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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Engaging Patients to Promote Deprescribing
Principal Investigator:

Amy M Linsky

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: March 2020 - August 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $323,568
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background – Despite multiple provider- and system-level interventions to reduce potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs), many Veterans are still prescribed drugs that provide little benefit, placing them at unnecessary risk of adverse drug events (ADEs). One mechanism to reduce PIMs is through deprescribing, a de-implementation-based approach to thoughtfully discontinue a medication a patient is currently prescribed. Many Choosing Wisely recommendations address PIMs. Specifically, proton...

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