Impact of Policy on VA Healthcare Utilization

Significant internal and external changes have affected the utilization of healthcare services in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The VA is the largest integrated healthcare system in the U.S., with 9 million enrollees and 6 million users per year. Continue reading → Impact of Policy on VA Healthcare Utilization

Assessing and Enhancing Blood Pressure Control Protocols

Adults at high risk for cardiovascular disease who receive intensive systolic blood pressure control have significantly lower rates of death and cardiovascular disease events than those who receive standard control. However, the lifetime health benefits and health care costs associated with intensive control are not known. Continue reading → Assessing and Enhancing Blood Pressure Control Protocols