Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Delivering Health Care - Part 1
Lecture:The Organization of the VA and Military Health Systems
Slide content:VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinics Freestanding clinics Routine care Every state and territory Accessible and convenient 9
Slide notes:Community-based outpatient clinics are freestanding clinics that provide routine outpatient services such as health and wellness visits. They are located in every U.S. state, plus the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Philippines, and the Virgin Islands. These clinics are intended to be convenient alternatives to traveling to a large medical center. 9