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ACTIVATE: Standard Worksite Health Program vs. Activated Consumer

2014-08-27 03:25:24 | BioPortfolio

Summary

A 3-year, randomized, controlled trial comparing a traditional worksite health promotion program and an activated consumer program on health practices, health status and patient activation measures.

Description

The design is a cluster, randomized controlled trial of two companies with three arms in each company. The arms include two control groups (one from each company), two intervention groups using a standard health promotion intervention, and two intervention groups that constitute using an activated consumer intervention. The standard intervention includes educational offerings to address health behaviors. The activated consumer intervention offers shorter education sessions and includes decision tools and skills development for working with heath care providers to better manage health and clinical conditions. Variables include health risk assessments, clinical measures such as lipids, blood pressure, body mass index, and tobacco use, perception of health care consumer practices, claims costs, and absenteeism analysis.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Conditions

Evidence of Improved Health Status

Intervention

Counseling in use of health care, Counseling in diet, exercise, Control

Status

Completed

Source

Park Nicollet Institute

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:25:24-0400

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