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VA HSR&D Podcasts

VA HSR&D PodcastsLive! From AcademyHealth: The following podcasts are brief interviews of HSR&D presenters at the 2017 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.







The Veterans Choice Act

Megan Vanneman, PhD, with HSR&D's IDEAS 2.0 Center of Innovation talks about the Veterans Choice Act, including how the Choice Act affects Veterans enrolled in VA healthcare, and whether the evidence base indicates success in implementation. - Listen (6:06)

Megan Vanneman, PhD

Megan Vanneman, PhD

VA as a Learning Healthcare System

Melissa Garrido, PhD, an HSR&D Career Development Awardee and an investigator from HSR&D QUERI's Partnered Evidence-Based Policy Resource (PEPReC) discusses VA as a Learning Healthcare System, including what that means, and how partnerships between researchers and stakeholders facilitate a learning healthcare system. - Listen (3:44)

Melissa Garrido, PhD

Melissa Garrido, PhD

Family Caregiver Training

Courtney Van Houtven, PhD, with HSR&D's Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care discusses her presentation, which focused on a long-running study looking at family caregiver skills training. - Listen (7:06)

Courtney Van Houtven, PhD

Courtney Van Houtven, PhD

Measuring Quality of Care for Women Veterans

Donna Washington, MD, MPH, Core Investigator with the HSR&D Center for Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy, discusses her work about measuring the quality of care for women Veterans. - Listen (6:46)

Donna Washington, MD, MPH

Donna Washington, MD, MPH

Quantifying Facilitation in Implementation Trials

Mark Bauer, MD; Christopher Miller, PhD; Bo Kim, PhD; Jeffrey Smith, PhDc; and Mona Ritchie, PhD participated in an AcademyHealth "Innovation Station" session, which had a heavy focus audience engagement. - Listen (11:33)

Mark Bauer, MD

Mark Bauer, MD

Communities of Practice

Anju Sahay, PhD, with the MedSafe QUERI, participated in another Innovation Station, and discusses Communities of Practice by engaging multidisciplinary and multi-level providers to implement evidence-based practices to improve the quality of healthcare. - Listen (11:53)

Anju Sahay, PhD

Anju Sahay, PhD