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VA Central Iowa Health Care System

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Honoring America’s Veterans with quality health care services, part of the largest integrated health care ...

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New Knoxville CBOC Progress

The new Knoxville CBOC staying on track for winter completion.

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Michael Williams speaks to new employees

Homeless Veteran's Personal Scorecard was the Key

VA's Compensated Work Therapy and Housing...

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VACIHCS Announces Same Day Services for Veterans

In an effort to improve the Veteran experience and patient satisfaction, VA embarked on the largest access transformation to occur in VA history by establishing MyVA Access.

VACIHCS is on a mission to improve access to care for our nation’s Veterans. Central to this vision is the commitment to enhanced access and a consistent set of expectations regarding what a Veteran deserves when s/he enters VACIHCS. These expectations are summarized in the MyVA Access Declaration and include:

  • Timely care including same day services in Primary Care, as needed, and
  • Timely mental health care, including same day services, as needed.
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Local Features

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Michael Williams speaks to new employees

His Scorecard Worked

Michael Williams’ personal scorecard was goal oriented, a plan he put together while living on the streets. Homeless for three years, he conquered alcoholism and regained the trust of his family. Full Story

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