A tough picture emerges for women veterans

Women veterans, who were wounded or injured, are more likely, compared to men, to have post traumatic stress disorder and to die by suicide. That is according…

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VA sees growing 3D printing network as ‘new frontier’ for agency’s medical research

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‘Breakdown of systems and leadership’ pushes lawmakers to examine veterans’ health networks

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Latest FITARA scorecard shows ups and downs

In today’s Federal Newscast, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee releases the expanded Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act report card today,…

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FILE - In this April 2, 2015, file photo, a visitor leaves the Sacramento Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Rancho Cordova, Calif. The number of veterans seeking health care but ending up on waiting lists of one month or more is 50 percent higher now than it was a year ago when a scandal over false records and long wait times wracked the Department of Veterans Affairs, The New York Times reported Saturday, June 20, 2015, online ahead of its Sunday editions. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

VA says it’s altering policies after widespread failure to report bad doctors

Responding to a scathing audit, VA says it will investigate and discipline hospital administrators who do not report doctors’ misconduct or malpractice…

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Proposals from VA Commission on Care popping up in new legislation

A small group of senators says the Veterans Health Administration should have its own chief information officer, who would report to the department’s undersecretary for health and would oversee all management and procurement decisions related to the health administration’s IT systems. It’s one of a few specific recommendations from the VA Commission on Care that are beginning to appear in new pieces of legislation.

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