Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Delivering Health Care - Part 1
Lecture:The Organization of the VA and Military Health Systems
Slide content:VA Hospitals Single hospitals Health care systems Groups of medical centers, clinics Share resources; improve efficiency Examples VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System VA Puget Sound Healthcare System 8
Slide notes:There are some specific facilities that offer health-related services to veterans. The most obvious are VA hospitals. Many areas of the country have veterans health care systems, which are groups of affiliated medical centers and clinics that share resources to provide comprehensive care more efficiently. Two examples are the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System in Pennsylvania and the VA Puget Sound Healthcare System in Washington State. 8