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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Outpatient Palliative Care and Prescribing Safety and Quality at End-of-Life
Principal Investigator:

Joshua Thorpe

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: August 2020 - January 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $308,670
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: The long-term goal of this research is to support the ability of Veterans with life-limiting conditions (LLCs) to remain living their communities by ensuring access to the highest possible quality of care; including long-term care support services like palliative care. Given their complex healthcare needs, Veterans with LLCs often manage many different medications, each carrying their own risk/benefit profile. Unfortunately, complex medication regimens are a significant risk factor f...

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