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Prenatal Breastfeeding Education
Boston Medical Center Breast Feeding
In this pilot randomized control trial, the investigators will evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of using a video and website in a prenatal visit to provide breastfeeding education, focusing on how to hand express (HE) breast milk. Participants will be randomized... expand

In this pilot randomized control trial, the investigators will evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of using a video and website in a prenatal visit to provide breastfeeding education, focusing on how to hand express (HE) breast milk. Participants will be randomized to the video/website intervention group or to the control standard of care group. After delivery, participants will be asked to provide information on how long they breastfed and if they used the information in the video and website. Differences in the outcome measures will be analyzed between the two groups.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2021

open study

Early Longitudinal Imaging in Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative Using [¹⁸F] AV-133 and DaTscan™
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Parkinson Disease
Directly examine whether early (6-month) imaging with DaTscan and [¹⁸F] AV-133 will provide an early signal of disease progression in recently diagnosed untreated PD patients. expand

Directly examine whether early (6-month) imaging with DaTscan and [¹⁸F] AV-133 will provide an early signal of disease progression in recently diagnosed untreated PD patients.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Sep 2020

open study

PC001- A Study to Evaluate the Usability of PointCheck
Leuko Labs, Inc. Neoplasms Neutropenia
This a study about the usability of PointCheck a novel non-invasive technology for monitoring chemotherapy-induced neutropenia. The study will include patients with cancer visiting the outpatient hematology clinic for their standard of care chemotherapy administration. A... expand

This a study about the usability of PointCheck a novel non-invasive technology for monitoring chemotherapy-induced neutropenia. The study will include patients with cancer visiting the outpatient hematology clinic for their standard of care chemotherapy administration. A final sample size of 90 oncologic outpatients will be enrolled and studied with the technology. The main objective is to evaluate the usability of PointCheck. Secondary outcomes include a preliminary assessment of PointCheck diagnostic accuracy and precision. For this, study subjects will be tested twice with PointCheck during the same session and the usability in an at-home simulated environment by naïve users will be evaluated

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2021

open study

Intravascular Ultrasound in Patients With End-stage Renal Disease on Dialysis
Boston Medical Center End Stage Renal Disease
Hemodialysis represents a life line of patients with end stage renal disease, who are commonly maintained on hemodialysis through catheters. Prolonged exposure to these catheters eventually damages the walls of veins, which results in stenosis at the local site. This condition... expand

Hemodialysis represents a life line of patients with end stage renal disease, who are commonly maintained on hemodialysis through catheters. Prolonged exposure to these catheters eventually damages the walls of veins, which results in stenosis at the local site. This condition is called central venous stenosis (CVS) and affects number of patients on hemodialysis in the United States and can compromise the dialysis efficacy. The current diagnostic modality for CVS is venography, which has several limitations. This study proposes to examine intravenous ultrasound (IVUS) as a potentially superior modality, which will provide additional information.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2021

open study

Prevention of Colorectal Cancer Through Multiomics Blood Testing
Freenome Holdings Inc. Colon Cancer Rectal Cancer Colon Neoplasm Colon Diseases Colon Lesion
The PREEMPT CRC study is a prospective multi-center observational study to validate a blood-based test for the early detection of colorectal cancer by collecting blood samples from average-risk participants who will undergo a routine screening colonoscopy. expand

The PREEMPT CRC study is a prospective multi-center observational study to validate a blood-based test for the early detection of colorectal cancer by collecting blood samples from average-risk participants who will undergo a routine screening colonoscopy.

