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The exterior of the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in east Denver

VHA launches ‘access sprints’ to offer more medical appointments to veterans

The Veterans Health Administration is looking to raise  workforce productivity, after a record year of hiring, and increase the number of health care…

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VA launches ‘full hiring initiative’ for mental health care amid uptick in veteran suicides

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VHA surpassed its hiring goals. Now it’s training HR experts to keep workforce growing

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AP/Charles DharapakFILE - This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.  In a federal lawsuit filed this week, U.S. Navy veteran from South Carolina says he ended up with “full-blown AIDS,” because government health care workers never informed him of his positive test result in 1995. He says the test was done as part of standard lab tests at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Columbia, South Carolina. A V.A. spokeswoman says the agency typically does not comment on pending litigation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

VA’s historic hiring surge leads to all-time record for veteran care and benefits

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VA makes data-sharing pledge for ‘seamless’ veteran health care across 13 health care systems

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VHA commits on firm salary offers for prospective hires before accepting jobs

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AP/Charles DharapakFILE - This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.  In a federal lawsuit filed this week, U.S. Navy veteran from South Carolina says he ended up with “full-blown AIDS,” because government health care workers never informed him of his positive test result in 1995. He says the test was done as part of standard lab tests at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Columbia, South Carolina. A V.A. spokeswoman says the agency typically does not comment on pending litigation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

VHA tells facilities to implement most PACT Act workforce authorities by year’s end

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VA’s new EHR ‘not ready’ for next go-live, extending pause in rollouts

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ latest pause in the rollout of its new Electronic Health Record will last longer expected.

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Kiyoshi Tanno)Washington DC/USA Mar 25 2019/Signboard of United States Department of Veterans Affairs(VA).The VA stands in front of Lafayette Square Park in the north of the White House.

VHA shrinks its time-to-hire for the first time in FY 2023 amid record hiring

The Department of Veterans Affairs is on track to exceed its hiring goals for its health care workforce fiscal 2023, but is also speeding up the time it…

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VA EHR linked to veterans ‘fatally harmed,’ senators say, but agency still sees way forward for project

VA is telling Congress it understands what went wrong in previous deployments of its new Electronic Health Record, and is confident short-term fixes will allow the agency to resume the project.

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