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Yano EM. Advances in VA Women Veterans' Research: Briefing before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Advisory Committee on Women Veterans; 2021 Apr 27; Virtual.
The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs regarding the needs of women Veterans with respect to health care, rehabilitation, compensation, outreach, and other programs and activities administered by VA designed to meet such needs. The Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding such programs and activities. Goal is use research to transform women's care in VA; Better understand women Veterans' health needs, access to needed services, quality of care, patient experience; Increase inclusion of women Veterans in relevant VA research; Examine gender differences in health and health care Develop novel interventions to support women's care; Determine what interventions need to be gender-tailored; Engage Women Veterans, VA providers, staff and leaders, and external groups (like ACWV) for input and ideas; Build partnerships to increase implementation of research evidence in routine practice and policy;Disseminate VA women's health research broadly