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2014-09-16 23:06:57

Companies Offer Pro Bono Assistance to the Department of Veterans Affairs to Address its Scheduling Needs HERNDON, Va. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has accepted the organization’s pro bono offer to examine and propose improvements to the scheduling processes and systems at VA medical facilities. This effort stems from revelations of falsified scheduling records and severe treatment...

2014-09-10 16:27:01

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) employee leaders and community activists will rally at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) VISN 6 regional office Friday, Sept. 12 to protest anti-worker policies and poor leadership that is negatively impacting service delivery to veterans in North Carolina, Virginia and the VA Medical Center in Beckley, West Virginia. The VA medical centers in VISN 6 have been weakened by...

2014-09-10 08:22:45

WALTHAM, Massachusetts, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlySense [http://www.earlysense.com ](R), the market leader in Proactive Patient Care Solutions, today announced that it has been awarded Federal Supply Schedule Contract (V797P-4344B) with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for The EarlySense System. The contract was awarded by the US Government following a detailed due diligence process. The EarlySense System, which is currently installed in multiple VA...

2014-09-02 23:01:39

Dorn VA Medical Center hosts Outreach Fair and Town Hall for Veterans - Events provide information and opportunities for feedback on VA healthcare Columbia, SC (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center will host an outreach fair and public town hall meeting for Veterans and their families on September 24. “Staff will be available at the outreach fair to provide Veterans with valuable healthcare and benefit information,” said Medical Center...

2014-08-21 08:24:14

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Healthcare System of Ohio (VISN 10) and Southwest Health Care Network (VISN 18) have awarded contracts to Phigenics, LLC, a pioneer in preventing disease and injury caused by bacteria and other hazards in building water. Phigenics will work directly with VHA Facility Water Safety Committees to help develop and implement their Legionella disease (LD) Prevention Plans, and provide independent...

2014-07-24 23:11:09

The release of a report on the state of the Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system from the office of a prominent US Senator paints a bleak picture of care and services available to veterans. The report, citing everything from long wait times to allegations of incompetence, prompted LawyersandSettlements.com to reach out to noted VA benefits attorney Shanin Specter for his unique perspective on the VA healthcare system and VA medical malpractice lawsuits. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB)...

2014-07-04 23:03:41

According to Enigami Systems, Inc. media relations department a national study to determine the effects of medical cannabis treatment for Veterans' PTSD begins July 4, 2014. The study is eighteen months long and holds great promise for determining effective treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 It is the opinion of the study group* that when the Veterans Health Administration (the “VA”) re-establishes effective medical programs, the...

2014-07-03 23:00:31

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cory Price as Assistant Director effective June 29, 2014. In this key position, Mr. Price will have direct leadership oversight of several key services across the healthcare system to include Logistics, Nutrition and Food Service, Police, Prosthetics and Sensory Aids, and Voluntary Service. Bay Pines, FL (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) is pleased to announce the...

2014-06-24 12:28:17

National Survey by Jackson Healthcare Studies Physicians' Experiences with the Veterans Administration ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Half of the physicians who have experience practicing medicine at the Veterans Administration and the private sector since 2000 say the quality of care is worse in the VA system, according to a national survey of more than 1,500 doctors conducted by Jackson Healthcare. Fifty percent of the doctors who have practiced at the VA and in the private sector...

2014-06-20 20:20:50

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today sent letters to lawmakers working out differences between Senate and House VA health care bills urging their support to provide needed resources to improve staffing at the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) medical centers. AFGE supports the Senate version of H.R. 3230, the Veterans' Access to Care Act of 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO In the...


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