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2014-10-30 23:03:38

Report Recommends Solutions Related to Processes, Technology, People and Performance Measures Surrounding Patient Scheduling Herndon, Va. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today that it had delivered a final report to Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Robert McDonald based on its pro bono assessment of the scheduling processes and systems at VA medical centers. The report, which combines a thorough review of best practices with on-site...

2014-10-17 23:01:22

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) is teaming up with the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital of Tampato to host a job fair at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Centeron on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The event will take place in the JC Cobb room (building 100) located on the first floor of the medical center. BAY PINES, FL (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) is teaming up with the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital of Tampato to...

2014-10-02 23:10:46

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) announces the release of Veteran Viewpoint episode two as part of its ongoing video series that highlights personal VA health care stories from Veterans residing in southwest Florida. Bay Pines, FL (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) announces the release of Veteran Viewpoint episode two as part of its ongoing video series that highlights personal VA health care stories from Veterans residing in southwest Florida....

2014-09-25 23:01:06

The Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System’s Mental Health Opioid Agonist Treatment Program has earned certification from The Joint Commission. By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission‘s national standards for Mental Health Opioid Agonist Treatment, the VA Maryland Health Care System has earned continued accreditation, which is The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™. (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System’s...

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)...


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