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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01HX002922-01A2
Title: Continuous Wearable Monitoring Analytics to Improve Outcomes in Heart Failure - LINK-HF2 multicenter implementation study
Principal Investigator:

Josef Stehlik

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: September 2020 - August 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $232,669
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$939,300
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Background Heart failure (HF) represents a major health burden, with 80% of the HF health care costs attributable to hospitalizations. Reducing HF readmissions is a major VA strategic goal. Our pilot study demonstrated that multivariate physiological telemetry using a small wearable sensor has a high compliance rate and provides accurate early detection of impending readmission for HF exacerbation. We now propose to implement non-invasive remote monitoring at 5 VA medical centers. Significance/I...



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