Health Services Research Seminar

April 10, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Molly Conroy, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine and Clinical and Translational Science; Center for Research on Health Care; University of Pittsburgh
Room 305 Parkvale Building
Center for Research on Health Care, VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, and RAND-University of Pittsburgh Health Institute
JoAnn Reed
Senior Administrative Coordinator


TOPIC: “Delivering a lifestyle intervention through an electronic health record: baseline data and lessons learned from the MAINTAIN-pc study” ABSTRACT: Maintaining Activity and Nutrition through Technology-Assisted Innovation in Primary Care (MAINTAIN-pc) is an ongoing randomized clinical trial of a behavioral lifestyle intervention for weight management delivered through the patient portal of an electronic health record in coordination with primary care. This presentation will focus on the technology build required to deploy this innovative intervention, recruitment and enrollment data, baseline descriptive statistics on the cohort, and preliminary program use data. Topics addressed will include lessons learned, interdisciplinary collaboration, and future research using similar protocols to manage other chronic conditions. For more information please visit our website at