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MATCH Study: How To Improve Asthma Management

Join a virtual research study for teens and young adults with asthma from anywhere in the U.S.

All study activities occur using your smart phone or study-provided tablet.

 

Our asthma clinical study might be a good fit for you:

  • This study may help to manage your or your child's asthma and the results may help others.
  • It is for patients ages 12 to 35 years old who have asthma
  • All study visits are virtual telehealth appointments scheduled at your convenience.
  • You will be paid up to $150 for your time and effort.

The trial is conducted by the American Lung Association Airways Clinical Research Centers

What is the MATCH study?

MATCH is "Improving Medication Adherence with Telehealthcare Medication Therapy Management to Change Health Outcomes in Adolescents and Young Adults with Asthma.”

We are studying whether having regular telehealth appointments with a pharmacist will help adolescents and young adults with asthma better understand and use their inhaled medications and experiencing fewer asthma symptoms.

asthma inhaler with sensor; survey on mobile phone Participants will use sensors on their inhalers to monitor use and will answer an asthma survey on their phone or computer every two (2) weeks.

How to Participate

You Contact Us Use our site locator to pick and email any site in your time zone.

This will make it easy for us to accommodate your schedule for virtual telehealth appointments.

Pick A Site

OR

We Contact You Complete an online form to be contacted for eligibility screening.

This third-party form will take you less than 5 minutes to complete.

Complete Form

Participation Details

  • Complete 5 study virtual telehealth appointments using a smart phone or study-provided tablet for asthma checkups.
  • Half of participants will also have private one-on-one virtual telehealth appointments with a pharmacist to talk about any medication questions, concerns, and strategies to help improve asthma.
  • Virtual visits include completing questionnaires and have breathing tests with a study-provided device.
  • Attach study-provided sensors  to your inhalers to provide reminders and track medication use.
  • Complete an asthma survey by text or email every two (2) weeks.
  • Yes, compensation is provided for completing the 5 study virtual telehealth appointments.
  • Gain control of asthma, improve inhaler use, and decrease asthma impact on activities.
  • Keep the tablet, inhaler sensors, and breathing test device provided for the study.
  • Schedule virtual telehealth appointments at convenient times.
  • Contribute to knowledge about ways for people to live better with asthma.
  • This study is funded by:
    • National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute 
    • American Lung Association

Pick Any Study Site In Your Time Zone

This is a virtual study, so you can participate anywhere. Please use this locator as a guide to see where all our sites are located.

Improving Medication Adherence with Telehealthcare Medication Therapy Management to Change Health Outcomes in Adolescents and Young Adults with Asthma

This research has been approved by the Johns Hopkins Institutional Review Board

Protocol: IRB00197194

ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT03978936

Principal Investigator: Kathryn Blake

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