A Study to Compare the Addition of a Mobile Health App to Standard Care versus Standard Care Alone in Patients Discharged from the Hospital after a Stroke
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Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:
- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
- Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
- Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
- Jacksonville, Florida: 14-006176
Sponsor Protocol Number: 14-006176
About this study
The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness of the Better Mobile Health App for use by patients after hospital discharge for a stroke by using satisfaction survey ratings and hospital readmission rates. The Better App provides a personal health assistant who assists in coordination of care. The app is provided in addition to standard care and compared to the use of standard care alone.
Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.
- 18 years or older
- Patient must have been hospitalized for ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, or transient ischemic attack
- Patient or their legally authorized representative (LAR) has a smart phone or tablet and is able to download the Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T. and Better Apps
- Patient or their LAR does not have a smart phone or tablet
- Patient or their LAR is unable to download the Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T. and Better apps
- Patient or their LAR is unable to manipulate and operate the phone or tablet cognitively or physically
- Is being discharged to hospice
- Is pregnant
Participating Mayo Clinic locations
Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.
|Mayo Clinic Location
Mayo Clinic principal investigator
William Freeman, M.D.
Closed for enrollment
Publications are currently not available
Study Results Summary
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Supplemental Study Information
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