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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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Improving LGBT healthcare for military veterans

The U.S. Veterans Health Administration (VHA), which is likely the largest provider of LGBT healthcare in the world, is implementing various system-wide changes aimed at improving LGBT care, including transgender e-consultations ...

Jul 05, 2016
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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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