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VA gender-specific health care services for women veterans and related issues

hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Veterans" Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, March 9, 1994.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

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    Subjects:
  • Women veterans -- Medical care -- United States.,
  • Women"s health services -- United States.,
  • Women veterans -- Services for -- United States.

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    Other titlesVA gender specific health care services for women veterans and related issues.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 340 p. :
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17684482M
    ISBN 100160476275

    Appraisal of the VA's Research Portfolio. As of fiscal year , funding of Women's Health Research to VA-based investigators totaled $ million for studies (National Institutes of Health [NIH], foundation, private, other federal and government, and VA funding combined), constituting % of all funding reported by VA investigators ($ billion).Cited by: Summary: “Assessed women veterans’ ratings of their VA health care quality, gender-related satisfaction, gender appropriateness, and VA provider skills in treating women, in relation to primary care model at VA sites nationwide.” Found that “Adopter sites received higher adjusted ratings of gender-related satisfaction and perceptions of.

      Senator Patty Murray [D-WA], who held hearings to put the spotlight on the gaps in care that women vets face, sponsored the Women Veterans Author: Jan Goodwin.   For female Veterans, gender-specific scheduling information and resources will be detailed, as well as the fee basis for care outside VA’s system. A sample health benefits book is available to check out online. This is a first for VA, and an overdue step in clarifying what Veterans know about their own health benefits. Many Veterans commented.

    reproductive health care services to eligible women Veterans. In addition, this law authorizes VA to provide women Veterans counseling services needed to treat conditions related to sexual trauma experienced while serving on active duty. The Northern Arizona VA Health Care System (NAVAHCS) has been proactively preparing to welcome female Veterans with high quality, gender-specific healthcare, delivered with dignity and sensitivity, in a safe and secure environment. One of the services NAVAHCS now offers is comprehensive health care/5(85).


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VA gender-specific health care services for women veterans and related issues by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Women Veterans Health Care. Women Veterans Health Care addresses the health care needs of women Veterans and works to ensure that timely, equitable, high-quality, comprehensive health care services are provided in a sensitive and safe environment at VA health facilities nationwide.

The number of women Veterans is increasing rapidly. As such, the number of women Veterans receiving health care from VA tripled between andgrowing fromtoincreasing the need for gender-specific health care. As of May26. facilities nationwide. VA strives to be a national leader in the provision of health care for women, thereby raising the standard of care for all women.

Public LawVeterans Health Care Act ofTitle I, enacted November 4,authorizes VA to provide gender. DAV’s Women Veterans Report Calls for Cultural and Policy Changes to Remove Barriers and Provide Women Equitable Access to VA Healthcare, Benefits and Transition Services WASHINGTON, D.C.

(Septem ) — Women are the fastest-growing subpopulation of the military and veteran communities, representing more than 15 percent of active-duty military and 10.

The VA health care program covers women’s health services. To access these services, first apply for VA health care. Apply for VA health care. Once you’ve signed up: Talk to your primary care provider, who will connect you with any services you may need, or; Contact the Women Veterans Program Manager at your local VA medical center.

To better enable the VA to meet the specific health care needs of the growing number of women veterans, VA Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) has established the health of women veterans as a research priority.

9 Because the VA is a health care delivery system with an internally funded and oriented research program, it has Cited by: VA’s Whole Health System offers women Veterans proactive and personalized health care—empowering you to achieve your greatest level of health and well-being.

Whole Health means the Whole You. From integrative health approaches like stress reduction, nutrition, and health coaching, to traditional clinical care and complementary health. Full text of "VA gender-specific health care services for women veterans and related issues: hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, March 9, " See other formats.

Full text of "VA GENDER-SPECIFIC HEALTH CARE SERVICES FOR WOMEN VETERANS AND RELATED ISSUES" See other formats. Get this from a library. VA gender-specific health care services for women veterans and related issues: hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, March 9, [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs. VA gender-specific health care services for women veterans and related issues: hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, March 9.

Comprehensive health services available to women Veterans today include primary, specialty, hospice/palliative, mental health, infertility, gynecology, and maternity care services, including seven days of newborn care. VA has trained over 3, designated women’s health providers through national Women’s Health Mini-Residency programs.

The Women’s Comprehensive Care Clinic offers women Veterans privacy, dignity, and sensitivity to gender-specific care. Our goal is to provide seamless medical care to every woman Veteran. The New Mexico VA Health Care facility has a full-time Women Veterans Program Manager ready to assist you in getting timely access to meet your care needs.

Public LawVeterans Health Care Act ofTitle I, enacted November 4,authorizes VA to provide gender-specific services, such as Papanicolaou tests (Pap smears), breast examinations, menopause management, mammography, and reproductive health care services to.

VA Health Care for Women Veterans. At each VA medical center nationwide, a Women Veterans Program Manager (WVPM) is designated to advise and advocate for women Veterans.

The WVPM can help coordinate all the services you may need, from primary care to specialized care for chronic conditions or reproductive health.

In this role, she oversees the delivery of VA health care services for the more thanwomen Veterans who use VA care. Hayes received her Ph.D in clinical psychology from Catholic University in and joined the VA in the early s as a clinical psychologist seeing Vietnam era.

VA health services, issues of access, and any barriers to care for women veterans. All of these issues, in addition to developing better information on the demographic characteristics of women veterans and their health status and health needs, require special research consideration.2 What has VA done to enhance health care for women veterans.

gender-specific care, and mental health care—from one primary care provider at one site. You asked us to examine VA’s health care services for women veterans. In my testimony today, I will discuss our preliminary findings, based on visits to selected VA facilities, regarding (1).

Vital Healthcare Services and Screenings for Female Veterans are Lacking. The DoD and the VA still fall short of providing equitable health care services to all veterans. There are few, if any, gender specific care guidelines and services that are necessary for women. Women Veterans.

VA Western New York Healthcare system has changed to meet the needs of the ever-growing population of women Veterans. Through our Women’s Primary Care Wellness Center, we offer complete health care for women Veterans.

Women’s Health Services at VA Western New York Healthcare System. Obstetrics and Gynecological Services. Research Topics. The following is a list of key areas being studied by VA researchers. Click each topic for an overview of noteworthy past and current research, and a one-page printable fact sheet.

See also: VA Research Advances.Women Veteran Program Managers are available at each VA Medical Center nationwide to assist women Veterans and coordinate services. Women Veterans who are interested in receiving care at VA should contact the nearest VA Medical Center.

Women Veterans are assigned to a designated Women’s Health Primary Care Provider who can provide general.Health Care Services for Women Veterans. Women are the fastest-growing group of Veterans, and delivering health care services to meet your distinct.

needs is a top priority for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). VA medical centers are leading the nation in .