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OIG Report – Phoenix 8-26-2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2014 VA Outlines Actions Taken to Improve Access to Care, Implement Recommendations from the Office of Inspector General WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) today released the final report of its review of systemic issues with patient scheduling and access issues at the Phoenix VA Health Care System (PVAHCS). VA concurred with the recommendations in the final report and, in many cases, has already implemented action plans and made improvements that respond to the OIG’s recommendations. “We sincerely…



15 Jan, 2016 no comments Health

RESOLUTION Requesting the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Improve Chronic Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)Screening & Follow Up for Veterans Born between 1945 and 1980 And Requesting the U.S. Department of Defense Update and Separately Codify Policies for Identification and Administration of Personnel with Chronic HBV Infection WHEREAS, Hepatitis and HIV/AIDS are among the eight (8) health campaigns recognized by the World Health Organization; WHEREAS, most individuals with chronic Hepatitis B enjoy good health, are symptoms free and may not even know they have the silent disease; and WHEREAS, in developed…