Department of Veterans Affairs http://apr.org en Feds Release Review of Huntsville VA Clinic http://apr.org/post/feds-release-review-huntsville-va-clinic <p>Federal inspectors have issued a report on a Huntsville veterans' outpatient clinic saying administrators didn't properly document opioid medication management or document and respond to patients' abnormal test results.</p><p></p><p>The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General issued a report Thursday outlining recommendations for improving oversight at the facility. Investigators recommended that clinic officials notify patients of their test results within a defined timeframe, ensure that a pain management policy is implemented and more.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:41:00 +0000 Associated Press 56018 at http://apr.org Feds Release Review of Huntsville VA Clinic Female Vet Health Care Focus of Tuscaloosa Meeting http://apr.org/post/female-vet-health-care-focus-tuscaloosa-meeting <P>The quality of health care for female veterans will be the highlight at a town hall meeting in Tuscaloosa tonight. The American Legion is hosting the event. It’s the country’s largest organization of war-time veterans. Officials say women now make up about 15 percent of the country’s service members. About 340,000 women veterans are currently enrolled in the VA health-care system, and officials say they expect that number to keep growing. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 12:32:52 +0000 Maggie Martin 24967 at http://apr.org Female Vet Health Care Focus of Tuscaloosa Meeting