Area:
Women's Health

Management of Menopausal Symptoms Through the Use of Improved Data Gathering and Shared Decision Making

Organization:
American Academy of Family Physicians

This study will evaluate a patient-centered, shared decision intervention in 12 primary care practices that are members of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) National Research Network (NRN). The AAFP NRN was established in 1999 to conduct, support, promote, and advocate for primary care research in practice-based settings. The AAFP NRN has grown to include approximately 2,000 clinician members across three member types: individual clinician members, affiliated regional network members, and electronic data system members. The primary goals for this project are to evaluate the impact of improved information collection and shared decision making among health care providers and women age 45-65 years regarding issues of menopause, post-menopause, hormone therapy, and breast cancer risk using a collaborative framework among researchers, clinicians and patients.

Full ProposalInterim ReportsFinal Report
Approval Date:
June 2013
Amount Awarded:
$499,790.00
Start Date:
07/01/2013
End Date:
12/31/2015
Status:
Complete
RFP:
Appropriate use of Hormone Therapy in Postmenopausal Women
RFP ID:
2012WH2