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.
No sooner following its incestuous birth and surreptitious inauguration, the brand new (for those of you in St. Petersburg) VA Form 21-0958 NOD (Notice Of Disagreement) is generating friction with attorneys for Veterans. And well it should.
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.
Remember the quintessential Sound Of Music and Julie Andrews et al? Specifically, think of the musical scale song (Doe- a deer, a female deer etc.). Compare that to the trials and tribulations we encounter going up and down the ladder of our claims with the VA.
Important video! Please take time to watch journalist Millie Weaver’s insightful and comprehensive coverage on the history of the Los Angeles National Veterans Home from 1888 through today’s biggest land fraud scam in American history that has forced 20,000 disabled and disadvantaged Veterans to live homeless and hungry in back-alley squalor.
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.
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.
Navy vets Jaime Plym and Maurice Enis marked the second anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear disaster by joining the lawsuit filed by more than 100 sailors serving on the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan immediately following the nuclear explosion in Fukushima on March 11, 2011.
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.
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.
I got an email from a lady named Victoria about her husband’s c-file. First of all, gentlemen, divorce your mind from her name. This is nothing scurrilous. She could just as well have been named Monica. Names are immaterial.
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.
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.
On the offbeat chance you have to fight your way up to the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) for justice, you will probably be offered the Joint Motion for Remand (JMR) by the VASEC’s legal henchmen, the Office of General Counsel or OGC.
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.
Ever since the inception of the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims ( CAVC-formerly the Court of Veterans Appeals or COVA), it has been an inviolate precept that the record is closed after a Board Of Veterans Appeals (BVA) decision.
williammartin: While the U.S. promotes the HOAX War ON Terror.
Each year in America US Doctors kill over 200,000 Citizen's.
FDA Approved Drug's kill Ten's of Thousand's more. When the Bank's fail.. You ...
williammartin: We should stop using the Shortened Name's like FBI = Federal Bureau Investigations. NATO is of course = North Atlantic Terror Organization. :) Like the U.N They have FAILED to ...
williammartin: Though a bit off topic. In the latest news of Monsanto suing and Winning against a 75 year old farmer. It was noted that Monsanto's PATENT Seeds are like all ...
williammartin: The road to Tehran is clearly through Damascus. It is also clear that NutJobYahoo is as we glean from the many articles of VeteransToday and others, that NutJobYahoo will hit ...
CHuck Feney: WTC 7 was brought down by the world largest CONVENTIONAL DEMOLITION.
We know this because the WTC 7 site had no radiation residue problems and was rebuilt upon by 2002 and ...