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Virtual Psychiatric Transition of Care for Mental Health Issue (VPTC Trial)

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Led By Jason Roberge, PhD
Research Sponsored by Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
18 years of age or older on the day of discharge
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up day 60
Awards & highlights

VPTC Trial Summary

This trial is testing whether a post-discharge virtual care team can reduce the number of times a patient has to go back to the hospital for psychiatric reasons.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for adults over 18 in North Carolina who've been discharged from a behavioral health hospital or unit and can access virtual care. There are no specific exclusion criteria, so it's open to anyone meeting the inclusion conditions.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study is testing a Virtual Psychiatric Transition of Care Program against standard aftercare to see if it better prevents unplanned visits to emergency rooms or hospitals within 30 days after being discharged.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since this trial involves a virtual care program rather than medication, traditional side effects aren't expected. However, participants may experience issues related to technology use such as privacy concerns or technical difficulties.

VPTC Trial Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
I am 18 years old or older.

VPTC Trial Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~day 60
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and day 60 for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
30-day all cause non-elective acute care post discharge utilization
Secondary outcome measures
30-day behavioral health acute care utilization
60-day all cause non-elective acute care utilization
Count of unavoidable Emergency Department (ED) visits
+1 more
Other outcome measures
Change in Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) scores
Percent of patients - Depression reduction
Percent of patients - report no suicide ideation

VPTC Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Virtual programExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Seen at a location where the virtual program is being offered
Group II: Standard careActive Control1 Intervention
Seen at a location where standard care is offered

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Wake Forest University Health SciencesLead Sponsor
1,235 Previous Clinical Trials
1,001,820 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Mental Health Issue
50 Patients Enrolled for Mental Health Issue
The Duke EndowmentOTHER
12 Previous Clinical Trials
38,860 Total Patients Enrolled
Jason Roberge, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorWake Forest University Health Sciences
3 Previous Clinical Trials
7,503 Total Patients Enrolled

Media Library

Virtual Psychiatric Transition of Care Program Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05460078 — N/A
Mental Health Issue Research Study Groups: Virtual program, Standard care
Mental Health Issue Clinical Trial 2023: Virtual Psychiatric Transition of Care Program Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05460078 — N/A
Virtual Psychiatric Transition of Care Program 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05460078 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

How many participants is this clinical trial encompassing?

"Yes, the information provided on clinicaltrials.gov verifies that this investigation is currently enrolling participants. Initially posted in November 2021, it has since been updated as recently as July 2022 with a sample size of 4990 across 7 locations."

Answered by AI

Are there any available slots in this scientific exploration for participants?

"Affirmative. The clinical trial is actively recruiting, as confirmed by the information on clinicaltrials.gov. This research was first published on November 1st 2021 and last modified July 12th 2022; 4990 patients need to be enrolled from 7 participating sites."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
North Carolina
How old are they?
18 - 65
What site did they apply to?
Atrium Health Behavioral Health Charlotte - North and South
Atrium Health Behavioral Health Davidson - Frasier Fur
Atrium Health Kings Mountain Psychiatry
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria

How responsive is this trial?

Typically responds via
Most responsive sites:
  1. Atrium Health Behavioral Health Davidson - Mountain Laurel: < 24 hours
Average response time
  • < 1 Day
~317 spots leftby Apr 2025