VA leaders said loud and clear that the agency “will not tolerate” whistleblower retaliation.
The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs is gearing up for greater oversight of VA's electronic health record implementation with the creation of a new oversight subcommittee.
With about 350,000 patients with heart failure diagnoses being treated in the VHA, recent studies suggesting that the cardiovascular condition increases risk of cancer have been worrisome.
With a long history of point of care testing at both of its predecessor organizations, the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) laboratory services staff were keenly aware of the advantages of using portable testing devices to obtain rapid patient assessments.
Legislation that would streamline VA’s community care programs into one program and expand VA’s caregiver program to veterans of all eras was signed into law earlier this month..
The good news from a recent consultant study is that, overall, the VA healthcare system is generally equal or better than others when inpatient and outpatient quality is measured.
Do socioeconomic disparities exist in the U.S. military healthcare system with ischemic stroke admissions? A new study says they do.
Most people looking at a hospital room will see an environment specifically designed to keep human beings alive through even the most traumatic circumstances.
The risk of dementia is increased even in veterans who suffer mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) without loss of consciousness.
The VA and its partners are pursuing research, including six major studies, to better understand the potential health effects of burn pit exposures.
Despite changes in leadership, VA is planning to move forward with restructuring efforts, including redesigning its VISN system.
The VA is leveraging its position as the country’s largest integrated healthcare system to slow the development and spread of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDRO).
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