Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| A multi-modal, physician-centered intervention to improve guideline-concordant prostate cancer imaging|
Danil V Makarov
||New York, NY
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||Health Services R&D
|| March 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background: Almost half of Veterans with localized prostate cancer (the most common non-cutaneous malignancy among US men) receive inappropriate, wasteful imaging. The VHA Blueprint for Excellence prioritizes increasing operational effectiveness. Prior studies seeking to limit inappropriate imaging did not assess barriers and achieved mixed results. Our team has explored the causes of guideline-discordant prostate cancer imaging and found that 1) patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer hav...
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