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The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a government-run military veteran benefit system with Cabinet-level status. It is the United States government's second largest department, after the United States Department of Defense...
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The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the component of the United States Department of .... This directive required all VA facilities to have primary care teams by year 1996. ..... Matula, Sierra; Miake-Lye, Isomi; Glassman, Peter A.; Shekelle, Paul; Asch, Steven (2011). .... 38(6 Suppl 1); Jump up ^ Kizer, K.W et al.

jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2601079

Feb 6, 2017 ... Most recently, an analysis of mirror trials by Johnson et al found that patients ... lower rates of all-cause mortality vs patients receiving metronidazole (7.4% vs 13.5%). ... Utah Institutional Review Board and the Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health Care ..... Drafting of the manuscript: Stevens, Nelson, Rubin.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15611491

Steven.Asch@med.va.gov. Summary for patients in Ann Intern Med. 2004 Dec 21 ;141(12):I42. BACKGROUND: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has introduced an ... All were men older than 35 years of age. ... RESULTS: Patients from the VHA scored significantly higher for adjusted overall quality (67% vs.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5215146

Jul 15, 2016 ... The Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system aims to provide ..... Wang V, et al., 2013, Safety [same], Mult VISNs, VA dialysis users [N = 381], 2007– ..... was based: Paul Shekelle, Steven Asch, Peter Glassman, Sierra Matula, ...

annals.org/aim/fullarticle/717756/diabetes-care-quality-veterans-affairs-health-care-system-commercial-managed

No studies have compared care in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with that ... in commercial managed care on all process measures (for example, 93% vs. ..... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ,. 1997. Vijan. S. Stevens. DL .... et al. Inpatient rehabilitation after stroke: a comparison of lengths of stay and ...

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This study evaluates the efficiency of Veterans Health Admin- istration (VHA) hospitals .... contrast, as discussed by Cooper et al.,13 inefficiency is an in- ..... Stevens DP, Holland GJ, Kizer GW: Results of a nationwide Veterans Affairs initiative to ... Grosskopf S, Valmanis V: Measuring hospital performance: a non- parametric.

www.annualreviews.org/doi/full/10.1146/annurev.publhealth.29.020907.090940

Apr 21, 2009 ... The veterans health care system was established after World War I to ensure that .... where V is value, A is access, TQ is technical quality, FS is functional ..... The change was described by Humphreys et al. as “nothing short of dramatic” ...... Hynes DM, Perrin RA, Rappaport S, Stevens JM, Demakis JG.

www.europeanurology.com/article/S0302-2838(16)00215-3/fulltext/overall-survival-in-patients-with-localized-prostate-cancer-in-the-us-veterans-health-administration-is-pivot-generalizable

Feb 29, 2016 ... Steven M. Asch .... The VHA operates the largest national integrated health care system in ... We calculated survival using the US Department of Veterans Affairs Vital ... Daskivich et al reported 70% non-PCa mortality at 10 yr among men with a ... in oncology (NCCN Guidelines): prostate cancer, V.1.2011.

www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/technical_reports/2011/RAND_TR956.pdf

Program Evaluation of VHA Mental Health Services: Capstone Report v ...... basis for establishing accountability for providing good care (Pincus et al., 2007). ...... Ferrara, A., Mangione, C. M., Kim, C., Marrero, D. G., Curb, D., Stevens, M., et al.