Department of Veterans Affairs

Atlanta VA GRECC

The Atlanta VA Medical Center is a full-service, level 1A tertiary care Magnet designated facility providing patient-centered healthcare via an array of comprehensive medical, surgical, geriatric specialty services, as well as state-of–the-art diagnostic testing throughout 14 sites of care.

The Birmingham/Atlanta VA Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center (GRECC) works to improve geriatric care through research, educational initiatives, and clinical innovations. Georgia Gear supports the Enhancing Quality of Prescribing Practices for Older Veterans Discharged from the Emergency Department (EQUiPPED) research project. EQUiPPED's goal is to reduce potentially inappropriate medication prescribing in the Emergency Department.