Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) QUERI
» Hines, IL / Seattle, WA
The SCI-QUERI works closely with the Office of SCI/D Services and the SCI/D System of Care to improve the lives of Veterans with spinal cord injuries and
disorders. The central mission of SCI-QUERI is to promote health, independence, functioning, quality of life, and productivity of Veterans with spinal cord
injuries and disorders (SCI/D), through the implementation of evidence-based findings.
SCI-QUERI has identified three primary areas of focus for research and implementation based on a number of facts including costs, frequency, and impact on
function and quality of life.
These areas include:
- Pressure ulcer prevention and treatment
Infection prevention and management
Optimization of function
The major goals and objectives of the SCI-QUERI include:
Goal #1: Reduce the number and severity of pressure ulcers in Veterans with SCI/D
Goal #2: Advance health care practice and management to prevent infection and improve outcomes
Goal #3: Optimize function in Veterans with SCI/D
For more details please refer to our Strategic Plan (link above).