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System Worth Saving Task Force plans site visits to 15 VA medical centers, and video conferences with an additional 10 facilities.
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Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs to look for ways to improve diagnosis and treatment.
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VA’s Patient-Centered Community Care progam is improving its fee-basis program, but Legion says more needs to be done.
Inspired by poem at Vietnam Memorial, John Cloud works tirelessly on behalf of vets
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Kentucky service officer Randy Fisher testified on Capitol Hill that improved medical understanding can reduce the backlog.
Allison Hickey addresses issues related to claim backlog at VA
American Legion service officers work at an op-tempo unseen in decades, doing all they can to help veterans plow through the backlog of unresolved claims.
Health initiative for women veterans makes real progress at VA medical centers.
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VA has signed up 80,000 veterans but needs 920,000 more by 2019.
The VA updated the Legion on its progress with creating its Electronic Health Record and improving its appointment scheduling.
Contractor, VA can’t give lawmakers clear answers about when long-awaited medical center will be done or what it will finally cost.
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The new way of providing wounded warriors with prosthetic equipment aims to be more cost-effective.
The Veterans Health Administration has developed new training modules for using its Disability Benefits Questionnaires.
VA's new program, Specialty Care Access Network-Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes, will benefit millions of veterans and their primary care providers.
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A few Pentagon proponents would like to see PTSD reclassified as PTS.
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Consultations to be clinic-based for all mental health specialties.
Program geared toward helping veterans recognize PTSD symptoms and motivating them to seek treatment.
Research and development highlights include eHealth initiative, Million Veteran Program and Quality Enhancement Research Initiative.
Following the Army’s lead, all branches of the armed forces will be reviewing PTSD cases.
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Page features findings from Legion’s System Worth Saving Task Force’s first series of 2011-2012 VA site visits.
VA clinicians offer review of health concerns of Iraq, Afghanistan veterans in Journal of General Internal Medicine article.
Life stories of age 55-plus combat and women veterans needed to help improve VA care.
A little more than half of OIF, OEF and OND veterans have sought VA health care since discharge.
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Those without health insurance failing to take advantage of VA health care.
Goal is to measure health of veterans deployed to 1990-1991 Gulf War veterans, as well as veterans who served elsewhere during same period.
Integrated Electronic Health Record system will be implemented at San Antonio, Texas, and Hampton Roads, Va.
Army reviewing mental health cases dating back to 2001 to ensure that soldiers weren’t denied appropriate medical retirement benefits.
VA is no longer charging veterans for In-Home Video Telehealth Care.