Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Implementing a Clinical-Community Partnered Intervention to Address Food Insecurity Among High-Risk Veterans|
|Congressional District Code:
||Health Services R&D
|| October 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background: Nearly 25% of Veterans are estimated to be food insecure (FI), experiencing limited or uncertain access to nutritionally adequate and safe foods. FI has been associated with a wide range of adverse health outcomes as well as increased healthcare costs and utilization. Concerningly, FI is frequently under- recognized in clinical settings including VHA. Prior research has shown that clinicians and other care team members often feel ill equipped to address FI even once identified. As su...
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