Published on in Vol 21, No 8 (2019): August

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/14750, first published .
Automated Text Messaging With Patients in Department of Veterans Affairs Specialty Clinics: Cluster Randomized Trial

Automated Text Messaging With Patients in Department of Veterans Affairs Specialty Clinics: Cluster Randomized Trial

Automated Text Messaging With Patients in Department of Veterans Affairs Specialty Clinics: Cluster Randomized Trial

Vera Yakovchenko 1, MPH, MS;  Timothy P Hogan 1, 2, PhD;  Thomas K Houston 3, MPH, MD;  Lorilei Richardson 1, PhD;  Jessica Lipschitz 4, 5, PhD;  Beth Ann Petrakis 1, MPA;  Chris Gillespie 1, PhD;  D Keith McInnes 1, 6, ScD

1 Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, Bedford Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Bedford, MA, US

2 Learning Health Systems, Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, US

3 Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Amherst, MA, US

4 Harvard Medical School , Boston, MA, US

5 Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Psychiatry , Boston, MA, US

6 Department of Health Law Policy and Management , Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Vera Yakovchenko, MPH, MS
  • Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research
  • Bedford Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Bedford, MA
  • US
  • Phone: 1 781 687 3374
  • Email: vera.yakovchenko@va.gov