House lawmakers wasted no time beginning the 115th Congress last month with legislation addressing VA accountability.
VA soon will be able to implement flexible work schedules for certain medical professionals to better accommodate patients.
Four Army pharmacy sites have taken the lead in shifting the patient experience from a transactional paradigm to a service-oriented model the Army hopes to replicate across all facilities.
Metformin has been associated with improved colorectal cancer survival (CRC), but investigations have been limited by small numbers of patients and confounding by diabetic severity, according to a new study.
New veteran research is being touted as a way to better target lung-cancer prevention measures to high-risk groups.
Meeting criteria for an epilepsy diagnosis significantly raises the risk of death among veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, a new study has revealed.
For many veterans, the onset of epilepsy is terrifying, and a confirmed diagnosis does little to provide relief.
Obesity and related health issues remain a significant concern for U.S. servicemembers and veterans, according to a new study published in the journal Obesity.
With Type 2 diabetes increasingly common in HIV-infected individuals, are standard oral diabetes medications as effective in that population?
Cardiovascular risk is increased in patients with Type 2 diabetes, at least partly because of hypertriglyceridemia and low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.
Military physicians stumped by a diagnosis might want to consider leishmaniasis in personnel returning from Iraq or Afghanistan, according to a new report.
It was 7 a.m. on a Wednesday in January—a time when most clinical psychologists would be making their way to the hospital or clinic. But instead of heading to her office at the Naval Hospital Jacksonville Deployment Health Center, Tracy Hejmanowski, PhD, was driving an hour south of the city to begin a new patient on a course of equine-assisted therapy.
Thousands of veterans who were exposed to contaminants at Camp Lejeune will become eligible for automatic disability compensation if they have been diagnosed with eight diseases linked with toxins in the water supply.
When the VHA implemented a nationwide prevention initiative against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), healthcare facility-associated infections (HAIs) were unacceptably high.
WASHINGTON—Shortly after taking office last month, President Donald Trump ordered a freeze on the hiring of federal civilian employees across the executive branch, raising questions on how the VA would be affected.
Two years after the Phoenix Healthcare System came under fire for delayed patient care and wait lists, a recent VA Inspector General’s (IG) report has found that patients continue to encounter delays in care at the hospital.
A retrospective cohort study recently evaluated warfarin prescription, quality of international normalized ratio (INR) monitoring and of INR control in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) at the VA
Because venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common and potentially fatal complication of arthroplasty, a recent meta-analysis looked at the safety and effectiveness of new anticoagulants for the prevention of VTE after hip and knee procedures.
What is the association between exercise capacity and the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs)?
Telehealth tools are showing promise in helping save the lives of schizophrenic veterans with a high risk of suicide, but the VA is facing a setback in using them.