Wounds of War: How the VA Delivers Health, Healing, and Hope to the Nation’s Veterans

The Veterans Health Administration cares for millions of the most complex patients in the nation: veterans who have served their.


The Veterans Health Administration cares for
millions of the most complex patients in the nation: veterans who have served their country
at home and abroad. Its teaching, research and medical breakthroughs
have also helped all Americans.Yet it’s misunderstood and maligned by health care profiteers and
hostile politicians. After spending 30 years writing about our
private sector health care system, award-winning author and journalist Suzanne Gordon takes
and in-depth look at the VHA in her new book, Wounds of War. She spent five years interviewing hundreds
of veterans and their families while they received a multitude of medical and mental
health services.Their stories help us understand how the VHA actually works, how it can be
strengthened, and why it’s one of the most successful and effective health care systems
in the country. To some the VHA’s success is a threat. They want to divert billions of taxpayer to
a for-profit healthcare system that isn’t capable of dealing with veteran-specific needs. At a time when a vital national treasure is
at great risk, learn about how the VA delivers health, healing, and hope to our nation’s
veterans. Find Wounds of War at booksellers everywhere.

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