VA Releases Latest Facility-Level Patient Access Data








VA Releases Latest Facility-Level Patient Access Data

July 31, 2014





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July 31, 2014                                                                                    


 VA Releases Latest Facility-Level Patient Access Data


WASHINGTON – In keeping with the commitment to improve transparency in the department’s processes, VA today released the latest update of facility-level patient access data.


Of note in this, the Department’s fifth updated data set:


The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has reached out to over 217,000 Veterans to get them off wait lists and into clinics


  • VA has decreased the number of Veterans on the Electronic Waiting List (EWL) 40 percent within a two month period. 

  • More than 22,000 Veterans have received accelerated appointments and have been removed from the EWL.


The update is available at: http://www.va.gov/health/access-audit.asp




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