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COIN: Center for Clinical Management Research (CCMR); Ann Arbor, MI

Center for Clinical Management Research

Acting Director: Sameer Saini, MD, MS


About the COIN

The Center for Clinical Management Research (CCMR) combines the expertise of clinicians and scientists from the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and the University of Michigan, and partners with VA clinical, policy, and operations leaders to implement and evaluate ways to make healthcare safer, more effective, and more affordable for our nation’s Veterans.

CCMR’s mission is to advance knowledge, promote innovations, and engage in collaborations that will improve Veteran’s health. The Center’s vision is to improve the quality, effectiveness, safety, and efficiency of Veterans’ healthcare through research and partnerships that are driven by important challenges in clinical management. 

Research Focus Areas

The Center’s work focuses on the following:

  1. Promote personalized, appropriate, and efficient care by integrating the routine use of digital data into day-to-day care delivery through innovations in data collection, measurement, and analysis.
  2. Develop, implement, and evaluate systems-based approaches to improve safety and outcomes for our most vulnerable, high-risk, and complex patients.
  3. Develop and test innovative approaches for improving patient engagement in the prevention and management of chronic conditions.

Partner Offices

Each COIN works closely with operational partners throughout the VA healthcare system. CCMR’s key VA partners in this work include: