About Quality of Care
Learn more about all of the resources and information the Quality of Care website has to offer.
Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we’re here to inform Veterans on the conditions that surround mental health.
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
Perceive, pursue and protect: VA nurse recognized with award for being an extraordinary
Few will argue the fact that nurses are a valuable source for patient care, and play an important and necessary role. That was just the case for one VA nurse who was recently selected for a special award after his attention to detail allowed him to perceive the seriousness of a situation, and pursue extra examinations that ultimately led to the protection of a Veteran’s life. Read more.
Rene Ehret is a most humble and modest man, so when interviewed for his story, like many Veterans of his era, he played down his personal military role in Vietnam but spoke passionately about the contributions of his unit - the U.S. Army’s 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile). 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.