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Oversight on the Veterans" Administration"s outpatient health-care system

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Veterans" Affairs.

Oversight on the Veterans" Administration"s outpatient health-care system

hearing before the Committee on Veterans" Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, second session, on oversight of the Veterans" Administration"s health-care system, and the effects of various legislative mandates, enacted during the last 10 years, on the ability of the VA to handle its present and future patient workloads, June 9, 1982.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Veterans" Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Veterans -- Medical care -- United States.,
  • Military hospitals -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 286 p. :
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17656216M

      The Veterans Health Administration oversees the health care system that provides medical care to million veterans at more than 1, sites of care, including medical centers, veterans.   The Veterans Health Administration operates the nation's largest integrated health system, offering comprehensive health services to eligible U.S. military veterans who enroll. Congress and veterans' groups have expressed concerns that access to care and quality of care in the VA system are inferior to the access and quality in non-VA settings.

      VA Caribbean Healthcare System San Juan VA Medical Center Casia St. Num. 10, San Juan, PR   Sonja Brown, associate director of the New Mexico VA Health Care System, said in an email Thursday that she had not seen or reviewed the bill and could not comment. Contact Robert Nott at

    The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a federal Cabinet-level agency that provides near-comprehensive healthcare services to eligible military veterans at VA medical centers and outpatient clinics located throughout the country; several non-healthcare benefits including disability compensation, vocational rehabilitation, education assistance, home loans, . The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) maintains the largest health care system in the United States. As of the last reported data extraction date for Fiscal Year (Septem ), the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) had a total of 1, active medical facilities.


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Chapter 20 The Veterans Administration Health System An Overview of Major Policy Issues Cynthia Caroselli “Caring for our veterans is the duty of a grateful nation.” —Senator Patty Murray The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the second largest of the 15 Cabinet departments of the executive branch of the federal government, was.

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Veterans Health Administration operates one of the largest health care delivery systems in the nation, with over medical centers and more than 1, outpatient facilities. Over the past decade, there have been numerous reports of VA facilities failing to provide timely care.

capability is based upon industry best practices for effective oversight and accountability. Veterans ultimately benefit when the health care system serving their needs is scrupu-lously monitoring itself and continually striving to increase its efficiency, effectiveness and accountability.

Equipment Modernization. The modernized medical equipment. outpatient clinics under the oversight of the VA St. Louis Health Care System and Veterans Integrated Service Network 15 provide safe, consistent, and high-quality health care.

The review evaluated Oversight on the Veterans Administrations outpatient health-care system book clinics’ compliance with selected requirements for alcohol use disorder, human immunodeficiency virus screening, and outpatient documentation.

Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) health care delivery system. These clinics are geographically separate from VA medical centers (VAMC) and provide outpatient services, including primary care and mental health care. GAO found weaknesses in VHA’s oversight of CBOCs: • Incomplete policy implementation.

PC provides long-term, patient-provider relationships, coordinates care across a spectrum of health services, eduates, and offers disease prevention programs.

Primary Care now serves as the foundation of VHA health care and became the first point of contact with the health care system for Veterans enrolled in Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Investigations, Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, House of Representatives September VA HEALTH CARE.

Pharmacy Inventory Management Could Benefit from System -Wide Oversight. What GAO Found. Selected Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) medical centers (VAMC) use generally similar approaches for managing their pharmacy inventories. For. Provides information, guidance and oversight to VHA Cardiology initiatives to ensure quality heart care.

More than 30% of enrolled Veterans have heart problems. VHA implants approximat pacemakers and defibrillators each year. The Cardiac Implant Surveillance System was established in and remotely monitors implant performance. The Office of Compliance and Business Integrity (CBI) works to preserve Veterans' trust in VHA by promoting a culture of integrity, helping VHA manage and mitigate its legal and regulatory risk, and providing a compliance framework, leadership and oversight that promote an integrated, department-wide program.

Clinical Organizations. The Veterans Health Administration is on the forefront of providing excellent health care to America’s Veterans. The following organizations oversee, innovate, and enhance the quality of that care, improving health for Veterans. Americans have been hearing for years that the health-care system run by the Department of Veterans Affairs is in crisis.

In came charges that officials at the Phoenix VA and other facilities. Outpatient medical appointment wait times reported by the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), are unreliable.

Wait times for outpatient medical appointments--referred to as medical appointments--are calculated as the number of days elapsed from the desired date, which is defined as the date on which the patient or health care.

Adult Day Health Care is an outpatient day program that provides health maintenance and rehabilitative services to frail elderly and functionally impaired veterans. These services are delivered by a team of health professionals and support staff that strives to help participants and their caregivers develop the knowledge and skills necessary to.

Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General Office of Healthcare Inspections Report No. Review of Community Based Outpatient Clinics and Other Outpatient Clinics of St. Cloud VA Health Care System St. Cloud, Minnesota. Janu Washington, DC Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General Office of Healthcare Inspections Report No.

Review of Community Based Outpatient Clinics and Other Outpatient Clinics of VA Puget Sound Health Care System Seattle, Washington. Washington, DC   The VHA Procurement and Logistics Office (P&LO) supports the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) in purchasing high quality, cost-effective health care products and services.

The Office also works to standardize health care supplies, equipment, and services through aggressive contracting, and by monitoring logistics data. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General Office of Healthcare Inspections Report No.

Review of Community Based Outpatient Clinics and Other Outpatient Clinics of Iowa City VA Health Care System Iowa City, Iowa. J Washington, DC   A Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Austin, Tex. Under the new policy, veterans facing a wait of 20 days or more for an appointment at their closest V.A.

facility will be able to. The health care system also ensures health care is accessible to those Veterans residing in rural areas through four community-based outpatient clinics located in Childress, Lubbock, Dalhart, TX and Clovis, NM Mr.

Welch received a Master's Degree in Food Science and Technology from Texas A&M University in and a Master's Degree in Health. The report includes quality and safety data and information related to the care provided in the following areas: outpatient and inpatient settings, the staffing of each VA health care facility, the quality of inpatient and outpatient health care provided to all Veterans and to certain patient populations, the health care center.Exciting opportunity in, for Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration as a Section Chief, Psychiatry.Read more about Evaluation of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Screening in Veterans Health Administration Outpatient Read more about Audit of Alleged Misuse of VHA Funds at the Northern Arizona VA Health Care System; Audit of Veteran Wait Time Data, Choice Access, and Consult Management in VISN 6 Examination of Crown Agents USA, Inc.