Promoting Patient Engagement in Clinical Preventive Services: Evaluating the Use of Healthfinder

2018-03-16 00:30:18 | BioPortfolio


Clinical preventive services (CPS) are fundamental to early disease detection and improvement of health outcomes but are often poorly understood and utilized by patients. Myhealthfinder is a web-based tool developed by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion ( This study tests the "prescription" of myhealthfinder to engage patients in CPS, improve patient-clinician communication and increase uptake of CPS.

Study Design


Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice


Healthfinder invitation


Not yet recruiting


Virginia Commonwealth University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-03-16T00:30:18-0400

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