The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold a public workshop, Developing a Patient-Centered Approach to Optimizing Veterans' Access to Health Care Services, on March 12-13, 2020 in Washington, DC. The workshop will examine patient-centered methods to optimize access to high-quality health care for veterans.
The workshop will feature invited presentations and discussions on topics that may include:
- Conceptualizing and defining health care access;
- Tools and methods to assess access to health care services;
- Strategies to optimize access, including telehealth services, and opportunities to use VA assets to improve access and continuity of care; and
- Strategies to ensure timely access to care for special patient populations.
The workshop will be accessible to the public via live webcast and in-person attendance (seating is limited). Please register online to receive an email with the instructions on how to join this workshop.
More information about this workshop (e.g., agenda and speakers) will be forthcoming.