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2014-02-27 12:27:53

Concerned Veterans for America urges accountability for latest scandal ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent investigative reporting with The Daily Caller and Washington Examiner has exposed further dysfunction and mismanagement at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), detailing the Los Angeles VA hospital's practice of intentionally destroying veterans' medical meeting requests in order to reduce a backlog of overdue medical appointments--a...

2014-02-24 23:20:58

Access Innovation for Medical-Legal Services (AIMS) for Veterans Wins $10,000 National Hospital Charitable Service Award (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 An innovative program that provides free legal services for Veterans receiving care at the Miami VA Healthcare System was named a Program of Excellence by the Hospital Charitable Service Awards recently. The AIMS (Access Innovation for Medical-Legal Services) for Veterans program at the Miami VA Healthcare System delivers legal service in...

2014-02-24 16:25:12

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced today that Russell F. Lewis has been appointed senior vice president and chief information and technology officer. In this new role, Lewis will lead VHA's Technology and Development department and will oversee all projects related to the acquisition, installation and maintenance of major information systems and technology initiatives across VHA's family of companies. "I am pleased that...

2014-02-19 12:29:03

New website holds VA leadership responsible for department's dysfunction ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to bring greater attention and focus to underserved veterans, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) launched the VA Accountability Project on Tuesday, an ambitious project to bring long-overdue accountability to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Our larger initiative--VA Accountability Project--provides concrete ways Americans...

2014-02-14 23:04:48

New Vista Properties has announced it will provide a 100% pure Florida living guarantee with its homes. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 New Vista Properties has announced its 100% pure Florida living guarantee with its homes in Citrus Springs as well as Port Charlotte/North Port. New Vista Properties has many reasons to provide this guarantee with its homes: 1. the company chooses only vibrant, attractive, and peaceful locations to develop the homes. 2. Before initiating work on any...

2014-02-11 16:24:57

ERIE, Pa., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today encouraged every Pennsylvanian to participate in National Salute to Veteran Patients Week at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers across Pennsylvania. "Those who have served deserve our thanks and recognition," Corbett said. "I encourage every Pennsylvanian to take time this week to visit hospitalized veterans and volunteer at their local VA medical center." The Governor, along with...

2014-02-11 12:26:52

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concerned Veterans for America (CVA), a national organization representing U.S. military veterans and families, announced today its support for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Management Accountability Act of 2014. In endorsing the bill, introduced by Representative Jeff Miller of Florida, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, CVA CEO Pete Hegseth issued the following statement: "Concerned Veterans for...

2014-02-05 12:28:43

National nonprofit recognizes VHA with prestigious national award for community improvement efforts IRVING, Texas, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA, Inc., the national health care network, announced today it has received the 2013 Distinguished Service Citation from Keep America Beautiful for its community improvement efforts. VHA was nominated for the national award by Keep Irving Beautiful, an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and Keep Texas Beautiful. The award was presented on...

2014-02-03 16:25:03

Kaiser Permanente joins Veterans Affairs Center for Innovation Partnerships Program OAKLAND, Calif., and WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Together, the Veterans Health Administration and Kaiser Permanente provide care and service to nearly 18 million Americans. Today the two organizations announced they will pool resources and ideas to solve some of the largest and most complex challenges in health care. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) As part of...

2014-01-29 23:33:10

Rosellini Scientific will provide full service medical equipment maintenance with unlimited on-site service and preventative maintenance for the listed Critical Care and Healthcare Beds located at the GLA and Ambulatory Care Center. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Rosellini Scientific, LLC is pleased to announce a maintenance agreement with the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (GLA). The company will provide full service medical equipment...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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