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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving the Measurement of VA Facility Performance to Foster a Learning Healthcare System
Principal Investigator:

Laura A. Petersen

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: June 2017 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $194,401
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


In order to develop a learning health care system (LHCS), VHA leadership must understand where quality improvement is needed via valid and actionable performance measurement and reporting. Performance measurement that serves as an effective tool for systemwide-learning is based on empirical evidence supporting the reliability and validity of measures at each level of decision making, a data-warehouse that provides timely access to relevant data at multiple levels and across multiple different ti...

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