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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Measuring and improving specialty care coordination in VA
Principal Investigator:

Varsha Vimalananda

Location: Bedford, MA
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: December 2017 - November 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $223,498
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


BACKGROUND Fragmented health care – the splitting of a patient's care across multiple providers – increases risks of patient and provider dissatisfaction, resource waste, and potentially devastating health outcomes. Coordinating care to prevent these outcomes is a VA priority, and an increasing challenge as Veterans receive more care from non- VA providers. Coordination is the organization of patient care between two or more participants to ensure appropriate delivery of healthcare services. For...

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