The primary objective of this research project is to describe the characteristics,
diagnosis, management, and outcomes of patients with Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) who
received care at the Veteran's Administration Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 6
Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network (VISN6) (includes North Carolina, Virginia and West
Virginia) for up to 5 years.
- Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) ICD-9 code diagnosis 515.0 or 516.3
- Inadequate documentation of patient receiving care for ILD in the health records