Care Worthy of Their Service
The RWJF-supported Project ECHO links primary care providers in local communities with specialists at academic medical centers. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is pioneering the first nationwide implementation of that model.Read more about the VA and Project ECHO
OpenNotes, supported by RWJF's Pioneer Portfolio, enables patients to see their doctors' visit notes, making them true partners in their own care. The VA is employing OpenNotes on a large scale, enabling more than a million veterans to view or download their own medical notes.Read an interview with the VA's Susan Woods
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A team of unemployed veterans will help state residents get health insurance coverage. Funding is provided by $1.8M grant from RWJF's New Jersey Health Initiatives.
More than 1,000 veterans will obtain undergraduate degrees in nursing over the next four years with the help of a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.
Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes use 2 to 3 times more brand-name drugs than a comparable group within the VA, at substantial excess cost.
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