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The American Legion submitted written testimony to a recent House hearing on VA's ability to provide quality mental health care to America's veterans.
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During National Day of Service, many people stopped by The American Legion’s booth to write thank-you letters to veterans.
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The Integrated Electronic Health Record was intended to solve the perennial problem of incompatible medical records.
Nearly 2,000 thank-you letters to veterans are written in the Legion's booth, while more than 50 VA volunteers are signed up.
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Department of Veterans Affairs’ website offers resources and tools for women veterans.
The VA medical center in Fort Wayne is short-staffed and needs to fill several key positions.
Department of Pennsylvania raised $225,000 for state’s first Fisher House.
Congress is on the verge of increasing TRICARE costs for America’s servicemembers and military retirees.
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Even with long-awaited financial assistance from VA, parents and spouses of wounded veterans struggle under the weight of 24/7 caregiving.
A Patient Information Help Line is now available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at VA’s Manhattan facility: (855) 269-8338.
Programs in place to aid veterans receiving health care at VA medical center damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
System Worth Saving Task Force plans site visits to 15 VA medical centers, and video conferences with an additional 10 facilities.
Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs to look for ways to improve diagnosis and treatment.
VA’s Patient-Centered Community Care progam is improving its fee-basis program, but Legion says more needs to be done.
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.
Inspired by poem at Vietnam Memorial, John Cloud works tirelessly on behalf of vets
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.
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.