Intervention for Congestive Heart Failure

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Congestive Heart FailureDigitally-enabled CHW Care - Other
18 - 99
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

The purpose of this study is to assess the acceptability, feasibility, and preliminary effectiveness of implementing a 30-day digitally-enabled community health worker intervention compared to usual care with a community health worker in reducing heart failure 30-day readmissions within a pilot randomized controlled trial.

Eligible Conditions
  • Congestive Heart Failure

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

4 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 12 months

12 months
30-day Emergency Department visit rate
30-day missed appointment rate
30-day readmission rate
Care Team Connection
Heart Failure Knowledge
Intervention Acceptability
Intervention Feasibility
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Patient Satisfaction
Quality of Life (patient perceptions and attitudes, functionality and mobility)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Usual CHW Care
1 of 2
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

50 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Digitally-enabled CHW Care · Intervention Types: Other
Usual CHW Care
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Usual CHW Care · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 12 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)NIH
3,588 Previous Clinical Trials
46,945,652 Total Patients Enrolled
Massachusetts General HospitalLead Sponsor
2,699 Previous Clinical Trials
30,843,082 Total Patients Enrolled
Jocelyn Carter, MDPrincipal InvestigatorMassachusetts General Hospital

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 99 · All Participants · 6 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have a heart failure diagnosis.