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Virtual patient advocate delivers preconception care to improve pregnancy outcomes
Date:4/30/2013

translating PCC best practices to clinical care, such as ease of delivery and patient acceptability.

"These results suggest that using Gabby as a PCC tool could be effective in helping deliver PCC to African-American women," said Jack. The researchers are working to expand on these results and have been recruiting for a randomized control trial to test whether participants who receive PCC with Gabby will have fewer preconception risk factors after six months than participants in a control group. They will enroll 100 young African-American women from across the country.


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Contact: Jenny Eriksen
jenny.eriksen@bmc.org
617-638-6841
Boston University Medical Center
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