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Disparities are considered differences in care or treatment that are connected to a specific racial, ethnic, or socioeconomic status. Important issues being studied include how disparities may impact access to primary care, diagnosis and treatment, and post-treatment follow-up.

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(5 of more than 582 DISPARITIES focused publications)

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Publication Briefs

(5 of more than 49 DISPARITIES focused publication briefs)

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( 5 of more than 17 DISPARITIES focused projects )

Project No.  Title  PI  Funding Start   
IIR 16-040 Investigating Multi-Level Determinants of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Quality of End-of-Life Care for Veterans Kutney Lee, Ann 2018-04-01
IIR 13-080 Staying Positive: An Intervention to Reduce Osteoarthritis Pain Disparities Hausmann, Leslie 2014-10-01
SDR 13-425 Understanding Women's Disparities in Satisfaction with VA Health Care (DISC Women) Zickmund, Susan 2013-08-01
IIR 11-328 Motivating Providers to Reduce Racial Disparities in Their Own Practice Burgess, Diana 2013-06-01
IIR 10-144 Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Satisfaction with VA Care Zickmund, Susan 2011-11-01

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HSR&D Briefs, Reports, Newsletters

5 sample "Disparities" publications displayed.

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The most recent "Disparities" seminars are displayed.

Date Title Presenter(s)
2/22/2018 Pursuing Health Equity for Veterans with a Dedicated National Program Office—Five Years in Review Jones, Kenneth  
Uchendu, Uchenna  
12/18/2017 Using Quality Improvement Projects to Demonstrate Health Equity in Action for Vulnerable Veterans Jones, Wendell  
Uchendu, Uchenna  
Katon, Jodie  
Knight, Sara  
11/16/2017 Advancing Health Equity Through Partnered Evaluation and Action Hoggatt, Katherine  
Uchendu, Uchenna  
Frayne, Susan  
10/26/2017 New Vietnam Veteran Studies on Health and Mortality Davey, Victoria  
Uchendu, Uchenna  
9/28/2017 Promoting Health Equity with the Virtual Medical Center Uchendu, Uchenna  
Scott, Rosalyn  

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Other Resources

  • Learn more about the HSR&D Center for Health Equity Research & Promotion (CHERP), which focuses on understanding what factors determine the equity or disparity associated with healthcare.
  • Learn more about how VA's Quality Enhancement Research Initiative Partnered Evaluation program is working with the VA Office of Health Equity to understand and evaluate disparity in healthcare delivery.

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