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Improving Obesity Management via Health Coaching & Video Conferencing @ VA of New York

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) conducted a pilot study of Goals for Eating and Moving (GEM), a primary-care-based weight management program utilizing volunteer student health…

Innovators

  • Clare Viglione, MPH
  • Dylaney Bouwman
  • Nadera Rahman
  • Yixin Fang
  • Jeannette M. Beasley, MPH, PhD
  • Scott Sherman, MD
  • Xavier Pi-Sunyer, MD, MPH
  • Judith Wylie-Rosett, Ed.D, RD
  • Craig Tenner, MD
  • Melanie Jay, MD, MS

Improving Nursing Home Care for Veterans via VetConnect Telehealth Subspecialty Care

The Vet Connect Project aims to increase access to specialty care through video conferencing for veterans living in long-term care facilities in Oklahoma and Colorado. 

Innovators

  • Anne Hale
  • Leah M. Haverhals, PhD
  • Chelsea Manheim, MSW
  • Cari Levy MD, PhD

Improving Opioid Management via Virtual Primary Care @ Rural VA Clinics

This project utilized virtual care to reduce inappropriate patient opioid use and increase patient safety around opioid use within a network of rural Veterans Affairs…

Innovators

  • Anna Abramson, MD
  • Henry Crevensten, MD

Improving Women’s Health with Virtual Consultation via Specialty Care Access Network-Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (SCAN-ECHO) @ VHA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System adapted SCAN-ECHO to provide primary care providers (PCPs) with Women’s Health (WH) education and virtual consultations in an…

Innovators

  • Donna L. Washington MD, MPH
  • Mark Canning, BA
  • Herschel Knapp PhD, MSSW
  • Lisa Altman MD
  • Joann O. Saavedra MSN, RN, NP-C
  • Laure Veet MD
  • Jessica L. Zuchowski PhD, MPH
  • Kristina M. Cordasco MD, MPH, MSHS
  • Alison B. Hamilton PhD, MPH
  • Susan Kirsh MD, MPH

Intensive Primary Care via Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) Intensive Management @ the Veteran’s Health Administration

The VA currently offers primary care through patient-centered medical homes, or Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) for all enrolled Veterans. Selected demonstration sites augmented the…

Innovators

  • Evelyn Chang, MD, MSHS
  • Lisa Rubenstein, MD, MSPH