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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness, and Safety (IQuESt)
Principal Investigator:

Laura A. Petersen

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2013 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $810,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


According to the Institute of Medicine, improving communication and care coordination is essential to improving quality and safety, given the complexity and fragmentation of contemporary health care. To improve communication and coordination, the VA has implemented new initiatives, including a team-based model of health-care delivery, Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) and emphasizes innovative uses of health IT. In this next generation of our work as a Center of Innovation (COIN), we strive to m...

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