COIN: Informatics, Decision-Enhancement and Analytic Sciences Center; Salt Lake City, UT


The VA's Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) funds nineteen Centers of Innovation (COINs). The COIN program rewards research innovations and partnerships to ensure that research has the greatest possible impact on VHA policies, healthcare practices, and health outcomes for Veterans.

The IDEAS 3.0's mission is to advance scientific discovery, implement novel interventions, promote cross-center collaboration, increase research capacity, and engage operational partners in order to improve the health of Veterans.

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