Individual Study / McGillicuddy et al.; JMIR Res Protoc. 2019

"Smartphone Medication Adherence Saves Kidneys" for Kidney Transplantation Recipients: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

"Smartphone Medication Adherence Saves Kidneys" for Kidney Transplantation Recipients: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Initiatives -
The objective is to determine whether SMASK is efficacious in improving medication adherence and sustaining blood pressure control among kidney transplantation recipients with uncontrolled hypertension and poor medication adherence compared to an enhanced standard care. Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2016
End Year
2018
Funding
The study was funded by the National Institute of Health-National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (R01 DK103839).

Design

Study design
Clinical trial cohort
Follow Up
Evaluations will be conducted preintervention, at 3 and 6 months, and posttrial at 12 months.

Marker Paper

McGillicuddy J, Chandler J, Sox L, et al. "Smartphone Medication Adherence Saves Kidneys" for Kidney Transplantation Recipients: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Res Protoc. 2019;8(6):e13351. Published 2019 Jun 21. doi:10.2196/13351

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Number of participants

Number of participants
80
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

Participants will be randomly assigned to the SMASK intervention arm or control arm. SMASK includes multilevel components: automated reminders from an electronic medication tray; tailored text messages and motivational feedback, guided by the self-determination theory; and automated summary reports for providers.
Selection Criteria
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • United States of America
Ethnic Origin
Health Status
  • kidney transplantation recipients

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • Clinical patients

Number of participants

Number of participants
80
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
SMASK includes multilevel components: automated reminders from an electronic medication tray; tailored text messages and motivational feedback, guided by the self-determination theory; and automated summary reports for providers. SMASK - Smartphone Medication Adherence Saves Kidneys
Start Date
2016-07
End Date
2018-07
Data sources
  • Mobile data collection
    • Mobile phone
    • Smartphone