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Women's Health

Improving Diagnosis and Management of Vulvovaginal Atrophy, a Health System Approach

Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research NW

Approved: December 2013

Grant Period: January 2014 – December 2015

RFP: Symptomatic Vulvovaginal Atrophy in the Postmenopausal Woman

Proposal

Improving Diagnosis and Management of Vulvovaginal Atrophy, a Health System Approach

The goals of our project are to determine if, compared to control clinics, clinicians in the intervention clinics

  1. Diagnose VVA more often among postmenopausal women
  2. Prescribe vaginal estrogen more often for genitourinary disorders among postmenopausal women
  3. Are more likely to use the VVA SmartSet, SmartText, and dot phrases to support patient care and education.