Evaluation of a Clinical Tool to Assess Patient Treatment Experience and Self-Management (PETS-Now)

Overview

About this study

The purpose of this study is to assess whether the PETS-Now point-of-care tool affects perceived care quality.  Additionally, we will assess the feasibility and acceptability of this iPad tool for use in patients with multiple chronic conditions (MCCs).

 

Participation eligibility

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.

Patients' Inclusion Criteria:

  • 21 years of age or older.
  • English language proficiency.
  • Diagnosed with 2 or more conditions from a pre-specified list of 20 chronic conditions (e.g., selected cancer types, arthritis, COPD, hypertension).
  • Screened positive for high likelihood of treatment burden.

Patients' Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Diagnosis of dementia, psychoses, or other conditions that might involve severe physical or cognitive impairment that would make completing surveys or using the PETS-Now tool difficult.
  • Prior participation in the qualitative research on the design of the PETS-Now tool (IRB #16-010356, Patient Experience with Treatment and Self-care Clinical Tool: Patient and Healthcare Provider Discussion Groups).

Clinicians' Inclusion Criteria:

  • MD, RN, PA, NP, LSW, Community health worker.
  • Practicing in Family Medicine or Primary Care Internal Medicine.

Clinicians' Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Prior participation in the qualitative research on the design of the PETS-Now tool (IRB #16-010356, Patient Experience with Treatment and Self-care Clinical Tool: Patient and Healthcare Provider Discussion Groups).

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 Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Kathleen Yost, Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Bayly Bucknell M.S.

(507)538-7877

Bucknell.Bayly@mayo.edu

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