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Improving Performance Outcomes with VistA

In an ongoing effort to ensure that VistA ─ the Hospital Information System (HIS) and electronic health record (EHR) for veteran health data ─ remains a best of breed enterprise system, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is continuously exploring modernization initiatives to keep pace with the changing landscape. This landscape is focused on patient centered care models, healthcare industry regulations and provider workflows.

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Enhancing women veterans’ care with effective care coordination

In the last two decades, the number of female veterans—and, subsequently, their need for healthcare—has risen significantly. Between 2000 and 2012 alone, female care delivery needs within the veteran’s administration (VA) increased by 226%, a figure that only stands to rise as more active-duty women transition to veteran status. However, unlike their male counterparts who are aged 63 on average, nearly 80 percent of female veterans are under the age of 40 and therefore still of child-bearing age.

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