The integration of MDS will enable VHA
to develop regionally based advisory teams who understand important geographic distinctions that impact member needs related to population health, network strategies, and partnership and affiliation strategies, the company said.
was not providing all first-time patients a full mental-health evaluation within 14 days.
Prior studies have found that up to 70% of VHA
users hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction and 76% of patients hospitalized for stroke were admitted to non-VHA
hospitals, which may reflect greater access to non-VHA
hospitals during an acute illness, where proximity is important (Wright et al.
While the individual hospitals will still be allowed to make independent purchasing decisions, there is a stated commitment to pursue product standardization through the VHA
SupplyNetworks program to further improve cost savings.
10 December 2010 - US-based healthcare staffing and workforce solutions company AMN Healthcare (NYSE: AHS) announced yesterday that it has amended its agreement between its Nursefinders division and VHA
Inc to expand the scope of its provider relationship.
In the VHA
, each visit to a specialty clinic, admission and consult are followed back to the patient's primary healthcare provider via electronic files.
vets have significantly longer duration of the disease compared to non-VHA
veterans and nonveterans.
The HPTi team will work with VHA
to establish procedures, tools, and processes to enhance internal efficiencies and optimally manage VA projects.
Joyce Grant, Director of Purchasing at Torrance Memorial Hospital, said, "MD Buyline and VHA
do excellent business together and provide us with the most accurate and up to date information.
As part of its Enhanced Packet Core solution, VHA
will also implement the Cisco 7613 mobile security gateway.
Efforts to assess the quality of VHA
cardiac care by comparing risk-adjusted outcomes between VHA
hospitals and private sector hospitals face a substantial methodologic challenge.
Veterans groups tenaciously defend the VHA
and applaud its turnaround.