discharge phone follow-up survey. Prior to C-TraIn, the local healthcare delivery model lacked an effective way to ... Read More
Last Updated: 18 Jul 2013
Source: McMaster University
The purpose of this study is to compare the impact of a new workplace-based mental health peer education program with standardized mental health literacy training on early intervention and support for healthcare employees with mental health issues. Participants are healthcare workers who volunteer to participate in one of the two twelve-hour group education programs. It is hypothesized that the customized "Beyond Silence" peer education program led by ... Read More
Last Updated: 14 Mar 2016
Source: VA Boston Healthcare System
Background and Significance: Adverse drug events (ADE) are the most common of all healthcare associated adverse events. Transitions between inpatient and ambulatory care can lead to ADE and avoidable healthcare utilization affecting up to 20% of patients. Insufficient monitoring has been identified as a particularly common cause of preventable and ameliorable ADE. The Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) has called for a ... Read More
Last Updated: 25 Mar 2014
Source: C2 Therapeutics, Inc.
This study will evaluate the CryoBalloon™ Full Ablation System for the ablation of human esophageal epithelium in patients scheduled to undergo esophagectomy for reasons unrelated to the objective of the study Read More
Last Updated: 23 Jan 2017
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