Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government
ORD only    All VA Research websites

Office of Research & Development

print icon sign up for VA Research updates

Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK2HX002137-01A2
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):
$1,017,466
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
Go To NIH RePORTER


Excerpt:

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...



Questions about the R&D website? Email the Web Team.

Any health information on this website is strictly for informational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any condition.