Telehealth Referral to Improve Outcomes

ID#: NCT05000970

Age: 18 years - 66+

Gender: All

Healthy Subjects: No

Study Phase: N/A

Recruitment Status: Recruiting

Start Date: June 11, 2021

End Date: October 01, 2022

Contact Information:
Kimberly Souffront, PhD, APRN
Lauren Gordon, MPH
Summary: Emergency patients often have uncontrolled asymptomatic hypertension upon discharge from the emergency department. This 3-arm randomized controlled trial will evaluate the impact of nurse telehealth encounters and remote patient monitoring, using a software called Vital Tech, on blood pressure control and primary care engagement.

Inclusion Criteria:

- Age ≥ 18 years

- At least two* high blood pressure readings during ED visit

1. Systolic (top #) ≥140, ≤180 AND/OR

2. Diastolic (bottom #) ≥ 90, ≤120 *Second blood pressure may be confirmed when approaching the patient. Before approaching, check exclusions first.

Exclusion Criteria:

- symptomatic hypertension