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Community Glaucoma Screening Follow-up

2014-08-27 03:20:08 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine if one of three interventions improves follow-up rates for screening exam participants who are instructed to have a definitive eye exam.

Description

To determine if one of three interventions: vouchers, telephone calls, and personal contacts, improves follow-up rates for screening exam participants who are instructed to have a definitive eye exam.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver), Primary Purpose: Screening

Conditions

Glaucoma

Intervention

Voucher, Telephone Call, Contact

Status

Completed

Source

Wills Eye

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:20:08-0400

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A facility set up for the purpose of handling large volumes of telephone calls. Call Centers typically utilize some form of computer automation for receiving, dispatching, screening, logging and forwarding telephone calls.

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