What We're Reading

Each month we identify peer-reviewed articles from the medical literature as part of an ongoing effort to develop and maintain a repository of publications related to the work conducted at the Center. These monthly reviews are intended to keep us up-to-date with the evidence in the world of pragmatic trials and patient and provider engagement.

Effect of a Self-management Support Intervention on Asthma Outcomes in Older Adults: The SAMBA Study Randomized Clinical Trial.

Federman AD, O'Conor R, Mindlis I, Hoy-Rosas J, Hauser D, Lurio J, Shroff N, Lopez R, Erblich J, Wolf MS, Wisnivesky JP.

JAMA Intern Med. 2019 June 

What is the impact of increasing the prominence of calorie labelling? A stepped wedge randomised controlled pilot trial in worksite cafeterias.

Vasiljevic M, Fuller G, Pilling M, Hollands GJ, Pechey R, Jebb SA, Marteau TM.

Appetite. 2019 Oct (Epub 2019 May)

Effect of Text Messaging on Risk Factor Management in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease: The CHAT Randomized Trial.

Zheng X , Spatz ES , Bai X , Huo X , Ding Q , Horak P , Wu X, Guan W, Chow CK, Yan X , Sun Y , Wang X , Zhang H , Liu J, Li J, Li X , Spertus JA, Masoudi FA, Krumholz HM.

Circ Car Qual Out. 2019 April

Outcomes From a Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial of Weight Loss Strategies for African American Adolescents With Obesity.

Naar S, Ellis D, Idalski Carcone A, Jacques-Tiura AJ, Cunningham P, Templin T, Hartlieb KB, Jen KC.

Ann Behav Med. 2019 April

Short Message Service Text Message Support for Weight Loss in Patients With Prediabetes: Pragmatic Trial.

Fischer HH, Durfee MJ, Raghunath SG, Ritchie ND.

JMIR Diabetes. 2019 April

Effect of an Incentive Spirometer Patient Reminder After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Eltorai AEM, Baird GL, Eltorai AS, Healey TT, Agarwal S, Ventetuolo CE, Martin TJ, Chen J, Kazemi L, Keable CA, Diaz E, Pangborn J, Fox J, Connors K, Sellke FW, Elias JA, Daniels AH.

JAMA Surg. 2019 April

Using a smartphone app in changing cardiovascular risk factors: A randomized controlled trial (EVIDENT II study).

Gonzalez-Sanchez J, Recio-Rodriguez JI, Fernandez-delRio A, Sanchez-Perez A, Magdalena-Belio JF, Gomez-Marcos MA, Garcia-Ortiz L; On behalf the EVIDENT Investigators group.

Int J Med Inform. 2019 May

Effect of Text Messaging on Risk Factor Management in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease: The CHAT Randomized Trial.

Zheng X , Spatz ES , Bai X , Huo X , Ding Q , Horak P , Wu X, Guan W, Chow CK, Yan X , Sun Y , Wang X , Zhang H , Liu J, Li J, Li X , Spertus JA, Masoudi FA, Krumholz HM.

Circ Car Qual Out. 2019 April

Outcomes From a Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial of Weight Loss Strategies for African American Adolescents With Obesity.

Naar S, Ellis D, Idalski Carcone A, Jacques-Tiura AJ, Cunningham P, Templin T, Hartlieb KB, Jen KC.

Ann Behav Med. 2019 April

Short Message Service Text Message Support for Weight Loss in Patients With Prediabetes: Pragmatic Trial.

Fischer HH, Durfee MJ, Raghunath SG, Ritchie ND.

JMIR Diabetes. 2019 April

Effect of an Incentive Spirometer Patient Reminder After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Eltorai AEM, Baird GL, Eltorai AS, Healey TT, Agarwal S, Ventetuolo CE, Martin TJ, Chen J, Kazemi L, Keable CA, Diaz E, Pangborn J, Fox J, Connors K, Sellke FW, Elias JA, Daniels AH.

JAMA Surg. 2019 April

Using a smartphone app in changing cardiovascular risk factors: A randomized controlled trial (EVIDENT II study).

Gonzalez-Sanchez J, Recio-Rodriguez JI, Fernandez-delRio A, Sanchez-Perez A, Magdalena-Belio JF, Gomez-Marcos MA, Garcia-Ortiz L; On behalf the EVIDENT Investigators group.

