Veterans (81 - 90 of 91 items)
Vietnam Veterans: A Profile of VA's Readjustment Counseling Program
HRD-87-63: Published: Aug 26, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 26, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Veterans Administration's (VA) Readjustment Counseling Program, specifically: (1) the need for retaining centers in community-based locations; (2) the characteristics and problems of clients who have sought counseling; and (3) program management issues.GAO found that: (1) relocation of centers to existing VA facilities would p...
Defense Health Programs: Sharing of DOD Aeromedical Evacuation System With VA Could Reduce Costs
HRD-87-98: Published: Jul 9, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implementation of legislation to promote greater sharing of health care resources between the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD), specifically between the U.S. Air Force Regional Hospital at Elmendorf Air Force Base and the VA outpatient clinic, both in Anchorage, Alaska.GAO found that: (1) VA use of the DOD aer...
VA Health Care: Support Lacking for Mission Change at Miles City, Montana, Medical Center
HRD-87-13: Published: Feb 13, 1987. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) proposal to change the Miles City, Montana, medical center from a predominately acute care to a predominately extended care facility, specifically: (1) the justification for the proposed change; (2) whether the change would be in the best interests of area veterans; and (3) how easily VA could implement the cha...
VA Health Care: Allocation of Resources to Medical Facilities in the Sun Belt
HRD-86-70: Published: May 6, 1986. Publicly Released: May 6, 1986.
Pursuant to congressional requests, GAO provided information on: (1) whether the Veterans Administration (VA) provides equal access to care for veterans in the Sun Belt region; (2) seasonal fluctuations in veterans' demand for care in the Sun Belt and other areas; and (3) whether VA considers changes in demand for care when it allocates resources to its medical centers.GAO found that: (1) from 198...
VA Health Care: Too Many Operating Rooms Being Planned and Built
HRD-86-78: Published: Apr 29, 1986. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1986.
GAO examined the Veterans Administration's (VA) method for determining operating room requirements in new and replacement hospitals and identified the differences between VA-stated operating room needs and the requirements a GAO surgical work-load model identified.GAO found that VA is developing an operating room planning model at its Ann Arbor Medical Center that will permit planners to: (1) use...
Medical Care Planning and Construction Planning in the Veterans Administration
129592: Apr 10, 1986
GAO commented on: (1) the Veterans Administration's (VA) medical care and construction planning processes; (2) a contractor's study of the VA construction process; (3) the proposed merger of the VA Department of Medicine and Surgery and the Office of Construction; and (4) the sizing of surgical suites in new VA hospitals. GAO noted that: (1) VA financial management systems are not producing accura...
Veterans Administration Demographic Study of the Area To Be Served by a VA Hospital To Be Built in Loma Linda, California
B-133044: Published: Jul 19, 1974. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Female Veterans' Access to VA Health Benefits
120736: Mar 3, 1983
Testimony was given concerning a GAO review of Veterans Administration (VA) efforts to provide health benefits to female veterans. GAO found that, although progress has been made in ensuring that medical care is available to female veterans, further action is needed to ensure that: (1) men and women have equal access to VA treatment programs and medical facilities; (2) women treated in VA faciliti...
[Information on VA Outpatient Clinic Operations]
121106: Sep 27, 1982
GAO identified possible cost savings which could be achieved by a change in outpatient clinic procedures at two Florida Veterans Administration medical centers. Part of the Tampa medical center's justification for acquiring a computerized axial tomography (CAT) scan unit in early 1982 was that it would share the equipment with the Bay Pines medical center. However, as of mid-September 1982, the Ba...
Actions Needed To Insure That Female Veterans Have Equal Access to VA Benefits
HRD-82-98: Published: Sep 24, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Veterans Administration (VA) efforts to provide health care benefits to female veterans. GAO specifically sought to determine whether VA was: (1) equipped to provide women with medical care; (2) planning for the anticipated increase in women veterans demanding care; (3) informing women veterans of available benefits; and (4) addressing their psy...