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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.
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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.
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A little more than half of OIF, OEF and OND veterans have sought VA health care since discharge.
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.
Integrated Electronic Health Record system will be implemented at San Antonio, Texas, and Hampton Roads, Va.
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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.
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.