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Veterans, learn more about protecting yourself from #identitytheft va.gov/identitytheft/…
This fortune 100 company is offering a paid internship to wounded warriors bit.ly/1tUNore via @TaskandPurpose
.@USMC Matthew Murray pets a therapy dog, at @SalisburyVAMC #PTSD specialized inpatient unit #MentalHealthMatters pic.twitter.com/QF7UZkKqc4
.@USArmy research into new materials may change shape, efficiency of combat helmet pads to offer stronger defense bit.ly/1tUN9fX
President to award 3 Medals of Honor, including 1 Civil War Soldier 1.usa.gov/1C2iNxF via @starsandstripes
.@TYentertainmnt you must shop around to maximize your service credits; give us a call at 202.223.4710, and we'll walk you through it #VetQ
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At the @WhiteHouse today to honor veteran entrepreneurs who are Champions of Change. Watch live @ 1pm ET: whitehouse.gov/live
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Ask the @SBAgov Administrator Google Hangout - Today at 4:30 PM ET bit.ly/1C2qbcc #VetBiz
VAntage Point - Improving the mental health needs of Servicemembers, Veterans and their families 1.usa.gov/1vjKobZ
patient scheduling and access to care, whistleblower retaliation, and related matters that impact public trust in VA. (2/2)
VA established an interdisciplinary accountability review team to ensure leadership accountability for improprieties related to (1/2)
Every VA medical center will undergo an independent review of scheduling and access practices beginning this fall by the @TJCommission
Sec. Bob McDonald arrives at the Charlotte VA Outpatient Clinic to speak with Veterans and VA employees #ICARE pic.twitter.com/4R08QYQ3xb
That is, over 190,000 more referrals to non-VA care providers than the same period in 2013 (721,000). (2/2) 1.usa.gov/1BZt6lW
Nearly 912,000 total referrals to non-VA care providers have been made in the last two months. (1/2)
VA News Releases: Secretary Robert A. McDonald's Remarks for the American Legion's 96th Annual Convention, Char... 1.usa.gov/1vjASW8
As of August 15, VA has decreased the number of Veterans on the Electronic Wait List 57 percent. va.gov/opa/pressrel/p…
Reduced New Enrollee Appointment Report from its peak of 63,869 on June 1, 2014 to 1,717 as of August 15, 2014 va.gov/opa/pressrel/p…
As a result of the Accelerating Access to Care Initiative, ~200,000 new VA appts scheduled May 15-June 15, 2014. 1.usa.gov/1BZt6lW
and made 2,713 referrals for appointments to community providers through non-VA care. 1.usa.gov/1BZt6lW (2/2)
Since May 15, VA has scheduled 2,300 appointments at the @PhxVAHealthcare (1/2)
including all Veterans in Phoenix identified as being on unofficial lists or the facility Electronic Wait List 1.usa.gov/1BZt6lW (2/2)
VA has reached out to more than 5,000 Veterans in @PhxVAHealthcare to coordinate the acceleration of their care (1/2)
VA News Releases: VA Outlines Actions Taken to Improve Access to Care, Implement Recommendations from the Offic... 1.usa.gov/1vjnQrQ
8 Things to Know About the IG’s Phoenix Health Care System Report go.usa.gov/myUH
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IG Issues Final Report on Phoenix HCS Waiting List, Makes 24 Recommendations to VA Secretary for Corrective Action go.usa.gov/myU5
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SECVA: I don’t want VA to be known for just standard care—I want it known as THE standard in healthcare.
SECVA: Inadequate forecasting partly responsible for shortages of personnel... Recruiting is job one right now. 1.usa.gov/1tQK9kN
SECVA: I want to know when you and other Veterans are not being served well—and when you are. #ALConvention
SECVA: Over the past several weeks, I’ve been to our facilities in @PhxVAHealthcare @VALasVegas @MemphisVAMC, Reno, @VAPaloAlto.
SECVA: VA’s posting regular data updates showing progress in improving access, making public care-quality stats. 1.usa.gov/1q06TwN
SECVA: The Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 streamlines the removal of senior executives and the appeals process.
SECVA: Too many leaders failed to take ownership of the problems facing their facilities and employees.
SECVA: We’re updating existing appt. scheduling system-until we replace it w/ a state-of-the-art/off-the-shelf system 1.usa.gov/1tQLmbN
SECVA: Facilities are adding more clinic hours…recruiting to fill physician vacancies via @vacareers vacareers.va.gov
SECVA: The number of people waiting for appointments has declined by 57% since May 15th of this year. #ALConvention
SECVA: In just the last two months, we’ve made almost 912,000 referrals for #Veterans to receive care in the private sector.
SECVA: We’ve reached out to over 266,000 Veterans to get them off wait lists and into clinics sooner.
SECVA: We want Veterans to know that when they walk through VA’s doors, employees are “all in” when it comes to meeting our mission.
SECVA to #ALConvention: I want to assure you your contributions to VA reform discussions have been of great help.
Sec. Bob McDonald to address the American Legions 96th National Convention pic.twitter.com/oGBLEPYAfU
.@DeptVetAffairs Sec. Bob McDonald is about to address @AmericanLegion National Convention. Watch at legiontv.org #ALConvention