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Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:06:00 EDT

Nine VA Programs Receive Awards for Innovation in Health IT
Nine U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs were recently recognized for outstanding innovations in federal health technology at an awards ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. More...

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:05:00 EDT

VA Provides Reorganization Plan to Strengthen and Modernize Department
WASHINGTON - Today the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced specific recommendations in the President's 'Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century' - Reform Plan and Reorganization Recommendations.' More...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:16:00 EDT

VA Showcases New Medical Advancements in Veteran Care on Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON - Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Office of Research and Development hosted a Research Fair at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill to share new medical advancements in improving health care and quality of life More...

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:35:00 EDT

VA Releases National Suicide Data Report
WASHINGTON - Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released findings from its most recent analysis of Veteran suicide data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. More...

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:30:00 EDT

VA Issues New Policy to Protect Veteran Homeowners from Predatory Lending
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has issued a new policy implementing the May 2018 Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, to protect Veteran homeowners from predatory lending practices when obtaining a VA More...

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 13:20:00 EDT

VA Extends Record of Transparency with First-Ever Posting of Annual Nursing Home Ratings
Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) extended its unprecedented 18-month record of transparency disclosures by making public for the first time its annual nursing home ratings. The data show that, overall, VA's nursing home system - composed More...

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:05:00 EDT

VA and PsychArmor Institute Offer Online Suicide Prevention Training
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in collaboration with PsychArmor Institute, a national nonprofit that provides online education and support to Americans who work with, live with or care for military service members, Veterans and More...

Fri, 8 Jun 2018 10:07:00 EDT

VA's Veterans Crisis Line Improves Service With Third Call Center Opening in Topeka, Kansas
WASHINGTON - Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has opened its third Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) call center in Topeka, Kansas on the campus of the Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center. More...

Thu, 7 Jun 2018 10:00:00 EDT

VA Commits $17 Million to Expand Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program
WASHINGTON - The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is taking action to address Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) by earmarking $17 million in funds to support Veterans in need. More...

Wed, 6 Jun 2018 19:11:00 EDT

Statement by Acting VA Secretary Peter O'Rourke - President Trump signs historic MISSION Act
Today President Trump kept his promise to our Nation's Veterans and signed the historic VA MISSION Act into law. His leadership today in the Rose Garden is testament to his commitment to Veterans, caregivers, and their families. More...



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