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Veterans" perceptions of VA health care

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Veterans" Affairs, House of ... Congress, second session, April 20, 1994

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages212
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Open LibraryOL7373405M
ISBN 100160474078
ISBN 109780160474071

profound challenge for the nation’s health care system, but the rapidly growing and distinctive issues faced by veterans in rural settings are especially complex and daunting. In response to these bourgeoning challenges, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) established the . Given that many veterans are receiving care from non-VA providers, it is important that all community health care workers be familiar with the unique .

  The VA is attempting to create a performance metric by which it would be substantially superior to the rest of the health-care system. It might have missed that mark and some employees might have. The objective of the study was to examine veterans' perceptions of problems and benefits of outsourcing inpatient care from Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals to private sector hospitals. Primary data were collected from a cross-section of 42 veterans who were VA users and nonusers using focus groups. Focus group discussion examined reasons patients use VA care, differences Cited by: 4.

The data revealed that those who had left VA health care were in better health overall (p. VA Office of Research and Development (ORD) supports health research at more than VA facilities nationwide. Specially designated VA research centers conduct basic and clinical studies that support concentrated efforts by groups of scientists studying diseases such as AIDS, alcoholism, schizophrenia, and rehabilitation efforts. Other research programs foster additional .


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Health Care Information for Veterans. VA offers many health care programs for homeless Veterans. If you are a homeless Veteran who needs medical assistance, Make the Call: Contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at AID-VET () to speak to a trained VA responder.

The Call Center and homeless Veterans online. GAO discussed the results of a series of focus groups meetings it held with veterans regarding their perceptions of the current veterans health care system and the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) future role under health care reform.

GAO noted that: (1) the veterans expressed a wide range of views about VA health care and the most appropriate role for VA.

Get this from a library. Veterans' health care: veterans' perceptions of VA services and VA's role in health care reform: report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives.

[United States. General Accounting Office.; United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs. This study provided national estimates of perceptions of behavioral health care services among patients of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) with a diagnosis of bipolar I disorder, major depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, or substance use : Kimberly A.

Hepner, Susan M. Paddock, Katherine E. Watkins, Jake Solomon, Daniel M. Blonigen, Harold. Va Health Care: Veterans' Perceptions Of Va Services And Va's Role In Health Care Reform by Not Available.

ISBN ISBN X. Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) health care system, focusing on veterans': (1) perceptions of the VA health care system; and (2) opinions about the future role of VA in meeting their health care found that: (1) although the views expressed by the veterans surveyed are very diverse and are not.

Abstract — According to recent estimates, over 1 million Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom Veterans are utilizing the post-9/11 GI Bill to pursue higher collected by the Department of Defense suggests that greater than 17% of returning Veterans may experience mental and physical health disorders, which can negatively affect school.

Sec. Women Veterans Health Care Matters. This study will help VA better understand barriers women Veterans face accessing VA care. The data collected will allow the VA to plan and provide better health care for women Veterans and to support reports to Congress about the status of women Veterans health care.

Background. Get this from a library. Veterans' and family members' perceptions of quality of care in VA-placed community nursing homes. [Sharon R Saivar]. In FYcommunity care accounted for about 16 percent of VA’s medical care obligations. 5 Recent legislative action—most notably the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act 6 —has allowed the VA to greatly expand the use of community care to improve access to services—including mental health services—for veterans.

In   PRINCETON, NJ -- Amid reports of long delays and inadequate medical care for U.S. military veterans at Veterans Affairs (VA) health centers, a new Gallup poll of U.S. veterans finds the majority, 55%, saying it is either "very" or "somewhat difficult" to access medical care through the VA.

Thirty percent say it is "very" or "somewhat easy" to Author: Jeffrey M. Jones. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) outlines six key dimensions of health care quality, including safety, timeliness, effectiveness, efficiency, equity, and patient ts are increasingly asked to report their perceptions of care across a range of dimensions via standardized surveys ().For some domains, such as patient centeredness, self-reported perceptions may be the Cited by: Perceptions of health status among homeless veterans and homeless nonveterans were examined.

Homeless veterans were significantly less apt to. >>READ: VA Plans to Use AI to Track Deteriorating Health in Veterans Just 9 days before former VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, was fired, he appeared at a population health meeting in Philadelphia and railed off statistics that he said showed the system was delivering above-average care.

“When you look at pop health measures, VA almost always. In turn, patients’ perceptions of racial bias in healthcare are associated with suboptimal care [11,12], delays in obtaining medical care [, ], under-utilization of preventive and mental health care [16,17], less adherence to recommended treatment.

Right-Wing Wreckage and Pack Journalism. Injournalist Phillip Longman wrote a book on the VHA entitled Best Care Anywhere. In it, he demonstrated that our health-care delivery system for veterans (at least those who qualify for VHA services) is far better than Medicare and way better than private insurance-and a better, more-comprehensive model for.

Military Mental Health Care is an excellent resource for mental health organizations and veterans groups. With the statistic of every soldier who gets killed in the line of duty, 25 soldiers die of their own hand, a lot more needs to be done to help our returning warriors.

The introduction in this book tells us that 1 out of 3 returning 4/5(4). Through outreach via community-based organizations and student Veteran groups, we ensured participation of Veterans who avoid or abandon VA health care as well as those who rely on VA for health care services.

Twenty-nine Veterans from all four major branches of service contributed over photos to the project and described the meaning behind.

Burn Pit Registry for Veterans and Servicemembers: VA’s Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry allows eligible Veterans and Servicemembers to document their exposures and report health concerns through an online questionnaire.

Eligible Veterans and Service members include those who served in. In a study of veterans who reported VA primary care visits, 28% also reported non-VA primary care visits (Borowsky & Cowper, ). This and another investigation showed that dissatisfaction with VA care was signifi cantly related to dual use of both the VA and non-VA health systems (Bean-Mayberry, Chang, McNeil, Hayes, &Cited by: 1.programs, most veterans now have one or more alternatives to VA health 3Veterans' Health Care: Veterans' Perceptions of VA Services and Its Role in Health Care Reform (GAO/I-HEHS, Apr.

20, ). 4Domiciliaries provide shelter, food, and necessary medical care on an ambulatory self-care basis to.VA North Texas Health Care System brings much needed health care programs and services to thousands of Veterans.

Volunteer contributions supplement our workforce, improve the workplace atmosphere, and make hospital stays for Veterans more enjoyable.