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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Identifying, Measuring, and Facilitating Opportunities for De-intensification of Medical Services
Principal Investigator:

Eve A. Kerr

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: May 2016 - October 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Providing appropriate health care means ensuring that patients get the care they need while avoiding care that is unnecessary or harmful. In the 1990s, VHA's first transformation focused on increasing the use of necessary services through a performance management system that has become a panoply of guidelines, performance measures, reminders, registries, and incentives. As a result, the underuse of necessary services in VHA decreased dramatically. Tod...

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