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Archive for September 2010
WASHINGTON, DC—Last month, VA eased its rules for how veterans with PTSD file for disability benefits from the department.
WASHINGTON, DC—Nearly 1.5 million servicemembers have left active duty and become eligible for VA healthcare since the start of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A recently released Army report calls on Army leaders to take a “holistic and multidisciplinary approach” to address the risk of suicide among soldiers.
WASHINGTON, DC—When Army Maj Jeff Hall needed help after his deployments to Iraq he did not want to be coddled. That is why he believes that a PTSD program offered through DCoE’s Deployment Health Clinic (DHCC) was effective in helping him.
WASHINGTON, DC—While both DoD and VA have made strides in combating the rising numbers of veterans and active-duty servicemembers committing suicide, the number of suicides in both cohorts remains high.
WASHINGTON, DC—Not every servicemember returning from theater with PTSD symptoms is ready to embrace treatment. The DCoE’s Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC) addresses this issue with programs that it hopes will meet the needs of a wide range of patients.
WASHINGTON, DC—Federal officials sought to reassure a House subcommittee that guidelines issued by the federal government to promote widespread adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) strike the right balance.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program, also known as CAP, which began in 1990 as the Defense Department’s centralized program to provide assistive technology solutions for employees with disabilities.
WINNERS OF THE HHS INNOVATES AWARDS PROGRAM were announced last month by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. The program is aimed at supporting a “culture of innovation” in the agency.
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