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The Researcher's Guide to VA Data

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VIReC is an HSR&D funded resource center. Our mission is to advance VA capacity to use data effectively for research and quality improvement and to foster communication between research data users and the VA healthcare community. VIReC conducts research and collaborates with experts in the field to create a knowledge base of factual and evaluative information. VIReC shares this knowledge with VA researchers through our products and services.

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HSR&D/QUERI National Conference Approved for 2019

HSR&D has received approval to hold the HSR&D/QUERI National Conference. It will be held in Washington, DC, on October 29-31, 2019. The theme is "Innovation to Impact: Research to Advance VA's Learning Healthcare Community." Meeting details and registration information will be shared in the coming months. The meeting will be invitation only.

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VIReC cyberseminars provide expert discussion and guidance on using VA data for research. Check out these upcoming sessions:

Oct 7: Overview of VA Data, Information Systems, National Databases and Research Uses

Nov 4: Requesting Approval for Access to VA Data

Dec 9: Meet VIReC: The Researcher's Guide to VA Data

Learn about the Database & Methods Cyberseminar Series and view the current schedule.

Visit the complete VIReC Cyberseminar Archive.