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“Quality care” has many definitions, but at VA it means:
• The right type of care for your health condition
• Care that results in the best possible outcome for you
• Care delivered with attention to your concerns, needs, and life goals
• Care that keeps you safe from hazards and harm
VA strives to provide the highest quality care possible every day. This site will tell you how we’re doing! For more details about what this site has to offer, please visit our About Quality of Care page.
She has seen a lot in her three short years as a plastic surgeon at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center. For Dr. Catherine Hannan, there is no such thing as a typical day or a typical patient. In one day, she may see a Veteran with skin or breast cancer, a paraplegic with pressure sores, and a women Veteran with severe back pain in need of a breast reduction.
Dr. Hannan, the daughter of an Army Veteran, became a doctor because the wanted a job where she could help people every day to the best of her ability. “The best part of my day is seeing my post-operative patients with a smile on their faces,” she said. Read more.
VA is constantly working to provide more excellent service and care for Veterans. This includes new programs and initiatives, advanced training, and renovations and improvements to enhance health care facilities. Each VA project is an opportunity to improve the delivery of services to America's heroes. Click on the region below to find out what's new in that area.