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Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Project

2014-08-27 03:12:11 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The goal of this project is to improve hypertension control at Kaiser Permanente Colorado (KPCO) by implementing a population-based multi-factorial intervention that uses home BP monitors that can download BP readings to KPCO's health records via internet, interactive voice response (IVR) technology, and multidisciplinary care team. Participants will be randomized to either the home blood pressure monitoring group reciving the multi-factorial intervention or the usual care group who will be receiving Kaiser standard of care. We will determine the proportion of patients in each group who achieve their target BP goals at 6 months, according to national clinical parctice guildelines. The study hypothesis is that a higher proportion of patients with uncontrolled hypertension in the home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) group will achieve their target blood pressure compared to those in the usual care (UC) group.

Description

STUDY OBJECTIVES:

Primary:

• To determine the proportion of patients in each group who achieve their target BP goals at 6 months, according to national clinical practice guidelines

Secondary:

The following parameters will be evaluated between groups:

- Change in BP measures between baseline and at 6 months

- Proportion of patients who are receiving antihypertensive treatments in accordance to national clinical practice guidelines

- Adherence to hypertensive medication regimen during the 6-month follow-up period

- Patient satisfaction with the care model.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Hypertension

Intervention

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring

Location

Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Institute of Health Research
Denver
Colorado
United States
80231

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Kaiser Permanente

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:11-0400

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