Table 2

Design features and functions for the patient-facing mobile application and clinician dashboard

Patient mobile applicationmyCare
  • Home screen to access scheduled and on-demand assessments (PROMs)

  • Inspirational quotes curated by the imPROVE team or provided by patients

  • Direct links to resources for type and stage of treatment (pre-operative: getting ready for your surgery, coming home after surgery; post-operative: coming home after surgery, help with symptoms)

  • Care team member names, photographs, and direct links to their institutional (BWH/DFCI) profiles

  • Graphic displays with written interpretations of PROM scores

  • Actionable insights for whether they should contact their care team

  • Direct links to relevant resources for the domains that are graphed (eg, physical health)

  • Library of educational materials, curated by breast and plastic surgeons, categorized as follows: breast cancer surgery, chemotherapy, emotional health, endocrine therapy, managing symptoms, physical health, radiation therapy, sexuality and relationships, and other resources

  • Direct links to DFCI communities and global communities to connect with other women

  • Opportunity to share words of inspiration (quotes for the home screen) and helpful resources (ie, where to find a wig, tattoo artist etc)

  • A private personal notepad with three distinct sections as follows: things I want to ask my doctor, things I am grateful for, and reflections on my journey

Clinician dashboard
  • Login using institutional email address and desired password

  • Overview table listing patients that are assigned to the clinician along with the following information: patient first and last name, medical record number, date of birth, imPROVE status (ie, active, pending, or deactivated), surgery type, surgery date, and next scheduled PROM date according PROMs timeline

  • Patient profile with a photograph, an expandable patient summary that includes their previous and most recent surgery types, most recent surgery date, previous and active treatment types, and a care team tab including the names and contact details for other care team members (eg, plastic surgeon, social worker).

  • Individual patient data views categorized into five domains: body image, physical health, sexual health, psychosocial health, and other. A radar chart plotting scores for the four core scales (satisfaction with breast, and psychosocial, physical, and sexual health), a line graph plotting scores over time, and graph summaries and recommendations including links to patient referrals for the BREAST-Q scales. Individual item scores are available for all PROMs

  • BWH, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; DFCI, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; PROM, patient-reported outcome measure.