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Study protocol of “CHAPS”: a randomized controlled trial protocol of Care Coordination for Health Promotion and Activities in Parkinson’s Disease to improve the quality of care for individuals with Parkinson’s disease

  • Karen Connor1, 2Email author,
  • Eric Cheng1, 2,
  • Hilary C. Siebens3,
  • Martin L. Lee4, 5,
  • Brian S. Mittman6,
  • David A. Ganz7 and
  • Barbara Vickrey1, 2
BMC Neurology201515:258

Received: 18 September 2015

Accepted: 25 November 2015

Published: 15 December 2015

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18 Sep 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
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Resubmission - Version 2
22 Oct 2015 Submitted Manuscript version 2
25 Nov 2015 Editorially accepted
15 Dec 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12883-015-0506-y

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Authors’ Affiliations

PADRECC: Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, USA
Department of Neurology, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
Siebens Patient Care Communications, Seal Beach, USA
Sepulveda VA Ambulatory Care Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, North Hills, USA
University of California Los Angeles Fielding School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics, Los Angeles, USA
Center for Implementation Practice and Research Support (CIPRS), Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (152), Sepulveda, USA
Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, USA