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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

Castlight Health and Grand Rounds team up to make employee groups healthier (exclusive)

Two San Francisco-based digital health companies are partnering to help employers save a little bit of the $700 billion they collectively spend on healthcare for employees each year. 382 more words

Deals

Congress, FBI moving on VA health care - Army Times

WASHINGTON — Congress is moving with what one senator called “lightning speed” to help thousands of military veterans enduring long wait times for VA medical care. 983 more words

Integrated Electronic Health Records

Washington promises to fix troubled VA, but overhaul won't be easy - Stars & Stripes

Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan D. Gibson, right, visits with Bay Pines VA Healthcare System leadership and staff during a visit to the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center in Bay Pines, Florida, on April 10, 2014. 1,032 more words