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Why a Houston VA Medical Center is focusing on females

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Focus on Women

 

The Michael E. Debakey VA Medical Center said young females are its fastest growing patient population. 

Texas has tens of thousands of more female Veterans than any other state and because of that the Houston VA has to make women a priority.

The Most Expensive Wars The United States Has Been Involved In

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Expensive Wars

 

Since its inception in 1776, the United States of America has experienced wartime relations throughout almost its entire lifespan. Some of these wars were short, some were long, some were victories, and some were losses. Some of these wars cost the United States a whole lot of money.

VA likely wasted $1.1 billion on multiple efforts to modernize EHR, GAO says

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Wasted 1 Billion

 

After 138 contractors hired to develop, manage and maintain its legacy VistA EHR, it's now obsolete since VA plans to replace system with Cerner.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs spent $1.1 billion with 138 contractors from 2011 to 2016 on multiple efforts to modernize its legacy EHR system, VistA, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.

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