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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01HX003171-01
Title: Telehealth for Acute Care in VA
Principal Investigator:

Anita Vashi

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $138,419
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$196,768
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Project goals: In partnership with VA's National Emergency Medicine Program Office (EM-PO) and the VA Telehealth/Office of Connected Care, we propose to design, implement, and test innovative virtual solutions to rapidly triage and meet urgent care (UC) needs of Veterans. Using innovative solutions developed by public- private partnerships, our proposed program, the Virtual Urgent Care Network (VUCN), will seek to provide on- demand evaluation and treatment of unscheduled, urgent conditions. Our...



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