United States Department of Veterans Affairs

GovernmentCIO: VA Launches Veterans Legacy Memorial's Next Phase for Memorial Day

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 10:07pm

Now the public may leave comments or other messages of tribute on each veterans' profiles through the Veterans Legacy Memorial program.

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  • Now the public may leave comments or other messages of tribute on each veterans' profiles through the Veterans Legacy Memorial program.
  • "This year, by necessity, will be different from past Memorial Day observances," said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie.
  • The VLMplatform from the VA harnessesexisting data of 3.7 million veterans from the National Cemetery Administration to create interactive virtual profiles that the public can view to memorialize veterans digitally.
  • "The Veterans Legacy Memorial is an ideal way to tell the story and we do it in such a format that anyone, anywhere can access that information."

Wounded Warrior Project Hosts Benefits Livestream with VA Undersecretary Dr. Paul Lawrence

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 6:30pm

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) hosted a livestream about the challenges veterans are experiencing as the COVID-19 pandemic affects Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits processing and exams.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) hosted a livestream about the challenges veterans are experiencing as the COVID-19 pandemic affects Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits processing and exams.
  • VA Undersecretary of Benefits Dr. Paul Lawrence spoke with WWP Financial Wellness Vice President Tom Kastner about veteran benefits .
  • Lawrence said the veteran benefits administration is still conducting disability exam testing digitally and that this process could continue after the pandemic.
  • Since 2003, Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) has been meeting the growing needs of warriors, their families, and caregivers helping them achieve their highest ambition.

BioLab Sciences Partners with Red One Medical to Provide Transformative Wound Healing Products to Veterans and Active Military

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 1:45pm

BioLab Sciences , a regenerative biotechnology company, today announced a partnership with Red One Medical that will help veterans and active military members access breakthrough wound healing and regenerative medicine.

Key Points: 
  • BioLab Sciences , a regenerative biotechnology company, today announced a partnership with Red One Medical that will help veterans and active military members access breakthrough wound healing and regenerative medicine.
  • Red One Medical is private sector innovation partner of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DoD) hospitals.
  • Were constantly on the lookout for innovative products to speed wound healing in veteran and military hospitals," said Red One Medical CEO and Founder Charles Pollak.
  • Red One Medical identifies and delivers advanced medical and pharmaceutical technologies that transform care for Americas military veterans.

Uniper Care Announces New Contract with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to Deploy Telehealth and Social Engagement Service in VA St. Louis Healthcare System

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 1:00pm

LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Uniper Care, a telehealth and social engagement company for older adults, announced a new contract with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to deploy telehealth and social engagement services in the VA St. Louis Healthcare System.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Uniper Care, a telehealth and social engagement company for older adults, announced a new contract with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to deploy telehealth and social engagement services in the VA St. Louis Healthcare System.
  • Uniper Care's evidence-based service aims to improve Veteran's physical and emotional well-being.
  • VA St. Louis Healthcare System chose a partnership with Uniper to offer accessible virtual connections with other Veterans and VA healthcare staff.
  • The telehealth service empowers at risk, isolated older Veterans to access physical and mental health and wellness care from any device or screen.

Timing Is Key To Success With Veterans Disability Appeals, Allsup Reports

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 8:21pm

Belleville, Illinois, May 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Although the country is in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, veterans options for filing their VA disability appeals are providing more timely results in the VA disability compensation program, according to experts with Allsup Veterans Disability Appeal Services .

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  • Belleville, Illinois, May 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Although the country is in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, veterans options for filing their VA disability appeals are providing more timely results in the VA disability compensation program, according to experts with Allsup Veterans Disability Appeal Services .
  • We are a little over one year into seeing how veterans new disability appeals options are serving the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and one of the benefits is seeing disability benefits decisions come through more quickly for veterans, said Brett Buchanan, VA-accredited claims agent for Allsup.
  • This is the best time to pursue your VA disability benefits, dont delay your VA disability appeal simply because of the pandemic, Buchanan added.
  • For more assistance with your veterans disability appeal, call Allsup Veterans Disability Appeal Services at (888) 372-1190.

