Mission, Vision, Values - VA Northern California Health Care System
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Mission, Vision, Values

VHA Mission

Honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.

VHA Vision

VHA will continue to be the benchmark of excellence and value in health care and benefits by providing exemplary services that are both patient centered and evidence based.

This care will be delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning, discovery and continuous improvement.

It will emphasize prevention and population health and contribute to the nation's well-being through education, research and service in National emergencies.

Core Values

  • Integrity: Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidene of all with whom I engage.
  • Commitment: Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA's mission. Fulfill my individual responsiblities and organizational responsiblities.
  • Advocacy: Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and approprately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.
  • Respect: Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it.
  • Excellence: Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.

Domains of Value

  • Quality
  • Access
  • Function
  • Satisfaction
  • Cost Effectiveness
  • Healthy Communities