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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Effect of Patient Priorities Care Implementation in Older Veterans with Multiple Chronic Conditions
Principal Investigator:

Aanand Naik

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $48,317
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: As Veterans age, they face an increasing number of chronic conditions and functional limitations. Multiple chronic conditions (MCC) in this population are inadequately treated by current approaches to healthcare, based on single-disease guidelines. These guidelines do not provide optimum care for patients with MCC for three key reasons: 1) single disease treatments in cases of MCC can often be conflicting and lead to adverse events because they do not take into account disease or dru...

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