VA Hospital Compare

Metadata Updated: June 10, 2020

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has now collaborated with the Centers for Medicare [HTML_REMOVED] Medicaid Services (CMS) to present information to consumers about the quality and safety of health care in VHA. VHA has approximately 50 percent of Veterans enrolled in the healthcare system who are eligible for Medicare and, therefore, have some choice in how and where they receive inpatient services. VHA has adopted healthcare transparency as a strategy to enhance public trust and to help Veterans make informed choices about their health care.VHA currently reports the following types of quality measures on Hospital Compare:Timely and effective care.Behavioral health.Readmissions and deaths.Patient safety.*Experience of care.

Access & Use Information

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

Downloads & Resources

References

https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/VAData/main.html

Dates

Metadata Created Date July 2, 2019
Metadata Updated Date June 10, 2020
Data Update Frequency R/P3M

Metadata Source

Harvested from VA JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date July 2, 2019
Metadata Updated Date June 10, 2020
Publisher Department of Veterans Affairs
Unique Identifier VA-VHA-OIA-020
Maintainer
VHA Open Data
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P3M
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
Data Quality True
Harvest Object Id 5d28a268-6f39-4fa9-8281-aa38c6a4f833
Harvest Source Id e868f753-9395-4666-a30c-219334a64c6b
Harvest Source Title VA JSON
Data First Published 2017-07-26
Homepage URL https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/VAData/main.html
Language en-US
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Data Last Modified 2020-05-15
Program Code 029:040
Related Documents https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/VAData/main.html
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 37f1903249af1f50b698f21487aa3bb391127e9b
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 2008-07-01T04:00:00Z/2012-09-30T04:00:00Z
Category Section 10. National Security and Veterans Affairs

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