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DeSalvo To Open Institute For e-Health Policy Capitol Hill Briefing

Staff Writer | HIMSS | March 27, 2014

[...] On Thursday, April 10th, Dr. Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, the recently appointed National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, will participate in her first Capitol Hill briefing by providing opening remarks for a session on “The value of health data in transforming care using secure information to improve efficiency and quality.” Read More »

Hagel And Shinseki May Rethink Integrated Health Record

Bob Brewin | Nextgov | March 20, 2013

I have picked up strong signals from multiple sources that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who took office on Feb. 27, has already met with Veterans Affairs chief Eric Shinseki, with the integrated electronic health record a key topic of their meeting. Read More »

Obama Administration Cites 'National Security' More Than Ever To Censor, Deny Records

Jack Gillium and Ted Bridis | Huffington Post | March 17, 2014

The Obama administration more often than ever censored government files or outright denied access to them last year under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, according to a new analysis of federal data by The Associated Press.

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Obama Nomine Makes her Case to Take Over Tech at VA

Adam Mazmanian | Adam Mazmanian | May 19, 2015

LaVerne H. Council, the private-sector IT consultant and former Fortune 50 CIO who is President Barack Obama's pick to take over the Office of Information and Technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs, told lawmakers May 5 how she planned to manage the VA's technology team and its $4.2 billion in annual tech spending. Read More »

Plan To Expand Chiropractic Services To More VA Medical Facilities Clears Senate Committee

Press Release | American Chiropractic Association (ACA) | July 25, 2013

Media Contacts:
Caitlin Lukacs: (703) 812-0218 | [email protected]
Melissa Lee: (703) 812-0259 | [email protected]


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Suicide By Veterans Remains A Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care

Ana Radelat | Hartford Courant | September 24, 2014

...Like many returning soldiers and sailors, Melanson suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. His suicide and the suicides of many veterans like him have alarmed the military and officials at U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs facilities all over the country, who are in a long-standing struggle with the problem...

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