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This fortune 100 company is offering a paid internship to wounded warriors via @TaskandPurpose
.@USMC Matthew Murray pets a therapy dog, at @SalisburyVAMC #PTSD specialized inpatient unit #MentalHealthMatters
.@USArmy research into new materials may change shape, efficiency of combat helmet pads to offer stronger defense
President to award 3 Medals of Honor, including 1 Civil War Soldier 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:
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Ask the @SBAgov Administrator Google Hangout - Today at 4:30 PM ET #VetBiz
VAntage Point - Improving the mental health needs of Servicemembers, Veterans and their families
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
That is, over 190,000 more referrals to non-VA care providers than the same period in 2013 (721,000). (2/2)
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...
As of August 15, VA has decreased the number of Veterans on the Electronic Wait List 57 percent.…
Reduced New Enrollee Appointment Report from its peak of 63,869 on June 1, 2014 to 1,717 as of August 15, 2014…
As a result of the Accelerating Access to Care Initiative, ~200,000 new VA appts scheduled May 15-June 15, 2014.
and made 2,713 referrals for appointments to community providers through non-VA care. (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 (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...
8 Things to Know About the IG’s Phoenix Health Care System Report
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IG Issues Final Report on Phoenix HCS Waiting List, Makes 24 Recommendations to VA Secretary for Corrective Action
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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.
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.
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
SECVA: Facilities are adding more clinic hours…recruiting to fill physician vacancies via @vacareers
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
.@DeptVetAffairs Sec. Bob McDonald is about to address @AmericanLegion National Convention. Watch at #ALConvention