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Behavioral Intervention

care.coach Pilot for Bone Marrow Transplant

Waitlist Available
Led By Gregory Abel, MPH, MD
Research Sponsored by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up 3 weeks
Awards & highlights


This trial will test if an avatar-based technology can improve outcomes for people admitted to the hospital for a transplant.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~3 weeks
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 3 weeks for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Modification of care.coach
Patient Retention
Secondary outcome measures
Patient Satisfaction Rate
Rate of Completion of the HCT Educational Modules
The Completion Rate Post-Pilot Survey

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: care.coach PilotExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
The research study procedures include screening for eligibility, a brief call with a research assistant after tablet is given to subject, and a survey after a subject has completed the study. 3 consecutive cohorts of 6 RIC HCT patients each. care.coach is a "human-in the-loop" conversational agent (avatar) used to interact and converse with patients through natural dialogue and text-to-speech software that is powered by a team of trained human staff, called health advocates. A subject uses the avatar for up to 3 weeks.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteLead Sponsor
1,085 Previous Clinical Trials
341,762 Total Patients Enrolled
National Cancer Institute (NCI)NIH
13,748 Previous Clinical Trials
40,959,383 Total Patients Enrolled
Gregory Abel, MPH, MDPrincipal InvestigatorDana-Farber Cancer Institute

Media Library

Care.Coach (Behavioral Intervention) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05600101 — N/A
Bone Marrow Transplant Research Study Groups: care.coach Pilot
Bone Marrow Transplant Clinical Trial 2023: Care.Coach Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05600101 — N/A
Care.Coach (Behavioral Intervention) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05600101 — N/A
~7 spots leftby Jul 2025