Type: Observational

Start Date: May 2020

open study

A Clinical Study of NLY01 in Patient's With Early Parkinson's Disease
Neuraly, Inc. Parkinson Disease
This is a phase 2 study designed to assess the safety, tolerability and efficacy of NLY01 in subjects with early untreated Parkinson's disease (PD). Evidence suggests NLY01, a pegylated form of exenatide, may be beneficial in PD and is being developed as a potential treatment... expand

This is a phase 2 study designed to assess the safety, tolerability and efficacy of NLY01 in subjects with early untreated Parkinson's disease (PD). Evidence suggests NLY01, a pegylated form of exenatide, may be beneficial in PD and is being developed as a potential treatment for neurodegenerative disorders. For more information, please visit: www.PrismPDstudy.com

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2020

open study

Safety and Diagnostic Efficacy of Mangoral in Participants With Focal Liver Lesions and Reduced Kidney...
Ascelia Pharma AB Known or Suspected Focal Liver Lesions and Severe Renal Impairment
The overall objective of this study is to evaluate the safety and diagnostic efficacy of Mangoral in liver MRI in participants with known or suspected focal liver lesions and severe renal impairment. The diagnostic efficacy of Mangoral will be assessed in terms of visualization... expand

The overall objective of this study is to evaluate the safety and diagnostic efficacy of Mangoral in liver MRI in participants with known or suspected focal liver lesions and severe renal impairment. The diagnostic efficacy of Mangoral will be assessed in terms of visualization of detected focal liver lesions in combined MRI (CMRI: combined Mangoral-enhanced and unenhanced MRI) compared to unenhanced MRI.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2020

open study

Metformin in Alzheimer's Dementia Prevention
Columbia University Mild Cognitive Impairment
MAP will be a multisite phase II/III 1:1 randomized controlled trial (RCT) of long acting metformin (reduced mass Glucophage XR) vs. matching placebo in 370 men and women with early and late aMCI, without diabetes, not treated with metformin, overweight or obese, aged 55 years... expand

MAP will be a multisite phase II/III 1:1 randomized controlled trial (RCT) of long acting metformin (reduced mass Glucophage XR) vs. matching placebo in 370 men and women with early and late aMCI, without diabetes, not treated with metformin, overweight or obese, aged 55 years to 90 years. The RCT will last 24 months and have 5 visits: baseline, 6-months, 12-months, 18-months, and 24-months. The RCT will be preceded by a screening phase followed by randomization and a titration period in which drug/placebo will be titrated from 500 mg a day (one tablet) to 2,000 mg a day (4 tablets), in increments of 500 mg (one tablet) every 10 days. Participants will remain in the RCT on the tolerated dose, and included in analyses on an intent to treat basis. We expect the attrition rate to be 10%/year. Neuropsychological battery, clinical interviews, physical exam, and phlebotomy will be conducted at baseline and every 6 months. Brain MRI will be conducted in approximately half of the participants (186) twice, at baseline, and after the last study visit at month 24. We will also conduct brain amyloid Positron Emission Tomography (PET) using 18F-Florbetaben, and tau PET using 18F-MK6240 in half of the participants at baseline and end of the RCT. The primary clinical outcome of the study will be changes in the Free and Cued Selective Reminding Test. The secondary clinical outcome will be changes in the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study Preclinical Alzheimer's Cognitive Composite. Secondary subclinical outcomes will be changes in cortical thickness AD signature areas, changes in white matter hyperintensity volume, changes in brain amyloid burden, changes in brain tau burden, and changes in plasma biomarkers of amyloid, tau, and neurodegeneration. The data coordinating center and Imaging Core is located at John Hopkins University. The PET coordinating center is located at UC-Berkeley. The Clinical Coordinating and Monitoring Center and the central laboratory will be located at Columbia. The Research pharmacy function will be shared by the University of Rochester, which will dispense randomization kits, and the University of Iowa, which will receive bulk metformin and identical matching placebo from EMD Serono.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2021

open study

Vitamin D3 With Chemotherapy and Bevacizumab in Treating Patients With Advanced or Metastatic Colorectal...
Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Colorectal Adenocarcinoma
This phase III trial studies how well vitamin D3 given with standard chemotherapy and bevacizumab works in treating patients with colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Vitamin D3 helps the body use calcium and phosphorus to make strong bones and teeth.... expand

