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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Patient Centered Care for Individuals with Advanced Liver Disease
Principal Investigator:

Fasiha Kanwal

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: May 2018 - April 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $117,237
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Ensuring that Veterans with serious illness receive patient-centered care is a fundamental goal of VA. Advanced liver disease (AdvLD) is a serious illness that disproportionately affects Veterans and is characterized by declining health, increasing symptoms and frequent hospitalizations. Recent patient-centered models of care in other conditions, like cancer, have promoted early integration of supportive and palliative with curative care. These models can improve quality and even len...

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