About Quality of Care
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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.
A caller was distressed and needed immediate help for his elderly brother, a Veteran who had been treating his own condition with over the counter medicine. The Vet suddenly seemed incoherent.
From her control center at Fort Harrison’s VA Hospital, Nurse Navigator Joan Stewart listened and carefully coordinated the path for patient and caregiver alike. Having maneuvered one Veteran to safety, the registered nurse checked her computer and surveyed the hospital’s busy waiting area for the next person in need. Read more ...