This phase III trial studies how well vitamin D3 given with standard chemotherapy and bevacizumab works in treating patients with colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Vitamin D3 helps the body use calcium and phosphorus to make strong bones and teeth. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as leucovorin calcium, fluorouracil, oxaliplatin, and irinotecan hydrochloride, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as bevacizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Giving vitamin D3 with chemotherapy and bevacizumab may work better in shrinking or stabilizing colorectal cancer. It is not yet known whether giving high-dose vitamin D3 in addition to chemotherapy and bevacizumab would extend patients' time without disease compared to the usual approach (chemotherapy and bevacizumab).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2019

open study

The PROMISE II Trial, Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization for the Treatment of Late-Stage Chronic...
LimFlow, Inc. Critical Limb Ischemia Critical Lower Limb Ischemia Peripheral Artery Disease Peripheral Arterial Disease Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia
The LimFlow System is intended for endovascular, minimally invasive procedures in patients who have a clinical diagnosis of chronic limb-threatening ischemia and who have been determined to have no surgical or endovascular treatment option (i.e., "no option"). expand

The LimFlow System is intended for endovascular, minimally invasive procedures in patients who have a clinical diagnosis of chronic limb-threatening ischemia and who have been determined to have no surgical or endovascular treatment option (i.e., "no option").

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2019

open study

A Study of Tepotinib Plus Osimertinib in Osimertinib Relapsed MET Amplified NSCLC (INSIGHT 2)
EMD Serono Research & Development Institute, Inc. Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
This study will assess the antitumor activity, safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics (PK) of the Mesenchymal-epithelial Transition Factor (MET) inhibitor tepotinib combined with the 3rd generation EGFR inhibitor osimertinib in participants with advanced or metastatic... expand

This study will assess the antitumor activity, safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics (PK) of the Mesenchymal-epithelial Transition Factor (MET) inhibitor tepotinib combined with the 3rd generation EGFR inhibitor osimertinib in participants with advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2019

open study

MOM NEST Study: Maternal Opioid Medication: Naltrexone Efficacy Study
Boston Medical Center Opioid-use Disorder Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Pregnancy, High Risk Alcohol Use Disorder
This is a multi-center prospective comparative cohort study examining the safety, efficacy, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacogenomics of naltrexone for pregnant women with opioid use disorder. Pregnancy, delivery, and maternal and infant outcomes to 12 months post-delivery will... expand

This is a multi-center prospective comparative cohort study examining the safety, efficacy, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacogenomics of naltrexone for pregnant women with opioid use disorder. Pregnancy, delivery, and maternal and infant outcomes to 12 months post-delivery will be examined and compared with a cohort treated with buprenorphine/naloxone.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Dec 2018

open study

Kids FACE FEARS Comparative Effectiveness Research
Boston Medical Center Child Anxiety Anxiety Disorder of Adolescence
The Kids FACE FEARS (Kids Face-to-face And Computer-Enhanced Formats Effectiveness study for Anxiety and Related Symptoms) is a large-scale, streamlined, pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) evaluating face-to-face (therapist led office based or telehealth) vs. self-administered... expand

The Kids FACE FEARS (Kids Face-to-face And Computer-Enhanced Formats Effectiveness study for Anxiety and Related Symptoms) is a large-scale, streamlined, pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) evaluating face-to-face (therapist led office based or telehealth) vs. self-administered online cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for the treatment of child and adolescent anxiety. Families will be recruited from pediatric health centers serving primarily racial/ethnic minority youth in urban, suburban, and semi-rural regions. Patient-centered outcomes will be evaluated across a one-year follow-up period; parents, patients, providers, and other key stakeholders will be actively engaged throughout all aspects of the research.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2019

open study

Clinical Research Study With Clazosentan to Evaluate Its Effects on Preventing Complications Due to the...
Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
This study will evaluate if clazosentan (on top of normal routine medical care) can reduce the risk of developing complications related to cerebral vasospasm and permanent brain damage as compared to normal routine medical care alone. expand

