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, United States

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

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

4 Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States

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

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

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
  • United States
  • Phone: 1 781 687 3374
  • Email: vera.yakovchenko@va.gov