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Patient hassles lead to delayed or skipped care

Patient hassles lead to delayed or skipped care


Gender differences in newly separated Veterans’ health care use


Infectious disease specialist consultation improves long-term S. aureus outcomes


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Navy Veteran Pernell Baker is a patient at the Washington, DC, VA Medical Center. VA patients like him took 
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Research Topic of the Day

Health Care Disparities

Health Care Disparities

VA researchers identify differences in health care between populations of Veterans, such as whites and non-whites; work to understand the reasons these differences exist; and develop and test ways to reduce and eliminate them... Learn more

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