Clinical Trial

Mobile App Postoperative Home Monitoring in Cancer

Study Description

Mobile App Postoperative Home Monitoring After Enhanced Recovery Oncologic Surgery

This study will assess whether the implementation of a combination of ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) protocols and postoperative followup via a smartphone app can offer 1) improved patient satisfaction, 2) virtual patient monitoring without an increase in postoperative emergency room visits, number and severity of postoperative complications, and readmissions, 3) decreased healthcare system costs, and 4) improved patient convenience and reduced patient financial costs. The study will be conducted among women having mastectomy, breast reconstruction, and gynecological oncology procedures. Half of the participants will be assigned to physician monitoring via a smartphone app and half will receive conventional care.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

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

RecoverWell mobile app for follow-up care

The mobile app follow-up care is an application that can be loaded onto a smartphone. It allows the patient to submit photos of their surgical site, QoR15 scores, and EORTC selected adverse events scores. The information collected is transmitted to members of the surgical team (i.e. the primary surgeon) and used to monitor recovery over the first 6 weeks following surgery.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Mobile App Postoperative Home Monitoring After Enhanced Recovery Oncologic Surgery

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03456167

ParticipAid ID

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