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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Assessing Feasibility of Measuring Veterans’ Experiences and Receipt of Follow-Up Care after VA Emergency Department Treat-and-Release Visits
Principal Investigator:

Kristina M Cordasco

Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: February 2020 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $51,122
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Multiple studies have documented that poor communication across care transitions leads to medical errors, adverse clinical outcomes, inefficient care, and less favorable patient experiences. However, relatively little attention has been given to the transition between emergency department (ED) and follow-up care for patients discharged directly from the ED. Patients discharged from EDs may have one or more urgent follow-up care needs, such as repeat laboratory assessments, specialty care consult...

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