This study will evaluate if clazosentan (on top of normal routine medical care) can reduce the risk of developing complications related to cerebral vasospasm and permanent brain damage as compared to normal routine medical care alone.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2018

open study

Adolescent Master Protocol for Participants 18 Years of Age or Older - Lite
Harvard School of Public Health HIV/AIDS
This is a prospective cohort study designed to define the impact of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy (ART) on young adults with perinatal HIV infection as they transition to adulthood. expand

This is a prospective cohort study designed to define the impact of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy (ART) on young adults with perinatal HIV infection as they transition to adulthood.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Nov 2017

open study

Multimodal Outcome CHAracterization in Comatose Cardiac Arrest Patients Registry and Tissue Repository
Boston Medical Center Cardiac Arrest
Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States. Mortality rates of cardiac arrest range from 60-85%, and approximately 80% of survivors are initially comatose. Of those who survive, 50% are left with a permanent neurological disability, and... expand

Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States. Mortality rates of cardiac arrest range from 60-85%, and approximately 80% of survivors are initially comatose. Of those who survive, 50% are left with a permanent neurological disability, and only 10% are able to resume their former lifestyle. Early prognosis of comatose patients after cardiac arrest is critical for management of these patients, yet predicting outcome for these patients remains quite challenging. The primary study objective of MOCHA is to develop an accurate and reliable assessment algorithm for determining neurologic prognosis in patients initially unconscious (no eye opening, GCS-M<6 and not following commands) post-cardiac arrest, using multiple prognostic modalities at standardized time points.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Aug 2017

open study

Palbociclib After CDK and Endocrine Therapy (PACE)
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Metastatic Breast Cancer
This research study is studying three combinations of drugs as treatments for breast cancer. The drugs involved in this study are: - Fulvestrant - Fulvestrant with Palbociclib - Fulvestrant with Palbociclib and Avelumab expand

This research study is studying three combinations of drugs as treatments for breast cancer. The drugs involved in this study are: - Fulvestrant - Fulvestrant with Palbociclib - Fulvestrant with Palbociclib and Avelumab

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

open study

Myocardial Ischemia and Transfusion
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Myocardial Infarction Anemia
The purpose of this study is to compare two red blood cell transfusion strategies (liberal and restrictive) for patients who have had an acute myocardial infarction and are anemic. expand

The purpose of this study is to compare two red blood cell transfusion strategies (liberal and restrictive) for patients who have had an acute myocardial infarction and are anemic.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2017

open study

Comparative Effectiveness of Pulmonary Embolism Prevention After Hip and Knee Replacement
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Pulmonary Embolism Venous Thrombosis
PEPPER is a randomized study comparing the three most commonly used anticoagulants in North America in patients who have elected to undergo primary or revision hip or knee joint replacement surgery. The anticoagulants being compared are enteric coated aspirin, low intensity... expand

PEPPER is a randomized study comparing the three most commonly used anticoagulants in North America in patients who have elected to undergo primary or revision hip or knee joint replacement surgery. The anticoagulants being compared are enteric coated aspirin, low intensity warfarin, and rivaroxaban.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2016

open study

ACTIV-5 / Big Effect Trial (BET-B) for the Treatment of COVID-19
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) COVID-19
This is a platform trial to conduct a series of randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials using common assessments and endpoints in hospitalized adults diagnosed with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Big Effect Trial (BET) is a proof-of-concept study with the... expand

