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Active Military Members, Veterans Respond to "A Hidden Epidemic" Investigation

"I've personally triaged about 230 veterans, and gotten them to proper healthcare," Bill Manofsky of Ashville ... "Given that this was a drug developed by the military at great expense for it to be pushed to the back of the military's medicine cabinet ...

Source: KSTP-TV
Published: 21 May 2018

Opinion: Confining immigrant children on military bases is unnecessary cruelty

Americans should be outraged at the news that the Trump administration is considering breaking apart desperate immigrant and asylum-seeking families and placing the children in camps on military bases ... it poses to their health is stunning.

Published: 21 May 2018

VA joins military in fraught multibillion-dollar health IT contract

Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie on Thursday signed a $10 billion contract with Cerner for the biggest digital health record transformation in history despite concerns the project could end in a boondoggle for the sprawling bureaucracy that serves 9 ...

Source: Politico
Published: 17 May 2018

VA Expands Holistic Health Programs

expanding its "whole health" initiative. The new program offers peer support involving other veterans with similar medical conditions or military service experience; well being programs such as yoga, tai chi, and mindfulness; and whole health clinical care ...

Published: 21 May 2018

VA finalizes contract to bring electronic health records in line with military systems

WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs officials on Thursday finalized their contract with the Missouri-based Cerner Corp. to bring veterans’ electronic medical records in line with Defense Department systems, a multi-year and multi-billion-dollar effort that ...

Source: Military Times
Published: 17 May 2018

Politico: Report finds problems with Kushner-backed health project

(CNN)A Pentagon report has found problems with the initial stage of a military-Veterans Affairs Department digital health project backed by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner that are serious enough to potentially put patients' lives at risk ...

Source: CNN
Published: 14 May 2018

How a military healthcare overhaul could have killed patients in Washington

Andy Hurst talks with Politico editor Arthur Allen about a new report from the Pentagon that found massive problems with the U.S. military's effort to modernize health records. Interview Highlights Why did the military want to make this change in the ...

Source: KUOW
Published: 17 May 2018

Houston area offers many health care opportunities to military veterans

For military veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce or private industry, the job search process may initially appear to be a bit daunting. For Houston-area job-seekers, however, there are plenty of opportunities and resources available to make ...

Source: Chron
Published: 20 May 2018

Researching to advance military medicine

The event showcased WBAMC Graduate Medical Education resident and faculty research podium and poster presentations covering the health care spectrum from shoe selection in military cadets to robot-assisted surgery in the Department of Defense. This year ...

Source: DVIDSHub
Published: 21 May 2018

The Latest: Israeli Military Sends Aid to Gaza

8:10 p.m. Palestinian health officials in the Gaza Strip say two Palestinians have been killed by Israeli gunfire during protests near the border. The shootings come amid growing international uproar over the Israeli military's use of deadly force against ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 15 May 2018

VA Expanding New Holistic Health Programs

This new program offers things like peer support involving other veterans with similar medical conditions or military service experience; well being programs such as yoga, tai chi, and mindfulness; and whole health clinical care utilizing a holistic ...

Published: 15 May 2018

Walgreens Honors Veterans, Active Duty Military and Families with Memorial Day Discount May 28

Offer valid for veterans, military and their families on May 28 ... pseudoephedrine or ephedrine products, clinic services, health tests, prescriptions, pharmacy items or services, sales tax, the Prescription Savings Club membership fee, newspapers ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 21 May 2018

During Mental Health Awareness Week take time to reduce stress

TRICARE enrollees should speak with their primary care manager to discuss treatment options, which may include talking with a behavioral health consultant located in their primary care clinic. In most situations, non-active duty military beneficiaries do ...

Source: DC Military
Published: 16 May 2018

Improvements seen in military personnel with low back pain after usual medical care with chiropractic care

Moderate short-term improvements in low back intensity and disability were seen in active-duty military personnel treated with chiropractic ... safe and can be successfully integrated into multidisciplinary health care settings for the treatment of low ...

