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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Racial Bias in a VA Algorithm for High-Risk Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Amol S Navathe

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: February 2021 - January 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $137,300
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


PROJECT SUMMARY African-American Veterans are at particular risk of adverse outcomes, including mortality and hospitalization, due to adverse social determinants of health (SDoH) including poor transportation access and housing instability. Identifying individuals at risk of adverse outcomes has been a priority at the Veterans Health Administration (VA), which has implemented novel predictive analytic tools in clinical care settings to target care resources efficiently and equitably. The VA has...

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