News tagged with veterans affairs

Surgeons' disclosures of clinical adverse events

Surgeons who reported they were less likely to discuss preventability of an adverse event, or who reported difficult communication experiences, were more negatively affected by disclosure than others, according to a study ...

Jul 20, 2016
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VA appealing to physicians to join agency

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is appealing to physicians to join the agency as part of its recovery from a 2014 scandal linked to excessive wait times, according to a report published by the American ...

Jul 11, 2016
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VA commission on care: Eliminate VA medical centers

(HealthDay)—A radical proposal has been suggested for eliminating all Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers and outpatient facilities in the next 20 years, floated by seven of 15 members of the VA Commission on Care, according ...

Apr 11, 2016
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