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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving Access Through Targeted Delivery of Telemedicine
Principal Investigator:

Charlie M Wray

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: February 2021 - January 2026
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $187,662
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Improving access to care is a high priority within the VA. While improvements to access have been made in recent years, gaps and inefficiencies still exist, particularly around missed clinic visits, or `no- shows'. The VA reports that approximately 15-18% of scheduled outpatient primary care appointments are not completed and that 9.2 million appointments were lost because of no-shows in FY2017. In preliminary work, we demonstrated the importance of social risk factors on VA no-show...

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