VHA iEX Day 1 – Main Stage

WELCOME to the 2020 VHA Innovation Experience! Register now: www.va.gov/INNOVATIONECOSYSTEM/views/news-events/iEX.html Veteran Health Administration (VHA) Innovation Ecosystem is the catalyst for enabling the discovery and spread of mission-driven health care innovation to advance care delivery and service that exceeds expectations, restores hope, and builds trust within the Veteran community. We are excited to gather VHA employees, […]

Borne the Battle #217: Halloween Special w/ Navy Veteran Jennifer Marshall

Ever wonder if creatures like Bigfoot or aliens exist? Navy Veteran Jennifer Marshall started her own show to answer those types of questions. Marshall now believes she has the answers and shares her fascinating perspectives on this Halloween special episode of Borne the Battle. Full Episode (SUBSCRIBE): podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id1171416564 READ: www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/80378/borne-battle-217-jennifer-marshall-navy-veteran-host-cws-mysteries-decoded/

Borne the Battle COVID Update No. 7: VA’s Support to Operation WarpSpeed

Interview is taken from Borne the Battle’s Bonus episode: COVID-10 Update #7. Operation Warp Speed’s goal is to produce and deliver 300 million doses of safe and effective vaccines with the initial doses available by January 2021. Dr. Molly Klote, an Army Veteran, discusses the VA’s role in this important endeavor. Dr. Klote also explains […]

Borne the Battle COVID Update No. 7: VA’s Emergency and Urgent Care Responses to COVID-19

Interview taken from Borne the Battle’s Bonus Episode, COVID Update #7. Dr. Chad Kessler, MD discusses the past, present and future responses of VA Emergency and Urgent Care facilities. He also talks about the unique way VA doctors have been communicating COVID therapies and treatments within the VA Healthcare System. Full Episode (SUBSCRIBE): podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id1171416564 READ: […]

Borne the Battle #216: Air Force Veteran David Tenenbaum, Director of Heroes Linked, CEO Honor Media

From a young age, Tenenbaum wanted to help others in need. Inspired by his father, a Holocaust survivor liberated by US forces, he grew up with the stories of seeing good people standing against great injustice. Like the men who freed his father, he wanted to follow in their footsteps, to do good for others. […]

#WhiteRibbonVA

White Ribbon VA is a national call to action for men and women to pledge to never commit, condone, or remain silent about sexual harassment, sexual assault, or domestic violence. It is an opportunity for everyone to act, regardless of their gender. #WhiteRibbonVA

Women in leadership at VA recognized for their impact on Veterans’ lives

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today 13 VA employees received the 2020 G2Xchange Leading for Impact, Women in Leadership Award. They are recognized for guiding, mentoring and driving their industry through impactful leadership. These women are integral to the successes in all facets of the many programs and operations benefitting the health and wellbeing […]

VA reaches milestone, completing nearly half of Blue Water Navy disability claims received since beginning of year

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today, it has decided more than 34,000 Blue Water Navy disability claims, under the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019, effective Jan. 1,  — which extends the presumption of exposure to herbicides such as Agent Orange to Veterans who served in the offshore waters of the Republic of Vietnam during […]

VA awards Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor 2.0 contracts for distribution and supply management services to provide Veteran health care

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it has awarded three contracts to provide Prime Vendor (PV) support to VA Medical Centers (VAMCs) and Other Government Agencies (OGAs) via VA’s new Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor (MSPV) 2.0 program. MSPV 2.0 is the department’s strategic sourcing vehicle, which provides comprehensive distribution and supply management of […]