• 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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  • Upcoming VA Mission Act Rollout Expected to be Bumpy

    Upcoming VA Mission Act Rollout Expected to be Bumpy0

    The White House and congressional leaders are both issuing late warnings that the VA “Mission Act” to improve veterans’ access private health care will experience a bumpy rollout, Government Executive reported. The VA is in final preparations to implement the bipartisan measure that President Trump signed into law in 2017 but has faced pushback from

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