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The Veterans Choice Program (VCP) was launched in 2014 to address the growing concerns about the timeliness and quality of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) care. Given that many sex-specific health services, such as mammography and maternity care, are not routinely provided in all VHA facilities, women Veterans may disproportionately rely on VCP care. Understanding the provision and coordination of VCP care is crucial in order to ensure that care is not fragmented across the 2 health care systems.
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Women Veterans are the largest veteran population yet have significant mental health disparities, greater than both civilian women and veteran men. This article used constructivist grounded theory met...
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is likely the largest provider of health care for LGBT persons in US. However, histories of homophobia, stigma, discrimination, and past military policies have ...
More Veterans are receiving health care outside of the Veterans Health Administration. Over concern for the Veteran's safety and the provider's competency, three progressive steps have been taken with...
This study aimed to compare experiences related to healthcare of LGBT women and non-LGBT women in a sample of routine users of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) primary care services and examine th...
Samples in prior studies examining attachment theory in the military have been predominantly composed of male combat veterans. Given the rates of sexual trauma among female veterans and differences in...
The Study for Employment Retention of Veterans (SERVe) is a randomized controlled trial, available exclusively to Oregon employers of veterans. It is designed to develop and scientifically...
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Veterans leaving incarceration and re-entering their communities (often described as "reentry" Veterans) face a number of challenges, including uncertainty about housing, vulnerability to ...
Exercise rehabilitation has the potential as a non-pharmacological approach to reduce persistent neuropathic pain in Veterans with lung cancer. By examining the effects of exercise trainin...
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a potentially severe and persistent condition that affects social, occupational and family functioning, is prevalent among returning OIF/OEF veterans...
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of VETERANS.
Hospitals providing medical care to veterans of wars.
A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to VETERANS. It was established March 15, 1989 as a Cabinet-level position.
The non-genetic biological changes of an organism in response to challenges in its ENVIRONMENT.
Women who are engaged in gainful activities usually outside the home.
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