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President Trump’s executive order supporting mental health care for transitioning service members now underway

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the White House has approved an interagency plan to implement President Donald Trump’s executive order supporting veterans with mental health care…

VA signs contract with Cerner for electronic health record system

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced that it signed a contract with Cerner that will modernize the VA’s health care IT system and help provide seamless care…

VA expands telehealth by allowing health care providers to treat patients across state lines

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced a new federal rule that will allow VA doctors, nurses and other health care providers to administer care to veterans using telehealth,…

VA announces aggressive new approach for low-performing medical centers

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced steps that it is taking as part of an aggressive new approach to produce rapid improvements at VA’s low-performing medical facilities…

New veteran identification card program overwhelmed with applicants

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has suspended applications for its new veteran identification card program due to a large number of applicants, according to a notice on its…

Undefeated Pirates ready to host playoffs Friday, Saturday

The seedings are complete, and the undefeated No. 5 Pagosa Springs Pirates are set to host games for the first and second rounds of the state playoffs Friday and Saturday…