VA Hospitals Shift to Central Production Plan
- VA Health Care: Food Service Operations and Costs at Inpatient Facilities: HEHS-00-17. // GAO Reports;11/19/1999, p1
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) spent about $429 million to provide food services at 172 of its 175 inpatient health care locations in fiscal year 1998. Although some of this money went for nutrition needs assessments, counseling, and other patient-related activities, most--$337...
- VA medical centers assigned "surgical complexity" levels. // AHA News;5/17/2010, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p2
No abstract available.
- Integrated federal health center a first of its kind. // Health Facilities Management;Nov2010, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p8
The article offers information on James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, a healthcare facility in North Chicago, Illinois that partners the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Department of Defense.
- IN ILLINOIS, TEXAS, OTHER SITES: VA explores combined food production, labor alternative. // FoodService Director;01/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p10
Focuses on the United States Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA) Nutrition and Food Service program. Food service offered by VA facilities; Job descriptions of Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) workers; Benefits of consolidating food production facilities.
- Determinants of Contraceptive Availability at Medical Facilities in the Department of Veterans Affairs. Cope, Jacqueline R.; Yano, Elizabeth M.; Lee, Martin L.; Washington, Donna L. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Mar2006 Supplement 3, Vol. 21, pS33
OBJECTIVE: To describe the variation in provision of hormonal and intrauterine contraception among Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities. DESIGN: Key informant, cross-sectional survey of 166 VA medical facilities. Data from public use data sets and VA administrative databases were linked to facility...
- VA expands primary care facilities to Cleburne. Rankin, Jennifer // Business Press;02/12/99, Vol. 11 Issue 42, p3
Reports that the Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System is expanding its primary care facilities to Cleburne and Greenville, Texas. Agency's reasons for expanding its primary health care operations in the area; Services to be offered by the facilities.
- Congress oks funds for VA renovations. // Modern Healthcare;1/17/97, Vol. 27 Issue 46, p6
Focuses on the spending bill passed by the U.S. Congress which allows the Department of Veterans Affairs to lease five outpatient clinics and renovate three existing facilities. Provisions of the bill.
- GAO says VA delay on closes is costly. Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare;04/10/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 15, p10
Reports that the United States Department of Veterans Affairs has failed to determine what health-care facilities it needs to close. Effect of the failure to determine its facilities for closure; Effort made by the department to increase the number of treated veterans.
- VA HEALTH CARE: Many Medical Facilities Have Challenges in Recruiting and Retaining Nurse Anesthetists. Ekstrand, Laurie E. // GAO Reports;12/13/2007, preceding pi
The article focuses on the challenges facing the medical facilities of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in recruiting and retaining nurse anesthetists. According to the survey made by the Government Accountability Office, almost 75% of VA medical facilities have experienced...