U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Data Repository

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) maintains patient linkable clinical encounter and administrative data that describe the care delivered to more than 8 million veterans. There are several levels of data available: facility level, Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISN) level (21 geographically defined VISNs in U.S), and national.

The data broadly describe care and measures of the following:

  • VA Inpatient Data
  • VA Outpatient Data
  • VA Pharmacy Data
  • VA Decision Support System (DSS) National Laboratory Data
  • VA/Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Data
  • VA Corporate Data Warehouse (CDW)
  • VA Vital Status Dataset

VA Data Overview