The range of health issues facing America's veterans is both wide and ever-evolving. The American Legion recognizes this and provides valuable health-care information on a variety of conditions, as well as regularly updated information on the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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.
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.
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.