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About Quality of Care

Learn more about all of the resources and information the Quality of Care website has to offer.

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UV Safety Awareness Month

July is UV Safety Awareness Month and we’re here to educate you and your loved ones on how to protect yourself from the sun.

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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 testing mobile app that helps tailor care based on each Veteran’s genetics

VA testing mobile app that helps tailor care based on each Veteran’s genetics

When a new system being field tested this summer goes live, VA will become the first U.S. health care organization ever to put genetic testing data into the hands of patients via a mobile application.  Read more.

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Mended Hearts volunteer and Marine Corps Veteran, David Horan presents the organization’s signature "heart pillow" to fellow Marine Corps Veteran Eric Konovalov during a recent visit to the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Not many people can say a heart-shaped pillow changed their life, but David Horan, a Marine Corps Veteran, will be the first to say that's exactly what happened to him.  Read more.

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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.

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