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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: ResCU II: Improving In-hospital Cardiac Arrest Care and Discovering Keys to Super-Survivorship
Principal Investigator:

Theodore J. Iwashyna

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $354,233
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Background: Since at least VHA Directive 2008-063, improving in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) care has been an important VA priority. This focus was renewed after the Office of the Inspector General report on IHCA in 2013 (13-00054-148), and repeated again in 2015 with the formation of VHA Resuscitation Quality Improvement Committee (RQI-C) by Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for Health for Clinical Operations. At the individual level, vast amounts of VA clinician time are devoted to hav...

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