Monetary incentives for Medication Adherence

Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
Medication Adherence+1 More ConditionsMonetary incentives - Behavioral
12 - 21
All Sexes

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether monetary incentives can improve medication adherence in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia, a genetic disorder that greatly increases the risk of heart disease.

Eligible Conditions
  • High Cholesterol
  • Medication Adherence

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

3 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Days 75-134

Day 0
1.1: Baseline adherence level
Days 14-74
1.2: Change in adherence with monetary incentives
Days 75-134
1.3: Change in adherence withOUT monetary incentives

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

30 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Monetary incentives · No Placebo Group · N/A

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Monetary incentives · Intervention Types: Behavioral
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Monetary incentives

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: days 75-134

Who is running the clinical trial?

Boston Children's HospitalLead Sponsor
726 Previous Clinical Trials
5,432,024 Total Patients Enrolled
Wellth Inc.Industry Sponsor
5 Previous Clinical Trials
618 Total Patients Enrolled
MMAS-8 with permission from Dr Donald Morisky. as written belowUNKNOWN

Eligibility Criteria

Age 12 - 21 · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are taking a medication called a statin.
You have a history of not taking your medication as directed.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many participants are being accepted for this clinical trial?

"Affirmative, the information found on verifies that recruitment for this medical experiment is ongoing. This research was initially posted on January 1st 2021 and has been updated as recently as July 7th 2022. The study requires 30 test subjects from a single clinic to participate in it." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is this experiment actively seeking participants?

" confirms that this clinical trial is actively searching for participants, with the initial posting on January 1st 2021 and a recent edit made on July 7th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Does the age qualification for this experiment extend to those under 45 years of age?

"As stipulated by the study's selection criteria, participants should fall within a range of 12 and 21 years old." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

To what extent is participation in this research project open?

"This clinical trial, which is recruiting 30 participants, requires that all applicants have primary hypercholesterolemia and be between the ages of 12 to 21." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.