The Development of a Veterans Health Administration Emergency Management Research Agenda
Conclusions Using a systematic evidence base and consensus development process among stakeholders within and outside VA, we report on the first national VA comprehensive emergency management program evaluation and research agenda. VA provides a unique national laboratory for the conduct of high quality research that will improve VA’s and our Nation’s emergency medical and public health preparedness and the role of health delivery systems in that endeavor. To effectively foster the conduct and expansion of emergency management evaluation and research within VA, the consensus was that VA needs to build program evaluation capacity, increase the awareness and visibility of VA’s emergency management research, and build bridges to research partners at agencies and organizations with longstanding commitments to advancing emergency management research. Corresponding Author Aram Dobalian: firstname.lastname@example.org Competing Interests The authors have no financial relationships or conflicts of interest to disclose. Data Availability All relevant data are available from the figshare repository: https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.3085807.
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