Compare VA hospitals and clinics on wait times, patient satisfaction and quality scores. Detailed ratings on all of the Veterans Health Administration hospitals using current data. Easy to compare waiting time and access for VA clinics in your area, crossing state lines. Very quick to find how long you might have to wait for primary care, mental health, or other specialty appointments, or whether you can get an appointment at all. Satisfaction ratings, and ratings of outpatient care (depression, heart care, diabetes, cancer screening, smoking cessation, flu vaccination). Access and waiting times are updated for 2022. For comparisons to private hospitals and nursing homes, the VA provides links to the federal HospitalCompare and NursingHomeCompare sites. Website is very user friendly for all types of VA clinics, hospitals, nursing homes. Editor’s Pick.
Find VA hospital and medical facility inspection reports. The Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General (OIG) makes its VA Medical Center inspection reports available online. Types of reports include audits, healthcare investigations, inspections and more. Outpatient clinics and nursing homes are included. Listed by date; use filters on right within each category to select location. Updated 2022.
Find Directives and Standards for VA (veterans) hospitals. VHA Directives for a five year period are linked here. Wide variety of subjects, including telehealth, mental health, suicide risk training, adverse drug event reporting. Directives that may have expired, such as sexual assault services, may still be available for reference at the site. Responsibilities are clearly outlined. US Dept. of Veterans Affairs. Site is geared to healthcare professionals. Updated 2022.