Department of Veterans' Affairs

Type: Organization
Name: Department of Veterans' Affairs
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Holding the Department of Veterans' Affairs Accountable

Throughout our country's history, millions of Americans have served in the Armed Forces to keep our country safe. We can never truly repay these brave men and women for their sacrifice, but we can uphold our commitment to provide care for our veteran ... [Published Noodls - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Department of Veterans Affairs Pay Raises

The Department of Veterans affairs is increasing the pay for incoming physicians and dentists.The boost will be between 20-and-35,000 dollars.The salary increase is part of Secretary Robert Mcdonald's effort to recruit new talent and improve the VA health ... [Published WEAR TV 3 - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Combined Synopsis/Solicitation - COMMODITIES: SINKS SPS

Document Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation Posted Date: 18-SEP-14 Location: Department of Veterans Affairs, Tampa VAMC, James A. Haley Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center Classification Code: 65 - Medical, dental & veterinary equipment & ... [Published Street Sweeper - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Veterans Get Access to Army Medical Services

The Army and the Department of Veterans Affairs are offering some Missouri veterans access to more medical care. Any veterans living in the Fort Leonard Wood vicinity may now receive services at the post hospital and spare the commute to Columbia, Mo., ... [Published Military.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Combine Solicitation - 65-- THIN PREP

Office Address: Department of Veterans Affairs; VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System; Acquisitions; 1010 Delafield Road; Pittsburgh PA 15215-1802. Description: Department of Veterans Affairs. Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System. ... [Published Insurance News Net - 9 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

Delegation members want to know how VA will fix mistakes in La. - Veterans

All eight members of Louisiana's congressional delegation say the Department of Veterans Affairs is hurting the credit of hundreds of Louisiana veterans by failing to pay on time for emergency health care at private facilities. A letter sent Thursday ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of Veterans Affairs: 74--VA245-14-Q-0294

Agency: Department of Veterans AffairsOffice: VA Maryland Health Care System Location: Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care SystemDate you need to respond by: 23-September-2014Classification Code: 74 -- Office machines, text processing systems & ... [Published ITbriefing - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of Veterans Affairs: J--Two-Way Communication Repair/Upgrade

Agency: Department of Veterans AffairsOffice: Augusta VAMC Location: Department of Veterans Affairs Medical CenterDate you need to respond by: 25-September-2014Solicitation Number: VA24714R1603 Naics code: 334220 Computer and Electronic Product Manu ... [Published ITbriefing - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

VA hikes top pay for doctors by $20,000 to $35,000

Doctors who passed on a career at the Department of Veterans Affairs because of pay will soon have a reason to give the agency a second look.The maximum pay for new physicians and dentists will be bumped by between $20,000 and $35,000, the scandal-plagued ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of Veterans Affairs: 66--new equipment Dual 5 Channel Wireless Neural

Agency: Department of Veterans AffairsOffice: VA Maryland Health Care System Location: Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care SystemDate you need to respond by: 23-September-2014Solicitation Number: VA24514Q0293 Naics code: 334516 Computer and Electronic ... [Published ITbriefing - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Combine Solicitation - 70-- Software renewal - Pandora (follow-on VA248-14-P-1850)

Notice Type: Combine Solicitation Posted Date: 17-SEP-14 Office Address: Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 8 (NCO 8);Miami VA Healthcare System;1201 NW 16th Street;Miami ... ... [Published Street Sweeper - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Auditor ties Phoenix VA waits to deaths

The Department of Veterans Affairs' internal watchdog testified Wednesday that delayed treatment for thousands of Arizona veterans may have contributed to some deaths, a strikingly different emphasis than in an August report on the Phoenix VA medical ... [Published Navy Times - Sep 18 2014]

Quotes

...In a hearing held by the House Veterans Affairs Committee on September 17th, it was pointed out that a statement in the final report saying, "we are unable to conclusively assert that the absence of timely quality care caused the death of these veterans" was added after a draft report was provided to both the Committee and the VA prior to its release to the public...
"While primary care enrollment is fundamental, our goal is to fully engage the hospital's capability and capacity, including specialty and inpatient services, to effectively improve the health of all beneficiaries" said Col. Peter Nielsen, hospital commander
...The statement of work notes that the current VistA scheduling system is "dependent upon approximately 31 current VistA Packages and 71 current VistA packages are dependent upon VistA Scheduling" representing "over a thousand individual integration points." Data synchronization, then, is going to be a key challenge
...Slaughter said. "Rochester's 70,000 veterans need and deserve a new facility, and I won't let bureaucratic red tape stop them from getting one."

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False Choice: Veterans vs. Immigrants [Published Factcheck - 4 hours ago]
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Obama signs $1 trillion stopgap spending bill w... [Published The Hill - 6 hours ago]
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Veterans Get Access to Army Medical Services [Published Military.com - 8 hours ago]
VA fills in the blanks on scheduling needs [Published Federal Computer Week - 8 hours ago]
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Laboratory of America : Special Notice - 66-- F... [Published 4 Traders - 9 hours ago]
State Rep. Valencia Stovall’s career fair draws... [Published Clayton News Daily - 9 hours ago]
Slaughter Announces House Committee Action to B... [Published Noodls - 10 hours ago]
Weber votes for jobs and energy independence [Published Friendswood Journal - 10 hours ago]
Va Announces Proposed Increase in Pay Ranges fo... [Published HighBeam Research - 10 hours ago]
Lawmaker Wants VA Investigations Expanded to DC... [Published Military.com - 10 hours ago]
GAO: VA underestimated demand for caregiver pro... [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 hours ago]
Delegation members want to know how VA will fix... [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 hours ago]
Ex-VA head William Montague strikes new plea de... [Published Cleveland.com - 11 hours ago]
Sen. Toomey made this veteran happy: PennLive l... [Published PennLive.com - 11 hours ago]
What do homeless vets look like [Published Good Magazine - 12 hours ago]
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American Legion National Commander slams lack o... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Sep 19 2014]
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Angered by a recent IG report on the Department of Veterans Affairs and the testimony of senior VA officials, American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm  sent a pointed letter to President ...
Assistant Inspector General Concedes That VA Sh... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 18 2014]
Last month, the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General insisted , after a close look atmanipulated and secret waiting lists at the Phoenix Veterans HealthAdministration facility, "we are unable to conclusively assert thatthe absence ...
Government Failure: More from Paul Light [Published Cato @ Liberty - Sep 18 2014]
Chris Edwards NYU’s Paul Light provides thoughts on government failure in the Wall Street Journal today . Congress returned to its investigation of the General Motors faulty ignition switch Tuesday with a blistering Senate hearing on the National ...
THE STORY CHANGES: Delays contributed to patien... [Published Instapundit - Sep 18 2014]
THE STORY CHANGES: Delays contributed to patient deaths at veterans’ hospital, IG concedes. Delays in receiving medical care contributed to patient deaths at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix, a top official in the agency’s inspector ...
‘Sammie’ awards: Meet the VA official expanding... [Published Federal Eye - Sep 18 2014]
Ronald E. Walters keeps watch over the dead. As the highest-ranking official at the Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration, Walters knows the importance of getting it right when it comes to serving those who served the nation ...
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Fixing the Department of Veterans Affairs [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jun 02 2014]
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Marine turned VA Civilian Discusses Saving Vete... [Published Financial Services - May 07 2014]
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