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VA Secretary Nominee Views IT as Key to VA Reform - Nextgov

By Bob Brewin

July 23, 2014

Robert McDonald, the former Procter & Gamble chief executive and President Barack Obama’s pick to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, has been strongly endorsed by all members of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. 642 more words

Integrated Electronic Health Records

A New VA Secretary Is Just One Step on a Long Road to Reform - Defense One

By Molly O’Toole

July 22, 2014

This story has been updated.

The easiest part about the job of the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs may be getting it. 1,123 more words

Integrated Electronic Health Records

Alcohol and brain damage in adults

Source: Royal College of Psychiatrists

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Date of publication: May, 2014

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This report calls for clinical commissioning groups to support services that provide specialist care for patients with alcohol-related brain damage. 9 more words

Alcohol

VA cites progress on backlog; Congress disagrees - Army Times

Jul. 15, 2014 – 12:23PM | armytimes.com


Allison Hickey, under secretary for benefits, Department of Veterans Affairs, testifies before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.Allison Hickey, under secretary for benefits, Department of Veterans Affairs, testifies before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. 938 more words

Improving Health Outcomes in Nigeria through Health and Mapping Sector Collaboration

Holding a National Summit to Improve Health Outcomes through Health and Mapping Sector Collaboration in the Development of National Geospatial Data Infrastructure: The Nigerian Strategy… 202 more words

Global Health

Chewing the fat at the BSA

The ‘hot topics’ at the BSA Food & Society Conference 2014 were food poverty, health, governance and waste.  More or less, the bulk of interest was with the consumption end of food.   363 more words

Food

How A Garden Taught Me About Medicine

Behind a group of old row homes in Philadelphia stands a garden. This garden appears much like an oasis would to a weary desert traveler. In the same way an oasis provides nourishment in a dry desert landscape, the garden stands in a “food desert,” a low socioeconomic area of the city where access to fresh foods is rare.  710 more words