TeleCare, Signia’s Pioneering Telehealth Solution, Now Available to Assist Veterans with Hearing Loss

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 6:15pm

Piscataway, NJ, May 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hearing aid innovation leader Signia today announced that TeleCare, its advanced telehealth solution, is now available for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hearing care professionals (HCPs) to treat their veterans.

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  • Piscataway, NJ, May 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hearing aid innovation leader Signia today announced that TeleCare, its advanced telehealth solution, is now available for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hearing care professionals (HCPs) to treat their veterans.
  • The VA recently expanded approval for more telehealth solutions, enabling veterans with hearing loss to benefit from virtual care.
  • Signia has long worked with the VA to provide our veterans with the latest hearing aid technology to help improve their quality of life with better hearing, said John Murray, Signias Vice President of Government Services.
  • A pioneer in telehealth technology, Signia has offered TeleCare as a way for hearing care professionals to service their patients remotely since 2016.

Tyler Technologies and New York Keeping Benefits Accessible to Veterans and Their Families During COVID-19 Closures

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 2:17pm

Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) today announced that the New York State Division of Veterans Services (NYS DVS) has added capabilities to its Entellitrak-based Veterans Benefits solution to be able to continue to provide benefits and services to veterans remotely.

Key Points: 
  • Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) today announced that the New York State Division of Veterans Services (NYS DVS) has added capabilities to its Entellitrak-based Veterans Benefits solution to be able to continue to provide benefits and services to veterans remotely.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in closures of businesses of all kinds, including all of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Offices.
  • Additionally, shelter-in-place mandates happening in states across the country have caused all non-essential workers, including veterans, to remain at home.
  • The added interface enables veterans services officers to submit claims directly to the Veterans Benefits Administration without the need for in-person document handling.

Veterans Home Care Launches New VetAssist® Companion

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 4:00pm

Designed for VetAssist clients, the Companion can provide care 24 hours a day, seven days per week, when care givers or loved ones are unavailable.

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  • Designed for VetAssist clients, the Companion can provide care 24 hours a day, seven days per week, when care givers or loved ones are unavailable.
  • "The VetAssist Companion is a great complement for home care providers, social workers, and case managers to add to their offerings.
  • Veterans Home Care has helped more than 17,000 veterans or their surviving spouses to access VA benefits for the care they need.
  • Veterans Home Care is not a government agency and is not affiliated with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Easterly Government Properties Acquires 51,647 SF Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Facility in Chico, CA

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 2:00pm

Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE:DEA), a fully integrated real estate investment trust focused primarily on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties leased to the U.S. Government, announced today that it has acquired a 51,647-square foot Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Outpatient Clinic in Chico, California (VA - Chico).

Key Points: 
  • Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE:DEA), a fully integrated real estate investment trust focused primarily on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties leased to the U.S. Government, announced today that it has acquired a 51,647-square foot Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Outpatient Clinic in Chico, California (VA - Chico).
  • The facility is located adjacent to the Chico VA Readjustment Counseling Service Center.
  • The VA is a service-based organization with a sizeable portion of its annual budget going towards the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).
  • Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE:DEA) is based in Washington, D.C., and focuses primarily on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties that are leased to the U.S. Government.

VA Claims Insider and Folds of Honor Team Up to Support Education for Veteran Families

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 8:00pm

AUSTIN, Texas, April 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --VA Claims Insider (VACI) CEO Brian Reese today announced a donation to the Folds of Honor education fund.

Key Points: 
  • AUSTIN, Texas, April 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --VA Claims Insider (VACI) CEO Brian Reese today announced a donation to the Folds of Honor education fund.
  • VA Claims Insider is an education-based coaching/consulting company for disabled veterans exploring eligibility for increased VA disability benefits and who wish to learn more about that process.
  • VA Claims Insider currently serves more than 300,000 unique veterans per month across its websites and membership programs between Military Disability Made Easy and VA Claims Insider.
  • VA Claims Insider, LLC does not assist veterans with the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of VA disability claims for VA benefits.