Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D)
The VA Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) pursues research that underscores all aspects of VA healthcare: patient care, care delivery, health outcomes, cost, and quality. HSR&D research also addresses critical issues for Veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan with conditions that may require care over their lifetimes.
The main HSR&D website can be found at http://www.hsrd.research.va.gov.
VA's Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) works to identify and evaluate innovative strategies that lead to accessible, high quality, cost-effective care for Veterans and the nation.
HSR&D is an intramural research program funding eligible VA clinician and non-clinician investigators to address VA healthcare priorities that ultimately help to improve healthcare for Veterans and the nation. VA HSR&D researchers carry out their mission and are supported by four key enterprises: