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NOVA Releases Top 5 Reasons Veterans Prefer VA Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.  January 22, 2019.  Today, the Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs (NOVA), a professional nursing organization of nurses employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs released their Top Five Reasons Veterans Prefer VA Health Care.

The document focuses on VA’s treatment of the “Whole Veteran” and its worldwide expertise in Mental Health, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury and many other specialty care services.

Thelma Roach-Serry, BSN, RN, NE-BC, President of NOVA said, “Data has shown that Veterans prefer VA as a place where health care providers have knowledge of military culture and the conditions, illnesses, and experiences that are unique to those who have served.”

As VA makes changes to how it delivers care and services to Veterans, the nurses who provide that care, and are often the first person the Veteran sees; wanted to retell the story of VA health care by providing a short and simple way to emphasize why Veterans prefer to use VA for their health care needs.

Click Here to read our Top Five Reasons Veterans Prefer VA Health Care.

About Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs (NOVA)

NOVA is a nationwide, nonprofit professional organization whose members are nurses working for the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers and Clinics. NOVA’s mission is to Educate, Communicate, and Advocate for the Veterans Administration Nurse Professionally, Personally, and Legislatively. NOVA is not part of the Veterans Health Administration, nor is NOVA sanctioned or endorsed by the Veterans Health Administration. To learn more, visit www.vanurse.org.