Transportation service for Social Determinants of Health

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Lighthouse Community Health Center, Lynchburg, VA
Social Determinants of Health
Transportation service - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

Implementation of an Advanced Connected Transportation Network (ACTiN), a novel, collaborative multinetwork transportation model for small cities and rural areas. Evaluation of effectiveness in improving transportation assets for clients of a community-based nonprofit specializing in addressing social determinants of health (Lighthouse Community Health Services in Lynchburg, VA). Simultaneous evaluation of wellness metrics based on the standards of the CMS Annual Wellness Visit and metrics associated with common chronic diseases.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

4 Primary · 17 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 1 year

1 year
Blood Pressure
Cancer screening success
Cognitive function
Cost of transportation
Depression screening
Hgb A1c
Other mental health conditions
Physical activity
Prescribed medications
Prescribed medications not utilized
Psychosocial assessment
Rides completed
Smoking assessment
Substance use
Unmet medical transportation needs
Unmet transportation needs
Untreated disease(s)

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Study arm
1 of 1
Experimental Treatment

50 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Transportation service · No Placebo Group · N/A

Study arm
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Transportation service · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 1 year
Closest Location: Lighthouse Community Health Center · Lynchburg, VA
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N/AFirst Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Social Determinants of Health
0 CompletedClinical Trials

Who is running the clinical trial?

John M. Salmon IV, MDLead Sponsor
John Salmon, MDStudy DirectorMedical Director, Lighthouse Community Health Center

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are eligible for food stamps/SNAP, Medicaid, Housing Choice Voucher program, or income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Threshold.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.