Trial ID or NCT#



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This study examined whether health coaches can improve the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in a population of vulnerable patients cared for in 'safety-net' clinics. The study is designed as a randomized controlled trial for patients with moderate to severe COPD. Patients were randomized into a health coaching group and a usual care group. Those in the health coaching group received 9 months of active health coaching. Outcome variables were measured at baseline and after 9 months

Official Title

Health Coaching to Reduce Disparities for Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: 40 Years to 95 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No


David Thom
David Thom
Family medicine doctor
Clinical Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

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