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Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D)

The VA Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) is an integral part of VA’s quest for innovative solutions to today’s health care challenges. HSR&D supports research that encompasses all aspects of VA health care, focusing on patient care, cost, and quality. The main mission of HSR&D research is to identify, evaluate, and rapidly implement evidence-based strategies that improve the quality and safety of care delivered to Veterans.