• New House Task Force to Focus on Women Veterans

    New House Task Force to Focus on Women Veterans0

    House Veterans’ Affairs Committee member Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Calif.) launched a new bipartisan task force for women veterans Thursday with the aim of shining a spotlight on gender inequities, Military Times reported. Brownley said its purpose would be “advancing equity in access to resources, benefits and health care” for women veterans. “Women veterans are too

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  • Lawmakers Press DOD Over Veteran Medical Record Reforms

    Lawmakers Press DOD Over Veteran Medical Record Reforms0

    House Appropriations Committee lawmakers grilled senior Pentagon officials Wednesday for their inability to implement veterans medical record reforms, The Washington Examiner reported. The lawmakers castigated the officials for an ongoing inability for DOD and VA personnel to digitally share medical records, among other medical records system reforms that remain unfulfilled. “In the meantime, we’ve got

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  • VA Telehealth Video Technology Now Reaches More Veterans

    VA Telehealth Video Technology Now Reaches More Veterans0

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is at the forefront of digital medical technology innovation in providing telehealth services to veterans, Military.com reported Wednesday. The VA now has the largest telehealth organization in the country. In fiscal 2018, the VA for the first time passed more than 1 million annual telehealth patient visits, according to the

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