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CORE Mission:

The Virtual Care CORE’s mission is to facilitate research that evaluates and improves use of virtual care to enhance the accessibility, capacity, and quality of VA health care and Veteran experience.

Background:

Virtual care modalities aim to: Increase Veteran access to services; improve workflow and workload of VA clinical team members; and engage and support Veterans to participate in their own care.

Goals:

The VC CORE has four impact goals:

VC CORE goals

Principal Investigators

The Principal Investigators for the Virtual Care CORE are Scott Sherman MD, MPH, physician at VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and Professor of Population Health and Medicine at the New York University at Langone Health;  Tim Hogan, PhD, research investigator at the Bedford and Boston VA’s Centers for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR); and  Donna Zulman, MD, MS, physician and research investigator at the Palo Alto VA Center for Innovation to Implementation.

Scott Sherman MD, MPH, VA New York Harbor

Scott Sherman MD, MPH, VA New York Harbor

Tim Hogan, PhD, Bedford-Boston VA

Tim Hogan, PhD, Bedford-Boston VA

Donna Zulman MD, MS
VA Palo Alto

Donna Zulman MD, MS VA Palo Alto

Project Management Team

Navid Dardashti, MPH
VA New York Harbor Healthcare System

Navid Dardashti, MPH, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System

Nicholas McMahon, MPH
VA Bedford-Boston Healthcare System

Nicholas McMahon, MPH, VA Bedford-Boston Healthcare System

Cindie Slightam, MPH
VA Palo Alto Healthcare System

Cindie Slightam, MPH, VA Palo Alto Healthcare System

For more information, please contact the Virtual Care CORE Team at VHAVirtualCareCore@va.gov.


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