Area:
Women's Health

MyHealtheVet to Enable Shared Decision Making (SDM) Regarding Menopausal and Associated Symptoms (MAS) in Postmenopausal Women Veterans

Organization:
South Florida Veterans Affairs Foundation for Research and Education

The overall goal of this project is to determine the effectiveness of the MEANS (MyHealtheVet to Enable And Negotiate for Shared decision making) intervention in improving women’s self-reported knowledge and rates of diagnosis and appropriate management of Menopause Associated Symptoms (MAS). The proposed intervention is an educational and Shared Decision Making (SDM) platform for MAS to enhance communication between patients and their providers regarding MAS. MEANS incorporates educational secure messages via the Veterans Affairs comprehensive online Personal Health Record called MyHealtheVet (MHV), along with face-to-face and print interventions.

Approval Date:
October 2014
Amount Awarded:
$498,875.00
Start Date:
11/01/2014
End Date:
12/16/2017
Status:
In Progress
RFP:
Enabling Effective Conversations about Menopausal Vasomotor Symptoms
RFP ID:
2014WH1