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18:05 EDT 20th September 2017 | BioPortfolio


News Articles [1215 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

V.A. campaign to increase hospice care showing results

A new study in the July issue of Health Affairs finds that a U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (V.A.) initiative to improve care at the end of life led to a substantial increase in the use of hospice...

AMA joins brief seeking VA coverage of sex reassignment Sx

(HealthDay)—Several health care-related organizations have filed an amicus brief in support of veterans seeking a rule change that would amend or repeal the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ...

Bill to Provide Veterans with Acupuncture Access Introduced in House

The bill, called the "Acupuncture for Our Heroes Act," would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to make acupuncture services available.

APNewsBreak: No perjury prosecution over costly VA hospital

The Justice Department has declined to prosecute two Veterans Affairs Department executives after lawmakers accused them of misleading Congress about massive cost overruns at a Denver-area VA hospital...

Vet groups urge House to reject plan to fix VA's budget gap

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight major veterans' organizations on Saturday urged Congress to provide emergency money to the Department of Veterans Affairs without cutting other VA programs as the House m...

VA Secy. Outlines How Vets Will Benefit from New, Unified Health Records

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin announces that his department will adopt the same electronic health system as the Department of Defense, allowing for a "seamless transfer of information" from...

Reckless behavior fuels ongoing stress for some with PTSD

(Veterans Affairs Research Communications) Veterans Affairs researchers found that for those with posttraumatic stress disorder, risky and harmful behaviors could lead to more trauma and, in turn, wor...

ATA Supports Department of Veterans Affairs Expansion of Telehealth

Secretary David Shulkin and VA Continue to Champion Telehealth with White House Demonstration (PRWEB) August 03, 2017 The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has long recognized the Department of...

PubMed Articles [999 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Trends in hysterectomy rates among women veterans in the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

Prior studies demonstrate higher prevalence of hysterectomy among veterans compared to non-veterans. While studies identify overall decreasing hysterectomy rates in the US, none report rates of hyster...

New Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense Guidelines on Pain Management With Opioids: Comment and Concern.

Community Clinicians and the Veterans Choice Program for PTSD Care: Understanding Provider Interest During Early Implementation.

In 2014, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implemented the Veterans Choice Program (VCP) to provide reimbursement for community-based care to eligible veterans. Inadequate networks of participat...

Medical providers' knowledge and concerns about opioid overdose education and take-home naloxone rescue kits within Veterans Affairs health care medical treatment settings.

Overdose from opioids is a serious public health and clinical concern. Veterans are at increased risk for opioid overdose compared with the civilian population, suggesting the need for enhanced effort...

"Where's My Choice?" An Examination of Veteran and Provider Experiences With Hepatitis C Treatment Through the Veteran Affairs Choice Program.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the country's largest provider for chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The VA created the Choice Program, which allows eligible veterans to seek care ...

Clinical Trials [1610 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Justice-Involved Veterans and Moral Reconation Therapy

The purpose of this study is to determine whether Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) is effective for reducing risk of criminal recidivism and improving other health-related outcomes (substanc...

Group Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

Pain management is a priority for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system, and knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a main cause of chronic pain. Veterans who receive care within...

Mobile Device Outcomes-based Rehabilitation Program

This joint research project between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DoD) will demonstrate that the implementation of the Mobile Device Outcomes-based Reh...

Depakote Extended Release (ER) Versus Seroquel for Agitated Behaviors in Nursing Home Care Unit Patients With Dementia

The primary objective of the study is to assess the relative efficacy of Depakote ER and Seroquel for agitated behaviors among veterans with a dementia diagnosis residing in a Department o...

Dissemination of a Weight Management Program Among US Veterans

This study is being conducted with the Veterans Affairs National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (VANCP), which is overseeing the current dissemination of MOVE! (Managin...

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