Category Archives: patients

Most VA patients, beneficiaries say they trust the department: survey

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Nearly 80 percent of veterans surveyed said they trust the Department of Veterans Affairs to deliver their health care and benefits, a significant jump over past years’ levels according to federal officials. The level matches the rate VA researchers found one year ago. As recently as 2016, only about 55 percent over veterans surveyed said […]

Most VA patients, beneficiaries say they trust the department: survey

most-va-patients,-beneficiaries-say-they-trust-the-department:-survey

Nearly 80 percent of veterans surveyed said they trust the Department of Veterans Affairs to deliver their health care and benefits, a significant jump over past years’ levels according to federal officials. The level matches the rate VA researchers found one year ago. As recently as 2016, only about 55 percent over veterans surveyed said […]

More than 10,000 VA patients have died from coronavirus

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More than 10,000 Veterans Affairs patients have died from complications related to coronavirus in less than 11 months, another grim milestone in the ongoing global pandemic. As of Wednesday morning, VA officials had reported 10,059 deaths among veterans and other patients being tracked by department medical officials. The department’s first death was reported on March […]

More than 10,000 VA patients have died from coronavirus

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More than 10,000 Veterans Affairs patients have died from complications related to coronavirus in less than 11 months, another grim milestone in the ongoing global pandemic. As of Wednesday morning, VA officials had reported 10,059 deaths among veterans and other patients being tracked by department medical officials. The department’s first death was reported on March […]

More than 5,000 VA patients are dealing with active cases of coronavirus

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Active coronavirus cases among Veterans Affairs patients topped 5,000 on Sunday, the first time the total has surpassed that mark since the department’s massive spike in cases in mid-summer. The number of active cases has doubled in the last 40 days, reflecting national trends showing an increase in virus cases in recent weeks. More than […]

More than 5,000 VA patients are dealing with active cases of coronavirus

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Active coronavirus cases among Veterans Affairs patients topped 5,000 on Sunday, the first time the total has surpassed that mark since the department’s massive spike in cases in mid-summer. The number of active cases has doubled in the last 40 days, reflecting national trends showing an increase in virus cases in recent weeks. More than […]

Are military patients delaying the health care they need?

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With a drop in the number of patients seeking health care at military treatment facilities during the coronavirus pandemic, defense health officials are concerned that some patients may not be getting the care they need. About 50 percent of available appointments are being filled at military treatment facilities, said Regina Julian, chief of the health […]

Are military patients delaying the health care they need?

are-military-patients-delaying-the-health-care-they-need?

With a drop in the number of patients seeking health care at military treatment facilities during the coronavirus pandemic, defense health officials are concerned that some patients may not be getting the care they need. About 50 percent of available appointments are being filled at military treatment facilities, said Regina Julian, chief of the health […]