July 17, 2018

VEText system transforming VA’s medical scheduling process

VA recently launched VEText, a text messaging appointment-reminder system, which to date has helped VA reduce no-show medical visits by more than 100,000. VA introduced VEText […]
July 13, 2018

Recruiting Local-Area Veterans for Collaborative Aging in place Research using Technology (CART) – A Nationwide Technology-Based Research Study about Aging

Tillamook, Oregon, July 12, 2018 – Researchers from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Portland, Oregon will be speaking about the Collaborative Aging in place Research […]
July 12, 2018

Portland VA gets cancer research support

The Portland VA Medical Center is one of 12 sites chosen to receive additional funding to enroll … The timing for Oregon veterans couldn’t be better.
July 11, 2018

15 Ways VA is improving the Veteran’s experience right now

The Department of Veterans Affairs is committed to providing the best experiences in its delivery of care, benefits, and memorial services to Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, […]
July 10, 2018

Avoiding VA benefits overpayments

Life happens. We are all guilty of procrastinating on paperwork or forgetting to update records. While most of the time there are no consequences, that is […]
July 10, 2018

NIH and VA collaborate to boost veterans’ access to cancer clinical trials

NAVIGATE will launch at 12 VA facilities across the nation.
June 26, 2018

VA now reminds Veterans of their appointments by text

To increase access to health care for all Veterans, VA has created VEText, an interactive mobile solution to remind Veterans of upcoming appointments via text messaging. […]
June 20, 2018

Roseburg VA using alternative therapies

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Roseburg VA Healthcare System has a new way to help veterans with healthcare, including battling chronic pain. The National Veterans Affairs Office […]
June 19, 2018

Agent Orange presumption policy leads to higher VA health care use

This post first appeared on VA Research Currents. For Vietnam Veterans, having a medical condition presumed related to Agent Orange exposure is linked to greater use […]