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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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American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month and we want to inform Veterans on the conditions that affect the heart.

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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

New blood culture ID system improves care for Veterans

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VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) doctors recently rolled out a new method to detect infectious agents in Veterans’ blood.  Read more.

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If you want to serve Veterans by volunteering at a VA medical center or outpatient clinic, but the thought of volunteering in a clinical setting makes you squeamish, Susan Kern has a message for you: There are plenty of opportunities to volunteer throughout the VA Maryland Health Care System without ever working directly in a clinical area.    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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