Clinical Trial: Comparison of Osteoporosis Disease Management Strategies

This study is no longer recruiting patients.

Sponsored by: Merck
Information provided by: Merck Identifier: NCT00145080


The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of disease management interventions on bone mineral density screening rates and osteoporosis treatment rates in women age 50-64 years at high risk for osteoporosis.
Condition Intervention
 Behavior: Disease Management Assessment

MedlinePlus related topics:  Osteoporosis

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Educational/Counseling/Training, Randomized, Open Label, Placebo Control, Parallel Assignment

Official Title: Evaluation of Strategies for Increasing Osteoporosis Screening and Treatment in a Managed Care Organization

Further Study Details: 
Primary Outcomes: Bone mineral density screening rates
Secondary Outcomes: Medications adoptions; Medications adherence
Expected Total Enrollment:  4685

Study start: July 2004


Ages Eligible for Study:  50 Years   -   64 Years,  Genders Eligible for Study:  Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Members of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals who are not members of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan

Location Information

Study chairs or principal investigators

Medical Monitor,  Study Director,  Merck   

More Information

Study ID Numbers:  2005_050
Last Updated:  September 7, 2005
Record first received:  September 1, 2005 Identifier:  NCT00145080
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board processed this record on 2005-09-13

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