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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving Diabetes Care through Effective Personalized Patient Portal Interactions
Principal Investigator:

Stephanie L Shimada

Location: Bedford, MA
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: February 2017 - January 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Abstract Currently over 3 million Veterans have adopted the VA Patient Portal, My HealtheVet (MHV), however actual use of the portal varies considerably, and we have little data on how the portal features can best improve patient outcomes, or whether effective use varies by subgroups. We will work to define effective use, using clinical and administrative data, coding of secure messages, patient surveys, and in-depth interviews with extensive MHV experience. Lessons from this work will be used t...

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