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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Vet-COACH (Veteran peer Coaches Optimizing and Advancing Cardiac Health)
Principal Investigator:

Karin Nelson

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: March 2016 - February 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $84,413
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): BACKGROUND: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of mortality among Veterans, and suboptimal risk factor control is an important mechanism for the continued prevalence of CVD. Despite clinic based programming that includes nurse care management, pharmacy support, telephone care programs and intensive quality improvement efforts, CVD risk factors remain sub-optimally controlled among Veterans. Given the high prevalence and cost CVD within...

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