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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving Patient Care and Physician Resilience through Effective Veteran-Centered Communication and Documentation Practices
Principal Investigator:

Richard Frankel

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $359,099
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Electronic medical records (EMRs) serve a variety of purposes in healthcare, from disease management and pharmacy order entry, to billing, reimbursement and population-based research. Increasing organizational pressures for throughput, including strict time requirements for completion of documentation, have resulted in unprecedented cognitive and communication challenges for primary care clinicians as “people work” (providing care) and “paper work” (EMR completion) vie for attention...

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