About Quality of Care
Learn more about all of the resources and information the Quality of Care website has to offer.
PTSD Awareness Month
June is PTSD Awareness Month, and we want to raise veterans’ awareness on this serious disorder and how to seek help if needed.
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’s telehealth care for rural Veterans with PTSD
VA is conducting a pilot telehealth program that will give rural Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) remote access to psychotherapy and related services. The project is part of the focus on improving availability of mental health care for Veterans living in rural areas. Read more.
Vietnam War Combat Veteran Mike Zorn’s mission didn’t end 50 years ago in the jungles of Vietnam or Southeast Asia. It didn’t end in the troubling years back in the States after the war was over either. Fast forward to 2018 and during the decades since America’s own political struggle and failures, this former U.S. Army warrior turned “Man of Faith and Family” has become well known in Spokane and throughout the Pacific Northwest as a devout servant and volunteer, especially for Veterans. 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.