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Oct 16, 2017 ... About VHA. The Veterans Health Administration is the largest integrated health care system in the United States, providing care at 1,243 health care facilities, including 170 VA Medical Centers and 1,063 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving more than 9 million ...


Mar 10, 2010 ... Balasubramanian V, Dally SK, Ananth L, Romodan Y, Lee J, Iqbal S, Hayes PM, Zephyrin L, Whitehead A,. Torgal A, Katon JG, Haskell S. Sourcebook: Women Veterans in the Veterans Health Administration. Volume. 3. Sociodemographics, Utilization, Costs of Care, and Health Profile. Women's Health ...


In recent years, however, articles in the academic and popular press have reported quite a sharp turnaround in the VHA's performance (Asch et al. 2004; Gaul 2005; Jha et al. 2003; Krugman 2006; Longman 2005; Young 2000), indicating that U.S. health policymakers may have interesting things to learn from the VHA in the ...


Dec 21, 2004 ... Comparison of quality of care for patients in the Veterans Health Administration and patients in a national sample. Asch SM(1), McGlynn EA, Hogan MM, Hayward ... RESULTS: Patients from the VHA scored significantly higher for adjusted overall quality (67% vs. 51%; difference, 16 percentage points [95% ...


Within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), from 2011 through 2013, more than 80 000 veterans underwent at least 1 of 110 different genetic tests. Tests that have high levels of utilization within the VHA include Factor V Leiden gene to identify patients at risk for venous thrombosis, HLA-B*5701 to identify patients at  ...


May 29, 2003 ... Special Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Effect of the Transformation of the Veterans Affairs Health Care System on the Quality of Care.


ment of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care (Kang, 2008), making the VA the single largest provider of health care for separated. OEF and OIF veterans in the United States. Despite the accruing prevalence of mental health disorders reported in OEF and OIF veterans using VA healthcare facilities (Seal et al., 2007; Seal et al., .


How does the quality of care provided by. VA compare to that for non-VA health care facilities and systems? • Started with terms from prior systematic reviews on health care delivered in VA versus non-VA settings (Asch et al., 2010; Kehle,. Greer, et al., 2011). • Searched PubMed for articles between January 1, 2005 and .