About Quality of Care
Learn more about all of the resources and information the Quality of Care website has to offer.
Immunization Awareness Month
August is Immunization Awareness Month, and we want to inform everyone on the importance of keeping up with your vaccinations.
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
Colorado’s new Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center is open for business
A steady stream of cars poured in off the main thoroughfare in Colorado: Colfax Street had a new tenant and they were open for business. The wait had been covered time and time again, but on July 31, the wait ended and the new Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center opened their doors to treat their first patients. Read more.
Peering through the fish tank-like observation window in the Interventional Radiology Clinic at VA North Texas Health Care System watching Carlos Soto-Gonzales perform a thoracentesis procedure, many would assume he’s one of our highly-trained physicians. Carlos Soto-Gonzales is a Physician Assistant (PA). 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.