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Friday, August 19, 2022

VA to face questions on Colonoscopies

Looks like the VA still hasn’t gotten it’s act together.. WASHINGTON — The questionable medical practices were first found at a Veterans Affairs medical center in Tennessee, then at VA facilities in Georgia and Florida. Now, Veterans Affairs officials will face fresh questions about patient safety at a House hearing Tuesday after an internal review […]

Priority Group 8 Enrollment Relaxation Changes (VA Medical News)

(Info from VA.gov website) In order to ensure the availability of quality and timely health care to veterans with service connected conditions, special authority based on military service, low income, and those with special health care needs, in January 2003 VA made the difficult decision to stop enrolling new Priority Group 8 (high income) veterans […]

Five Universities Partner with VA in Nursing Initiative

WASHINGTON — To provide compassionate, highly-trained nurses to serve the health care needs of the nation’s Veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is establishing new partnerships with five of the country’s finest nursing schools.  With these new partnerships, the VA Nursing Academy will expand the number of collaborations between the department and nursing schools […]

VA Welcoming Vets Home with New Web Site, Blog

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has launched its new “Returning Veterans” Web site — www.oefoif.va.gov — to welcome home Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts with a social, Veteran-centric Web site focusing on their needs and questions. “VA is entering the world of Web 2.0, because that’s where this generation of […]

Ring Ring…. Ring Ring….VA to call Iraq, Afghanistan veterans

From NAVYTimes The Associated Press Posted : Friday Apr 25, 2008 8:20:39 EDT WASHINGTON — Iraq and Afghanistan veterans: Get ready for a phone call. The Department of Veterans Affairs said Thursday that on May 1, it will start calling 570,000 recent combat veterans to make sure they know what services are available to them. […]