Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Assessing Bone Health after SCI: Establishing Evidence for a Clinical Protocol|
Beatrice J. Kiratli
||Palo Alto, CA
|Congressional District Code:
|| April 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the largest single provider of heath care to individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) in the United States. For 2016, Paralyzed Veterans of America estimates that 43,000 veterans with SCI received care from VHA. The annual cost of that care is substantial. In 2015, the total costs during the first year following an SCI ranged from $520K to $1.1M; recurring costs ranged from $69K to $185K per patient per year. Lifetime costs also continue to increase a...
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