Effectiveness of the CHESS eHealth Cancer Support Intervention in Population-based Care
The study's aim is to provide information about the clinical and business cases for comprehensive interactive cancer communication systems (ICCS) in the context of real world use for cancer care.
This study will be conducted within the Kaiser Permanente Northwest (KPNW) healthcare system. Outcomes for this study include amount of ICCS use and women's ratings of cancer information competence, perceived social support, and emotional well being. Secondary outcomes will include healthcare utilization, cost-effectiveness, and clinician ratings of healthcare visits.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Primary Breast Cancer
Enhanced ICCS with KPNW web resources and the Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System (CHESS.)
Kaiser Permanente Northwest
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01033162
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
United States Health Resources And Services Administration
A component of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that provides leadership related to the delivery of health services and the requirements for and distribution of health resources, including manpower training.
National Health Planning Information Center (u.s.)
A center in the HEALTH RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION Division of Planning Methods and Technology which provides access to current information on health planning and resources development.
National Center For Health Statistics (u.s.)
A center in the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE which is primarily concerned with the collection, analysis, and dissemination of health statistics on vital events and health activities to reflect the health status of people, health needs, and health resources.
Comprehensive Health Care
Providing for the full range of personal health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation of patients.
Area Health Education Centers
Education centers authorized by the Comprehensive Health Manpower Training Act, 1971, for the training of health personnel in areas where health needs are the greatest. May be used for centers other than those established by the United States act.
This study will examine the potential for an Interactive Cancer Communication System (ICCS) to impact not only psychosocial outcomes such as quality of life but also length of survival in...
This study will develop and test the benefits of a new ICCS (Interactive Cancer Communication System), a mobile Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System (Survivorship CHESS) in colo...
The purpose of this study is to find out if patients with lung cancer and their main informal caregiver (person providing physical, emotional, or financial support) are helped by getting i...
Component and Couple Analysis of Cancer Communication CHESS, the Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System is an innovative technology that provides information, social support and...
This project evaluates the impact of CHESS-Mammo by assessing participants' health information competence, psychological distress, and satisfaction with their doctor as measured by previou...
Abstract Objective. Interstitial cells of Cajal (ICCs) in the gastrointestinal tract generate and propagate slow waves and mediate neuromuscular neurotransmission. Damage to ICCs has been describ...
The Comprehensive International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Set for multiple sclerosis (MS) is an application of the ICF to describe the typical spectrum of functio...
Abstract Objective: The Comprehensive ICF Core Set for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an application of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and represents the typi...
The interstitial cells of Cajal (ICCs) are important mediators of gastrointestinal (GI) motility because of their role as pacemakers in the GI tract. In addition to their function, ICCs are also struc...
Morphological and functional studies have confirmed that interstitial cells of Cajal (ICCs) are involved in many enteric motor neurotransmission pathways. Recent investigations have demonstrated that...