WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced it has appointed Michael S. Heimall, a former director at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, to take on new duties as director of the Washington DC Read More
WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that President Donald J. Trump recently approved the appointment of four new Veterans Law Judges to VA’s Board of Veterans’ Appeals.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently won a 2018 Government Innovation Award for the VA Medical Images and Reports feature in My HealtheVet, VA’s online health portal. VA will be recognized for the award at a Read More
WASHINGTON – In the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) drive to help improve lives of Veterans through health care discovery and innovation, a team led by VA researchers recently identified three genetic mutations that govern cholesterol levels, which could Read More
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Secretaries of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Defense (DOD) signed a joint statement Sept. 26 pledging that their two departments will align their plans, strategies and structures as they roll out a new electronic health records (EHR) Read More
WASHINGTON – The results of a recent VA customer survey indicates Veterans and their families continue to experience high customer satisfaction in burial and memorial services for Veterans and families from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)’s National Cemetery Read More
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on Oct. 1 established a search commission, who will help identify candidates for the Under Secretary for Health position, which oversees the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Marcella ‘Marcy’ Jacobs and VA’s Digital Service team received the Management Excellence Medal during the 17th annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies) awards gala Oct. 2 at the Andrew W. Read More
Today, as part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) efforts to remain transparent and hold VA facilities accountable, VA released end of fiscal year 2018 (FY2018) hospital Star ratings, which evaluate and benchmark quality of care delivery at Read More
WASHINGTON – With research showing that Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) face significant barriers to employment, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and several state, city and nonprofit organizations recently created a first-of-its-kind ‘Pay for-Success’ project to improve Read More