Healthy Mind Healthy You: A Study of Mindfulness

Healthy Mind Healthy You: A Study of Mindfulness

Lead Principal Investigator: Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD

Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital

Purpose:  To determine the minimally effective “dose” of mindfulness for helping with stress and improving overall well-being.

Funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Award (R-1512-33786).

Healthy Mind Healthy You: A Study of Mindfulness

Lead Principal Investigator: Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD

Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital

Purpose:  To determine the minimally effective “dose” of mindfulness for helping with stress and improving overall well-being.

Funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Award (R-1512-33786).

Overview

Subcontracting and SMART IRB sign-up and approval is in process

Working to foster collaboration with clinical Networks
Working with Platform for Engaging Everyone Responsibly (PEER) system to develop assessments

who's involved?

21 participating Networks:
ABOUT, AR-PoWER, CCFA Partners, REN, CPPRN, CENA, COPD, DuchenneConnect, Health eHeart Alliance, ImproveCareNow, IAN, MoodNetwork, Multiple Sclerosis, National Alzheimer’s and Dementia, NephCure Kidney International, PARTNERS, Phelan-McDermid, PI-CONNECT, PRIDEnet, SAPCON, Vasculitis

how we're making a difference

Demonstrates how all of the people-powered networks can collaborate together on a clinical trial

Demonstrates how the PCORnet infrastructure can be leveraged to successfully recruit, randomize, and engage a group of diverse participants
Unique because it addresses a common set of challenges faced by patients and their loved ones across over 100 conditions