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Using Data and Information Systems in Partnered Research

Comprehensive Support for Family Caregivers of Post-9/11 Veterans: Impact on Veteran Health Care Utilization and Costs


by Valerie Smith, DrPH ; Courtney Van Houtven, PhD
Seminar date: 9/20/2016

Description: This talk and results are a part of a larger partnered evaluation project that aimed to evaluate the VA Caregiver Support Program to understand its short-term impact on Veteran Patients, caregivers, and The VA health care system. We focus in this talk on Aim 1 of the larger evaluation, which used application data and VA medical record data. The operational partners for this work are: VA Caregiver Support Program, Margaret Kabat, National Director. This link shows what our center is up to: http://www.queri.research.va.gov/partnered_evaluation/caregiver_support.cfm



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