Tag: Department of Veterans Affairs

VA, DOD senior leaders commit to aligned electronic health records system

VA, DOD senior leaders commit to aligned electronic health records system

| October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Secretaries of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Defense (DOD) signed a joint statement Sept. 26 pledging that their two departments will align their plans, strategies and structures as they roll out a new electronic health records (EHR) system that will allow VA and DOD to share patient data seamlessly. 

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Veterans Affairs discloses nursing home ratings

Veterans Affairs discloses nursing home ratings

| June 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has extended its unprecedented 18-month record of transparency disclosures by making public for the first time its annual nursing home ratings for every facility in the country.

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IMCOM’S Transition Assistance Program helps out Army

IMCOM’S Transition Assistance Program helps out Army

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

SAN ANTONIO — Unemployment Compensation for Soldiers leaving the Army during fiscal year 2016 dropped to the lowest amount recorded in 13 years.

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Veteran homelessness drops nearly 50 percent since 2010

Veteran homelessness drops nearly 50 percent since 2010

| August 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs departments and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness announced, Aug. 2, that the number of veterans experiencing homelessness in the United States has been cut nearly in half since 2010.

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News Briefs: August 5, 2016

News Briefs: August 5, 2016

| August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Send your news briefs to news@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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VA conducts nation’s largest analysis of veteran suicide

VA conducts nation’s largest analysis of veteran suicide

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

“One veteran suicide is one too many, and this collaborative effort provides both updated and comprehensive data that allows us to make better informed decisions on how to prevent this national tragedy,” said Dr. David J. Shulkin, VA Under Secretary for Health. “We as a nation must focus on bringing the number of veteran suicides to zero.”

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Suicide Prevention Task Force is ready to help

Suicide Prevention Task Force is ready to help

| May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Army Substance Abuse Prevention Program developed a task force a year and a half ago to brainstorm on improving how to prevent the suicide within the military system.

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News Briefs: May 6, 2016

News Briefs: May 6, 2016

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today Military Spouse Appreciation Day — The “Hawaii Army Weekly” thanks all of the USAG-HI community military spouses for being force multipliers on behalf of their Soldiers. Mahalo!     Flying V — The “One Team” ohana will say a hui kaua to U.S. Army- Pacific’s out-going chief of staff, Maj. Gen. Christopher P. Hughes, […]

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News Briefs: March 25, 2016

News Briefs: March 25, 2016

| March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

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Homeless veterans find permanent housing in 2015

Homeless veterans find permanent housing in 2015

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

About 596 homeless veterans on Oahu were permanently housed in calendar year 2015, said the Department of Veterans Affairs Pacific Island Health Care System (VAPIHCS), Partners in Care and the Homeless Veterans Task Force, recently.

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