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Review: Workload, staffing had impact at Wasilla VA clinic

...of care for patients during situations including understaffing, as required by policy.The director of the Alaska VA Healthcare System told the inspector general that it has addressed or is addressing the review's recommendations.
Groups receive grants to assist homeless veterans

...percent between 2013 and 2014.John Pendrey IV, chief of the Health Care for Homeless Veterans Programs with the Alaska VA Healthcare System, said 210 chronically homeless veterans lived in Alaska in January 2013. A year later, he said, the number...
VA partners with Anchorage health clinic

...medical access.The overrun Alaska VA Healthcare System sends about 25 new patients...veterans, in place of the Alaska VA Healthcare System. For now, two main doctors...Hudson, spokesman of the Alaska VA Healthcare System.Alaska has one of the...
VA clinic in Wasilla without doctors

...for various reason or there were credentialing issues with them," said Cynthia Joe, chief of staff for the Alaska VA Healthcare System.U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has expressed concern with staffing at the clinic and asked the...
Juneauites among SEARHC staff honored with NIHB awards

...area or regional basis.According to the Alaska Native Health Board, Bean, Watanabe and Susan Yeager of the Alaska VA Healthcare System were each honored for their contributions toward improving and expanding health care for Native Veterans throughout...
Veterans in rural Alaska have no access to standard health care

...based in Bethel. The VA is trying hard to change that situation, said Alexander Spector, director of the Alaska VA Healthcare System. His agency recently signed a memo of understanding with the state to ensure "seamless delivery of health...
Sen. Murkowski to host vets health care hearing

...mental health care for an issue such as post-traumatic stress disorder, said Alex Spector, director of the Alaska VA Healthcare System. Not many members of the 297th were in combat situations, but there is still the stress of being away from...
Construction of veterans clinic slated for summer

...already moved some administrative services out of the current location to offer more room for medical care. The Alaska VA Healthcare System provided more than 103,000 visits to nearly 14,000 veterans last year. Of those visits, more than 86...
Contractor proceeds with Juneau VA Outreach Clinic construction

Alaska VA Healthcare System announced last week that the General Services Southeast Alaska," said Alex Spector, director of the Alaska VA Healthcare System. "It is important to get VA medical care closer to where veterans...
Veterans outreach event comes to Juneau

...The event at downtown Juneau's Centennial Hall marked the first time Stand Down, which is hosted by the Alaska VA Healthcare System, has been held in the state capital."It's very exciting," said Susan Yeager, the Alaska Department...


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