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About Quality of Care

Learn more about all of the resources and information the Quality of Care website has to offer.

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Breast Cancer Awarenesss Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we want to remind Veterans of the importance of getting screened.

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Understand Your Condition

The first step in treating any medical issue is to learn about the disease. These online resources can help you understand your condition.

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What is Quality Care?

“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.

What does “excellence” mean in VA health care? Dr. Carolyn Clancy, Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Organizational Excellence, discusses what it means for everyday care to Veterans with Jacob Gadd, VHA-VSO liaison.

From VA’s Blog

VA opens new Tele-ICU facility in downtown Cincinnati

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There is a medical revolution happening on the quiet second floor of the John Weld Peck Federal Building in Cincinnati, Ohio. There, behind an unassuming beige door, VA telehealth physicians and nurses at high-tech workstations deliver care to Veterans at 19 medical facilities across the country.   Read more.

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(l-r) Vietnam Veteran Winston Johnson and Andrea Barnes, NP, Ph.D

Andrea Barnes, NP, PhD, was riding the shuttle on Monday, September 24 from VA’s Manhattan Campus traveling to the hospital in Brooklyn when she heard someone snoring behind her. Something about the sound made her think this was not normal snoring and she turned back to tap the Veteran.   Read more.

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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.

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