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- VA Testing Quicker Ways to Access Medical Records. // For the Record (Great Valley Publishing Company, Inc.);1/17/2011, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p5
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is conducting a pilot project which involves a private contractor and use of the Internet to hasten ways to access medical records.
- Notices: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS. // Federal Register;8/6/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 151, p47830
The article presents a notice of intention to develop a computer matching program issued by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). It is inferred that the computer program will match the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) retirement and survivor benefit data with the pension and dependency...
- DoD EHR under Fire in Senate Hearing. Slabodkin, Greg // Healthdatamanagement.com;5/8/2015, p1
The Department of Defense electronic health records procurement valued at up to $11 billion came under fire during a May 5 Senate committee hearing following concerns that the EHR won't interoperate with the Department of Veterans Affairs system.
- (VETERANS' HEALTH) 40 Awards Available for Homeless Programs. // Community Health Funding Week;1/29/2010, p11
The article reports that the U.S. Veterans Affair Department will provide 24 million dollars for 40 awards under the VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program .
- For Americans who've 'borne the battle,' we must continue commitment to VA's services. Brown Jr., Henry E. // Hill;7/8/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 79, p30
The article focuses on the need to continue the commitment to the U.S. Veterans Affairs (VA) health in line with significant increases in funding for veterans healthcare in the Congress.
- VA Calls Up. Gearon, Christopher J. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;May2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p24
Explains that U.S. veterans get full access to care by dialing an advanced teletriage system. Information on U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' health care networks; Advantage of the system; Increase in call volume since 1999.
- Richmond VA Medical Center Launches HIE. // For the Record (Great Valley Publishing Company, Inc.);5/23/2011, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p7
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to launch a new project in Richmond, Virginia to improve the delivery of health information to veterans and service members.
- Veterans affairs center clarifies eligibility. // New York Amsterdam News;04/02/98, Vol. 89 Issue 14, p6
Reports on the clarification by the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center on the changes regarding veterans' eligibility for health care in the United States. Establishment of an enrollment system for health care services; How veterans may still be treated without being enrolled;...
- INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: VA and DOD Continue to Expand Sharing of Medical Information, but Still Lack Comprehensive Electronic Medical Records. // GAO Reports;10/24/2007, preceding p1
The article focuses on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DOD) initiatives to better develop the sharing of medical information. VA and DOD are sharing and exchanging health information as well as creating electronic medical records. However, these exchanges...