Trial of Provider-to-Patient Interactive Voice Response (IVR) Calls to Improve Weight Management in Community Health Centers (CHCs)

2014-08-27 03:13:25 | BioPortfolio


This study will test the effect of provider to patient interactive voice response (IVR) calls in local Community Health Centers within a weight management program.


We will randomize providers to three groups. Patients whose provider has been randomized to usual care will not receive IVR calls but do have available a guideline-level weight management service in TCL. Groups one and two will receive pre-visit and post-referral calls. The pre-visit call will invite patients who want to discuss weight at their upcoming visit with their provider to remember to do so. The post-referral call will remind patients that they have received a referral and encourage them to schedule a visit with the community based weight intervention program. Patients whose provider has been randomized to group 1 will receive IVR calls using their scheduled and referring provider's voice. Group 2 will receive IVR calls using a standard IVR voice.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention




Provider Voice, Generic Voice


Indiana University Center on Aging Research-Regenstrief Institute
United States


Active, not recruiting


Indiana University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:25-0400

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