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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Veteran Access to Emergency Care
Principal Investigator:

Anita Vashi

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: May 2018 - May 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $320,208
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Significance: This project evaluates access to emergency care for Veterans with particular emphasis on: assessing resources and capabilities of VA EDs to care for Veterans during times of crisis, determining where care is provided (VA vs. non-VA EDs), and understanding how and why Veterans make decisions regarding where to seek emergency care. The objectives of this proposal are directly responsive to HSRD priority areas (Access and Health systems change) and three of the VA Breakthrough priorit...

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