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
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