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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Development of a Patient-Reported Measure to Assess Healthcare Engagement
Principal Investigator:

Rachel Kimerling

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: April 2018 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $167,027
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Enhancing engagement with health care is the foundation for VHA's transformation to personalized, proactive, patient-driven care that optimizes health and well-being. Patient engagement is linked to better care experiences and better clinical outcomes at reduced costs: the “triple aim” of healthcare systems. The science devoted to measurement must keep pace with new models of care. The ability to measure Veteran engagement is a critical component of patient-centered care. A self-report measure c...

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