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Women veterans" health care

Stephen P. Backhus

Women veterans" health care

VA efforts to respond to the challenge of providing sexual trauma counseling : statement of Stephen P. Backhus, Director, Veterans" Affairs and Military Health Care Issues, Health, Education, and Human Services Division, before the Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Veterans" Affairs, House of Representatives

by Stephen P. Backhus

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women veterans -- Medical care -- United States.,
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Treatment -- United States.,
  • Rape trauma syndrome -- Treatment -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesVA efforts to respond to the challenge of providing sexual trauma counseling., Veterans Affairs" efforts to respond to the challenge of providing sexual trauma counseling.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    SeriesTestimony -- GAO/T-HEHS-98-138.
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs. Subcommittee on Health.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination9 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15540480M

    VA HEALTH CARE SERVICES FOR WOMEN VETERANS To save Va Health Care Services for Women Veterans eBook, make sure you refer to the hyperlink beneath and save the ebook or have accessibility to other information which are related to VA HEALTH CARE SERVICES FOR WOMEN VETERANS book. Bibliogov, PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from.   Military Mental Health Care is an excellent resource for mental health organizations and veterans groups. With the statistic of every soldier who gets killed in the line of duty, 25 soldiers die of their own hand, a lot more needs to be done to help our returning warriors! The introduction in this book tells us that 1 out of 3 returning Reviews: 4.

    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. for the WVPM. Women Veterans can also call the Women Veteran Call Center at VA WOMEN () for more information about care in VA. A PROMISE KEPT. VA Women’s Health Services promotes the health, welfare, and dignity of women Veterans and their families by ensuring equitable access to timely, sensitive, high-quality health care.

      The Women's Health Center provides specialty medical services for the health care needs of Women Veterans within VAPAHCS. Women's Counseling Center (WCC) The Women's Counseling Center provides outpatient services dedicated to the emotional health and well-being of Women Veterans. This center was designed to meet the needs of the growing female. The book describes research areas of continuing concern and offers recommendations for further research on the health effects of Agent Orange exposure among Vietnam veterans. This volume will be critically important to both policymakers and physicians in the federal government, Vietnam veterans and their families, veterans organizations.


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Women veterans" health care by Stephen P. Backhus Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sourcebook Volume 4 thus provides a view of how the population of women Veterans using VHA has been evolving across a year period coinciding with rapid VHA women’s health care delivery system advances, and points to directions for readying the system for future expansion of the number of women Veterans using VHA.

Sourcebook Volume 4 thus provides a view of how the population of women Veterans using VHA has been evolving across a year period coinciding with rapid VHA women's health care delivery system advances, and points to directions for readying the system for future expansion of the number of women Veterans using VHA.

Mental Health Women Veterans Health Care has created materials to spotlight the need for mental health care and to encourage women Veterans to take advantage of VA mental health services. Mental Health Poster ( KB, PDF) Number: Women veterans health care book SM.

The Women’s Health Services Office at the Department of Veterans Affairs, in conjunction with the Department of Defense, is hosting a Women’s Health Transition Training. The training will provide servicewomen with a deeper understanding of the women’s health services available to them within the VA health care system.

Learn more». Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more. Sourcebook Vol.3 Online Appendix - Women Veterans Health Care.

Women veterans health care book If you don’t have VA health care benefits, you may still be able to get care: If you’re not sure what health benefits you may have earned, contact our Women Veterans Call Center.

Our trained, all-female staff will help you figure out your benefits and take the next step to getting care. Women veterans frequently have diagnoses that complicate pregnancy and require close monitoring.

Recommendation: VA must ensure that community care providers meet quality and timeliness standards established by VA for women’s health care, including maternity care. VA care coordination is critical to properly support and manage women veterans.

All new enrollees will receive a personalized Veterans Health Benefits Handbook, generally two weeks after enrollment has been confirmed. The handbooks are tailored specifically for each Veteran and provide detailed, updated information about the VA health care benefits the Veteran may be eligible to receive, such as medications, prosthetics.

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. the scope of health care services to women Veterans. It delineates essential components necessary to ensure that all enrolled women Veterans have access to appropriate services, regardless of the VHA site of care.

SUMMARY OF MAJOR CHANGES: a. This VHA directive updates the description of the standard requirements for the. 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 Children of Women Vietnam Veterans (CWVV) Health Care Benefits Program is not a comprehensive health care plan and only covers those services necessary for the treatment of a covered birth defect and associated medical conditions.

It does not cover care that is unrelated to a covered birth defect. The VHA Office of Community Care (VHA OCC.

that serve women, including health care, employment, finance, housing, social issues and the eradication of sexual assault.

The vast majority of these deficiencies result from a disregard for the differing needs of women veterans and a focusing on the 80 percent solution for men who dominate in both numbers and public consciousness.

For enrolled women Veterans, a VA health care professional is available by phone at each VA Medical Center to answer questions and advise on health concerns 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you are currently enrolled as a VA patient, you can contact your VA Medical Center and ask for the telephone care number. VA's Women Health Services office (Women's Health) provides programmatic and strategic support to implement positive changes in the provision of care for all women Veterans.

Inthe Women Veterans Health Program was created to streamline services for women Veterans in order to provide more cost-effective medical and psychosocial care.

Woman Veterans who are interested in receiving care at VA should contact the nearest VA Medical Center and ask for the Women Veterans Program Manager.

The VA is dedicated to providing the best health care services to women veterans, including comprehensive primary care as well as specialty care such as reproductive services, rehabilitation. Women Veterans Program.

Recently, Dr. Hayes has successfully worked across VHA to expand initiatives for women Veterans’ health care into a broad range of areas of importance, including cardiac health, reproductive health and birth defect prevention, and a comprehensive evaluation of care provision to women Veterans.

Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Center for Women Veterans (CWV).

Women Veterans About the Program. Women who have served in the Armed Forces are eligible for a variety of Veterans benefits. VA actively encourages women to utilize the benefits due them. The Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks Women's Health Program targets programs and facilities to meet the unique needs of female Veterans.

Services Offered. Women Veterans are assigned to a designated Women’s Health Primary Care Provider who can provide general primary care and is specially trained or experienced in women’s care.

Whole Health - It's All About You. VA’s Whole Health System offers women Veterans proactive and personalized health care—empowering you to achieve your greatest. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) women’s health program, and innovative methods to address barriers to care women veterans often experience.

According to VA, women veterans’ use of VA health care increased by % over a 15 year period. This upward trend that continues today reflects women’s growing presence in the military and veteran.Women Veterans: The Long Journey Home presents the most comprehensive assessment conducted to date of the policies and programs at the Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense, Labor and Housing and Urban Development.

The report was authored by Frances M. Murphy, MD, MPH, former VA deputy under secretary for health, the highest career official in the Veterans Health Administration, and the.Women Veterans are assigned to a designated Women’s Health Primary Care Provider who can provide general primary care and is specially trained or experienced in women’s care.

Whole Health - It's All About You. VA’s Whole Health System offers women Veterans proactive and personalized health care—empowering you to achieve your greatest.