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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Developing Cross-Sector Collaborations to Meet the Social Needs of Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Leslie R.M. Hausmann

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: June 2021 - August 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $67,073
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


A VA HSR&D-funded multi-stakeholder workgroup identified ways in which research could support the VA’s goal of addressing Veterans’ unmet social needs. The workgroup identified the siloed nature of VA, the lack of effective models for finding and connecting VA patients with non-VA social services, and insufficient evidence on the health impact of healthcare-based social needs interventions as three barriers that could be addressed by research. This mixed methods pilot study will begin to address...

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