Recruitment

Recruitment Status
Completed
Estimated Enrollment
15

Inclusion Criterias

Adult patients admitted to one of three cardiac inpatient units at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Primary diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome (myocardial infarction or unstable angina).
Less-than-optimal adherence to health behaviors. This will be defined as a mean score of less than 15 on the Medical Outcomes Study Specific Adherence Scale (scores range from 3-18, with higher scores indicating better adherence).
Adult patients admitted to one of three cardiac inpatient units at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Primary diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome (myocardial infarction or unstable angina).
Less-than-optimal adherence to health behaviors. This will be defined as a mean score of less than 15 on the Medical Outcomes Study Specific Adherence Scale (scores range from 3-18, with higher scores indicating better adherence).

Exclusion Criterias

Inability to communicate in English.
Inability to participate in physical activity.
Patients not prescribed aspirin at discharge.
...
Inability to communicate in English.
Inability to participate in physical activity.
Patients not prescribed aspirin at discharge.
Cognitive deficits, assessed via a 6-item cognitive screen used to assess appropriate participation of medically-ill patients in research studies.

Summary

Conditions
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Type
Interventional
Design
  • Allocation: N/A
  • Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
  • Masking: None (Open Label)
  • Primary Purpose: Treatment

Participation Requirements

Age
Between 18 years and 125 years
Gender
Both males and females

Inclusion Criterias

Adult patients admitted to one of three cardiac inpatient units at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Primary diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome (myocardial infarction or unstable angina).
Less-than-optimal adherence to health behaviors. This will be defined as a mean score of less than 15 on the Medical Outcomes Study Specific Adherence Scale (scores range from 3-18, with higher scores indicating better adherence).
Adult patients admitted to one of three cardiac inpatient units at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Primary diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome (myocardial infarction or unstable angina).
Less-than-optimal adherence to health behaviors. This will be defined as a mean score of less than 15 on the Medical Outcomes Study Specific Adherence Scale (scores range from 3-18, with higher scores indicating better adherence).

Exclusion Criterias

Inability to communicate in English.
Inability to participate in physical activity.
Patients not prescribed aspirin at discharge.
...
Inability to communicate in English.
Inability to participate in physical activity.
Patients not prescribed aspirin at discharge.
Cognitive deficits, assessed via a 6-item cognitive screen used to assess appropriate participation of medically-ill patients in research studies.

Locations

Boston, Massachusetts, 02114
Boston, Massachusetts, 02114

Tracking Information

NCT #
NCT02004158
Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigators
  • Principal Investigator: Jeff Huffman, MD Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Jeff Huffman, MD Massachusetts General Hospital