A Study to Evaluate an Integrated Care Model Using Mobile Health Intervention in African American Patients with Hypertension

Overview

About this study

The purpose of this study is to learn about whether a community health clinic program on heart disease risk factors delivered through a digital app on smartphones and tablet devices will promote healthy habits and improve blood pressure among African-Americans.

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.

Inclusion Criteria:

Phase 1 - App Refinement

  • Health care provider (physician, registered nurse, physician assistant) at one of the two FQHCs.
  • Patient receiving primary care at one of the two partnering FQHCs:
    • AA race/ethnicity.
    • Men and women aged ≥ 18 years old.

Phase 2 - App Implementation

  • Receiving primary care at one of the two partnering FQHCs and intent to continue care there for next 6 months.
  • AA race/ethnicity.
  • Men and women aged ≥ 18 years old.
  • Uncontrolled HTN (defined as BP ≥ 140/90 mmHg [as per JNC7 Hypertension Guidelines] at most recent outpatient evaluation, with or without BP medications).
  • Documented diagnosis of HTN in EHR.
  • At least 1 office visit at one of the two partnering FQHCs in prior year.
  • Smartphone ownership (supporting iOS or Android Systems).

Exclusion Criteria:

Phase 1

  • Unable to commit to participating in both focus groups (pre- and post-app refinement).
  • Diagnosis of a serious medical condition or disability that would make participation difficult; i.e., visual or hearing impairment, mental disability that would preclude independent use of the app.

Phase 2

  • Diagnosis of a serious medical condition or disability that would make participation difficult; i.e., visual or hearing impairment, mental disability that would preclude independent use of the app.

 

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

LaPrincess Brewer, M.D., M.P.H.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Allison Schneider

(507) 422-5435

Schneider.Allison@mayo.edu

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Study Results Summary

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Supplemental Study Information

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CLS-20474208

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