Int J Med Inform. 2019 May

Medically Tailored Meal Delivery for Diabetes Patients with Food Insecurity: a Randomized Cross-over Trial.

Berkowitz SA, Delahanty LM, Terranova J, Steiner B, Ruazol MP, Singh R, Shahid NN, Wexler DJ.

J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Mar 

Randomized Trial of a Tailored Cognitive Behavioral Intervention in Type 2 Diabetes With Comorbid Depressive and/or Regimen-Related Distress Symptoms: 12-Month Outcomes From COMRADE.

Cummings DM, Lutes LD, Littlewood K, Solar C, Carraway M, Kirian K, Patil S, Adams A, Ciszewski S, Edwards S, Gatlin P, Hambidge B.

Diabetes Care. 2019 Mar

Effect of a Behavioral Intervention Strategy on Sustained Change in Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: The IDES_2 Randomized Clinical Trial.

Balducci S, D'Errico V, Haxhi J, Sacchetti M, Orlando G, Cardelli P, Vitale M, Bollanti L, Conti F, Zanuso S, Lucisano G, Nicolucci A, Pugliese G; Italian Diabetes and Exercise Study 2 (IDES_2) Investigators.

JAMA. 2019 Mar 

Improving engagement with healthcare in hepatitis C: a randomised controlled trial of a peer support intervention.

Stagg HR, Surey J, Francis M, MacLellan J, Foster GR, Charlett A, Abubakar I.

BMC Med. 2019 Apr

A 3-step intervention to improve adherence to cervical cancer screening: The SCAN randomized controlled trial.

Firmino-Machado J, Varela S, Mendes R, Moreira A, Lunet N; SCAN-Cervical Cancer collaborators.

Prev Med. 2019 Mar 

Effect of Financial Bonus Size, Loss Aversion, and Increased Social Pressure on Physician Pay-for-Performance: A Randomized Clinical Trial and Cohort Study.

Navathe AS, Volpp KG, Caldarella KL, Bond A, Troxel AB, Zhu J, Matloubieh S, Lyon Z, Mishra A, Sacks L, Nelson C, Patel P, Shea J, Calcagno D, Vittore S, Sokol K, Weng K, McDowald N, Crawford P, Small D, Emanuel EJ.

JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Feb 

A Randomized Trial of E-Cigarettes versus Nicotine-Replacement Therapy

Hajek P, Phillips-Waller A, Przulj D, Pesola F, Myers Smith K, Bisal N, Li J, Parrott S, Sasieni P, Dawkins L, Ross L, Goniewicz M, Wu Q, McRobbie HJ.

New Eng J Med. 2019 Feb

Effect of an Automated Patient Dashboard Using Active Choice and Peer Comparison Performance Feedback to Physicians on Statin Prescribing:
The PRESCRIBE Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial

Patel MS, Kurtzman GW, Kannan S, Small DS, Morris A, Honeywell S Jr, Leri D, Rareshide CAL, Day SC, Mahoney KB, Volpp KG, Asch DA.

JAMA Network Open. 2018 Jul.

A Telehealth-Enhanced Referral Process in Pediatric Primary Care: A Cluster Randomized Trial.

Coker TR, Porras-Javier L, Zhang L, Soares N, Park C, Patel A, Tang L, Chung PJ, Zima BT.

Pediatrics. 2019 Mar

Efficacy of Community-Based Exercise Therapy Among African American Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Collins TC, Lu L, Ahluwalia JS, Nollen NL, Sirard J, Marcotte R, Post S, Zackula R.

JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Feb

Make It Fresh, for Less! A Supermarket Meal Bundling and Electronic Reminder Intervention to Promote Healthy Purchases Among Families With Children.

Moran AJ, Khandpur N, Polacsek M, Thorndike AN, Franckle RL, Boulos R, Sampson S, Greene JC, Blue DG, Rimm EB.

J Nutr Educ Behav. 2019 Feb

Effect of an Asthma Question Prompt List and Video Intervention on Adolescents' Medication Adherence 12 Months Later.

Davis SA, Carpenter D, Lee C, Garcia N, Reuland DS, Tudor G, Loughlin CE, Sleath B.

