Patient Priorities Care for Multiple Chronic Conditions

VA Connecticut Healthcare System West Haven Campus, West Haven, CT, West Haven, CT
Multiple Chronic Conditions+3 More ConditionsPatient Priorities Care - Behavioral
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial will compare the effect of Patient Priorities Care with usual care on reducing treatment burden, increasing priorities-aligned home and community services, and setting shared health outcome goals.

Eligible Conditions
  • Multiple Chronic Conditions
  • Comorbidity
  • Chronic Multi-Illness
  • Shared Decision Making

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 5 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 6 month follow-up

4 month follow-up
Ambulatory Care Utilization
Home and Community Services Use
Patient Reported Treatment Burden
Patients' goal setting
shared decision making
6 month follow-up
Ambulatory care utilization
Patient-clinician conversation analysis for changes in care that are aligned with identified priorities

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Patient Priorities Care
1 of 2
Usual Care
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

366 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Patient Priorities Care · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Patient Priorities Care
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Patient Priorities Care · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Usual Care
PlaceboComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Usual Care · Intervention Types: Other
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Patient Priorities Care

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 6 month follow-up

Who is running the clinical trial?

VA Office of Research and DevelopmentLead Sponsor
1,513 Previous Clinical Trials
2,730,407 Total Patients Enrolled
Aanand Dinkar Naik, MD BAPrincipal InvestigatorMichael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX

Eligibility Criteria

Age 65+ · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

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The doctor thinks that you might not live for more than a year.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many participants have signed up to take part in this clinical trial?

"Affirmative. According to records on, this ongoing trial was first posted on September 15th 2022 and recently updated the next day. Currently, 366 patients are needed across two medical sites for enrolment in the study." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the main purpose of this research endeavor?

"Researchers will monitor the main outcome of this four-month research effort, Patient Reported Treatment Burden. Secondary goals include a discourse analysis to identify changes in care that adhere to patient preferences and values (using audio recordings gathered from forty patients), gauging whether health decisions were collaborative with Goal Setting using the Older Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care score as well as Shared Decision Making via the CollaboRATE scale." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there any opportunities to join this research initiative?

"Per the latest information on, this experimental treatment is currently seeking participants to enrol. The protocol was posted and last updated on September 15th and 16th respectively in 2022." - 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.