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When the pandemic hit, VA was more ready than its patients

When the pandemic hit the United States, the VA famously switched to mostly virtual visits for primary health care. But telehealth did have some issues.

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A federal employee’s guide to Trump and Biden’s 2020 campaign platforms

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New EHR live at more DoD facilities, Coast Guard pilot sites after initial pandemic delay

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Are agency IT infrastructures ready to meet coronavirus telehealth challenge?

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How VA drastically expanded telehealth during the pandemic

The Department of Veterans Affairs expanded telehealth appointments by 1000% during the coronavirus pandemic. Both VA and Congress seem to agree: telehealth…

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie speaks during a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 28, 2020, on the Department of Veterans Affairs response to COVID-19. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

VA says employees have masks and coronavirus tests, but Congress sees inconsistencies

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said VA’s supply of masks and personal protective equipment is stronger and at a more comfortable place today…

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Telework capacity quadruples during pandemic, VA says

A four-fold increase in telework capacity, as well as a new chat bot and data visualization tool, are all helping the Department of Veterans Affairs respond to the coronavirus pandemic.

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