This is a platform trial to conduct a series of randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials using common assessments and endpoints in hospitalized adults diagnosed with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Big Effect Trial (BET) is a proof-of-concept study with the intent of identifying promising treatments to enter a more definitive study. The study will be conducted in up to 70 domestic sites and 5 international sites. The study will compare different investigational therapeutic agents to a common control arm and determine which have relatively large effects. In order to maintain the double blind, each intervention will have a matched placebo. However, the control arm will be shared between interventions and may include participants receiving the matched placebo for a different intervention. The goal is not to determine clear statistical significance for an intervention, but rather to determine which products have clinical data suggestive of efficacy and should be moved quickly into larger studies. Estimates produced from BET will provide an improved basis for designing the larger trial, in terms of sample size and endpoint selection. Products with little indication of efficacy will be dropped on the basis of interim evaluations. In addition, some interventions may be discontinued on the basis of interim futility or efficacy analyses. One or more interventions may be started at any time. The number of interventions enrolling are programmatic decisions and will be based on the number of sites and the pace of enrollment. At the time of enrollment, subjects will be randomized to receive any one of the active arms they are eligible for or placebo. Approximately 200 (100 treatment and 100 shared placebo) subjects will be assigned to each arm entering the platform and a given site will generally have no more than 3 interventions at once. The BET-B stage will evaluate the combination of remdesivir with lenzilumab vs remdesivir with a lenzilumab placebo. The primary objective is to evaluate the clinical efficacy of different investigational therapeutics relative to the control arm in adults hospitalized with COVID-19 according to clinical status (8-point ordinal scale) at Day 8.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2020

open study

Implementing a Skills Training Evidence-Based Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Primary...
Boston Medical Center Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
A majority of residents in low income communities have been exposed to a potentially traumatic event, and up to half (30-50%) of trauma-exposed residents in safety net clinical settings meet criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Despite this, only 13% receive... expand

A majority of residents in low income communities have been exposed to a potentially traumatic event, and up to half (30-50%) of trauma-exposed residents in safety net clinical settings meet criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Despite this, only 13% receive treatment. Poor access to PTSD treatment is due to a shortage of mental health specialists. This study aims to evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of a brief, cognitive-behavioral intervention for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)-Skills Training in Affective and Interpersonal Regulation (STAIR)- that will be offered in Boston Medical Center (BMC)'s primary care clinics as the new standard of care following integrated behavioral healthcare (IBH) therapist training. In response to clinician capacity concerns and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be offering the intervention in both clinician-administered and self-paced, web-administered formats. The evidence base suggests that STAIR, delivered both synchronously (in-person/telehealth STAIR) and asynchronously (webSTAIR), is associated with significant improvements in PTSD and depression symptoms.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2021

open study

Global Impact of the COVID 19 Pandemic on Stroke Care, Cerebral Venous Thrombosis, and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Boston Medical Center Stroke
A 1-year analysis of global selected stroke metric data will be conducted comparing the results during the Covid-19 pandemic to the pre-pandemic period. In most countries, this will correspond to March 1, 2020 to February 28, 2021. In some countries, the pandemic period would... expand

A 1-year analysis of global selected stroke metric data will be conducted comparing the results during the Covid-19 pandemic to the pre-pandemic period. In most countries, this will correspond to March 1, 2020 to February 28, 2021. In some countries, the pandemic period would be adjusted for onset of case surge (i.e. China pandemic start date would begin earlier, i.e. January 2020). The specific metrics that will be analyzed include: 1. ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attacks (TIA) hospitalizations 2. intracranial hemorrhage hospitalizations 3. cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) hospitalizations (with or without thrombocytopenia) 4. CVT in-hospital mortality 4) aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage hospitalizations 5) mechanical thrombectomy 6) intravenous thrombolysis 7) ruptured aneurysm endovascular coiling 8) ruptured aneurysm clipping. 9) aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage admissions 10) SAH in-hospital mortality 11) SAH presentation by Hunt Hess Grade

