The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently launched VEText, a text messaging appointment-reminder system, which to date has helped VA reduce no-show medical visits by more than 100,000.
Strengthened by innovative tools, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently issued a record number of decisions for Veterans appealing their disability benefits claims.
VA Establishes Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization to Support Transition From Legacy Patient Data System
Focused on ensuring a successful transition from a legacy patient data system, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the recent establishment of the Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization (OEHRM).
OMAHA, Neb.- A KETV investigation and calls from a state senator led to sweeping changes at the Veterans Affairs Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System.
The Defense Department’s school system’s policies for dealing with serious student misconduct including sexual assault and sexual harassment are under scrutiny by the DoD Inspector General, according to an announcement from the IG.
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs this week will welcome another new temporary head for its health operations, but still has no clear path ahead for a permanent appointee for the post.
Does glyphosate cause cancer? Monsanto herbicide trials take shape in US
WASHINGTON — Senate lawmakers will start their work next month on legislation to extend disability benefits for nearly 90,000 Veterans who worked around toxic chemicals during the Vietnam War but have been denied compensation for that exposure.
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.
If you’re planning to bring your prescription or over-the-counter medicine on your trip, you need to make sure your medicine is travel-ready.