Clinical Trial

Increasing Caregiver and Patient Engagement Through PHR Use

Study Description

Increasing Caregiver and Patient Engagement Through PHR Use

Informal caregivers play an integral role in managing complex, chronic disease patients providing services equivalent to an estimated economic value of $470 billion. The inclusion of informal caregivers in the healthcare team can improve care coordination and make health care safer by reducing potential medical errors caused by miscommunication. the investigators reason that a properly designed PHR with a simplified user interface and easy access to relevant content can improve the management of chronic diseases and better integrate caregivers and patients into the healthcare team.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - Enhanced Pre-Visit Consultation

The Intervention Group will be given access to the optimized personal health record and will use Zoom as part of the pre-visit consultation.

Behavioral - Usual Care Control

Caregivers and patients will participate in usual pre-visit process.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Increasing Caregiver and Patient Engagement Through an Optimized Personal Health Record

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03659565

ParticipAid ID

bmZOrd