Type: Observational

Start Date: Apr 2021

open study

Palliative Care Educator
Boston Medical Center Advance Care Planning Palliative Care Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Doctor-patient Communication Video Decision Aids
The investigators propose to conduct a stepped wedge cluster randomized trial of an advance care planning (ACP) educator-led intervention among hospitalized patients aged 65 and over, or any patient with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) and their proxy decision-makers... expand

The investigators propose to conduct a stepped wedge cluster randomized trial of an advance care planning (ACP) educator-led intervention among hospitalized patients aged 65 and over, or any patient with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) and their proxy decision-makers in the ward and ICU settings of two major hospitals: Boston Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital in New York. Patient outcomes will be abstracted from electronic health records with Natural Language Processing. The effectiveness of the intervention will be evaluated by comparing the following outcomes among 9,000 hospitalized patients (Aim 1): ACP documentation; preferences for resuscitation; palliative care consults; and, hospice use. The investigators will characterize caregiver-centered outcomes of patients with ADRD, including (Aim 2): (1) knowledge, (2) confidence in future care, (3) communication satisfaction, and (4) decisional certainty in 600 caregivers of patients with ADRD admitted to the hospital. COVID-19 poses a unique dilemma for older Americans and patients with ADRD and their caregivers, who must balance their desire to live against the risk of a lonely and potentially traumatic hospital death. Video decision support is a practical, evidence-based, and innovative approach to assist patients facing such choices. If proven effective, this innovative care model can be immediately deployed across the country to improve the quality of care for millions of Americans.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2021

open study

Parents Advancing Toddler Health
Boston University Charles River Campus Sleep Problem Behavior, Child
Although early interventions can improve health equity in young children living in poverty, this promise often is not realized because of barriers to family engagement. The proposed study will target co-morbid behavior and sleep problems in early childhood, comparing child... expand

Although early interventions can improve health equity in young children living in poverty, this promise often is not realized because of barriers to family engagement. The proposed study will target co-morbid behavior and sleep problems in early childhood, comparing child outcomes and family response to sleep and behavior interventions and investigating the novel strategy of letting families select their intervention.We will enroll 500 low-income toddlers with co-morbid sleep and behavior problems, randomized to 4 parent coaching interventions: sleep, behavior, family choice (sleep or behavior), and an active control. At baseline and at 1, 5, and 9 months post- intervention, we will assess child sleep and behavior and family functioning. We will measure family preference, engagement, and perceived value of each intervention. The goals of the study are: (1) to examine effects of evidence- based sleep and behavior interventions in young low-income children with co-morbid sleep and behavior problems on child sleep and behavior and family functioning; (2) to determine whether parents prefer, engage with, and value a sleep or behavior intervention more; and (3) to examine if giving families a choice of intervention results in higher engagement, higher perceived value and better family and child outcomes than assignment to intervention. By informing best practices for engaging low-income families to treat co-morbid sleep and behavior problems, results will be critical to reducing health disparities for children living in poverty.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2021

open study

Second eFramngham Heart Study
Boston University Cardiovascular Diseases
In the electronic Framingham Heart Study (eFHS), the investigators developed and deployed a mobile app to collect cardiovascular risk factors and event data and test them against cardiovascular data collected in the Framingham research clinic for the FHS. Participants enrolled... expand

In the electronic Framingham Heart Study (eFHS), the investigators developed and deployed a mobile app to collect cardiovascular risk factors and event data and test them against cardiovascular data collected in the Framingham research clinic for the FHS. Participants enrolled in eFHS receive a series of digital surveys modules to complete on a regularly occurring schedule. The objective of the planned randomized trial is to test the effect of administering half of survey modules every 2 weeks versus all survey modules every 4 weeks on improving participants' response rates. There will be 4 survey periods. Period 1 encompasses all survey modules administered from baseline up to week 8 (19 surveys/tasks per participant); period 2 from week 8 up to week 16 (18 surveys/tasks per participant); period 3 from week 16 up to week 24; period 4 from week 24 (16 surveys/tasks per participant).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2021

open study