VA OIG Opioids

Living Dangerously: Overprescription Of Opioids Still A Problem

Ah, the OIG. They always have such great news for us, don’t they? How do they do it? Responding to an anonymous complaint about a...
Peter Shelby Fired

WashPo Journalist Defies VA Story On Trump Appointee Removal

The VA official who advocated for increased hiring and pay for VA health care workers and administrators was axed this week according to multiple...
Facebook Reader

Bulletproof Advice On Dealing With Phone Scammers

I saw the best advice from a reader today named Randy Dreese on how to handle crooked telemarketers... so good that I wanted to...
Telemarketing Scam

New Telemarking ‘Scam’ Targets Veterans In Home Loan Refi Scheme

A new telemarketing scam is being rolled out by callers identifying themselves as representatives of “Veterans Services.” These robocallers solicit veterans nationwide using dubious...
John Watts Self-Immulsion

Veteran Dies Who Set Self On Fire With Fireworks

Tragic news from Georgia as the veteran who set himself on fire using fireworks in protest in front of the Georgia Capitol died. The Georgia...
EHR Electronic Health Records

Up to Speed? EHR Modernization Effort Hitting Roadblocks

A new Congressional effort is underway to put vets’ electronic health records (EHR) on the same system as the Pentagon. Makes sense, right? (Why...
4th of July Independence Day

Happy Independence Day From DisabledVeterans.org – 2018

I want to wish my readers a happy and memorable Independence Day this July 4, 2018. I'm taking the next few days off and...
Fayetteville VAMC

Fayetteville VA ‘Impaired’ Pathologist Put Veterans At Risk For 2 Years

A pathologist at Fayetteville VA was fired last Monday due to being found "impaired" while working. The doctor’s misdiagnosis of patients directly resulted in...

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