Ann Pharmacother. 2019 Feb 

Impact of ENHANCED (diEtitiaNs Helping pAtieNts CarE for Diabetes) Telemedicine Randomized Controlled Trial on Diabetes Optimal Care Outcomes in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

Benson GA, Sidebottom A, Hayes J, Miedema MD, Boucher J, Vacquier M, Sillah A, Gamam S, VanWormer JJ.

J Acad Nutr Diet. 2019 Jan

Pharmacist-led telehealth disease management for patients with diabetes and depression.

Cohen LB, Taveira TH, Wu WC, Pirraglia PA.

J Telemed Telecare. 2019 Jan

A randomized trial of decision support for tobacco dependence treatment in an inpatient electronic medical record: clinical results

Bernstein SL, Weiss J, DeWitt M, Tetrault JM, Hsiao AL, Dziura J, Sussman S, Miller T, Carpenter K, O'Connor P, Toll B.

Implementation Science. 2019 Jan

Evaluating the Impact of Year-Long, Augmented Diabetes Self-Management Support.

Bluml BM, Kolb LE, Lipman R.

Pop Health Management. 2019 Jan

Mobile App for Improved Self-Management of Type 2 Diabetes: Multicenter Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial.

Agarwal P, Mukerji G, Desveaux L, Ivers NM, Bhattacharyya O, Hensel JM, Shaw J, Bouck Z, Jamieson T, Onabajo N, Cooper M, Marani H, Jeffs L, Bhatia RS.

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2019 Jan

Impact of Personal Health Records and Wearables on Health Outcomes and Patient Response: Three-Arm Randomized Controlled Trial.

Kim JW, Ryu B, Cho S, Heo E, Kim Y, Lee J, Jung SY, Yoo S.

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2019 Jan

Successful use of "Choice Architecture" and "Nudge Theory" in a quality improvement initiative of analgesia administration after Caesarean section.

Shakespeare T, Fehlberg M, Slejko T, Taylor J, Srbinovska I, Bolsin S.

J Eval Clin Pract. 2019 Feb

Effectiveness of mailed letters to improve medication adherence among Medicare Advantage Plan participants with chronic conditions.

Mann A, Esse TW, Serna O, Castel LD, Abughosh SM.

Patient Prefer Adherence. 2018 Dec

To Prompt or Not to Prompt? A Microrandomized Trial of Time-Varying Push Notifications to Increase Proximal Engagement With a Mobile Health App.

Bidargaddi N, Almirall D, Murphy S, Nahum-Shani I, Kovalcik M, Pituch T, Maaieh H, Strecher V.

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2018 Nov

Efficacy of Mobile Phone-Delivered Smoking Cessation Interventions for Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Individuals: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Vidrine DJ, Frank-Pearce SG, Vidrine JI, Tahay PD, Marani SK, Chen S, Yuan Y, Cantor SB, Prokhorov AV. 

JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Dec

Effect of two behavioural 'nudging' interventions on management decisions for low back pain: a randomised vignette-based study in general practitioners.

Soon J, Traeger AC, Elshaug AG, Cvejic E, Maher CG, Doust JA, Mathieson S, McCaffery K, Bonner C.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Nov

Incentives and Patches for Medicaid Smokers: An RCT

Anderson CM, Cummins SE, Kohatsu ND, Gamst AC, Zhu SH.

Am J Prev Med. 2018 Dec

Computer-Aided Telephone Support for Primary Care Patients with Common Mental Health Conditions: Randomized Controlled Trial.

Zaheer S, Garofalo V, Rodie D, Perivolaris A, Chum J, Crawford A, Geist R, Levinson A, Mitchell B, Oslin D, Sunderji N, Mulsant BH; PARTNERs Study Group.

JMIR Ment Health. 2018 Dec

A Cluster-Randomized Trial on Small Incentives to Promote Physical Activity.

Kramer JN, Tinschert P, Scholz U, Fleisch E, Kowatsch T.

Am J Prev Med. 2018 Dec.

A Pharmacist-Led Intervention to Improve Gout Medication Adherence and Outcomes with Urate Lowering Therapy: A Site Randomized Trial.

Mikuls TR, Cheetham TC, Levy GD, Rashid N, Kerimian A, Low KJ, Coburn BW, Redden DT, Saag KG, Foster PJ, Chen L.

Am J Med. 2018 Nov

Diagnosing hypertension in Indigenous Canadians (DREAM-GLOBAL): A randomized controlled trial to compare the effectiveness of short message service messaging for management of hypertension: Main results.

