The nation’s health is improving in more than half of the critical measures that are known to have major influence in reducing preventable disease and death, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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.
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.
Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs examined the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) commitment to treating the health-related problems associated with Gulf War veterans.
The American Legion‘s annual Washington conference was this week, and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki was on hand to deliver a vital message: Veterans are well-prepared to rebuild the middle class, just as they did after World War II. The key …
The Department of Veterans Affairs will raise awareness of heart disease in women, particularly women Veterans and VA employees, at a “VA Goes Red” health expo Thursday, Sep. 27, outside VA’s central office at 810 Vermont Avenue.
The White House is planning a series of online follow-ups and forums after Tuesday night’s State of the Union address, including a veterans-focused session Thursday morning featuring Matt Flavin, the administration’s point person on veterans issues and wounded warrior policy.