About Quality of Care
Learn more about all of the resources and information the Quality of Care website has to offer.
Parkinson’s Disease Awareness
April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, and we want to bring attention to this serious neurological disease.
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 resources meet unique needs of at-risk or homeless women Veterans
As the number of women serving in the military has increased, female Veterans have become the fastest growing demographic in America’s homeless community. Read more.
Alexander Aiken greets every day at Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center with enthusiasm and gratitude. While he’s always the first to share a playful wisecrack, the Army Veteran is all business when it comes to his job as a painter at Charleston VA and takes great pride in his work. However, Aiken’s approach to his life and work wasn’t always so bright. 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.