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What is VA FileMan?

VA FileMan creates and maintains a database management system that includes features such as:

VA FileMan can be used as a standalone database, as a set of interactive or "silent" routines, or as a set of application utilities; in all modes, it is used to define, enter, and retrieve information from a set of computer-stored files, each of which is described by a data dictionary.

VA FileMan is a public domain software package that is developed and maintained by the Department of Veterans Affairs. It is widely used by VA medical centers and in clinical, administrative, and business settings in this country and abroad.

The VA FileMan Development Team encourages you to send to them questions and comments about the completeness and accuracy of this manual and suggestions for its improvement.


Reviewed/Updated: March 4, 2007