minuteclinics

VA Now Pays For CVS “MinuteClinics” For Minor Illnesses

VA now pays for CVS “MinuteClinics” in Phoenix as part of a pilot project to treat minor illnesses and injuries to decrease wait times. The...
VA Under Secretary Allison Hickey Resignation

Pay To Play, Will VA Under Secretary Nominee Be A Tool For Political Favors?

VA is reportedly selecting a new under secretary for benefits using a review panel that includes former VA under secretary Allison Hickey for input. According...
DOD EHR MHS Genesis

DOD Beats VA To Take New Electronic Health Records System Live

After spending $1 billion, DOD and VA decided to part ways after concluding neither organization plays nice with the other. Initially, the plan was to...
telehealth

Tax Avoider Medtronic Wins Telehealth Contract From Veterans Affairs

The Department of Veterans Affairs just picked Medtronic, a US tax avoidance company, to receive tax dollars to provide telehealth equipment to the agency. Medtronic,...
VA Privatization

Outsourced? VA Does Not Even ‘Own’ Its Own Infrastructure

Both Democrats and Republicans are fighting over whether VA should be outsourced all the while ignoring that VA is already largely outsourced to the...
VA Secretary

Big Bucks: Former VA Secretary Lands Deal With Veterans Affairs

CGI Federal, a Canadian owned company headed by former VA Secretary James Peake will use predictive technology as VA’s newest collections company. CGI Federal will...
VA Improper Incentives

IG – Veterans Affairs Made $60 Million In Improper Incentive Payments

In a recent report, VA OIG concluded the Department of Veterans Affairs made over $60 million in improper incentive payments since 2015. In 2014, the...
Flow Health Inc Genomic Data

#VettingFail – Dept Of Veterans Affairs Cancels Deal With Flow Health Inc

A vetting failure by Dept of Veterans Affairs resulted in a cancellation of its agreement with Flow Health Inc to research veterans' genomic data. Last...

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