In late May, the National Steering Committee for Patient Safety gathered for its inaugural meeting. I am honored to co-chair this steering committee along with my friend and colleague, Tejal K. Gandhi, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Clinical and Safety Officer of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. The new committee represents an exciting opportunity to re-energize the Nation’s patient safety agenda.
Veterans Affairs will start moving patients and equipment from the old Denver hospital to the new Aurora location this month.
WASHINGTON — Work on a “minibus” of multiple federal agencies’ fiscal 2019 budgets was abruptly halted Thursday over a dispute regarding Department of Veterans Affairs health funds that critics say could cripple the agency in coming years.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Recruiting physicians to care for Veterans at the Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Medical Center has become a struggle.
If you receive monthly benefits payments from the VA, you may want to double check your online account.
VA Acting Secretary Peter O’Rourke met with leadership at the Manchester VA Medical Center and was granted an expansive tour of the facility nearly a year after a complete overhaul to improve conditions and improve delivery of health care to Veterans.
Acting secretary visits Texas facilities looking for best practices that could be implemented nationwide
Acting VA Secretary Peter O’Rourke traveled to Texas this week making stops in Dallas and Lancaster to tour VA’s North Texas Health Care System, meet with leadership, lawmakers and representatives from various Veterans organizations.
Secret data: Most VA nursing homes have more residents with bed sores, pain, than private facilities
An analysis of internal documents shows residents at more than two-thirds of Department of Veterans Affairs nursing homes last year were more likely to have serious bedsores, as well as suffer serious pain, than their counterparts in private nursing homes across the country.
When John Peck delivers the ceremonial first pitch before the June 30 Rockland Boulders game, it will mark another milestone for the Marine veteran who only two years ago received a double arm transplant.