Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s decision to modernize the Defense Department’s electronic health record through the purchase of commercial software looks like a setback for development of an integrated electronic health record with the Veterans Affairs Department, according to folks I have talked with.
The Inheritance of Abraham? A report on the ‘promised land’ is a ground-breaking report by the Church and Society Council that was overwhelmingly agreed this weekend at the annual General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh. In adopting the report with only a handful of votes for remitting it, the Church of Scotland rejects the use of the Hebrew Bible to “sanction…occupation of land which involved the displacement of some 750,000 people living there”.
Integrity, authenticity and longevity are “OLD SCHOOL” values. Yankee Medic Records motto is “Old School rules with high-tech tools.” No one personifies this better than veteran tunesmith LEM GENOVESE.
As I revisited this whole nuke thing after all these years and was mulling over the photos of all those singed and bent vehicles, my friend Connie Smith — a long-time 9/11 researcher some of you may know — dropped me a note reminding me of something I’d completely forgotten about: the fascinating case of EMT Patricia Ondrovic.
Now you can help the Veterans we serve to become career ready and find jobs. VA for Vets is an innovative new career management program from VA’s Veteran Employment Services Office in the Office of Human Resources and Administration.
On May 15, the UN General Assembly approved Qatar’s initiative for a new anti-Syrian resolution, as it did in August 2012. It addresses actions by the armed forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and expresses support for the coalition of opposition forces.
As a board-certified clinical psychologist with Deployment Health Clinical Center, part of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, Dr. Vladimir Nacev has seen his share of patients suffering from sleep deprivation and disorders.
The so-called US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya was in fact a CIA station with more than 50 personnel on hand to maintain liaison with the Al Qaeda death squads deployed by NATO intelligence in 2010 and 2011 for the purpose of overthrowing the Libyan government of Colonel Muammar Qaddafi.
As part of its ongoing effort to accelerate the elimination of the disability compensation claims backlog, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing today that it is mandating overtime for claims processors in its 56 regional benefits offices.
Israeli regime’s media outlets are blaming U.S. linguist Noam Chomsky for British physicist Stephen Hawking’s withdrawal from Israel’s Presidential Conference in protest of Israel’s treatment of Palestinians.
Then Maziar Bahari came for me Maziar Bahari (L), Hamid Reza Emadi (R) — By Hamid Reza Emadi — Mr. Bahari managed to secure his own release while many others remained in detention, by fabricating stories and analyses against those whose rights he now claims to be defending. And ever since he was released, he’s [...]
The National Veterans Small Business Conference, the government’s premier event for Veteran-owned small businesses, is coming to St. Louis’ America’s Center, on Aug. 6-8, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced today.
Today, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced that the Department’s Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses Task Force will publish a comprehensive draft report in the Federal Register for public feedback and comment.
Failing to pay contractors on time, running over budget and missing completion deadlines are some of the many problems the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) faces in the “abysmal” process of constructing new hospitals.
The mainstream media story of the Boston Marathon bombing is of Chechen terrorists who unleashed weapons of mass destruction, killing four and wounding 264 in an unthinkable scene of “bodies flying into the street…
Pilot evaluation of AfterDeployment.org’s workshop for posttraumatic stress. The DoD’s AfterDeployment.org website was developed to increase reach of behavioral health resources, offering education, assessment, and self-help coping tools on many postdeployment-related topics.
General Electric Co., Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $22,237,386 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-11-C-0045) to exercise an option for the procurement of six F414-GE-400 install engines for the EA-18 G aircraft.
Various factors may contribute to nonuse of mental health treatment. A survey by VA researchers of a nationally-representative sample of OEF/OIF Veterans indicates that gender and type of presenting problem are two important factors that affect treatment attitudes and likelihood of treatment utilization.
Veterans benefits would rise to keep pace with inflation under legislation introduced today by Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Richard Burr (R-N.C.), the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs voted to approve six bills during a full committee markup today. The bills cleared today address a number of issues, including: military sexual assault, VA executive bonuses, training and education programs for veterans, and veterans’ Second Amendment rights.
Gender differences in PTSD symptoms. The prevalence of PTSD appears to be similar in male and female Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It is less clear whether there are differences in the types of symptoms reported. A study by researchers from the National Center for PTSD suggests more similarity than difference.
Palestine is NOT a Farm Of The Saudi King and Arab States فلسطين ليست مزرعة لملك السعوية والجامعة العربية Palestine is not a private farm of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, of the Emir of Qatar, of the Arab League or the self-appointed Palestinian “president” Mahmoud Abbas, whose presidential term expired in 2009, since when [...]
Allesandro: I know it's Memorial Day and I do honor the troops, but let's keep in mind that Bush 2 deliberately destroyed the economy in 2001 in order to force the ...
shirlz: ha! Apologies if my comment came off as contemptuous. I wasn't being sarcastic Mr Duff! I did mean it in the best way! ;)
Gerry Kraut: And I am going to nuke my Internet provider and claim uncle Wolfgang did it. All I want is peace.
Preston James, Ph.D: Another grandslam homerun by VT Senior Editor Gordon Duff. Best summary of what is actually happening in Syria so far available. The big question remains whether or not Syria is ...
Alwyn Scott Turner: The Real Issue:
The Israeli made video 'IDF Sniper Killing US Troops' is going viral on the Internet - it is something that all Americans should view. The video has ...