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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Validating a data science methodology for patterns of mental health services use: The patient record of clinical experience sequence study (PROCESS)
Principal Investigator:

Justin K Benzer

Location: Temple, TX
Congressional District Code: 31
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: August 2020 - July 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $214,585
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: An effective learning healthcare system needs measures that help managers identify how to promote system-level improvements. One opportunity to influence system level improvements is to directly measure the care sequences provided to patients that may reflect decreased efficiency and increased care fragmentation. We propose to determine whether a VA administrative data can be used to construct reliable measures of care sequences. Significance/Impact: Our innovation is in adapting a d...

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