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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Developing Benefit-Based Performance Measurement for VHA
Principal Investigator:

Jeremy B. Sussman

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Performance measures are the specific care choices that are evaluated when judging the quality of care a doctor provides. Guiding quality of care with performance measurement was one of the greatest successes of the VHA transformation of the 1990s; reinvigorating performance measurement is a primary goal of today's VHA transformation. Current performance measures have known limitations. They do not personalize treatments' risks and benefits to individual patients. Some do not measure particularl...

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