Until 2023, VA will delay deploying electronic medical records at additional sites.
To ensure "sufficient reliability," Veterans Affairs officials stated that implementing their new electronic medical records system to more sites will be postponed until 2023.
Bill to improve veterans' health care to be signed by Mrvan
President Joe Biden is anticipated to sign a bill sponsored by US Rep. Frank J. Mrvan, D-Highland, into law soon to enhance health care for American war veterans.
The Military Could Expand Abortion Services Under Democratic Legislation.
Under a new bill launched Friday by dozens of House Democrats, the Defense Department would be permitted to fund or deliver abortions for military members as the country prepares for a Supreme Court ruling that may severely restrict access.
The competition seeks to prevent veteran suicides with $20 million.
The US Department of Veterans Affairs announced the Mission Daybreak challenge, a $20 million competition and accelerator program focused on stimulating innovation to reduce suicide fatalities among veterans, just in time for Memorial Day.
Hospital denied emergency care to dying veteran due to the inability to verify service.
In a new report released Tuesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs, an inspector found that first responders who responded to a heart failure victim were unable to establish the veteran's service, a clear violation of federal law.
Thousands were sickened, and 17 were hospitalized from the Navy's Hawaii water crisis.
According to a new report, a Navy fuel spill in Hawaii damaged Joint Base Pearl Harbor-water Hickam's supply, resulting in seventeen people being hospitalized overnight and hundreds seeking medical care for symptoms.
Changes to VA medical facilities across the country are on hold due to a lack of nominees.
Only eight months remain for the Veterans Affairs Asset and Infrastructure Review Commission to complete its report on the destiny of hundreds of VA hospitals and clinics around the country. These recommendations could transform veterans' care in America for decades.
The booting of soldiers for refusing vaccines doubled from last month.
Since last month, the number of troops who were discharged for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine has more than doubled, according to the Army's latest figures released on Friday.
Despite the Senate's latest delay, the top VA medical position remains vacant.
Tensions in the Senate erupted Wednesday over the blocked confirmation of a critical Warriors Affairs administrator, with a prominent Democratic senator accusing a Republican colleague of "turning his back on America's veterans."
Rural senators try to prevent VA hospital closures before they begin.
Senators from four states have sponsored legislation to abolish a commission that evaluated the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital system and recommended facility consolidation and closures.
The ADA Give Veterans A Smile Summit Focusing on Providing Oral Health
An encounter with a U.S. service member when Cesar R. Sabates was seven years old is one of his happiest childhood memories.
Tricare now covers laser hair removal.
Tricare has announced that it will now cover laser hair removal services deemed "medically necessary," eliminating previously severe limitations.