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Life stories of age 55-plus combat and women veterans needed to help improve VA care.
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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.
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Goal is to measure health of veterans deployed to 1990-1991 Gulf War veterans, as well as veterans who served elsewhere during same period.
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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.
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VA is no longer charging veterans for In-Home Video Telehealth Care.
The Legion’s System Worth Saving Task Force evaluated the quality of VA rural health care in 13 states.
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Public invited to attend discussion on ‘Caring for Veterans through Discovery and Collaboration.’
The American Legion begins its next round of System Worth Saving trips to VA medical centers next week.
Report focuses on efforts to improve the delivery of health care for Gulf War veterans.
The Legion conducted a System Worth Saving site visit at a VA medical center in Hot Springs, S.D., to help keep the VA from closing its doors.
Facility, scheduled for completion in 2014, will serve veterans in four counties.
The American Legion’s System Worth Saving Task Force recently met in Washington to discuss its new VA health-care focus — patient satisfaction.
VA under secretary for Health tells Legionnaires that more studies need completed before hyperbaric oxygen treatments are issued to treat TBI, PTS.
PTS-TBI Ad Hoc Committee prepared to carry on its work.
System Worth Saving Task Force seeking input from veterans using VA heath-care system for focus of next round of visits.
Organization’s PTS-TBI Committee, Veterans’ Policy Oversight Committee to meet in Washington, D.C.
Efforts by VA, fellow veterans needed to stop alarming number of suicides among veterans.
Contract awarded after more than a decade of delays contributed to the near-tripling of the price tag; date for start of construction still not set.
Telephone support program comes on heels of successful pilot program showed significant reduction in stress for spouses of returning OEF, OIF veterans.
Campaign creating ways for veterans, their families to connect with the experience of other veterans.
Focus for next six months will be delivery of Departments of Veterans Affairs health-care delivery to veterans in rural areas.
Meals will be offered at Veterans Cantee Service cafeterias to homeless veterans attending their first VA medical appointment.
Report states insufficient data makes it impossible to say whether emissions can cause long-term health effects.
Legion prescribes preventative measures for returning veterans, families fighting PTS.
Comprehensive draft report outlines how VA addresses the concerns of veterans who deployed during the Gulf War in 1990 and 1991.