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2014-08-27 16:25:40

New hiring, whistleblower initiatives are good steps, yet culture of fear still exists at agency WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today applauded President Obama's announcement detailing efforts to improve health care access for veterans and their family members, but cautioned that much work remains to eliminate the culture of fear permeating the Department of Veterans Affairs....

2014-08-26 08:31:35

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stockell Healthcare Systems is pleased to announce that Stilwell Memorial Hospital, a full-service healthcare center located in Stilwell, Oklahoma, has gone live with the company's InsightCS® Patient Access and Patient Accounting system. Stilwell will be utilizing the InsightCS® system's end-to-end, integrated functionality featuring complete Patient Access, Patient Accounting and Billing, Integrated Claims Management, and Business...

2014-08-25 12:26:47

VHA and Mid-America Service Solutions, LLC Members Collaborate to Reduce Costs IRVING, Texas, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc. today announced that BJC HealthCare has joined Mid-America Service Solutions (MSS), LLC, a consolidated service center that is part of VHA SupplyNetworks. MSS serves 120 hospitals in nine states that collaborate to reduce expenses through contracting and business strategies. "We are excited to welcome BJC HealthCare to Mid-America Service Solutions,"...

2014-08-25 08:27:05

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to help veterans and their families navigate all of their health care options, the national non-profit Transamerica Center for Health Studies (TCHS) has developed the Veterans Health Coverage Guide that explains the types of insurance available and how they interact with each other. Recent changes in healthcare legislation means more health care coverage options for veterans and their families....

2014-08-24 12:20:26

All veterans encouraged to attend CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion will conduct a town hall meeting here on Aug. 25 for veterans to discuss the quality of health care they are receiving from Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities in the region. Veterans and family members in the area receive medical care from the W.G. Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury, N.C., and a VA community-based outpatient clinic (CBOC) here. The town...

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...


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