Whole Health Program

Whole Health

  • The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Whole Health System

    The VA has developed its innovative Whole Health System over the last 10 years, focusing on, “What matters to you (the patient)?” This innovative and expansive approach to health is empowering patients to take charge of their well-being and live to their full potential. 

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  • Achieving Whole Health: A New Approach for Veterans and the Nation

    This report from the National Academies outlines how health outcomes can be improved in the U.S. by advancing a whole health approach drawing from the experience of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Health System and other innovative health care organizations. 

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  • Valuing America’s Health: Aligning Financing to Award Better Health & Well-Being

    This National Academies report provides recommendations on how to achieve whole person, whole population health in the U.S. by transforming health care financing and payment, informed by community engagement. 

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  • Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation

    This report of the U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, highlights the serious health effects of loneliness and isolation and provides a blueprint on how to build more connected lives and a more connected society. 

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