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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Evaluating Care Coordination for Community Hospitalized Veterans to Improve Outcomes in Dual Use (ECHOeD)
Principal Investigator:

Robert N Axon

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: March 2019 - August 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $211,907
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Anticipated Impacts on Veterans Health Care: Hospitalization and Emergency Department (ED) visits in community hospitals represent a vulnerable time for Veterans, since dual VA-Community healthcare can be associated with adverse health outcomes. The rigorous evaluation of VA Office of Community Care (VAOCC) Acute Hospital Care Coordination Program that we propose will yield valuable formative and summative information to our operations partner. A systematic program evaluation has the potential t...

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