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2011-10-07 07:00:00

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has selected the New York-based nonprofit organization HELP USA to advance its innovative initiative that will transform unused property at the Perry Point VA Medical Centerâ”known as the âœVillage,â into viable housing units for formerly homeless Veterans. Baltimore, Md (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has selected the New York-based nonprofit organization HELP...

2011-04-12 00:00:28

During National Volunteer Week - April 10 -16 - the Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System plans activities and awards banquets to honor the nearly 888 community volunteers who dedicate their time to serving the needs of Maryland's Veterans. Baltimore, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) April 11, 2011 During National Volunteer Week - April 10 -16 - the Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System plans activities and awards banquets to honor the nearly 888 community volunteers who dedicate...

2011-02-14 17:12:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four of the nation's leading veterans service organizations are urging the Administration and Congress to invest $65.3 billion to sufficiently meet veterans health-care and veterans benefits needs. For the Department of Veterans Affairs, the administration has proposed $61.9 billion in discretionary spending for fiscal year 2012. The budget proposal now goes to Congress for consideration. The recommendation is contained in The...

2010-06-23 08:30:00

Hearing to Examine How Innovative Wireless Health Technologies Will Extend Health Care Reach to Rural Veterans WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health, led by Chairman Mike Michaud (D-ME) and Ranking Member Henry Brown (R-SC), has invited Joseph M. Smith, MD, PhD, Chief Medical and Science Officer of the West Wireless Health Institute, to testify at a Subcommittee hearing, Thursday, June 24, examining the use of...

2010-02-26 10:55:00

State-of-Art "Polytrauma Center" Funded WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the award of two contracts totaling $41.5 million to create a "polytrauma center" that cares for the most severely injured Veterans and to improve the existing wards at the Audie L. Murphy VA Medical Center. "A top priority for VA is providing greater access to VA's health care system and higher quality of care for the nation's Veterans," Secretary of...

2010-02-18 14:54:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Robert A. Petzel has taken the oath of office as the Under Secretary for Health within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), stepping up to lead the nation's largest integrated health care system. "Dr. Petzel brings to this position a strong leadership background in caring for Veterans as a longtime health system manager in VA," said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. "His commitment to outstanding medical quality and...

2009-11-30 11:22:00

Secretary Shinseki Cites Improved Access for Veterans WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki has announced the signing of a lease that will permit the dramatic expansion of services by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for Cleveland's Veterans. "Through community partnerships and innovative business practices, we will provide more Veteran-focused services, ensuring Ohio's Veterans have access to 21st century care," said...

2009-11-19 15:32:00

Comprehensive Study Will Help VA Provide High-Quality Care WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is launching a comprehensive study of women Veterans who served in the military during the Vietnam War to explore the effects of their military service upon their mental and physical health. "One of my top priorities is to meet the needs of women Veterans," said Secretary Shinseki. "Our...


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