Changing with the Times
- Dual Use of VA and Non-VA Primary Care. Borowsky, Steven J.; Cowper, Diane C. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;May1999, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p274
OBJECTIVE: To determine how frequently veterans use non-Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) sources of care in addition to primary care provided by the VA and to assess the association of this pattern of â€œdual useâ€ to patient characteristics and satisfaction with VA care. DESIGN:...
- 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.
- AN FSD NEWSTRACK REPORT: VETERAN'S MEDICAL CENTERS STEP-UP CONSOLATION EFFORT. // FoodService Director;11/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p16
Reports on the plans of the United States Veterans Affairs (VA) to consolidate food production and service functions of patient feeding and retail operations in several (VA) medical centers. Reason for the merger effort; Challenges faced by VA; Nutritional issues to be tackled.
- VA Hospitals Shift to Central Production Plan. // FoodService Director;04/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p1
States that three United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare facilities in metropolitan New York area are implementing centralized food production and satellite service. Features of the centralized commissary; Equipments for cook-chill and blast chill operation; Investment amounts.
- BOOST HFM MEMBERSHIP BY 160: VA HOSPITAL FOODSERVICE MGRS. JOIN NATL. HEALTHCARE SOCIETY. // FoodService Director;07/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p1
Reports that the United States Department of Veterans Affairs' Nutrition and Food Service (NFS) headquarters office has authorized memberships in the National Society for Healthcare Foodservice Management. Aim of the move; Foodservice program expenses of the NFS; Recommendations for increased...
- Veteran's Health Care Continues to Outscore Private Sector. // Military Medicine;Spring2006 Supplement, p7
The article discusses an annual report on customer satisfaction which compared the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system against private-sector health care. Ratings from the American Customer Satisfaction Index concluded that veterans continue to be more satisfied with...
- Career opportunities with VA await you in Philadelphia. Green, Dan // Vantage Point;Sep2016, p16
The article focuses on Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VAMC (CMCVAMC), which provides health care to Veterans in the East Coast's second-largest city Philadelphia and six surrounding counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. It is mentioned that this VA facility is dedicated to...
- Patient Satisfaction as a Function of In-House Versus Contract Staffing Models in Veterans Affairs Community-Based Outpatient Clinics. Belote, Janna; Fulton, Lawrence V.; Brooks, Matthew S. // Military Medicine;Jan2012, Vol. 177 Issue 1, p23
As part of decision support for Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, this research evaluated patient satisfaction differences associated with contract versus Veterans Affairs (VA) staffing of community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs). The research question was as follows: What...
- The VA leads change toward Integrated Ethics approach. // Medical Ethics Advisor;Dec2008, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p133
The article discusses the IntegratedEthics program developed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The components of the program, which aims to improve the practice of ethics in medicine by standardizing processes, is explained in detail. Ethics consultation, preventive ethics and ethical...