About Quality of Care
Learn more about all of the resources and information the Quality of Care website has to offer.
HIV/AIDS Awareness Month
December is HIV/AIDS Awareness Month, and we want to remind Veterans of the importance of getting tested.
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.
From VA’s Blog
VA, Prostate Cancer Foundation seek solutions for aggressive prostate cancer
While in treatment for aggressive prostate cancer at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle, Navy Veteran Allen Petchnick faced a daunting situation. His PSA blood test, the main screening tool for cancer of the prostate, had risen to 13, which for him was dangerously high. Plus, his cancer had spread to other parts of his body. Read more.
Rodolfo Barrios-Quiñones is an Army Veteran working for the VA Caribbean Healthcare System, he is the Medical Photographer for Medical Media Production Service. Rodolfo is very active working with Veterans, he is a Facilitator for the Mental Health - Whole Health Program. 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.