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Focus on Health Equity and Action

Chronic Health Conditions Among Vulnerable Veterans: Current Research and Action

NOTE: The first 15 minutes of the audio and video are missing from this presentation archive.

by Jessica Breland, PhD ; Uchenna Uchendu, MD ; Donna Washington, MD, MPH
Seminar date: 6/29/2017

Description: June’s Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar session spotlights recent research on chronic health conditions and disparities among vulnerable Veteran patient groups. Panelists will discuss the following: 1) Demographic variability in the prevalence of chronic health conditions and disparities among Veterans using primary care in VHA. 2) Recent efforts in using VA data to systematically characterize health and healthcare disparities in VA for vulnerable Veteran groups. 3) Operational and research partnerships executed by the Office of Health Equity to advance the goals of the VA Health Equity Action Plan. Intended Audience: Researchers, clinicians, care coordinators, policy makers, educators, Veteran stakeholders and representatives of vulnerable Veteran groups who are interested in understanding and/or promoting equitable health among all Veterans.

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