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2014-08-21 23:12:21

Consilium Staffing, Your Partner in Locum Tenens, is sub-contracting with small businesses to provide temporary physicians in response to the President’s landmark VA hospital reform legislation signed on August 7th, allocating $5 billion to the Department of Veterans Affairs to hire more doctors. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Consilium Staffing, Your Partner in Locum Tenens, is sub-contracting with small businesses to provide temporary physicians in response to the President’s...

2014-08-19 12:28:46

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc. announced today it will host a series of free webinars focused on different aspects of health care supply chain management to help supply chain leaders manage the need to reduce costs. The webinars will be led by VHA experts and health system supply chain leaders who will share best practices on topics ranging from internal stakeholder engagement to local sourcing. The webinar series is open to all hospitals and health systems nationwide,...

2014-08-15 12:25:20

The American Legion will hold a town hall meeting and set up its next veterans crisis center during its 96th national convention WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion is sending a team of its experts to Charlotte, N.C., to conduct a town hall meeting and set up a Veterans Crisis Command Center (VCCC) to help veterans and family members affected by delays in medical care and benefits claims processing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Verna...

2014-08-14 23:00:53

The VA’s Detroit Regional Office is inviting public participation at the Wednesday, August 20 town hall to be held in the Basement Level of the Patrick V. McNamara Federal Building at 10:00 a.m. The meeting is open to all members of the public, including Congressional stakeholders, Veterans Service Organizations, state and local governmental and non-governmental organizations, and other community partners. Detroit (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Veterans and their families and survivors in...

2014-08-11 23:02:43

Denver staffing agency J. Kent Staffing has filled 32 new positions at Colorado’s Department of Veterans Affairs. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Denver staffing agency J. Kent Staffing, through its GSA Schedule 736 Temporary Administrative and Professional Staffing Services (TAPS) contract, has been awarded a contract for staffing 40 Medical Support Assistants for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Colorado. “Problems with the healthcare American veterans receive...

2014-08-11 23:01:26

Denver staffing agency J. Kent Staffing has filled 32 new positions at Colorado’s Department of Veterans Affairs. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Denver staffing agency J. Kent Staffing, through its GSA Schedule 736 Temporary Administrative and Professional Staffing Services (TAPS) contract, has been awarded a contract for staffing 40 Medical Support Assistants for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Colorado. “Problems with the healthcare American veterans receive has...

2014-08-11 16:28:09

Company Supports Veterans Who Have Served and Sacrificed RESTON, Va., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, is a Platinum Sponsor of the 34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games scheduled for Aug. 12-17 in Philadelphia, Pa. The Games are presented by Paralyzed Veterans of America and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/PH20896LOGO As the largest annual...

2014-08-08 16:22:59

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterans who served in the Vietnam War and who developed Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are at greater risk of heart disease and other chronic diseases and have a nearly two times higher risk of death than Veterans not suffering with PTSD, according to preliminary findings of the National Vietnam Veterans Longitudinal Study (NVVLS) outlined today by Abt Associates' researchers at the American Psychological Association Convention in...

2014-08-08 12:21:19

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of his service to our nation as a Veteran and the multiple contributions of SBG Technology Solutions, Inc. to the Department of Veterans Affairs, the White House invited Carlos Del Toro, President and CEO of SBG, to attend the signing of H.R. 3230, a VA bill to fund the Department of Veterans Affairs and help increase access and quality of care for Veterans. Del Toro, a former Naval Officer and White House Fellow, attended the...

2014-08-07 16:27:45

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) today lauded President Obama's signing of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014. The bill will provide billions of dollars in resources to improve the staffing levels and facilities at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO With the leadership of Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie...


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