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VA Access Audit & Wait Times Fact Sheet: VISN 23

Metadata Updated: April 25, 2021

On Wednesday, May 21, 2014, VA launched the Accelerating Access to Care Initiative, a nation-wide program to ensure timely access to care. As directed by President Obama, VHA has identified Veterans across the system experiencing waits that do not meet Veterans expectations for timeliness. VA has begun contacting and scheduling all Veterans who are waiting for care in VA clinics or arranging for care in the community, while simultaneously addressing the underlying issues that impede Veterans’ access.The nationwide Access Audit covered a total of 731 separate points of access, and involved over 3,772 interviews of clinical and administrative staff involved in the scheduling process at VA Medical Centers (VAMC), large Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) serving at least 10,000 Veterans and a sampling of smaller clinics. A complete list of VISN facilities with components reviewed as part of the Access Audit is included in this package

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

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References

https://www.va.gov/health/access-audit.asp

Dates

Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date April 25, 2021
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y

Metadata Source

Harvested from VA JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date April 25, 2021
Publisher Department of Veterans Affairs
Maintainer
Identifier VA-VHA-OIA-095
Data First Published 2017-07-26
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2020-05-15
Category Accelerating Access, Audit
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y
Bureau Code 029:15
Metadata Context https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.jsonld
Metadata Catalog ID https://www.data.va.gov/data.json
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Collection Package Id a534d81e-8992-430f-a0bc-d70ec39704dc
Data Quality True
Data Dictionary https://www.va.gov/health/access-audit.asp
Harvest Object Id 9329b2f4-9a3e-46e4-8713-e792de0de516
Harvest Source Id fcd1f625-1c2e-4663-95cf-1b0eb053cce1
Harvest Source Title VA JSON
Homepage URL https://www.va.gov/health/access-audit.asp
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Program Code 029:041
Related Documents https://www.va.gov/health/access-audit.asp
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 5bd766048733759e5e28d5f0f0f58db069939cf8
Source Schema Version 1.1
System of Records https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-05-11/pdf/2012-11487.pdf
Temporal 2014-06-09T04:00:00Z/2014-06-09T04:00:00Z

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