Source: Healio
Published: 18 May 2018

Global Military Aircraft Health Monitoring System Industry Share,Size,Growth,Trends, Research Report 2018

Researchmoz added Most up-to-date research on "Global Military Aircraft Health Monitoring System Market Research Report 2018" to its huge collection of research reports. This report studies the global Military Aircraft Health Monitoring System market ...

Published: 18 May 2018

Lawmakers advance VA health care overhaul, medical marijuana research for vets

It includes plans to consolidate seven different community care programs into a single new veterans health care plan, one that would allow ... shutting down locations in a style similar to the military base closing rounds. Committee Chairman Rep.

Source: Military Times
Published: 08 May 2018

Department Of Health And Human Services Looking At Texas Military Bases To Hold Minors Apprehended At Border

FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2012 file photo, U.S. Border Patrol agents patrol the border fence in Naco, Ariz. National guard contingents in U.S. states that border Mexico say they are waiting for guidance from Washington to determine what they will do ...

Source: Houston Public Media
Published: 17 May 2018

California military base psychologist accused of rape

A clinical psychologist who treated military veterans with post-traumatic stress has been ... He was vetted by the contracting company, Aloha Health Joint Venture, and the Air Force also did a background check, Air Force officials said.

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 16 May 2018

LARKR Offering Discounted Therapy Sessions During Mental Health Awareness and Military Appreciation Month

LAKE TAHOE, Calif., May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- New video-based therapy app LARKR today announced discounted therapy sessions during the month of May in support of Mental Health Awareness and Military Appreciation Month. The discount code ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 16 May 2018

DoD’s next-gen health records system deemed ‘neither effective nor suitable’

The Department of Defense’s new electronic health record program once again faced sharp criticism ... with representatives from all of the military services, to help identify ways to quickly improve the functionality and usability of MHS GENESIS.”

Source: Federal Times
Published: 11 May 2018

A day in the life: Mental health supports airmen, readiness

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — As with any Air Force healthcare provider, Capt. Daniel Gibson, a clinical psychologist with the 92nd medical group, Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, relies on a collaborative, patient-centered approach to care. The mental health ...

Source: The Daily Star-Journal
Published: 21 May 2018

Federal review gives Holyoke Soldiers' Home high marks for health and safety standards

The review showed that Holyoke Soldiers' Home staff provide high-quality health care to its residents ... inpatient care and outpatient services for military veterans at 110 Cherry St. It was founded in 1952. The facility employs 339 people and has ...

Source: MassLive
Published: 10 May 2018

DOD’s $4B health record system pilots not suitable for use, report says

The Defense Department’s $4.3 billion MHS GENESIS electronic health record modernization project ... how the Cerner-based MHS GENESIS’s initial implementation at three military medical facilities in Washington state “does not demonstrate enough ...

Source: FedScoop
Published: 14 May 2018

HHS considering housing immigrant children at military bases

The Health and Human Services Department is considering housing at military bases those children picked up crossing the U.S. border illegally either alone or after being separated from their parents by the government, according to two U.S. officials.

Source: HealthLeaders Media
Published: 16 May 2018

MILITARY HEALTH SYSTEM: Audiologists use clever tools to combat hearing loss

Navy occupational audiologist Lt. Laura Stephenson has helped roughly 20,000 patients better understand how exposure to hazardous noise at work and off-duty can cause a devastating, invisible injury called noise-induced hearing loss. According to the ...

Source: The Fort Campbell Courier
Published: 17 May 2018

Nigeria: 'Largest-ever' outbreak of Lassa fever contained but monitoring still needed, says UN health agency

11 May 2018 - With the largest-ever outbreak of the deadly Lassa fever in Nigeria having been contained, continued vigilance is vital to deal with any flare-ups, the United Nations health agency warned on Friday. The outbreak, which started in Ogun ...

Published: 12 May 2018