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ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: July 4th Musical Performance to be held July 4

Press release submission | Jul 1, 2019

#OrlandoVA Lake Baldwin Outpatient Clinic #Veterans Choir is partnering with the Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters Choir for a July 4th Musical Performance!

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ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: VA’s Appeals Modernization Act takes effect today

Press release submission | Feb 25, 2019

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has implemented the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017

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ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: Creative Expressions Workshop to be held February 6

Press release submission | Jan 28, 2019

The tools of art help social interaction, lifelong learning and reintegration.

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ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: VA ranked 6 out of 17 federal government agencies in ‘Best Places to Work’ annual tabulation

Press release submission | Dec 18, 2018

Today the Partnership for Public Service’s ranked VA 6th among the 17 largest federal government organizations in 2018 in the organization’s annual ‘Best Places to Work’ tabulation.

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ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: VA employee survey shows improving morale: Increase in workforce retention rates tied to uptick in job and VA satisfaction scores

Press release submission | Oct 22, 2018

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that results from a recent VA job satisfaction survey showed a general trend of improving employee morale.

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ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: VA Observes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Press release submission | Oct 3, 2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a perfect time to remind women Veterans about the importance of mammograms and early detection.

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ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: A Releases National Suicide Data Report for 2005-2016 Analysis Is Part of VA’s Data-driven Approach to Suicide Prevention

Press release submission | Sep 28, 2018

Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released national and state-level findings from its most recent analysis of Veteran suicide data, from 2005 to 2016

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ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: Veterans gather in San Diego for VA’s 11th annual Summer Sports Clinic

Press release submission | Sep 27, 2018

About 120 Veterans from across the country were expected to participate in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) 11th National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic in Southern California, which began Sept. 16.

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ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: VA SAIL report scorecard shows majority of VA medical centers have improved over past year in quality of services provided to Veterans

Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Using a web-based report scorecard that measures, evaluates and benchmarks quality and efficiency at its medical centers, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently released data that showed significant improvements at the majority of its health care facilities.

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ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: VA achieves historic goal by delivering 81,000 appeals decisions to Veterans in fiscal 2018

Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

On Sept. 14, two weeks ahead of schedule, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) exceeded its goal to deliver 81,000 appeals decisions of disability benefits and services to Veterans in fiscal year 2018 — 28,000 more decisions than the previous year.

ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: President Signs Bill Into Law Requiring VA To Hire 50 Outreach Specialists To Support Veterans Involved In Justice System

Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it is ready to hire an additional 50 Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) specialists.

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ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: VA marks Suicide Prevention Month in September with ‘Be There’ campaign

Press release submission | Sep 12, 2018

To mark Suicide Prevention Month this September, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is shining a light on effective ways to prevent Veteran suicide with its Be There campaign.

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ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: VA to fund first national center of excellence for Veteran and caregiver research

Press release submission | Sep 12, 2018

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it will fund a new center of excellence to expand the department’s capacity to deliver innovative, data-driven and integrated approaches to improve services for Veterans and their caregivers.

ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: VA Expands Vocational Rehabilitation And Employment Program To Improve Service To Veterans: Hiring Effort Underway To Reduce Counselor-to-Caseload Ratio

Press release submission | Aug 30, 2018

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program (VR&E) recently began the process of reducing the average counselor-to-caseload ratio, to one to 125 or below, through the hiring of 172 vocational rehabilitation counselors (VRCs).

ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: Secretary Wilkie Statement on the Passing of Senator John McCain

Press release submission | Aug 27, 2018

On behalf our nation’s Veterans, we are all saddened by the passing of one of America’s great warriors.

ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: VA’s Board of Veterans’ Appeals Using Innovative Tools to Make a Record Number of Decisions

Press release submission | Jul 22, 2018

Strengthened by innovative tools, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently issued a record number of decisions for Veterans appealing their disability benefits claims.

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