Tobe SW, Yeates K, Campbell NRC, Maar MA, Perkins N, Liu PP, Sleeth J, McAllister C, Hua-Stewart D, Wells G, Bernick J.

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2018 Nov 

An Intervention by a Patient-Designed Do-It-Yourself Mobile Device App Reduces HbA1c in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Double-Crossover Study. 

Klee P, Bussien C, Castellsague M, Combescure C, Dirlewanger M, Girardin C, Mando JL, Perrenoud L, Salomon C, Schneider F, Schwitzgebel VM.

Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. 2018 Nov

African-American Adolescents' Weight Loss Skills Utilization: Effects on Weight Change in a Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial.

Jacques-Tiura AJ, Ellis DA, Idalski Carcone A, Naar S, Brogan Hartlieb K, Towner EK, Templin T, Jen KC.

J Adolesc Health. 2018 Nov

Effectiveness of an App and Provider Counseling for Obesity Treatment in Primary Care.

Bennett GG, Steinberg D, Askew S, Levine E, Foley P, Batch BC, Svetkey LP, Bosworth HB, Puleo EM, Brewer A, DeVries A, Miranda H.

Am J Prev Med. 2018 Oct

The Association Between Engagement and Weight Loss Through Personal Coaching and Cell Phone Interventions in Young Adults: Randomized Controlled Trial.

Lin PH, Grambow S, Intille S, Gallis JA, Lazenka T, Bosworth H, Voils CL, Bennett GG, Batch B, Allen J, Corsino L, Tyson C, Svetkey L.

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2018 Oct

Efficacy of self-monitored blood pressure, with or without telemonitoring, for titration of antihypertensive medication (TASMINH4): an unmasked randomised controlled trial.

McManus RJ, Mant J, Franssen M, Nickless A, Schwartz C, Hodgkinson J, Bradburn P, Farmer A, Grant S, Greenfield SM, Heneghan C Jowett S, Martin U, Milner S, Monahan M, Mort S, Ogburn E, Perera-Salazar R, Shah SA, Yu LM, Tarassenko L, Hobbs F, TASMINH4 investigators (2018).

Lancet. 2018 Mar

Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial of FAITH (Faith-Based Approaches in the Treatment of Hypertension) in Blacks.

Schoenthaler AM, Lancaster KJ, Chaplin W, Butler M, Forsyth J, Ogedegbe G. 

Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 2018 Nov

Caregivers of Patients Considering a Destination Therapy Left Ventricular Assist Device and a Shared Decision-Making Intervention: The DECIDE-LVAD Trial.

McIlvennan CK, Matlock DD, Thompson JS, Dunlay SM, Blue L, LaRue SJ, Lewis EF, Patel CB, Fairclough DL, Leister EC, Swetz KM, Baldridge V, Walsh MN, Allen LA.

JACC Heart Failure. 2018 Nov

Oral Medication Adherence Among Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer Before and Following Use of a Smartphone-Based Medication Reminder App.

Linder LA, Wu YP, Macpherson CF, Fowler B, Wilson A, Jo Y, Jung SH, Parsons B, Johnson R.

J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2018 Oct

Efficacy of a Discharge Educational Strategy vs Standard Discharge Care on Reduction of Vascular Risk in Patients With Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack: The DESERVE Randomized Clinical Trial.

Boden-Albala B, Goldmann E, Parikh NS, Carman H, Roberts ET, Lord AS, Torrico V, Appleton N, Birkemeier J, Parides M, Quarles L.

JAMA Neurology. 2018 Oct

Successful use of "Choice Architecture" and "Nudge Theory" in a quality improvement initiative of analgesia administration after Caesarean section.

Shakespeare T, Fehlberg M, Slejko T, Taylor J, Srbinovska I, Bolsin S.

J Eval Clin Pract. 2018 Oct

Asthma dissemination around patient-centered treatments in North Carolina (ADAPT-NC): a cluster randomized control trial evaluating dissemination of an evidence-based shared decision-making intervention for asthma management.

Ludden T, Shade L, Reeves K, Welch M, Taylor YJ, Mohanan S, McWilliams A, Halladay J, Donahue K, Coyne-Beasley T, Dolor RJ, Bray P, Tapp H.

J Asthma. 2018 Sep 

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