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Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record Health Program Aims To Improve Continuity Of Care For Veterans

Staff Writer | Santa Rosa's Press Gazette | December 11, 2013

The Department of Veterans Affairs Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System and specific community-based medical facilities in Northwest Florida have partnered together to share a limited amount of electronic Veteran patient data securely through the Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record health program. Read More »

Vt.'s US Rep. Says Vets Need Better Health Records

Wilson Ring | Boston.com | July 22, 2013

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch said Monday he is co-sponsoring a bill that would require the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Defense Department to find a better way to share health information so veterans can have better access to their military health records. Read More »

Website Makes Tracking Health Records Easier For Vets

Staff Writer | YNN | June 21, 2013

Managing health care and keeping track of records can be complicated. The Department of Veterans Affairs has an online system for veterans that makes some of that easier. Read More »

What Happened At The White House Mental Health Conference?

Kat Dawkins | PsychCentral | June 10, 2013

There is a lot of interest about what the Obama administration had to say about the state of our mental healthcare system and perceptions of mental illness in the United States. Straight from the White House itself, I bring to you highlights of their press release on the Mental Health Conference... Read More »

Why Do Medicare, Medicaid And Veterans Affairs Deal With Drug Costs Differently?

David Sell | Philly.com | April 9, 2013

Countries sometimes do things differently from other countries or gain reputations for doing certain things well or poorly. But within a country, within the same federal government, does it make sense to do things differently among departments or programs that are providing essentially the same service? Read More »

Why Veterans Are Ideal Health IT Pros

Mike Miliard | Government Health IT | November 11, 2014

...[T]he American Hospital Association on Tuesday unwrapped a new resource, "Hospital Careers: An Opportunity to Hire Veterans," a toolkit developed in cooperation with the White House Joining Forces initiative that is specifically aimed at hospitals looking to hire licensed practical nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and registered nurses...

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Women, War, And PTSD

Laura Kasinof | Washington Monthly | November 1, 2013

Are female warriors more likely to be traumatized by combat? Read More »

You Can Help Veterans In Just 2 Minutes

Staff Writer | Conservative Musings | March 31, 2013

To someone on the outside, the answer is clear: The DoD simply should adopt VistA, the Veteran's Affair's electronic health record. Here's why: Read More »