Title:PACT Qualitative Evaluation: Patient & Caregiver Interviews.
OMB Control Number:2900—New
Type of Review:New data collection.
Abstract:The information collected will be used assess patients' and caregivers' experiences with the PACT Systems Redesign and the PACT Demo Lab innovations and will inform the redesign and demo lab innovations in real time. It will also gather information on patient characteristics and their experiences with self-managing chronic conditions, using technology to care for their health, and involving friends and family members in their health care. The information collected will be used by the PACT Demonstration Laboratory and the Ambulatory Care Service to evaluate the universal VHA PACT Systems Redesign, document patients' and their informal caregivers' experiences over time, and improve patient care through specific mechanisms.
Affected Public:Individuals or households.
Estimated Annual Burden:50 burden hours.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent:30 minutes.
Frequency of Response:One-time.
Estimated Number of Respondents:100.
Dated: August 16, 2012.
By direction of the Secretary.
Program Analyst Director, Enterprise Records Service.