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VA Hospital Compare

Metadata Updated: April 25, 2021

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has now collaborated with the Centers for Medicare & 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.

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

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date April 25, 2021
Data Update Frequency R/P3M

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
Identifier VA-VHA-OIA-020
Data First Published 2017-07-26
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2020-05-15
Category Section 10. National Security and Veterans Affairs
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P3M
Bureau Code 029:15
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Data Quality True
Harvest Object Id 1b9d6128-3803-4923-9525-17f711eb36ce
Harvest Source Id fcd1f625-1c2e-4663-95cf-1b0eb053cce1
Harvest Source Title VA JSON
Homepage URL
Program Code 029:040
Related Documents
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 836c7c9145f211e6d628ce4ab44efede517acefa
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 2008-07-01T04:00:00Z/2012-09-30T04:00:00Z

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