The development and implementation of the toolkit was funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) for the purpose of increasing the implementation of safe practice interventions for patients at risk for or who are diagnosed with VTE, through use of an evidenced-based and system-supported interactive VTE Safety Toolkit.
This project is dedicated to the late Dr. D. Eugene Strandness, Jr., MD, who was a Professor of Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Strandness had consecutive NIH funding for 15 years studying the natural history of venous thromboembolism. He was an outstanding clinical researcher, mentor, friend and colleague.
This project was supported by grant number 1 U18 HS015898 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality